Peggy Smedley celebrates episode 600 of the show by looking back at how the IoT (Internet of Things community has evolved since the podcast first began.
Peggy Smedley says revenue for AR (augmented reality) devices and content will be $36.4 billion by 2023. But is it all hype?
Peggy chats with Mobeen Khan, AVP product marketing management Internet of Things Solutions, AT&T, who says the cadre of customers and the customer interaction was just amazing at the AT&T Business Summit last month.
Peggy chats with Heikki Laine, VP of product & strategy, Cognata, who says the company was founded two years ago, offering technology for autonomous vehicle testing.
Peggy kicks off the segment, talking about how technology is redefining the workplace, and how the use of short-term contractors is estimated to grow.
Peggy and Dan Miklovic, research fellow, LNS Research, explains why companies struggle to get past the proof of concept on the industrial IoT side.
Peggy says two combined factors—global population growth and urbanization—could result in another 2.5 billion people living in urban areas by 2050. She asks the question:
Peggy and David Stephenson, author, The Future Is Smart, talk about his new book. He explains the primary audience of the book is not the thought leaders and doers, but the skeptical mainstream businesses that have maybe heard a little bit of the IoT, but they are intrigued about the economic payoffs.
Peggy and Sam George, director of Azure IoT, Microsoft, talk about servitization.
Peggy asks: Are services really that important to growth? Simply, yes. She goes on to explain that IoT global spending will reach more than $772 billion in 2018—up about 14.5%. Even more, by 2021, services spending is expected to nearly equal hardware spending.