Podcast

Welcome to the IoT613 Podcast. Covering all aspects of the Internet of Things from Ottawa, Canada and beyond.

Over the next few weeks, we will be rolling out a number of exciting episodes to correspond with the 3rd Annual IoT613 Conference held in April of 2018 at the Canadian Museum of History.

Ep.005 - Ottawa Police

Kevin Bradford, Constable, Collision Investigations Ottawa Police Service

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Welcome to the IoT613 Podcast. Covering all aspects of the Internet of Things in Ottawa, Canada and beyond.

As all industries are rapidly changing with technological advancements and policing is no different. Law enforcement is constantly exploring new tools including drone technology for investigations and is working to keep up with changing legislations and policies. Of course as tools evolve so does the amount of data and information that is available and takes time to analyze and report. Autonomous vehicles open up a new way of thinking about public safety and more .

We had the pleasure to speak with Constable, Keith Bradford of the Ottawa Police Service at the 3rd Annual IoT613 Conference. Constable Bradford is a Fatal Collision Investigator who has been deploying new technologies in accident investigations for the past decade, we spoke about the use of drones, 3d modeling, autonomous vehicles, legislations and more..

We hope you enjoy the show, feel free to engage with us on Twitter using the hashtag #IoT613.

Ep.004 - Internet Society

Franca Palazzo, Executive Director, Internet Society – Canada

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In this episode we will speak with Franca Palazzo, Executive Director, Internet Society – Canada.

Franca’s background is diverse with experience in the education, governance, healthcare, legal, financial and retail sectors. Franca’s is currently the CEO of Palazzo Consulting, a Ottawa based company specializing in fundraising, social media, event management and stakeholder outreach. Franca is also leading the Canadian Chapter of the Internet Society and we are very excited to learn more.

Feel free to engage with us on Twitter using the hashtag #IoT613.

Internet Society

 

 
 

– Can you tell us a bit about your background, what did you study, and how you came to be the Executive Director of the Internet Society?
– You are also a consultant in the marketing, communications and fundraising space, can you tell us a bit about your work in this field?
– I understand the Internet Society was founded in 1992 and has 134 chapters across the world. Can you speak about the history of the Internet Society and its mandate?
– Do you see the US congressional and house questions to FaceBook as a threat to open internet?
– As the Executive Director of the Canadian Chapter, can you tell us what you are currently working on what are some of the challenges and opportunities in the Canadian context?
– Being in Ottawa Canada, what is unique about the work you do here, locally, compared to other geographic regions?
– As it relates to the Internet of Things, can you speak about the changing environment as we become more and more connected… What challenges and opportunities do you anticipate as technology evolves?
– Ottawa has a strong contingent of tech companies as you know. How can companies or individuals get more involved in your mandate?
– Changing the tone, a bit, are there any technologies or gadgets that interest you as an individual?

Ep.003 - Cortex Design

Dylan Horvath, President, Cortex Design

Listen on iTunes – https://itunes.apple.com/ca/podcast/iot613-podcast/id1372581279?mt=2

On today’s episode we have Dylan Horvath, owner of Cortex Design in Toronto, Ontario. Cortex visualizes, designs, and manufactures human-centric healthcare solutions for an expanding roster of international clients. In 2017 Cortex’s work for Cloud DX beat 330 international competitors to win one of the biggest moon-shot healthcare projects ever, the Qualcomm Tricorder “Bold Epic Innovator” XPRIZE.

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Cortex Design

Ep.002 - Akendi

Dominira Saul, Partner and Chief Expereince Architect, Akendi

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On today’s episode, we have special guest Dominira Saul, Partner and Chief Experience Architect at Akendi. Dominira is also an advisor to IoT613.

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– Where are you from, what did you study and how did you come to work with Akendi?
– Can you tell me more about what Akendi does and who they do it for?
– Your passion seems to be user centred design, where does the interest in UX come from?
– As a leader in user centered design, are there certain things you see every day that drive you crazy?
– You were instructing at Carleton University for a number of years, what was the curriculum you were exploring with students?
– What stands out as the difference between your business life and teaching?
– What is your advice for designers who have an interest in learning more about UX methodologies?
– You have worked on many familiar household items such as the ecobee, what have you been working on lately?
– How have internet connected devices changed the human experience or UX game?
– If a company is considering hiring a UX company, what questions should they be asking?
– How do you approach Usability Testing?
– Do you have an interest in machine learning and ai? How do you see this technology evolving over the coming years?

Ep.001 - Irdeto

Mark Hearn, Strategic Business Development IoT Security, Irdeto

Listen on iTunes – https://itunes.apple.com/ca/podcast/mark-hearn-iot-security-irdeto/id1372581279?i=1000408938355&mt=2

In this episode, we speak with special guest Mark Hearn, Strategic Business Development, IoT Security at Irdeto.

From product manager to cybersecurity Mark is currently growing the important product, Cloakware by Irdeto, A battle-proven solution for connected automobiles and other devices keeping tampering and hackers out.

So grab a coffee and enjoy the show. Also feel free to engage with us on Twitter using the hashtag #IoT613.

0:00 Introduction
1:05 Can you tell us a bit about your background and how you came to join Irdeto?
3:30 Career development at Cloakware and Irdeto.
4:27 Tell us about Irdeto’s solutions. How do they work? Who are they for?
6:30 Irdeto Customers, Connected Devices, and Users
7:12 With the growth of IoT in all industries and sectors, how has Irdeto kept up with the cybersecurity industry as a leader?
9:02 Can you tell us some of the challenges related to Connected Spaces and Connected Transportation?
10:54 Irdeto has 15 offices across the world with head office in the Netherlands. Can you speak about how the Ottawa office contributes to the Irdeto ecosystem?
13:25 Do you find Ottawa has the talent, partners, and skills to help Irdeto?
14:23 I understand the Cloakware product learns from cyber attacks and gives clients and industry reports and analysis with plans to implement patches and updates. Can you tell me more about the reverse engineering and AI technology involved?
18:00 How do you see Irdeto evolving over the next decade or so?
19:30 What technologies interest you as an individual?
22:00 Thank you, Mark, for being a part of IoT613.