connected devices


Talkin’ Trash: What Your Trash Says – Connected World, October/November 2013

What is your trash saying about you? “Smart trash” — RFID-tagged items going into RFID-enabled trash bins — poses new threats to personal privacy. Explore the implications of connected trash with Laurie Lamberth in her October/November 2013 column for Connected World Magazine. Trash pulls have long been used by spies, cops and jilted lovers to uncover personal details. What if your trash stream could be mined for information, or for marketing purposes?


Connected World Conference, Santa Clara – June, 2013

This year the Connected World Conference captures the heart of the Silicon Valley, June 10-13 at the Santa Clara Convention Center. This year’s program includes a Gadget Giveaway and M2M App Challenge, and speakers from United Parcel Service, Progressive Insurance, Hewlett Packard, at&t, T-Mobile, Sprint, and more.


M2M, How Do I Love Thee? Looking Ahead to the Trillion-Node Network: Connected World June/July 2013

In my latest Connected World Magazine column, I take a look at how the M2M market has evolved from an enterprise-focused, 100-million unit market to a segment that will eventually include trillions of connected devices. In the article, titled “M2M, How Do I Love Thee?” I show how market forecasts have expanded from millions, to billions, to trillions as the impact of connecting everyday objects influences the market’s expectations for growth in the M2M sector.


Lamberth Moderates “Verticals & Applications” Panel at Telecom Council of Silicon Valley M2M Forum

Laurie Lamberth moderated a panel session at the Telecom Council of Silicon Valley’s Mobile Forum: M2M event on May 2, 2013. Laurie’s panel focused on enterprise vertical markets and enterprise applications for M2M — the territory where mobile M2M got its start in the early 2000’s. Now, a over a decade later, it was a pleasure to share the stage with this group of seasoned M2M professionals to provide their insights on how M2M has evolved over the past decade, what’s hot in M2M now, and what even hotter trends lie just over the horizon.

Mobile Focus: M2M is a daylong conference that explored the rapidly emerging “M2M” or “machine-to-machine” segment of the wireless industry, and reflect’s the Telecom Council of Silicon Valley’s continuing commitment to provide meaningful technology and networking events for the global Silicon Valley.


Mobile Finally Saturates the Enterprise: MobileCON 2012 Recap

Mobile technologies have finally saturated the enterprise, as evidenced by the throngs of corporate CIO’s and other senior executives prowling the exhibit hall and educational sessions at MobileCON 2012 — CTIA’s renamed fall show, held in San Diego September 9-11, 2012. The conference centered on big themes in enterprise mobility, including “bring you own device” (BYOD), machine-to-machine communications (M2M), location-based services (LBS), long-term evolution networks (LTE), automotive applications, mobile payments and more.