Amazon to visit Clemson on September 24 for Smart Life Roadshow, DataPalooza workshop

Ryan Real, Public Information Coordinator
September 5, 2018

Amazon is coming to Clemson University on Monday, September 24 with a pair of events designed to educate and show off Amazon’s newest technology at the Watt Family Innovation Center and the Academic Success Center.

Smart Life Roadshow

Amazon Smart Life Roadshow graphicThe Smart Life Roadshow is bringing the world’s smartest and most wow-inducing airstream to Clemson University on September 24 at the Watt Family Innovation Center. This Smart Life Roadshow airstream and accompanying exhibits will be loaded with AWS-powered and Alexa-enabled smart tech for your office, dorm room, kitchen, living room, and life. It will unveil innovations in Alexa voice control and advancements in AI that will change the way consumers will be interacting with devices for years to come. It is a showcase of smart technology of the future that is a reality now.

The Smart Life Roadshow is a traveling smart home that showcases the latest advances in intelligent voice technology. The roadshow features a 30-foot traveling trailer outfitted with products integrated with the Alexa Voice Service, the Echo Family of Devices including the new Echo Show with Intel-powered technology, and a wide range of Works with Amazon Alexa smart home devices and Intel supporting technology.

Visitors will receive a guided tour of the trailer, which demonstrates how to build an integrated smart home with Amazon Alexa. The tour features four display areas—a home office, kitchen, product displays, and living room—and runs through a range of voice-forward experiences, from simple, one device interactions to scenes involving multiple products.

The Roadshow will be available from 10 a.m. to 6 p.m. at the Watt Family Innovation Center.

For more about the Smart Life Roadshow, visit amazon.com/smartliferoadshow.

DataPalooza Workshop

AWS Datapalooza advertisementAWS DeepLens is the world’s first deep learning enabled video camera for developers. In this first-of-its-kind DataPalooza workshop, you’ll build a solution to help music festival attendees find which DJ stage has the happiest crowd so that they can catch the hottest DJ sets out there.

Are you interested in Machine Learning and IoT development? Then join AWS on ​September 24th from 5 to 9 p.m.​ at the ​Academic Success Center​ for a four-hour hands-on workshop with this bleeding edge technology. Register here to participate:​ ​https://majorleaguehacking.typeform.com/to/nsowjP

Please note that on the day of the workshop, devices will be assigned on a first-come, first-served basis and that your registration does not guarantee a spot in the workshop. You must have an AWS account in order to participate. Please sign up at aws.amazon.com​ before the workshop so that you are ready to go when it begins!

Once you sign up for your AWS account, you may also sign up for AWS Educate to receive a $100 promotional credit by clicking here.

Please e-mail ​datapalooza@majorleaguehacking.com​ if you have any questions about the workshop.

 

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