13 – 15 FEBRUARY 2020 | KTPO TRADE CENTER | BENGALURU | INDIA
 

How to Develop SMART products faster? Smart Product Development Accelerated

Date: 28th Feb,  Venue: Conference Hall B, KTPO Expo Centre


PROTOTYPING WITH SURFACE MOUNT TECHNOLOGY: HOW TO TAKE YOUR DESIGN TO THE MARKET WELL BEFORE SUNSET

Ajith Narayanan, Co-founder, Zoid Labs

By Ajith Narayanan, Co-founder, Zoid Labs (Speaker Profile)

Surface Mount Technology (SMT) is essential to today’s electronics. This talk will address a variety of issues confronting smaller companies and innovators who struggle to take their modern electronic hardware designs, through prototyping and into sample production. Illustrated by anecdotes, experience and case studies, we will explore some key ideas on design for prototyping and also tools, techniques and best practices to make the journey with SMT more fruitful and less painful, under constraints of budget and time-to-market.
Subtopics
  • SMT prototyping lifecycle
  • Design for prototyping — key ideas
  • Impact of footprint design and mechanical design
  • From bare PCB to populated PCB
    – Parts, Stencils, solder paste, place, reflow
    – Do’s and don’ts for each stage
  • Equipment considerations
  • Process support
Key takeaways
  • What are the main challenges in SMT prototyping for new designs,
  • What are the techniques to address these?
  • How to choose the right strategy and methods to efficiently get new hardware past the prototyping stage.

 


ACCELERATE YOUR PRODUCTS WITH IoT ACCELERATORS

By Vivek Sridhar, Product Marketing Manager, Microsoft (Speaker Profile)

Drive your digital transformation by gaining insights from your connected devices and turn those insights into action. From manufacturing to transportation to retail, start fueling new revenue and business opportunities with IoT solutions & accelerators.

In this talk, we will discuss, some of the challenges in building IoT applications and how some the tools help transform your products and the way they’re produced to reduce downtime, save energy, and increase revenue.

Vivek is a technophile and an Open Source contributor with around 13 years experience in the Software Industry and a cloud enthusiast. In his previous role, he has mentored startups/developers, speaker at conferences/meetups for DigitalOcean as Senior Developer Advocate. He was also heading DevOps and QA at BlackBuck and was a DevOps Solution Architect at HCL (Australia) in client engagement and pre-sales roles. Vivek started his career with IBM Rational (India Software Labs) as a Software Developer and is passionate about working with the software developer.


WHAT ARE THE SOFTWARE, HARDWARE, AND HYBRID SOLUTIONS ACCELERATING SMART PRODUCT DEVELOPMENT

By Vani Rao, Sr. Product Manager, SAP Labs (Speaker Profile)


The session focuses on how the Industry 4.0 Solutions could enable for an accelerated Product Development. How Open source hardware, software and hybrid solutions are driving Industry 4.0 and used to improve interoperability, drive innovation, and cut costs for customers.

  • Subtopics: Open Industry 4.0
  • Key takeaways
    • Understand the Challenges of Owners / Operators and OEM
    • Design Principals of Open Industry 4.0
    • How Open source accelerating the Smart Product Development

FINANCIAL ENGINEERING BLENDING WITH TECHNOLOGY

By Vikram Gulecha, Co Founder, OCEO Water (Speaker Profile)

Striving to achieve remarkable product speed without a quality tradeoff in the product is often a challenge most companies face because only speed and quality can get them ahead of the competition.

Join the lesson and learn strategies that can be applied for faster product development.

Vikram is  passionate about social impact ventures and hence, the move into water domain was a natural fit for him.With strong encouragement from friends and family, he started OCEO WATER. OCEO WATER is growin grapidly and aims to build tech for every water drop around us.


 

Many more talks in this track will be updated soon! Meanwhile, you can check out the rest of the conference here.