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Lt. Gov. Garlin Gilchrist To Deliver Keynote At IoT Tech Connect Conference

Lieutenant Governor Garlin Gilchrist will deliver the IoT Tech Connect lunch keynote address at the Michigan Science Center on April 29, 2019 to discuss the administration’s interest in using technology to expand economic opportunities and streamline governance to make Michigan a home for opportunity.

“The Michigan technology community is eager to hear when the new Whitmer administration will do to support the rapidly expanding technology sector in Michigan, particularly in Detroit where thousands of technology entrepreneurs are developing tomorrow’s technologies,” said Mike Brennan, Editor & Publisher of MITechNews.Com, the co-producer of IoT Tech Connect. XaaS1.Com also is co-producer.

Autonomous Features on display at the New York International Auto Show

It is Press Week at The New York International Auto Show being held at the Javitz Center in New York City. The NYAIS debuted in 1900 and is the oldest show in North America. Every year since the event focuses on new technologies with a view to showcasing ideas that are forming the industry’s future.  Here are innovations from GM and Kia that attendees will see this year:

The Cadillac CT5 will offer will offer Super Cruise, the hands-free driving system that’s the closest thing you can buy to a self-driving car and the best thing to happen to long trips since the interstate highway system.

Cadillac's new CT5 sedan

Cadillac’s new CT5 sedan (Photo: Cadillac)

Super Cruise is the kind of feature owners will never do without once they’ve experienced it. Cadillac introduced it to acclaim on the CT6 sedan two years ago, but has yet to add it to a second model. The technology’s rollout across the whole model line begins with the CT5.

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Kia is showing off its HabaNiro is an electric, autonomous concept car.
In autonomous mode, the windshield becomes an entertainment screen.

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Global Auto Mobility Offers Readers 36% Discount on IoT Tech Connect Tickets — Meals Included!

DETROIT – If you want to get the latest updates on Connected and Autonomous Vehicles, Smart Cities and Mobility, you’re going to want to attend IoT Tech Connect on April 29 at the Michigan Science Center. And to help you decide to do so, Global Auto Mobility is offering its readers a 36 percent ticket discount – that includes meals. Really.

IoT Tech Connect offers a panel on Connected and Autonomous Vehicles that features national experts Kirk Steudle (formerly Michigan Department of Transportation Director), Michael Noblett, new president of the American Center for Mobility, Carrie Morton, Deputy Director of MCity at the University of Michigan, and Jeremy McClain, Director of Systems and Technology, Continental North America. 

Another panel focused on Smart Cities includes Barry Einsig, Principal at CAVita, Rebecca Hunter, from Crown Castle, Justin Snowden from the City of Detroit, and Valerie Brugeman, from the Center for Automotive Transportation.

Autoline Founder John McElroy leads a third panel that looks at Automated Highway Systems. Panelists include Einsig, Rajiv Gupta, IoT Partner Support Intel, and Gerry McDonnell, Founder DAVRA. 

In the Mobility track, DBusiness Editor RJ King moderates an electric vehicle panel that includes Daron Gifford, Partner at Plante Moran, Robert Bollinger, CEO of Bollinger Motors (building an electric pickup truck), and Shodit Mere, CEO of Pedestrian (building an electric last mile autonomous delivery vehicle.)

IoT Tech Connect also features panels on how to keep hackers out of IoT, and Connected Vehicles, the future of 3D including in manufacturing lead by Unity Technologies, the world’s largest 3D software developer, as well as tracks to help Entrepreneurs pitch Angel Investors, Create legal marijuana businesses, and promote their companies through social medial. Yet another track features companies involved in the Technology As A Service business. All the tracks can be found at this link:

Global Auto Mobility is offering a 36 percent discount on ticket prices, reducing ticket prices from $125 to just $80. Just specify the number of tickets, and when you go to the shopping cart, enter the discount code grpdisc2019 and the price drops to $80. 

Here’s the link to purchase tickets.