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01.04.17 | Episode 489

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.

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01.04.17 | Episode 488

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.

By | January 4th, 2017|Archives|0 Comments

01.03.17 | Episode 487

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 [...]

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12.20.16 | Episode 486

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.

By | December 20th, 2016|Archives|0 Comments

12.13.16 | Episode 485

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.

By | December 13th, 2016|Archives|0 Comments

12.06.16 | Episode 484

Peggy talks about motor vehicle deaths during the holidays, and explains motor vehicle deaths are expected to be higher this year. She says if we aren’t going to regulate ourselves, others will have to regulate us instead, explaining sometimes we need an extra nudge to make our roads safer.

By | December 6th, 2016|Archives|0 Comments

11.29.16 | Episode 483

Segment 1 Peggy Smedley, IoT Industry Expert, Specialty Publishing Company Peggy says smart shelves can detect when a product is running low, which means a customer can identify what they are looking seeking. She says beyond the customer experience, the IoT (Internet of Things) can help as retailers optimize business, with one example being [...]

By | December 1st, 2016|Archives|0 Comments

11.22.16 | Episode 482

Peggy asks the question: Is biometrics really ready for primetime? She says given the cybersecurity landscape, it is tempting to fall in love with the concept of biometrics. However, she explains while Google is investing in biometrics, there are a lot of complications to think about and a lot of naysayers out there.

By | November 22nd, 2016|Archives|0 Comments

11.18.16 | Episode 481

Peggy identifies trends related to project management, integration, and mobility. She says effective project management has always been key on construction projects, but what is changing is how technology is leveraged by field staff. She says integration is key in construction, and Procore is addressing this.

By | November 18th, 2016|Archives|0 Comments

11.15.16 | Episode 480

Peggy starts the show by talking about biometrics, and says the need for accurate and secure identification of a user’s identity extends far beyond just mobile devices. She says authentication in smartphones will pave the way for other applications in homes and cars. She talks about research on brainprints, which uses brain wave responses to different stimuli.

By | November 15th, 2016|Archives|0 Comments