Peggy is joined by Glenn Lurie, CEO and member of the Board of Directors, Synchronoss Technologies, who talks about his new role.
Peggy says in 2016 manufacturing contributed an estimated $178 billion to the worldwide IoT (Internet of Things) spending, while the second highest, transportation, contributed $78 billion.
Peggy introduces Li-Fi to listeners, explaining the technology. She says PureLiFi has already come to market with a couple of products that leverage Li-Fi technology and can be installed alongside existing lighting infrastructures.
Peggy Smedley continues the interoperability and smart cities discussion and welcomes guest Mahesh Veerina, president and CEO, Cloudleaf.
Peggy Smedley says enterprise needs IoT (Internet of Things) technologies to stay competitive.
Has blockchain become a trusted approach for IoT companies? Scott Schober, president and CEO, Berkeley Varitronics Systems Inc., says the whole concept of blockchain emerged in 2008 or 2009, and it is a buzzword.
Peggy Smedley asks the question: Should IoT (Internet of Things) companies invest in blockchain? She says blockchain will change the game for businesses, explaining that if you are an IoT company, you need blockchain.
Joshua Peschel, assistant professor, agriculture and Biosystems engineering, Iowa State University, says everyone wants a robot now.