Maarten Weyn

Professor at University of Antwerp – imec IDlab and CTO at Aloxy

Maarten Weyn received his Ph.D. in Computer Science on the topic of Opportunistic Seamless Localization from the University of Antwerp, Belgium. He is an Assistant Professor at the University of Antwerp, currently teaching the 3rd year bachelor courses Mobile Communication and Master courses Communication Systems, and Ambient Intelligent IoT Systems in the department of Applied Sciences: Electronics-ICT. Is is responsible for the Ambient Environments team project of the postgraduate innovative entrepreneurship of the Flemish Universities. His research in the imec-IDLAB research group focuses on ultra-low power sensor communication and embedded systems, sub 1-Ghz communication, sensor processing and localization, DASH7, Lora(WAN) and Sigfox. Most of my projects are in close collaboration with industry. I’m the co-founder of the spin-off Aloxy and AtSharp, involved in the creation of the spin-offs 1OK and Viloc, director of the Dash7 Alliance, initiator of the Open Source Stack OSS-7 and instructor in the LoraWAN Academy.



Location information as indispensable as timing information for IoT Application

Many IoT and Smart City cases use location and context awareness as in input for their application. What is a realistic use of location information and its related accuracy when designing your application? What is the impact towards your device, hardware software and technology constraints? How to find the best match between technology, application, cost and business model?



Gorilla Room 10:00