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 Smedley chats with Chris Penrose, president, Internet of Things, AT&T Business, and James Brehm, founder and chief technology evangelist, James Brehm & Associates, about the approval of new LPWA network technologies and the verticals seeing the most IoT (Internet of Things) penetration including connected car, healthcare, retail, smart cities, and more.
Peggy Smedley takes a moment to pause and remember the deadly attacks of September 11, outlining who a first responder is and the goal of using technology, which is to set first responders up for success by giving them the best resources available to perform their duties.
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 and Chris Smith, vice president, service innovation, Otis Elevator Co., talk about how big-data analytics are changing how it provides services.
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.
Peggy and Joshua Peschel, assistant professor, agriculture and biosystems engineering, Iowa State University, says if you look at the tracking different assets and understanding their supply chain, having access to detailed information is not something companies were able to have prior to now.