Edge Computing Forum
Tue., Nov. 07, 2017 – Fraunhofer FOKUS, Berlin, Germany

Paul Rogers

Tridium Europe, United Kingdom

Paul Rogers is the Business Development Manager (EMEA) for Tridium, a division of Honeywell, who manufacture the open integration IoT platform ‘Niagara’. Paul has worked in the in the smart buildings / IoT market for over 10 years working for systems integrators, global consumer electronics and enterprise software companies. Paul has gained broad technology experience in smart home, smart buildings (including education, hotel, commercials, logistics and manufacturing), CCTV & access control and has launched commercial products such as remote energy monitoring, smart retail and advanced HVAC controls.

Paul’s role in Tridium is to support blue-chip companies to deploy an open integration platform in a wide range of verticals and to create edge based analytics that support predictive maintenance and system insights as well as helping clients realise the benefits of a connected solution. He also works to bridge the gap between the various IoT vendors (Networking, Cloud Services, Telco, BMS, HVAC, NBIoT and consumer electronics) and encourage the market to adopt and open protocol and collaboration philosophy.

Paul graduated from the University of Leicester with a BEng Mechanical Engineering degree, followed by an MSc in Environmental Engineering from the University of Nottingham.

A Smarter Edge: What we can learn from the Smart Building Sector

Abstract

For over 25 years the smart building sector have been integrating various devices at the edge, middleware and recently the cloud using IP, wireless communications and traditional RS485. As the IoT gathers pace, device manufactures create more advances control systems at the edge and analytics engines are being deployed, we look at take the learnings from the Smart Buildings sector and these might be share across other sectors.