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Make the Supply Chain Smarter, Learn How at IoT Evolution Expo 2020

By Ken Briodagh
February 07, 2020

IoT Evolution Expo 2020 is coming up fast, and we interviewed several of our speakers to get a bit of a preview of what to expect from their sessions.

Here, we spoke to two of our featured panelists, who will be sharing the stage Thursday Feb 13th in our Best Practices Theatre, to dig deep into a Spotlight on the Supply Chain.

At IoT Evolution Expo 2020, which is taking place February 11 to 14 in Ft. Lauderdale, Florida, Enrique Acosta, CEO, and Mike Wilkinson, CTO, both of Eye-Seal. Using IoT to provide transparency in the supply chain can benefit cargo owners and shippers around the world. How is the IoT technology improving the way that cargo is monitored and protected worldwide? What is the importance of having IoT capabilities to communicate in –transit? These and many other questions will be addressed.

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Here is a little preview of their thoughts:

IoT Evolution: What are some key ideas you plan to cover in your session?

Enrique Acosta: Identifying how IoT improves transparency of the logistics chain through smart container breach detection technology, and explaining the advantages of Smart Containers with internal mounting and the technology associated with it.

IoTE: What insights do you hope attendees will take home?

Mike Wilkinson:  To realize that it is time to raise the bar and move away from inert plastic external container seals by using IoT, and to understand how IoT impacts cargo and logistics.

IoTE: Can you identify a few important trends influencing your sector of the IoT which will shape the path of the industry?

EA: Improved radios, communication from the inside of metal shipping containers, and international capabilities with strong networks

IoTE: What are the biggest challenges facing the IoT right now? What are some strategies you recommend to overcome those challenges?

MW: The biggest challenge is in marketing new technology, and the best strategy to face it is educating and explaining new technology to industries that are established and accustomed to obsolete technology.

IoTE: Which vertical markets have the most to gain from IoT implementation?

EA: All markets have much to gain from IoT, but ours , being shipping and cargo, particularly.

IoTE: What session are you most looking forward to attending at the Expo?

MW: Polte

Register now for the IoT Evolution Expo and Get 20% off your full conference with code IoTTime and be there for all the information you need to drive your IoT strategy in 2020.   


Ken Briodagh is a storyteller, writer and editor with about two decades of experience under his belt. He is in love with technology and if he had his druthers would beta test everything from shoe phones to flying cars.

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