Peggy starts the show by continuing her discussion on what’s to come in smart cities this year—from monitoring traffic downtown to saving energy in airports. She says a testing ground for connected infrastructure in Las Vegas is a great example of how the IoT can be advantageous to cities in particular locations.
Victor Melfi Jr., chief strategy officer, VoiceBox, says brand-sensitive people want to use technology to differentiate their product. He says a company like CostCo should be concerned that people are using their voice to buy products with Alexa.
Sujata Neidig, vice president of marketing, Thread Group, says it has developed a protocol that is IP based and mesh, has security, is low powered, and is scalable. She explains the promise of IoT is more than just connectivity, as the devices in the homes need to have an impact on their lifestyle.
Chris Meering, Worldwide IoT Business Development Manager, HP Enterprise, talks about the connected car, V2V (vehicle-to-vehicle), V2I (vehicle-to-infrastructure), and V2C (vehicle-to-cloud) services. He points to an example of black ice and how realtime data about the ice can be sent to the cloud and send a warning to other vehicles on the road.
Peggy welcomes listeners to CES 2017, talking about the new Michigan laws that permit driverless vehicles. She says self-driving and connected cars have the potential to reduce more than 90% of accidents, according to the Consumer Technology Assn.
Peggy continues the show live from CES 2017, focusing in on trends related to cybersecurity. She says a new report from the Commission on Enhancing National Cybersecurity is taking a great step forward in laying the groundwork for what needs to be done with cybersecurity.
Peggy welcomes listeners to CES 2017, laying the groundwork for what listeners can see at the show this week. She says expect to see a lot of big announcements around cybersecurity, manufacturing, smart buildings, and so much more, and believes it is interesting that more than 20 federal government officials are set to speak.
Segment 1 New Year, New Innovations Peggy says potential theft may be an area to focus for cyber criminals, explaining that a focus on behavior analytics and cyber espionage will grow in 2017. She says the transition period from today’s semi-autonomous vehicles and autonomous vehicles in the future will be long, and infrastructure [...]
Peggy begins the show by reflecting on the major mergers and acquisitions that shaped IoT services and generated growth this past year, and predicts that even more are on the way for 2017. She says the IoT in 2016 has led to new innovations in construction, infrastructure, security, along with becoming a major component in this year’s historical election.
Peggy says Amazon Go is merging the physical world with the digital world to transform the consumer experience with product sensors that enable shoppers to walk-in and get the products they need without having to wait in line. She says Amazon’s work in artificial intelligence will offer new opportunities for businesses with image analysis, deep learning, and much more.