Peggy talks about how smart cities use better resources, explaining they are more accessible and convenient for citizens and visitors, as well as more economically competitive.
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Mike Sicilia, senior vice president and general manager, Oracle Construction and Engineering, says it is an interesting and exciting time in the construction vertical, specifically around Internet of Things, as the industry is seeing an uptick in firms using the IoT for monitoring.
Peggy concludes the month of September by taking a cue from George Orwell, and looks to the future of transportation to determine where the industry is headed. Instead of talking about self-driving vehicles, she takes listeners to the future, and looks at flying cars and levitating trains.
Glenn Laxdal, head of strategy and technology, Ericsson North America, says currently the vision is on enabling autonomous vehicles through the most straight forward way, which is vehicle-to-vehicle communication.
Peggy starts the show by talking about the U.S. Dept. of Transportation’s newly released Federal Automated Vehicles policy which sets the stage for best practices and guidance related to autonomy in the transportation industry.
Maryline Daviaud Lewett, business development manager, Smart Integrated Infrastructure, Black & Veatch, says we are seeing new types of transportation today, with new electric and hybrid vehicles are coming on the market today.
Marcus Welz, CEO, Siemens Intelligent Traffic Systems, says there is no industry embracing innovation more than the transportation industry, and the vehicle themselves will become traffic information generators.
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Peggy says Uber is in the middle of setting itself up for something big in both the enterprise and consumer space, and explains Uber has become more of a technology company with one move.
Peggy says UPS has become a leader in global supply-chain management and is helping transform commercial transportation and logistics.
Steve Rayborn, vice president global sales, Alkane Truck Co., explains the latest innovation in the trucking industry includes its class 7 cab-over design truck which replaces diesel trucks with domestically-produced natural gas.
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.
Peggy says it is increasingly about leveraging devices to create new value before and after a drive, explaining Movimento, which specializes in vehicle lifecycle-management technology, is bridging the gap for vehicles without embedded connectivity to receive OTA (over-the-air) updates.
Neil Cawse, CEO, Geotab, says some of the strategic vision for the way telematics is going to evolve is coming to bear now, and it is a combination of trends.
Colin Sutherland, vice president sales and marketing, Geotab, says GO TALK is a coaching module that does a conversion of text-to-speech-to-talk to the driver in realtime.
Neil Cawse, CEO, Geotab, gives an exclusive first look at the upcoming launch of the Geotab Marketplace, which gives clients an extensive ecosystem of applications and add-ons to extend the use-case of fleet management and telematics services.
Peggy begins the show discussing a new report from the GSMA examining growth rates and predictions for M2M connections, a Berg Insight report on projections for fleet-management systems, and good days are ahead for embedded technologies.
Peggy Smedley looks at the growing use of mobile apps, smartphones, and other technologies in the construction industry.
Kevin Link, senior VP for Verizon Telematics continues his conversation with Peggy on how Verizon Telematics is pushing innovation forward when it comes to the connected car.
Kevin Link, senior VP for Verizon Telematics kicks off the show with Peggy at the Connected World Conference and discusses what Verizon Telematics is doing with in-vehicle technology.