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Wireless Tech Growing in Greenhouse – Connected World Column, Aug/Sept 2014

Even on the hottest day of summer, a greenhouse can offer a restful, cool respite. Hobby greenhouses are generally a labor of love, the “labor” made more intense by the lack of consumer-grade “smart” greenhouse controllers. Commercial greenhouses have long used sensor networking to automate environmental control and improve watering efficiency. But similar tools have not available to hobby growers…. until now.

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Imagining the Internet of Things in the Enterprise – Connected World Column June/July 2014

When a friend recently asked for my perspective on the Internet of Things in the enterprise, I started to drone on with my usual answer about M2M, the Industrial Internet and the smart grid… but that’s when I realized some fresh thinking was needed. How does the new crop of consumer-oriented connected devices such as connected cars, smart watches, heads-up displays and fitness bands intersect with corporate information strategy? How can organizations use these new tools to improve customer service and employee productivity?

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

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

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Laurie Lamberth Joins 151 Advisors!

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.

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

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!

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

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.