MERALCO’s upcoming technology and innovation summit MTECH 2016 will stage a must-see Exhibit and Experience Zone, which will showcase the latest products and services from the power utility’s business and technology partners.
MERALCO Chief Technology Advisor Gavin D. Barfield said the exhibits would demonstrate the huge amount of technology and innovation that is going on at MERALCO as we embrace the digital age. “We are utilizing the latest technology to improve our grid operations, provide more consumption information and convenience to our customers and to roll out new products and services. At MERALCO, we are engraining technology and innovation into our DNA.”
Open from August 23 to 25, 2016 (Tuesday to Thursday), the Exhibit Zone in the MERALCO Lopez Building Lobby, will showcase the company’s leading technology partner brands such as, Dell, Hitachi, SAP, Pazifik Power, Lenovo, Symantec + Blue Coat, CALIBR8, Schneider Electric, Indra, Siemens, Huawei, Hewlett Packard Enterprise, Salesforce, Microsoft, Trends and Technologies Inc., Trend Micro, Geodata Systems Technologies, WSI, Smart, PLDT and Radius Telecoms will showcase their latest innovations. Moreover, MERALCO Kuryente Load – the power utility’s prepaid electricity service – will also be demonstrated.
The Experience Zone, which will be situated inside the MERALCO Theatre Lounge will feature Smart Home Solutions by Schneider Electric (which includes appliance control and electric consumption monitoring), Indra (smart sensors and appliance control through smart plugs) and CALIBR8 (electric consumption monitoring and analytics).
The Experience Zone will also have exhibits by Lenovo (tablets, PCs, and Laptops), Dell (tablets, office PCs, gaming PCs and laptops; servers for back end systems), WSI Philippines (large format displays and office printer), Trends and Technologies (sound system), Microsoft (Xbox One and VR device) and Abenson (home appliances).
The following pocket sessions will also be held at the exhibit venue:
- Day 1, August 23:
- Transforming Customer Engagement in the Digital Economy by Robert Williams of SAP
- ArcFM, Your Solution for Advanced Asset and Network Management by Gerome San Pablo of Schneider Electric
- Day 2, August 24:
- Organizational Transformation through ICT Solutions by Ravi Singh of Hitachi
- Harnessing Intelligent Data with Azure and Power Business Intelligence by Angelo Miguel Arcilla of Microsoft
- Grid Resilience and Demand-side Management by K. Anand GOPAL Menon of Siemens
- Day 3, August 25:
- Intel Unite by Charles Ty of Intel and Lenovo
- The Smart Life by Smart Communications
The MTECH Event will conclude on Friday with a day-long forum featuring MERALCO’s technology vision and presentations from international speakers.
For more details, visit http://www.mtech.com.ph/.