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Beyond SCADA: IoT, GPS, AI, AR, Drones and Smart-X

Brad Barber  (VP, Special Projects, Federal Engineering Inc.)

Rex Lee  (Advisor/Tech Journalist, MySmartPrivacy.com)

Chris Sanders  (Crisis Response Manager, Verizon)

Brett Kilbourne  (Of Counsel, Stevens & Lee)

Location: W230D

Date: Wednesday, March 27

Time: 2:00 pm - 3:00 pm

Track: Utilities

Topic: AI, AR & VR, Broadband, Cloud Connectivity, Critical Infrastructure, Drones, IoT, Smart-X, SCADA

Format: Panel Session

Vault Recording: TBD

Transformative tech is enabling a lot more than just faster meter readings. The Internet of Things (IoT) – a fancier name for machine-to-machine communications and sensors – has transformed everything from street lights to water management to cost savings. Drones provide safer options for monitoring distribution lines and towers. GPS technology has become a major player in asset management. Artificial intelligence and augmented reality can help utilities envision before implementing, deploying or building. And opportunities for collaboration with municipalities, regions and other organizations through smart-x technologies may change everything you know about technology for your utility. Utilities don’t need more technology for the sake of technology….

This panel will:
Explore the next-generation technologies.
Help cut through the hype to focus utilities on real use cases for the technology.