Aeris to Present on Future of Vehicle Connectivity at Telecommunication Industry Association Conference

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Join Aeris for the Future of Vehicle Connectivity on Monday, March 30 at 11am at the Concord Hilton Hotel.

Aeris, will showcase its innovative leadership in the automotive and the Internet Of Things sectors during a panel discussing the future of vehicle connectivity at the upcoming TIA Workshop on Exploring Connected and Autonomous Vehicle Technologies and Research Initiatives on March 30, 2015, at the Concord Hilton Hotel in Concord, CA.

Drew Johnson, Vice President of Engineering at Aeris, will take part on the panel. Mr. Johnson has more than 25 years of experience as an engineering leader and technologist at both large and small companies. Mr. Johnson started his career at Compaq Computer working on the first generations of mobile computing devices. Prior to Aeris, he was Director of Engineering at Austin mobile start-up SoloMio and VP of Engineering at mobile and messaging software company Openwave. He holds a Master’s degree in Artificial Intelligence from the University of Illinois and has more than 20 patents.

TITLE: Panel: Future of Vehicle Connectivity

WHEN: Monday, March 30, 2015 from 11:00 a.m. – 11:55 a.m. PT

WHERE: Concord Hilton Hotel, Concord, CA

WHO: Drew Johnson, Vice President of Engineering, Aeris

WHAT: This session will be moderated by Larry Yermack, strategic advisor at Cubic Transportation Systems, and explore the following:

  • The different forms of vehicle connectivity (Internet/cloud/vehicle-to-vehicle) using Wi-Fi, 4G, 5G, and DSRC – and how to optimize that connectivity
  • How to address interoperability with the various vehicle connection technologies
  • Dealing with the large amounts of data that vehicle connectivity produces
  • Solutions to possible security challenges

Aeris is a valued supplier to four automotive OEMs, including Hyundai and Honda. With Aeris, these OEMs have enhanced connectivity for the complete vehicle life cycle, from the manufacturing floor until the vehicle is destroyed, changing the business dynamics of their programs.

To schedule a meeting with Drew Johnson at the conference, or to learn more about Aeris’ connectivity solutions for the future of fleet and motor vehicles, contact aeris(at)onechocolatecomms(dot)com.


About Aeris
Aeris is a pioneer and leader in the market of the Internet of Things – as an operator of end-to-end M2M services and as a technology provider enabling other operators to deliver profitable M2M services. Among our customers are the most demanding users of M2M services today, including Hyundai, Acura, Rand McNally, Leica, and Sprint. Through our "Made for Machines" technology and services, we strive to fundamentally improve their businesses – by dramatically reducing costs, improving operational efficiency, reducing time-to-market, and enabling new revenue streams. Visit for more information.

Brian Blank or Meghana Shendrikar
onechocolate communications for Aeris Communications
(415) 989-9803

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