Steve McPhilliamy, partner and director of Insight Accelerator Labs, Insight, tells Peggy there is a lot of exciting innovation going on in the healthcare space when it comes to wearables.
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.
Gadgets, IoT, M2M, RegulationsTPSS Staff
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.
On the third segment, Eamonn O’Shea, CEO, Continuum Commerce, says the company has technology that allow merchants to set products online.
On the second segment, Denis McCarthy, CEO, Fexco, says the company has invested heavily in technology and customers have changed. He says merchants need services, and Fexco has been in the industry for 20 years and has a huge amount of expertise in the acquiring market. T
Peter Carbone, vice president, IoT business unit, Renesas Electronics America, talks about the Synergy platform, saying what makes it exciting is putting all the pieces together to connect a device very quickly with little upfront costs.
Mark Bartolomeo, vice president Internet of Things, M2M connected solutions, Verizon Wireless, says one of the areas that has taken off aggressively is anything in the energy industry, such as the smart grid.
Peggy says big-box retailers are building their own mobile wallet, and it is clear the mobile payment space is going to have some great competition.
IoT, M&A, M2M, New TechnologyTPSS Staff
Peggy starts the show by discussing Google’s Alphabet. Why is Google doing all of this? She says Larry Page suggests Google is not a conventional company, and Peggy agrees, quoting Page from an original founders’ letter 11 years ago.
Peggy Smedley discusses issues between several governmental agencies regarding encryption methods and the conflict it is causing between providing security for users and keeping law enforcement from gathering evidence.