Wireless Tech in the Greenhouse – Maximum Yield Indoor Gardening Expo, April 5-6, Tacoma WA

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Two of my favorite interests — gardening and wireless technology — came together at the Maximum Yield Indoor Gardening Expo in Tacoma, WA April 5 & 6. Some of you may already know that I am an avid home gardener, former partner in a retail hydroponics shop, and editor of the LED Grow Book published last year. While my primary reason for visiting Tacoma was to promote the book, I was also delighted to find a range of wireless indoor gardening equipment designed to give small-scale indoor growers some of the same high-tech tools used in commercial greenhouses. . . . → Read More: Wireless Tech in the Greenhouse – Maximum Yield Indoor Gardening Expo, April 5-6, Tacoma WA

Choosing the “Right” Network for the Internet of Things – Connected World Magazine, April/May 2014

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So you’re designing a connected device solution, are you? What type of network connectivity will you use? Where will you put the intelligence in your solution? In the device? In the Cloud? In an enterprise back end system? These decisions are amongst the thorniest device manufacturers face, since they effect how robustly the device connects to networks and also the end user experience. Explore them with me in my April/May column in Connected World column . . . → Read More: Choosing the “Right” Network for the Internet of Things – Connected World Magazine, April/May 2014

Laurie Lamberth Joins 151 Advisors!

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In the words of a favorite cartoon character, Professor Hubert J. Farnsworth of “Futurama”… Good news, everybody! As of this month, I’ve merged my independent consulting practice into 151 Advisors, a global strategic consulting firm for mobile and Cloud-based technology companies. . . . → Read More: Laurie Lamberth Joins 151 Advisors!

2014 Mobile and Ad:Tech Forecast – Lamberth Q1 2014 Newsletter

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Laurie Lamberth’s first-ever newsletter is now available! Titled “2014 Mobile and Ad:Tech Forecast,” the article addresses four big trends Laurie sees for 2014 including: The Internet of Things is Finally Here, Fragmented Value Chain? That’s an Understatement!, All Networks Eventually Become Advertising Channels – or – How I Started Out in Mobile and Wound Up in Mad Men, and Multi-Screen is Where it’s At and Mobile is a Huge Part of the Mix. To read the full newsletter, and/or subscribe to receive further issues, read on! . . . → Read More: 2014 Mobile and Ad:Tech Forecast – Lamberth Q1 2014 Newsletter

Consumer Electronics Show 2014 – Las Vegas, January 6-10

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Join Laurie and the rest of the consumer technology world at one of the world’s largest technology shows: the Consumer Electronics Show taking place in Las Vegas January 6-10, 2014. This show covers technologies ranging from home audio and video to appliances, photography equipment, game consoles, mobile phones and so much more. . . . → Read More: Consumer Electronics Show 2014 – Las Vegas, January 6-10

MobileCon 2013: The Business and Mobile IT Conference – San Jose, CA, October 16-18, 2013

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Join me at the one mobile conference focused 100% on enterprise solutions — including my favorite segment of the mobile industry:  M2M or machine-to-machine.  I’m looking forward to hanging with my friends in the M2M zone, enjoying informational Keynotes, and taking in what’s new in the Solutions Exhibition.

MobileCon 2013 will be held at . . . → Read More: MobileCon 2013: The Business and Mobile IT Conference – San Jose, CA, October 16-18, 2013

“Visualizing the Networked World” – Interview with Cisco’s Internet of Things Guru Mahbubul Alam

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I recently interviewed Cisco’s Mahbubul Alam about his work running Cisco’s Internet of Things and M2M business. Alam is passionate about how the Internet of Things will revolutionize core industries and change the way we work. He should know: Alam’s team is building the fast, deterministic networks and other gear needed to transport the huge data streams fully connected industries will create. He envisions that the impact to workers will be profound, with difficult and dangerous work relegated to robotic equipment, knowledge workers will predominate in the decades ahead. . . . → Read More: “Visualizing the Networked World” – Interview with Cisco’s Internet of Things Guru Mahbubul Alam

Connected World Conference, Santa Clara – June, 2013

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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. . . . → Read More: Connected World Conference, Santa Clara – June, 2013

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

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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. . . . → Read More: Lamberth Moderates “Verticals & Applications” Panel at Telecom Council of Silicon Valley M2M Forum