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As the public, private and consumer sectors rush to the cloud, the main hurdles are not feasibility or sensor/network price.

They are -Complexity of deployment due to inadequate IOT standards, inability to guarantee performance, and a growing fear of the liabilities generated by holding and processing data with privacy aspects.

NEC Labs, including the one in Israel, are focused on combining AI and IOT in a way that can provide mathematically-proven privacy, while solving the performance bottleneck using the latest edge AI hardware and some special methods of adapting deep learning to run on this hardware. In the talk I will share lessons learned from actual applications of video analytics and cyber-physical security.

Tsvi Lev

Cloud and Edge: price, performance and privacy considerations in IOT

Tsvi Lev is the General Manager of NEC Corporation's Israeli Research Center, the first Open Innovation center of NEC globally. Before that Tsvi was VP of Strategy at Amdocs, leading the Amdocs team in the AT&T Open Innovation Organization – the Foundry. Previously, Tsvi managed the R&D Center of Samsung Electronics in Israel, a center devoted to innovation and cutting-edge development for Samsung’s future consumer electronics and cloud products. Tsvi was an Entrepreneur in the Mobile Multimedia and Computer Vision space, and sold his company to Emblaze Systems. Tsvi holds a Masters in Theoretical Physics, is the author of numerous patents, and a frequent speaker at events related to technological innovation.

9:10-9:40 | Industry Talk