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PTC LiveWorx Europe Demonstrates How Internet of Things Transforms the Way Products are Created, Operated, Serviced


Spotlights on Customer Use Cases, Announces New PTC Windchill 11 Technology, Recognizes Bosch and GE as Strategic IoT Partners 

STUTTGART, Germany — November 20, 2015 – PTC (Nasdaq: PTC) continues to demonstrate its leadership, vision and technical prowess for the Internet of Things at PTC LiveWorx® Europe conference, which took place this week at the ICS conference center Stuttgart, Germany. Attended by more than 2,500, PTC LiveWorx Europe is a premier European conference where professionals go to learn about the IoT.

PTC LiveWorx Europe kicked off with a thought-provoking keynote about PTC’s vision for the IoT and the impact of merging physical and digital worlds by Jim Heppelmann, president and CEO of PTC. The conference highlighted a new technology announcement of PTC Windchill 11 – PLM software for smart, connected products – and continued with insights from industry giants GE and Bosch Software Innovations as IoT partners.

Professor Gunter Dueck, philosopher, writer, columnist, and management expert, was an inspiring second day conference keynote and shared his thoughts on how the IoT changed the world landscape, highlighted some challenges and obstacles it is creating, and spoke about how technologies can inspire new opportunities.

“The energy, excitement and learning  that took place this week tells me PTC offers a unique conference experience to people who create, operate, and service products,” said Jim Heppelmann, president and CEO, PTC. “In addition to traditional sessions, we were able to provide attendees with a strong Solutions Expo area for more indepth understanding of how our global partner ecosystem can assist with various aspects of their smart, connected product strategy. It’s been a great week and I look forward to returning in 2016.”

PTC made several announcements at the event, including the announcement of PTC Windchill® 11 and new alliance with Bosch Software Innovations to deliver industrial IoT solutions.

LiveWorx ’16 is being held June 6-9, 2016 in Boston. Those interested in speaking at LiveWorx ’16 should send an email to liveworx@thingworx.com.

Additional Resources           

  • Harvard Business Review: “How Smart, Connected Products are Transforming Companies”; authors PTC CEO Jim Heppelmann and Professor Michael Porter, Harvard
  • PTC Windchill 11 – Resource Center
  • PTC Internet of Things – Resource Center
  • ThingEvent – PTC’s vision to bridge the digital and physical worlds becomes reality, introducing entirely new ways to experience the “things” in the Internet of Things. Join us online January 28, 2016.
  • LiveWorx 2016 Boston – PTC and ThingWorx are merging PTC Live Global and LiveWorx. Gain practical insights to overcome today’s product development and service challenges and integrate IoT into the next generation of things – all in one industry-leading event. June 2016.

About PTC

PTC (NASDAQ: PTC) is a global provider of technology platforms and solutions that transform how companies create, operate, and service the “things” in the Internet of Things (IoT). The company’s next-generation ThingWorx® technology platform gives developers the tools they need to capture, analyze, and capitalize on the vast amounts of data being generated by smart, connected products and systems. The company’s field-proven solutions are deployed in more than 28,000 businesses worldwide to generate a product or service advantage. PTC’s award-winning CEO, considered an industry thought leader, co-authored the definitive guides to the impact of the IoT on business in the Harvard Business Review.

PTC, the PTC logo, LiveWorx, Windchill, and ThingWorx are trademarks or registered trademarks of PTC Inc. or its subsidiaries in the United States and in other countries.

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