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IoT For All Podcast
43 minutes | Jun 7, 2021
The Six Golden Rules of Digital Transformation Success | Ericsson's Warren Chaisatien
In this episode of the IoT For All Podcast, Warren Chaisatien, Senior Director of Global IoT Marketing at Ericsson, joins us to share some guidelines to help ensure success for companies pursuing digital transformation. This podcast comes on the heels of Ericsson’s Connected Enterprises report and Warren takes us through some of the findings of the report, including its six golden rules of digital transformation success, as well as some of the technologies enabling new use cases and business models for enterprise companies.As Senior Director of Global IoT Marketing, Warren leads Ericsson’s engagements with telecom service providers on IoT business and technology strategies. Generating demand for the regional sales organizations, his C-level engagements focus on telecom service providers’ roles and opportunities in the IoT value chain. Warren brings 20 years of international ICT industry experience in marketing and strategy, as well as consulting and sales, spanning North America, Europe and Asia Pacific.Interested in connecting with Warren? Reach out to him on Linkedin!About Ericsson: Ericsson is one of the leading providers of Information and Communication Technology (ICT) to service providers. We enable the full value of connectivity by creating game-changing technology and services that are easy to use, adopt, and scale, making our customers successful in a fully connected world.Key Questions and Topics from this Episode:(00:55) Intro to Warren Chaisatien(02:48) Intro to Ericsson(05:56) What IoT use cases is Ericsson involved in?(08:29) Connected Enterprises Report - What is it?(10:47) What are the 6 Golden Rules of Digital Transformation Success?(16:39) What are the biggest challenges companies face when undergoing digital transformation?(19:33) What use cases are cellular IoT making possible?(26:22) Why is the connectivity decision so important to the long-term success of a deployment?(37:09) How can digital transformation strive to be human-centric? What does that mean?
28 minutes | Jun 1, 2021
DIY IoT and the Security Landscape | Konnected's Nate Clark
This week on the IoT For All Podcast, Konnected Founder Nate Clark joins us to talk DIY IoT solutions, specifically in the home and commercial security space, and how consumers are taking advantage of DIY offerings to build infinitely customizable solutions to suit their own needs. Nate shares why DIY solutions can be so appealing, how Konnected has approached the task of educating the market and empowering users to build their own solutions, and where he thinks the security landscape is going.Through his software development background, Nate discovered an opportunity in his own rental apartment to upgrade an unused security system. Since then, he’s been building solutions to bring affordable IoT solutions to all consumers through Konnected.Interested in connecting with Nate Clark? Reach out to him on Linkedin!About Konnected: Konnected is an open-source solution for connecting wired sensors and switches to home automation platforms including SmartThings, Home Assistant, Hubitat & OpenHAB.Key Questions and Topics from this Episode:(0:55) Intro to Nate Clark(2:42) Intro to Konnected(5:45) Why do consumers choose DIY IoT solutions over pre-built ones?(7:47) Are there any commercial use cases?(10:14) What kind of know-how is required to use these kinds of products?(12:33) Relationship with SmartThings(14:19) DIY Security Landscape in IoT(18:09) How do you approach the intimidating nature of DIY solutions like this?(22:15) What does the future of smart security look like?
31 minutes | May 24, 2021
Automation through Computer Vision and AI | ZenduIT's Vishal Singh
In this episode of the IoT For All Podcast, ZenduIT Founder and CTO Vishal Singh joins us to talk about the role of artificial intelligence and computer vision in IoT. Vishal shares some of the applications that computer vision enables and how his team at ZenduIT has implemented computer vision in high-impact, real-life use cases, like people tracking in airports, for example. He also shares some of his insight on what exactly goes into building highly accurate, reliable artificial intelligence (AI) models and how companies can determine what decisions should be made on the edge. To wrap up the episode, Vishal shares his thoughts on the future of AI and how we can expect the world to be shaped by these technologies in the near and distant future.Vishal Singh, CTO of Zenduit an industry leader in building scalable mobile and web solutions that can be integrated across various platforms and industries. With over 10 years of experience, he has successfully established a team focused on developing intelligent fleet and field service solutions to bridge the gap between fleet management and technology to increase safety, profitability and productivity in various fleet dominated industries.Interested in connecting with Vishal? Reach out to him on Linkedin!About ZenduIT: ZenduIT is an industry leader in software solutions. Specifically, ZenduIT focuses on building scalable mobile and web solutions that can be integrated across various platforms and industries. By focusing on developing intelligent fleet and field service solutions to increase profitability and productivity in various fleet-dominated industries, ZenduIT is at the forefront of developing and deploying IoT solutions.Key Questions and Topics from this Episode:(01:09) Intro to Vishal(02:43) Intro to ZenduIT(05:49) What is Computer Vision?(07:35) How is your team using computer vision?(10:41) How does AI work together with computer vision?(14:13) What goes into building accurate and reliable AI models?(17:00) How do you determine if AI at the edge is right for your application?(25:34) What have you seen as far as trends in the computer vision space? Where do you think it’s going?(28:30) Will AI take over the world?
