IoT Podcast Episode 31

GearForge Software
Internet of Things (IoT) Podcast

Introduction (Matthew)

Hello and welcome to episode #31 of the IoT weekly Podcast, brought to you by Gearforge Software. My name is Matthew, and I'm joined by my co-host and good friends, Cliff and Zeineb.

What We Have Been Doing

Matthew : The only view from my window is Vue.js.

Cliff : Knee deep in Django, Python & puppies.

Zeineb: Enjoying 5-star hotel pillows and saying hi to the US ambassador?

Feedback (Zeineb)

If you have feedback, shoot us a message at or you can find us on Twitter @gearforgeiot.

(Cliff) Show sponsor

GearForge Software is an IoT Consultant that works with mid-size companies that are ready to make their company ‘smart’. If you are looking for a partner that will Live, Eat and Breathe Your Project, then look no further than GearForge Software

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Guest Introduction

Today we're thrilled to chat with Frank Mong, Chief Operating Officer from Helium, a company whose mission it is to make it easier to build connected devices. Frank, welcome to the show! We're glad to have you.

Guest Introductory Questions

  1. For those of our listeners who didn't listen to episode 21 which was the last time Frank joined us, could you give our listeners a quick refresher on who you are and what you do?

Guest Main Segment

  1. Helium Product Launch
  2. Additional product questions

Guest Wrap up

  1. Do you have any closing thoughts you'd like to leave with our listeners?

Guest Contact Info

  1. Where can our listeners go to learn more about what you do?

Main Segment

Microsoft Azure IoT Edge goes live, simplifies deployments with 3 new features

Alison DeNisco Rayome | June 28, 2018

The fully-managed service delivers cloud intelligence locally by running AI, Azure services, and custom logic directly on cross-platform IoT.”

CommuniThings launches first NB-IoT Smart Parking, in partnership with Orange

IoT.Business.News | June 29, 2018

“The Smart Parking solution running on Orange Belgium’s Mobile IoT network introduces low-power wireless sensors and open-data applications serving residents, retailers and municipalities.”

(Matthew) Feedback

If you have feedback, shoot us a message at or, you can find us on Twitter @gearforgeiot. We'd love to hear from you.

(Matthew) Wrap Up

Alright, that just about wraps things up for this week's episode. Do you have anything fun planned for the weekend?

Cliff: Probably doing something with puppies, maybe a float down.

Matthew: I haven't thought that far ahead. A steak?

Zeineb: BBQ parties and the networking life.

Thank you so much for listening and we hope you'll join us again for next week's show. Until then, so long and be well.