Rafi Zauer, head of marketing, Essence, says since people are living longer and staying healthy longer, the elderly are being looked after by older children, and they aren’t in a position to have kids help them on a day-to-day basis.
Eli Berman, director of IoT, Starhome Mach, says enterprises want their devices to be always on, and they don’t care what is going on underneath.
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.
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.
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.
Peggy discusses the recent acquisition of Yahoo by Verizon for comparative “chump change.”
Peggy says being a tech leader today is a huge responsibility and Samsung is stepping up to the plate by investing $1.2 billion in the IoT (Internet of Things).
Peggy praises a partnership that is putting startups and innovative thinkers in a better position to develop cutting-edge technologies that have the ability to deliver a more connected energy future.
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.
Peggy says the NTIA (National Telecommunications and Information Admin.) issued a request for public comments as it prepares to review the current technological and policy landscape for the IoT (Internet of Things).
Peggy says the experts in the industry that know they don’t know it all are the ones who are going to end up getting the most out of the IoT (Internet of Things).
Peggy says educators need to focus on the next-generation to make sure they don’t lose the desire to get involved with STEM programs.
Peggy addresses a recent 2016 NowSecure Mobile Security which says 25% of mobile apps have at least one high-risk security flaw.
Peggy shares some solutions that can work together to put an end to the distracted-driving epidemic. She says raising awareness and education are the best tools for reducing driver distraction.
Peggy shares shocking statistics from the National Safety Council saying motor deaths increased by 8% in 2015 over 2014.
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 manufacturing is in a transitory state and no matter what you call it, the IoT (Internet of Things) will help you get to the next level and make money.
Peggy says the National Infrastructure Commission in the U.K. completed its first report with findings that a smart-power revolution could be game-changing for the U.K.
Peggy says with the IoT it is all about the data and one of the big things we see in the city of Chicago is it is all about the data.
Peggy says AT&T has been talking about how it is positioning itself in the smart-cities space, as it is building a framework to connect cities.
Peggy delivers some bad news, saying there was an 8% increase in car crashes related to deaths, which indicates the largest year-over-year percent increase in 50 years.
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 addresses the recent hack of the Fraternal Order of Police, and warns that we will need to be on the lookout for cyber criminals who change or manipulate data, not just steal it.
Peggy proposes the idea that the recently announced Cisco acquisition of Jasper is just way overvalued. Dave Friedman, CEO, Ayla Networks, joins Peggy and discusses what this acquisition means for the IoT (Internet of Things) space.
Peggy says consumers report top reasons for buying health/fitness devices are improving health, recommendation of friends, and good reviews. S
Peggy talks about people versus robots, and cites Gartner numbers that show $3 million employees will be managed by a robo-boss. Basically, your job might be performed by a robot, she adds.
Peggy says have we given much thought to these products and how secure they are? All of these products are going to be connected to our home, and just how safe are these products, she asks listeners.
Peggy says mainstream consumers need more time to understand why we would want to spend our time and money on a home-automation solution.
Peggy says what is clear about the Wearables for Good competition is it’s helping ignite people’s passion for helping the technology community.
Peggy talks about her experience at the IoT Summit in Chicago and the future of Internet of Things. She highlights what attendees are saying and where companies are experiencing the biggest growth opportunities.
Peggy says there are some hackers on our side, trying to do some positive things and ‘ethical hacking.’ On the automotive side, she asks, however: How can people guarantee these white-hat hackers are ethical when they have to think like the bad guys?
Peggy talks about the CW 100, saying the list represents the leading companies in the M2M and IoT (Internet of Things) space.
Peggy talks about how data is becoming more important in todays connected world as evidence by a new cabinet position: DJ Patil being named as the U.S. government's chief data scientist.
Peggy talks about some of the latest news stories related to distracted driving and says we are going to continue to see these news stories worsen until we find a solution.
Peggy says the IoT (Internet of Things) will change how enterprises will conduct business, saying announcements related to IoT in the enterprise have made a big showing at this year’s CTIA Super Mobility Week 2015.
Peggy breaks down a recent report by the BPI (Business Performance Innovation) Network, which looks at where organizations and business leaders are in terms of technology innovation.
Peggy challenges listeners, asking how competitors are using technology, suggesting to step back and look at the market.
Peggy talks about how crowdfunding and equity funding has expanded in last five years globally.
Peggy takes a look at the state of industrial-based robots today, acknowledges the unanswered questions in the data, the challenges of these products, and what this means for the future of robotics.
Peggy takes a closer look at how the IoT (Internet of Things) revolution will dramatically alter manufacturing, energy, and more, and as a result the industrial IoT will fundamentally transform how people will interact with machines.
Peggy takes a closer look at how sensors are shaping both our personal and professional lives.
Peggy forecasts the upcoming trends in the smart home, including energy saving smart sockets and water systems designed to prevent excessive waste.
Peggy looks at two new security reports, one of which says that cyber criminals often get money using dated techniques that indicate companies need to be more prepared.
Peggy analyzes a recent report with some outrageous forms of distracted driving, and offers some tips on how not to be distracted while driving.