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Logic PD Executive Addresses the Role of APIs in Successful IoT Solutions at Sensors Expo 2015

Minneapolis – WEBWIRE

Logic PD, a complete product lifecycle solutions company for connected devices, announced today that at the annual Sensors Expo & Conference June 9-11 in Long Beach, Calif., the company’s CTO Dr. Scott Nelson will present on the emerging role Application Programming Interfaces (APIs) have in the successful deployment of IoT solutions.

In his session entitled, “Sensor APIs could lead to Sensors-as-a-Service,” Nelson will discuss how APIs can affect interoperability down to the sensors in an IoT solution.

“Interoperability is one of the keys to success in the Internet of Things,” said Nelson. “APIs can be used at multiple levels within the functional architecture to enable interoperability between devices. It’s critical to know how APIs are changing the sensors industry and producing a new Sensor-as-a-Service model that will also impact the value of IoT.”

In his presentation June 10 from 1:50 to 2:30 p.m., Nelson will address ways developers can create new value from sensors and discuss how Logic PD is leveraging APIs with the Whisper stethoscope, a veterinary diagnostic tool, to change business models and drive more revenue for the customer.

The annual conference is the leading sensors event in North America and brings together technology leaders involved in the development of sensors-integrated and Internet of Things (IoT) systems. 

About Dr. Scott Nelson
As Chief Technology Officer and Executive Vice President, Dr. Scott Nelson is responsible for leveraging Logic PD’s technology expertise and offerings across a wide range of markets with a focus on connected solutions and the Internet of Things (IoT). Scott has nearly 25 years of experience leading technology and product development. Prior to joining Logic PD in 2000, Scott worked for 3M and Honeywell. Nelson holds a Ph.D. in applied and engineering physics from Cornell University, a doctoral minor in business administration from the Samuel Johnson School of Management at Cornell University, and a B.A. degree in physics and mathematics from St. Olaf College. Nelson is a frequent contributor to Logic PD’s Blog: Insights:
About Logic PD
Logic PD ( collaborates with clients to help them throughout the complete product lifecycle to accelerate their growth and capture value. Logic PD provides services at any stage in the product lifecycle by being the complete product innovation and product realization company for connected devices in the world’s most demanding markets. With services in analytics and research; design, engineering and manufacturing; and product support services, Logic PD helps its clients identify opportunities, reduce risk, and control costs to deliver innovative products to market faster. The company is headquartered in Minneapolis, with offices in Boston and San Diego.


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