Prodea Blog

September 20, 2018

IBC 2018, RAI Amsterdam Wrap-Up

It’s a wrap! IBC 2018, RAI Amserterdam, the foremost annual event in the electronic media, entertainment and technology industry, has come to an end after 5 days of innovation and media highlights. There were over 1,700 exhibitors and more than 57,000 attendees hosted from 170 countries. Prodea’s VP of Business and Partnerships, Ivar Beljaars, was onsite for a first-hand perspective on all the excitement. “Voice is definitely changing the user experience. Advances in machine learning and speech recognition creates a simpler and richer way to access content,” said Ivar Beljaars. “We are now filling our homes with smart technology which […]
May 24, 2018

Interview: Thoughts on the Connected Cloud

We sat down with Prodea’s VP Marketing, Peter Radsliff, to get his thoughts on connected products and the IoT cloud after he spoke at the HardwareCon conference. Q.There is a sense that connectivity and cloud storage have become commodities. How are cloud platforms differentiating themselves and adding value for their customers? Radsliff: IoT platforms would do well to refocus their efforts on activities that help their customers monetize IoT. This means no less than an entire retooling away from only producing technology building blocks and towards enabling valuable end-user services. Sometimes that means guiding customers towards services that will have […]
May 3, 2018

Meet the Prodea Pets and Their Owners

Prodea is powered by some incredible people who on a daily basis are Unleashing the Internet of Services. In honor of National Pet Month in May, we’d like to share a little about the people who work at Prodea and the pets who love them.   Calli Radsliff likes to exercise her marketing chops on a daily basis. She previously has led other packs of marketers at startups in the IoP space (Internet of Pets). Calli received her degree from the California Obedience Academy and volunteers in her spare time to protect Prodea employees from the U.S.  Mail, UPS, and […]
April 27, 2018

Anousheh Ansari Speaks at 2018 Cartier Women’s Initiative Awards

The 2018 Cartier Women’s Initiative Awards ceremony convened under the theme “Bold Alchemy.” This theme drove the evening’s conversations and celebrations. The Awards ceremony itself consisted of two conversations with international high-profile speakers and a series of live and video talks showcasing the talent, expertise and experience of all 18 finalists. The finalists all showed personal commitment and engagement that made their businesses succeed with a positive social impact. For one night, the audience was transported into the world of women entrepreneurs. Prodea’s CEO and Co-founder, Anousheh Ansari, was joined by panelists Ilian Mihov, and Shinta Widjaja Kamdani. The panel […]
April 20, 2018

HardwareCon 2018 Wrap-Up: Insights from Panel Speaker Peter Radsliff, VP Marketing

This year the attendees at HardwareCon took advantage of the opportunity to learn about the latest technology and business trends in AI, Machine Learning, Robotics, IoT, Blockchain, Product Design and many more. Parks Associates presented an IoT Summit at HardwareCon that was focused on the “Transformation of Consumer Products: Connectivity and IoT.” The summit addressed the changing landscape for product development, trends and challenges associated with new innovations, and how these changes are impacting the market. Prodea’s VP Marketing, Peter Radsliff, was part of an interactive panel moderated by Parks Associates Research Director for Connected Home, Brad Russell. The panelists […]
April 10, 2018

Prodea Strives to Promote Lifelong Learning

On September 25th 2015, 150 world leaders adopted a set of goals to end poverty, protect the planet and ensure prosperity for all as part of a new sustainable development agenda. Each goal has specific targets to be achieved over the next 15 years. For the goals to be reached, the organization recommends that everyone needs to their part: governments, the private sector, civil society, and everyday people. Through Project DRUV, Prodea strives to improve Quality Education (Goal #4). Obtaining a quality education is the foundation to improving people’s lives and sustainable development. DRUV (meaning North Star) is an all new […]
March 19, 2018

OFC 2018: Optical Fiber Communication Conference Wrap-Up

The Optical Fiber Communication Conference & Exhibition OFC 2018 was the perfect venue to announce and demonstrate new products and solutions such as photonic integration, hardware disaggregation, and open management of large scale networks. Top industry leaders came together to discuss and debate market trends, optical innovations, business opportunities, and industry shaping technologies. The exhibit hall theaters featured business-focused programming with presentations by industry experts. Prodea showcased our partnership with global networking equipment leader Coriant and demonstrated the Prodea  IoT Service X-Change™, our carrier-grade IoT Services Platform with ready-to-deploy IoT solutions that deliver real value to service providers and network […]
March 3, 2018

Mobile World Congress 2018 Wrap-Up

Mobile World Congress 2018 was packed with plenty of interest in the smartphone market, as well as smart home, IoT, 5G, and more. More than 107,000 visitors from 205 countries and territories attended the 2018 Mobile World Congress. Over 55 percent of this year’s attendees held senior-level positions, including more than 7,700 CEOs, up from more than 6,100 CEOs in 2017. Approximately 24 per cent of attendees were female, an increase from 23 percent at MWC 2017; additionally, 28 percent of speakers in the conference program were female, compared with 21 per cent in 2017. More than 2,400 companies showcased […]
February 13, 2018

Prodea @ Mobile World Congress 2018 in Barcelona, Feb 26-Mar 1

PRODEA WILL BE AT MOBILE WORLD CONGRESS Prodea’s IoT Service X-Change™ will be showcased along with Coriant’s Multi-Sided Solutions at MWC in Barcelona February 26-March 1, 2018. To see a demonstration at the show, come visit us at the Coriant stand Hall 2 – #2130. Coriant, a global supplier of open, disruptive, and hyperscale networking solutions for service providers and web-scale Internet operators and Prodea, a leading provider of IoT managed solutions and technologies, today announced that they have joined forces. Through Coriant’s new Multi-Sided Platform Partnership Program and Prodea’s new IoT Service X-Change™ platform and ecosystem this partnership will […]
January 15, 2018

CES 2018 Wrap-Up

CES is the world’s gathering place for all who thrive on the business of consumer technologies. A high-level business event that touches all industries, it’s the place where business gets done, and Prodea was present with a demo exhibit in the Venetian hotel and a sponsorship & panel presentation at the Parks Associates’ CONNECTIONS Summit at CES. CES 2018 is a platform for innovators of all sizes to build their brands, every major technology company on the planet participates in CES in some way — by exhibiting, speaking, sponsoring, attending or holding co-located events and business meetings. With over 3900 […]