Category: Thought Pieces

Move over WebMD, IoT has my back

As a society obsessed with our “steps” and with a penchant for self diagnoses, I foresee a boom in IoT health applications. My hope is that we will become better connected hypochondriacs, with a health professional at the end of the sensor assuaging our fears. To read the full HIT Consultant article,...

Worldwide view of a connected future

From “scared as hell” to “super excited”, from the tech savvy to the technically challenged, Mozilla research throws up some interesting statistics about consumer perceptions of the IoT. To read the full ZDNet article, click here.

Workplace IoT – Utopia or Distopia?

Anyone who has read The Circle might balk at the idea of the IoT invading the workplace. Looking beyond the basic environmental advantages, smarter offices will lead to a smarter workforce, with mundane tasks handed over to technology.  The challenge lays in finding a role for everyone seeking a job. To read...

Customer Experience and the IoT

It may feel a little like The Happiest Place on Earth meets Westworld, but the concept of real-time data influencing how we improve customer experience is one driving many IoT deployments. To read the full article, click here.  To participate in the ComTech Forum’s Customer Experience meeting next week, click here.

Rural Americans to benefit from AgTech connectivity demands

With agriculture being synonymous with rural, it’s no surprise that connectivity is challenging.  Closing the rural broadband gap is a topic under discussion at this year’s TC3 Summit, with the promise of access to rural Americans as an added bonus to smart farming. To read the full Magic Valley article,...