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Mike Kellenyi, president, People Against Distracted Driving, says his organization is trying to create a national law similar to drunk driving.
Jeff Haley, acting executive director, Distracted Driving Foundation, says the distracted-driving problem is caused by technology and should be solved by technology.
Brandon Dufour, general manager, The Next Street, urges listeners to take the challenge with family or friends to shut down their cellphones will driving for a week.
Peggy says educators need to focus on the next-generation to make sure they don’t lose the desire to get involved with STEM programs.
Tracie Bibb, agent spokesperson, Allstate, shares the goal of the Reality Rides campaign is to build awareness around distracted driving by giving people a safe, hands-on experience using virtual reality.
Jeremy Chalmers, COO, VRM Telematics, talks about the company’s tech solution for distracted driving.
Deb Trombley, senior program manager of transportation initiatives, National Safety Council, explains a recent report from the Council found 80% of respondents believe pressure from their own families to keep in touch while driving.
Peggy addresses a recent 2016 NowSecure Mobile Security which says 25% of mobile apps have at least one high-risk security flaw.
Peggy shares some solutions that can work together to put an end to the distracted-driving epidemic. She says raising awareness and education are the best tools for reducing driver distraction.
Jason Epstein, trial attorney and founder, (TADD)Teens Against Distracted Driving says every day he deals with the repercussions of deadly car accidents and thought there must be something he could do.
Irina Slavina, spokesperson, Hudway, LLC, explains the Hudway Glass, the first of its kind head-up display for smartphones.
Peggy shares shocking statistics from the National Safety Council saying motor deaths increased by 8% in 2015 over 2014.
Dave O’Connor, Solutions Lead, Black & Veatch Corp., explains the company has been in the data-analytics space for a while and it is hard to convince people they are missing opportunities.
Kiva Allgood, vice president, business development, smart cities and industrial IoT, Qualcomm Intelligent Solutions, Inc., believes if you think about cities, they are trying to do more with less and the footprint isn’t changing, so how can they do more with infrastructure?
Vin D’Agostino, vice president, general purpose products unit, Renesas Electronics America Inc., says security and secure data transmission needs to remain private, but that is only one piece of security.
Vin D’Agostino, vice president, general purpose products unit, Renesas Electronics America Inc., says you need to look at the process different than you have in the past.
Peggy asks, “Do you really know the IoT?” She urges listeners to attend the Peggy Smedley Institute on April 4 in San Francisco for a day of information sharing, education, and networking on critical IoT topics.
Dennis Bonilla, executive dean, University of Phoenix College of Information Systems & Technology, explains the idea behind the smart-city hackathon in Dallas was to have companies and government officials come together to help communities solve issues using big data.
Darren Dickson, president, Genfare, says commuters have to have options when it comes to payment and transit services, and that’s where Genfare comes in.
Peggy says manufacturing is in a transitory state and no matter what you call it, the IoT (Internet of Things) will help you get to the next level and make money.
Bruno Aracaty, co-founder, Colab.re, says his home state in Brazil is the epicenter of the Zika issue, which motivated him to create a platform that brings the citizens and government together to help fight the epidemic.
David Brady, president, Bedford Park Village, says the village is an industrial business town and adding smart tech could help attract more technology-based businesses.
Toni Oubari, strategic planning manager, new product development & innovation team, Verizon, says the time is now for Verizon to be involved in smart cities.
Peggy says the National Infrastructure Commission in the U.K. completed its first report with findings that a smart-power revolution could be game-changing for the U.K.
Daniel Obodovski, author and founder, The Silent Intelligence, says his consulting company helps people connect the dots, both in the direct sense, but also in the idiomatic sense.
Carter Lloyds, CMO, QAD, explains its customer-engagement program is crucial to its vision, explaining the company works hard to understand the goals of customers.
Dave Yarnold, CEO, ServiceMax, says the whole era of IoT is fundamentally changing and making mandatory the role of service.
Stuart Higgins, research associate in optoelectronics, University of Cambridge, says plastic electronics behave like conductors and are flexible, which opens up this interesting area that can be processed in different ways.
Mike Zeto, general manager, smart cities, AT&T, believes we are making progress toward creating smarter cities.
Jesse Berst, chairman, Smart Cities Council, says it has a Smart Cities Framework in its Smart Cities Readiness Guide that are the smart city’s responsibility, and for each vertical it has cross-cutting technologies.
Peggy says vehicle-safety technology is important both professionally and personally.
Peggy says with the IoT it is all about the data and one of the big things we see in the city of Chicago is it is all about the data.
Krish Kupathil, CEO, Mobiliya Technologies, says security cannot be stressed enough when it comes to IoT (Internet of Things).
Alex Herceg, analyst, Lux Research, says in terms of privacy some of the data and devices can listen to things we are saying and know where people are in a retail store, and we need consumers to understand what the privacy implications are.
Peggy says AT&T has been talking about how it is positioning itself in the smart-cities space, as it is building a framework to connect cities.
Steve Banfield, CMO and head of product, INRIX, a company that gathers data from cars and fleets, says all of the data and historical knowledge the company has it pours into analytic tools for smart cities, to provide data to the public sector.
Ara Eckel, assistant marketing and advertising manager, Chevrolet, says the company is bringing in an interface customers want with hands-free texting.
Brian Greaves, director product development IoT solutions, AT&T, says there is a huge push to automate a lot of the services in the connected car, and AT&T is looking to work closely with automotive manufacturers.
Peggy delivers some bad news, saying there was an 8% increase in car crashes related to deaths, which indicates the largest year-over-year percent increase in 50 years.
Peggy says cars are getting better as they come off the line, and connectivity was very scarce in the cars just a few years ago. She explains Rand McNally revealed OverDryve, which is a connected-car device that brings advanced luxury car features to retrofit automobiles.
Joe Wiesenfelder, executive editor, Cars.com, says consumers are not concerned about hackers wirelessly breaking into cars, and that surprised him that it was even possible because automobiles are not evolving as quickly and are risk averse.
Joe Wiesenfelder, executive editor, Cars.com, talks about news coming out of the Chicago Auto Show, saying the new Kia Niro is a Prius fighter.
Peggy says aftermarket safety solutions are acting as an extra set of eyes while on the road, pointing to new solutions on the market.
Peggy addresses the recent hack of the Fraternal Order of Police, and warns that we will need to be on the lookout for cyber criminals who change or manipulate data, not just steal it.
Peggy proposes the idea that the recently announced Cisco acquisition of Jasper is just way overvalued. Dave Friedman, CEO, Ayla Networks, joins Peggy and discusses what this acquisition means for the IoT (Internet of Things) space.
Karen Weiss, senior industry strategy manager, civil infrastructure owners, Autodesk, explains why data is the new dollar, and people talk about Big Data and the IoT, and the unique perspective Autodesk brings to the table is using the data to make better decisions.
Larry Ponemon, chairman and founder, Ponemon Institute, and member of the Visual Privacy Advisory Council, says visual hacking is where the bad guy observes surfing that is on your screen or printed material; it is anything you can gather visually and then used for nefarious purposes.