Jay Kim, chief strategy officer, APX Labs, says wearables are the next big thing in industrial workforce technology, replacing things like paper and even smartphones, and explains wearables can become an integral part of a daily job, especially for hands-on workers.
Steve Latham, founder and CEO, Banyan Hills Technologies, says when his company develops a relationship with a customer, it truly is a relationship that helps the client understand the business challenge, and making sure that they aren’t looking at IoT just because of the hype, but because it is really applicable.
Bryan Kester, director of Internet of Things, Autodesk, Inc., says the technology company has a lab that is working on nanotechnology materials.
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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 says the industrial IoT (Internet of Things) started out as a way to improve operational efficiency, but today it is so much more.
Waqaas Al-Siddiq, cofounder and CEO, Biotricity, says we are at a precipice where the healthcare industry has to shift to survive, and the connected aspect of it is what is going to drive innovation and response.
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.
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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 explores what some of the big companies are interested in doing in AR (augmented reality) and VR (virtual reality).
Recent research from Vodafone revealed 76% of businesses say IoT (Internet of Things) will be critical to the future success of organizations.
Peggy encourages listeners to register to attend the Peggy Smedley Institute to explore new IoT (Internet of Things) ideas and implementations.
Magolin Franklin, owner and CIO, Synchronized Business Solutions, says the IoT (Internet of Things) is not just connected devices, but is inclusive of the services those devices offer.
Humera Malik, founder and CEO, Dat-Uh, says businesses need to identify the end goal and work backwards to connect the information.
Edgar Salas, CEO, AZLOGICA, talks about why his company thinks horizontally to encompass all verticals needing Internet of Things solutions in this ever-changing marketplace.
Shanti Subramanyam, cofounder and CEO, Orzota, says medium and small enterprises still might not see the benefit of big data and Orzota is there to help them understand.
Allaa Hilal, R&D software developer, Intelligent Mechatronic Systems, says she is working on a variety of IoT projects from road charging using telematics to enabling assisted living.
Peggy shares the number of women in STEM programs and the workforce are growing, but women still hold less than a quarter of STEM jobs.
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.
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.
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.
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.
Chris Taylor, CEO and founder, Square Root, says it is a pioneer in-store relationship management.
Matt Duffy, vice president of marketing, connected products and customers, LogMeIn, explains security is of the utmost importance with anything that has to do with connectivity, but particularly in the IoT.
Peggy talks about the CW 100, saying the list represents the leading companies in the M2M and IoT (Internet of Things) space.
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Peggy explains how the FAA has created regulations for drones, saying she leans toward education and outreach instead of legislation, but she also loves and thinks drones are amazing and they can be used in a lot of industries.
Peggy and Tim Lindner, senior business consultant, Voxware, talk about how companies are selected to put on the list. He says innovation is disruption and disruption is certainly a step forward, and quotes his favorite author, saying that the future is already here, it is just not evenly distributed.
Being able to respond to customer needs is key for the companies on the CW 100, says Peggy.
Tim Lindner, senior business consultant, Voxware, says one of the things that jumps out about the CW 100 is that companies they are aggressively patenting, but are also obtaining patents when they are acquiring companies.
Amrit Vivekanand, vice president automotive, Renesas Electronics America, joins the show to discuss the excitement from the show and what he is hearing from partners. Vin D’Agostino, vice president general purpose products unit, Renesas Electronics America, adds the excitement from the show is that everyone feels like someone has heard them and they feel empowered to make their product unique in the marketplace.
Live from Renesas Electronics DevCon, Ali Sebt, president, Renesas Electronics America, says in order to traverse from what we do today—collecting data and displaying information or transferring data—to monetize what is known as IoT (Internet of Things) requires going to the next step and garnering intelligence from it.
On the fourth segment, Matthew Slager, director, Asia-Pacific business development, Green Hills Software, says the company is an independent embedded tools provider, and says the partnership with Renesas leverages a synergy of software and hardware.
Stefan Skarin, CEO, IAR Systems, says his company is a software business that does development tools, and explains what Renesas is doing with the Synergy platform is unique for the embedded space.
On the second segment, Kent Lowman, CEO, Future Design Inc., says it is a long-term Renesas partner and it is the enablement of the last manufacturing piece, and the magic of the IoT (Internet of Things) is working with a firm that knows how to test what they build. C
Live from Renesas Electronics DevCon, Vin D’Agostino, vice president general purpose products unit, Renesas Electronics America, talks about changes that have been made in the business since he came on board.
Mike Juran, CEO, Altia, says it started in the embedded space and the automotive space grew as it grew. He explains the OEMs (original equipment manufacturers) are thinking about what drivers want and what differentiates them and there is a whole lot of technology that people are thinking about, especially when comparing to consumer devices.
Josh Hartung, CEO, Harbrick, talks about his software platform that helps build autonomous cars, saying it is a core part of what Renesas is offering in terms of highly automated driving.
Live from Renesas DevCon, Amrit Vivekanand, vice president automotive, Renesas Electronics America, says it is a battle of ecosystems out there right now, and Renesas, for example, is showing commitment to the space.
Ciarán Stapleton, head of sales and business development, Acquirer Systems, says the company helps customers protect brand value, enabling customers to launch products to the market in much faster time, and focuses particularly on EMV certification and compliance.