31 minutes | May 17, 2021
Key Considerations for IoT Software | Interlogica's Alessandro Fossato
In this episode of the IoT For All Podcast, Interlogica Co-Founder and CEO Alessandro Fossato joins us to talk about the software side of IoT. Alessandro shares a little about his experience developing software for IoT, the role of agile software development - and why the agile methodology is so beneficial to IoT development, as well as how companies can decide whether an off-the-shelf or custom software solution is best for their use case. To round out the episode, Alessandro speaks to the mountain of data IoT is creating and what’s next for companies looking to extract usable information - as well as how machine learning plays a role there.Alessandro Fossato has always been a forerunner in the use of disruptive technologies. In 1995 he founded Interlogica, a software house specialized in engineering cutting-edge digital platforms, which includes numerous international groups among its customers. In the course of his entrepreneurial experience, in over 20 years of activity, he has set up several companies in Venice, Milan and Dubai, and so transforming Interlogica into an innovative ecosystem operating in multiple B2B sectors, both in Italy and abroad. Interested in connecting with Alessandro? Reach out to him on Linkedin!About Interlogica: Interlogica is a dynamic ecosystem that operates in the B2B channel. We assist companies in their digital transformation process. With our software production, consultancy and training, we transform critical issues identified by our clients while optimizing their processes, thanks to solutions that are designed to simplify and bootstrap digital evolution in medium and large companies.Key Questions and Topics from this Episode:(1:02) Intro to Alessandro(4:21) Intro to Interlogica(12:06) Why is agile software development important to IoT?(16:55) What are the differences between custom software and IoT solutions bought off-the-shelf? Who should choose which?(23:17) How does machine learning play a role at the edge of these IoT solutions?(27:28) What’s going on at Interlogica?
37 minutes | May 10, 2021
IoT’s Power to Innovate and Disrupt | Eseye's Nick Earle
In this episode of the IoT For All Podcast, Eseye CEO and IoT Leaders Podcast Host Nick Earle joins us for a discussion on IoT’s power to disrupt. Nick shares some of the most transformative use cases Eseye has worked on and what exactly these kinds of applications could mean for the future of everything, from candy bars to clothing. Nick also shares some of the findings from Eseye’s IoT Predictions Report, speaking to some of the challenges innate in developing IoT and sharing his thoughts on how companies can ensure that the business case for their products is sound.Nick currently spearheads Eseye as CEO and is the Host of the IoT Leaders Podcast. Joining the organization in 2018, Nick was inspired by Eseye’s potential to become a leading tech disruptor. His team at Eseye empowers businesses to embrace IoT without limits with Eseye’s innovative IoT connectivity solutions. As CEO of Eseye, Nick plans to use his Silicon Valley experience to transform the Guildford-based company into a world leader in IoT. Before Eseye, Nick has enjoyed a distinguished career at many highly successful start-ups including Virgin Hyperloop One, Ariba, and Stream Serve, as well as blue-chip companies. Nick served Cisco as global SVP Cloud & Managed Services Sales, and HP’s Enterprise Business as SVP Global Marketing, leading the cross-company transformation programs for both $50B global corporations.Interested in connecting with Nick? Reach out to him on Linkedin!About Eseye: Eseye empowers businesses to embrace IoT without limits. We help them to visualize the impossible and bring those solutions to life through innovative IoT cellular connectivity solutions that enable our customers to drive up business value, deploy differentiated experiences and disrupt their markets.Key Questions and Topics from this Episode:(0:53) Intro to Nick Earle(1:46) Intro to Eseye(4:22) Eseye’s Use Cases(9:00) How does IoT drive business disruption?(14:34) What are the biggest challenges to IoT adoption?(18:31) Key Findings From Eseye’s IoT Predictions Report
27 minutes | May 3, 2021
Developing IoT-Enabled Indoor Tracking Solutions | Inpixon's Soumya Das
In this episode of the IoT For All Podcast, Inpixon Chief Operating Officer Soumya Das joins us to share his expertise building indoor tracking solutions at Inipxon. Soumya talks about use cases where indoor tracking solutions and indoor intelligence can really boost and support ROI, as well as some of the major considerations companies should keep in mind as they plan or develop indoor tracking solutions for their own operations - including connectivity options, new technologies in the space, and some of the most prevalent trends affecting the indoor tracking space.Known throughout his career for innovative, product, and strategic marketing coupled with meticulous execution, Soumya Das implemented a complete rebranding of Sysorex to Inpixon within his first six months