Peggy says although some progress has been made, there needs to be a shift in public acceptance and opinion similar to that of drunk driving and driving without a seatbelt.
Peggy gives listeners the hard facts on how the number of motor vehicle deaths has hit an all-time high, and how distracted driving is a leading factor in that alarming trend.
Peggy says although there has yet to be any direct legislation related to the IoT (Internet of Things), the rise of the new administration and initiatives within construction and transportation will surely leave an impression.
Kurt Nantkes, senior vice president, Zonar, gives his recommendations on how companies prepare for the upcoming ELD (electronic logging device) mandate that will shift the regulation of trucking hours from paper to digital.
David Strayer, professor of cognitive neuroscience, University of Utah, dives into the mind of distracted drivers and says while part of the brain makes people believe they are capable of multitasking behind the wheel, nearly everyone is not.
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 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.
Deidre Diamond, founder and CEO, CyberSN and founder, Brainbabe, says when it comes to cyber security awareness, corporations have to step up their game.
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.
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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.
Live from FinTech in New York, Rory Griffith, SVP financial software and services, information security and government solutions consultant at Enterprise Ireland, says his role is to be the market voice and give perspective back to Irish market.
Diego Ventura, CEO, noHold, says by the end of the century potentially AI (artificial intelligence) systems will be as intelligent or more intelligent than the computational intelligence of humans.
Jennifer Smith, executive director, stopdistractions.org, says she doesn’t understand why there are still five states without laws against texting and driving.
Peggy discusses the latest facts and figures around distracted driving and questions why some states have lax distracted driving laws.
Bob McKeeman, CEO, Utility, discusses his company’s, body-worn cameras and their uses for law-enforcement officers.
Bob McKeeman, CEO, Utility, continues his discussion on body-worn technology with Peggy Smedley, explaining how they will change law enforcement.
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.
Del Tesar, professor, University of Texas at Austin, examines disparities in electrical and mechanical technologies in government funding programs, the importance of actuators, and what they mean to application domains.
Peggy Smedley begins the show with news from Washington regarding several politicians efforts to look into IoT (Internet of Things) security and privacy issues, growth projections for the M2M home-appliance market, and the increase in use of personal assistants.
Bill Bronrott, deputy administrator, Federal Motor Carrier Safety Administration, explains what his department does, how its working to eliminate crashes involving commercial vehicles, and regulation enforcement regarding tired truck drivers.
Peggy Smedley discusses a survey regarding people’s thoughts about distracted-driving laws, how one attorney wants to broaden the definition of “electronic devices,” and the results of a Harris Poll involving driving behaviors.
Cynthia Daugherty, product manager for Aclara Technologies talks about utility communications infrastructure provided by Aclara.
Connected Healthcare with Insight Product Development Part 2 Steve McPhilliamy, director of design for Insight Product Development continues with Peggy and talks about the resources Chicago offers to new companies in this space.
Brandon Ramirez, senior group manager, product planning for Hyundai talks to Peggy about the technology that Hyundai has put into its vehicles.
Terry Kurzynski, founder and senior partner for HALOCK Security Labs tells Peggy about the risk of consumer's information and what HALOCK Security Labs is doing to prevent it.
Rahul Patel, VP, mobile wireless connectivity for Broadcom talks to Peggy about what his company's next moves are in the automotive industry.