Join me at the UCSF Mission Bay Conference Center for GigaOm’s Structure Connect 2014, two
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?
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.
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.
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.
On Thursday, February 21 at 2 pm EST/11 am PST I presented a webcast on
Once again, it’s time to consider holiday gifts — not only what to give, but what you’d like to receive. And here’s the rub: after more than a decade during which device designers have connected almost everything to the Internet, there are still a few connected devices I’d like to see that have not been invented.
Metawatch’s new Strata — their first consumer product — is a handsome smart watch that brings notifications from your smartphone to your wrist, letting you decide at a glance whether to pull your phone out of your pocket to answer a call or respond to a text… or whether that can wait until later. Strata steps out in front of Metawatch’s first model with water resistance, fitness apps, and compatibility with both Android and iOs smartphones.
Metawatch, a handsome connected watch, increases the “signal to noise” ratio of daily life with at-a-glance awareness of what’s happening on your smartphone.
Connected World Magazine’s Laurie Lamberth and Peggy Smedley discuss the Metawatch, connected hearing aids, and how these devices bring ease to daily living.