Intelligent Product Solutions VP Derek Peterson to Speak at IoT Summit

HAUPPAUGE, NY and SANTA CLARA, CA--(Marketwired - Feb 3, 2016) - Intelligent Product Solutions[1] (IPS) today announced that its Vice President of Software and Business Development, Derek Peterson will be speaking at the IoT Summit[2], held on March 17-18 in Santa Clara, Calif., on "When IoT Doesn't Make Sense: Product Design Insights." IPS is a leading product design and development firm, with a consulting practice dedicated to Internet of Things (IoT).

As a product design executive that works with all sorts of companies, Derek will share insights on when IoT-enabled products don't make sense. The session will look at scenarios such as: the value proposition just isn't there, the cost/benefit trade-off is unattractive, or the company is not ready to capitalize on or sustain a new business model. Along with addressing these scenarios, the session will share IPS' IoT successes and challenges, offering insights into when connecting products to the internet does make sense.

The IoT Summit is a forum to present, highlight and discuss the latest products, applications, development and business opportunities in IoT. The conference brings together researchers, developers, and practioners from diverse fields including scientists and engineers, research institutes, and industry. IoT Summit is the 5th event products by SensorsCon and sponsored by the International Society for Electronic Design.

Derek Peterson, VP of Software and Business Development, Intelligent Product Solutions (IPS), is an expert in software engineering and his focus is currently on creating and executing enterprise software services and products for multiple consumer and enterprise clients including Pepsi, Honeywell and Google. He has created software products that are deployed on more than 100,000 devices worldwide. Before IPS, he was Senior Director of Engineering at Symbol Technologies, where he created and implemented the Symbol (Motorola) Software Test & Validation department and procedures. Derek holds Bachelor of Science degrees in Computer Science and Applied Math from SUNY Stony Brook.

About IPS
Intelligent Product Solutions[3] is a leading product development company headquartered in Hauppauge, NY and Seattle. IPS offers expert product design services, including Internet of Things solutions and Wearable Technology design. IPS' fully-integrated capabilities include industrial design, electrical, mechanical and systems engineering, optical engineering, software and firmware engineering, user experience/interface design (UX/UI), program management and marketing. IPS clients are among the brand leaders in consumer electronics, medical devices, enterprise providers, defense contractors, and start-ups. Clients include, Motorola, L3 Communications, PepsiCo, Zebra Technologies and Physio-Control. Its IoT clients include AdhereTech[4], with a smart pill bottle and Canary.


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