Sigfox is the first and only operator of a cellular network fully dedicated to low throughput communication for connected objects. The company's technology enables extremely cost and energy efficient out-of-the-box connectivity. The first network was rolled out in France, several other countries will follow during 2013 and few years later coverage is set to be worldwide.
ILS Technology provides the world's leading ready-to-use, off-the-shelf cloud platform. It connects enterprise IT systems to the devices and machines on which businesses depend. ILS Technology solutions are easy to deploy to any device without the need for months of complex programming or development. The company offers unparalleled security to protect company and customer data and ensure regulatory compliance.
eDevice has pioneered the eHealth connectivity space. We operate at the intersection of gateways, services, telecom, and remote medical care. In 2002 several market leaders started to rely on eDevice to provide solutions to securely and safely transfer their patient data and this development has continued.
Jesus Alonso-Zarate ,
Centre Tecnològic de Telecomunicacions de Catalunya (CTTC)
Jesus Alonso-Zarate received his M. Sc. and Ph. D degrees in Telecommunication Engineering from the Universitat Politècnica de Catalunya (UPC, Spain) in March 2004 and February 2009, respectively. He is now with the CTTC and holds a Research Associate position within the Intelligent Energy Area, led by Dr. Mischa Dohler. He has published more than 75 scientific technical papers in renowned international journals and international conferences related to wireless communications. He actively participates in both competitive public funded and industrial research projects. He is currently leading the Spanish research project CO2GREEN focused on the study of cooperative and cognitive techniques to improve the energy efficiency of wireless communications. He is member of the IEEE ComSoc CSIM Technical Committee (Communication Systems Integration and Modelling) and works as reviewer and chair for numerous international conferences. He is part of the Editorial Board of the IET Wireless Sensor Systems Journal and supervises a number of undergraduate and Phd Students. Since 2010, he has been co-speaking with Dr. Mischa Dohler giving various invited talks and tutorials in conferences related to Machine-to-Machine (M2M) communications for smart grids and smart cities.