Honeywell CTO to Keynote at Wireless Sensing Solutions

FRAMINGHAM, MA – JUNE 15, 2004 – IDG World Expo, the leading producer of world-class tradeshows, conferences and events for technology markets, and FuelDog Events, a developer of tradeshow concepts and solutions, today announced that the CTO of Honeywell and leading OEMs and systems integrators are headlining the educational program at Wireless Sensing Solutions™. A new event for the burgeoning industry of wireless sensor networking, Wireless Sensing Solutions debuts September 21-22, 2004 at the Donald E. Stephens Convention Center in Rosemont, Illinois.

Dan Sheflin, CTO and vice president of advanced technology for automation and controls at Honeywell International, will deliver a keynote presentation revealing how the company has successfully incorporated intelligent sensors into its products. “Wireless Sensor Networking – The Future is Now” will explore how wireless sensor networks have changed the business of one of the largest diversified technology and manufacturing suppliers. Sheflin will share what the company has learned and offer his perspectives on the possibilities of wireless sensor networking.

Wireless Sensing Solutions also features two days packed with educational sessions divided among two tracks. The Oppportunities and Applications Track explores strategic opportunities to transform companies’ business models and create new revenue opportunities through wireless sensing technology, while examining progressive applications of the technology in a multitude of industries. The Execution and Technology Track covers the issues and challenges associated with implementing wireless sensor networks, including radio standards, power management, ZigBee’s role, and RFID.

In the conference program, OEMs and systems integrators will learn from peers who have successfully integrated wireless sensor networks into a wide range of technology solutions. Session speakers include representatives from OEMs such as Eaton, Honeywell International, Medtronic Inc., Philips Lighting Electronics, Invensys and RAE Systems, as well as systems integrators such as Accenture, Teng Associates and Xsilogy. BP Oil International Inc., The Coca-Cola Company, Philip Morris, Trane and a number of other end users of wireless sensing technology will also share their experiences with conference delegates at Wireless Sensing Solutions.

Session topics include:

• 30 Applications in 60 Minutes

• Business Model Transformation: Making the Business Case

• The Role of Wireless in Homeland Security

• Wireless Applications Within the Healthcare Industry

• Smart Buildings: The Enterprise Opportunities

• Smart Homes: Bringing Wireless Sensors to the Residence

• RFID and Its Impact on the Business Ecosystem

• Wireless Mesh Condition-Based Monitoring: Measuring Electric Motor Efficiencies

• The Sensor Network Value Chain

• Networking Technologies: An Overview of 802.15.4 and ZigBee

• Sensors and Actuators: Tapping into the Unimaginable

• Power Management

• Using Wireless Sensing Technology to Build Wireless Sensing Solutions

• RFID and Embedded Sensors – Deployment Priorities, Potential and Paranoia

• Applications and Their Impact on Adoption

• Shaping the Future: What’s Next?

For more information or to register for Wireless Sensing Solutions, visit www.wssconference.com.

About Wireless Sensing Solutions

Wireless Sensing Solutions is a new event for the burgeoning industry of wireless sensor networking. The event explores the promise of wireless sensor networking – based on sophisticated mesh networking techniques – while providing a unique forum for design engineers, product development managers, system and application developers and executive management to discuss evolving standards, interoperability, technologies and product strategy. Partners and sponsors of the event include: Millennial Net, Dust Networks, Sensicast, PointSix Wireless, ZigBee Alliance, Continental Automated Buildings Association, Wireless Industrial Networking Association, M2M Magazine, RFID Journal and InfoWorld. For more information, visit www.wssconference.com.

About FuelDog Events

FuelDog Events works with tradeshow industry partners and clients to develop new event concepts and solutions. FDE has worked with major business media companies across the industry, and has helped bring to market a range of innovative event concepts and technology solutions.

About IDG World Expo

IDG World Expo (www.idgworldexpo.com) produces technology-focused tradeshows, conferences and events for professionals seeking world-class education, peer-to-peer networking and one-stop comparison shopping. As the leading technology event management company, IDG World Expo leverages its experience and knowledge of technology-focused events and conferences, enabling technology companies to capture the attention and loyalty of influential buyers. IDG World Expo's portfolio of conferences and events includes Macworld Conference & Expo, LinuxWorld Conference & Expo, Bio•IT World Conference + Expo, Health•IT World Conference + Expo™, Portable Power Conference & Expo, Wireless Sensing Solutions™, Context™ and RoboNexus. IDG World Expo is a business unit of IDG, the world's leading technology media, research and event company.

About IDG

International Data Group (IDG) is the world's leading technology media, research, and event company. A privately-held company, IDG publishes more than 300 magazines and newspapers including Bio-IT World, CIO, CSO, Computerworld, GamePro, InfoWorld, Network World, and PC World. The company features the largest network of technology-specific Web sites with more than 400 around the world. IDG is also a leading producer of more than 170 computer-related events worldwide including LinuxWorld Conference & Expo, MacworldConference & Expo, DEMO, and IDC Directions. IDC provides global market research and advice through offices in 50 countries. Company information is available at http://www.idg.com.

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