Public Invited to Join Discussion with IoT Experts at Atlanta Tech Village

What: Discover the IoT trends impacting – and poised to disrupt – the sports and entertainment industries.

RIoT, a community of technologists, engineers, business leaders, academics, policy makers and entrepreneurs who have a role in the Internet of Things of connected devices, will recap the flexible network that powered the Atlanta Super Bowl. Panelists will also spotlight the NBA’s Milwaukee Bucks smart beer taps and look at technology that will shape the experience at future sports and entertainment events.

The discussion will include smart stadiums, flexible crowd-proof networks, sensor-backed inventory management, responsive data analytics, event access control and event security, and look at what is ahead in IoT shaping the future of sports and entertainment.

Speakers include:

  • Verizon Wireless – Sachin Iyengar, senior manager System Performance & In-Building at Super Bowl LIII
  • Stark RFID – CEO Lance Burnett
  • BruVue – CEO Chris Lorkowski
  • RIoT – Executive Director Tom Snyder

Snyder will moderate the discussion. He has more than 25 years in product and technology development in consumer and industrial electronics, healthcare and Internet of Things. Experience in multi-national corporations including HTC, Ericsson and Sony Ericsson, and small business consulting, teaching, startup acceleration and entrepreneurship. He has been awarded more than 30 patents.

When: March 26, 6 – 8 p.m.

Where: Atlanta Tech Village, 3423 Piedmont Rd NE, Atlanta, GA

Cost: Free. Signup at

About RIoT

RIoT’s Atlanta chapter is active and growing with over 350 members dedicated to economic development driven by the Internet of Things (IoT). RIoT operates an accelerator program (RAP) to support early stage startups and provides consulting services for corporate innovation teams. In addition, RIoT helps connect entrepreneurs with the venture capital community to create and grow companies. As an economic development initiative of the Wireless Research Center in North Carolina’s Research Triangle Park region, RIoT is expanding in communities across the nation.
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