Peter Gallagher

Information & Communications Technology

IoT Azure IoT alexa Particle Electronics aws Arduino Dot NET Core devops

Loughborough, England, United Kingdom

IoT with nothing but your laptop

Gettting started with IoT can be daunting! Although the cost of IoT hardware has reduced dramatically over the last few years, you still need to choose the right IoT option, figure out what accessories it needs, order it all from Amazon and wait for it to arrive

With the advent of HTML 5, so comes the ability to simulate a lot of IoT kit right there in your web browser. We'll walk through a few of the best online simulators for IoT technology, which will give you a head start into the world of IoT. This way you can forgo all the procrastinating, and get to (virtually)

After attending this session you'll understand;

BBC Micro:Bit, Arduino, Raspberry Pi, Mx Chip, Azure IoT Hubs and how to use all of these without spending a penny!

Who this talk is suitable for;

This talk is suitable for anybody who has an interest in IoT but doesn't have a well rounded knowledge of all the platforms and options out there.


Peter Gallagher

Freelance Programmer for PJG Creations, Microsoft Azure MVP, Pluralsight Author... IoT Expert, proud dad, gadget addict and Meetup organiser.

Pete Gallagher is a Freelance IT Consultant, Microsoft Azure MVP, Pluralsight Author and owner of PJG Creations Ltd.

He has been creating software for decades and is happy programming in just about any language.

Pete has been involved in a wide span of tech in his many years of industry experience, including IoT Projects for; Royal Mail Stamp Vending before there was such a thing as modern IoT, Building Monitoring Systems, Internet Connected Self Service Kiosks and much more.

He has presented all over the UK on a variety of IoT Topics, including Azure IoT Hubs, Amazon Alexa, Particle Photon, Arduino etc etc.

Pete also organises​ Notts IoT, co-organises Dot Net Notts, Notts Dev Workshop and sits on the Board of LATi, a Loughborough based Advanced Technology networking group.

He is also an active STEM Ambassador and is passionate about making STEM subjects accessible to all ages.

Pete particularly likes gadgets of all kinds!

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