as CMO. Evolving into a COO role in February 2018, he will continue to trailblaze Inpixon Marketing, while also leading the Sales, Program Office, Regions, and Channel Alliance teams to success.Within the last five years, he operated as CMO of multi-factor authentication company SecureAuth, wherein he conducted their re-launch into the Identity Providor (IdP) brand. Prior to Inpixon, his role as EVP and CMO at Identiv fostered their repositioning into a single, consolidated security technology company.Interested in connecting with Soumya? Reach out to him on Linkedin!About Inpixon: Inpixon is an indoor data company. Our Indoor Intelligence™ platform and patented technologies empower users to harness the power of indoor data to create actionable intelligence. We specialize in capturing, interpreting and visualizing indoor data to make indoor spaces smarter, safer and more secure.Our solutions are leveraged by a multitude of industries and disciplines to do good with indoor data. This multidisciplinary depiction of indoor data enables users to increase revenue, decrease costs, and enhance safety. Inpixon customers can take advantage of mapping, positioning, analytics, sensor fusion, and the Internet of Things (IoT) to uncover the untold stories of the indoors.Key Questions and Topics from this Episode:(0:54) Intro to Soumya Das(3:25) Intro to Inpixon(9:41) A Few Inpixon Use Cases(13:23) What kinds of challenges have you come across?(15:52) Differences between major connectivity options?(22:09) Are there any technologies that you think will have a big impact on the indoor tracking space?(23:38) Are there any trends you’ve seen in the indoor tracking space that you think our audience should note or be aware of?
29 minutes | Apr 26, 2021
Using IoT to Distribute COVID-19 Vaccines | Luma Health's Aditya Bansod
In this episode of the IoT For All podcast, Luma Health Chief Technical Officer and Co-Founder Aditya Bansod joins us to share how Luma Health is leveraging IoT to efficiently and safely distribute COVID-19 vaccines.Aditya Bansod, a pioneering healthcare entrepreneur, is the co-founder and CTO of Luma Health, a total engagement platform for healthcare. Luma Health was founded on the idea that healthcare should work better for all patients - a principle that Aditya strives every day to make a reality. Prior to this role, Aditya served as the vice president of Remind, was a principal product manager for Adobe Systems as well as a lead program manager for Microsoft.Interested in connecting with Aditya? Reach out to him on Linkedin!About Luma Health: Luma Health was founded on the idea that healthcare should work better for all patients. Every single point along the care journey should be simple, seamless, and effective, from accessing care to achieving health goals. Luma Health empowers providers to make this a reality through its digital health solutions, designed to boost access, streamline patient-provider communications, and drive increased revenues.Key Questions and Topics from this Episode:(1:00) Intro to Aditya(1:43) Intro to Luma Health(5:50) Intro to Luma Vaccine Operations Solution(8:53) Healthcare Technology Landscape(13:38 ) Developing IoT for Healthcare(15:18) Trends in Healthcare IoT(18:18) Healthcare IoT Adoption Across Generations(24:39) Future of Healthcare Technology(27:05) Advice for Companies in the Healthcare Space
23 minutes | Apr 19, 2021
Developing IoT for Consumers with Privacy in Mind | CHEF iQ's Rene Midouin
In this episode of the IoT For All Podcast, CHEF iQ’s Rene Midouin joins us to talk about the roles security and privacy play in developing consumer IoT products. Rene shares some of the challenges CHEF iQ faced, as well as a few of the most important considerations his team took into account when developing their smart cooker. Finally, Rene shares his perspective on the smart kitchen, what it means now, and where he thinks it’s going.We’re pretty sure Rene can solve any problem. From his time at the MTA developing a large scale Bus Fleet Management System, to breaking records as the first student in 20+ years to score 100 out of 100 in all exams of a C++ Object Oriented Programming class, Rene is passionate about using technology to address global challenges while making a lasting impact. As a key player on the CHEF iQ team, Rene is both a resource for his team and the mastermind behind our cutting-edge software. Rene’s motivation to create solutions for universal challenges is mirrored by his favorite CHEF iQ feature. With the Smart Bar technology, he is eager to explore ways to control, customize, and simplify the cooking experience like never before. With Rene at the helm of our ever-learning software, customers can feel confident that they’re in good hands and, in his words, will get the best bang for their buck.Interested in connecting with Rene? Reach out to him on Linkedin!About CHEF iQ: The CHEF iQ journey began in 2017 with the idea that cooking should be approachable and enjoyable for all. The team of engineers, software developers, culinary professionals, and design experts have created an unrivaled cooking experience that seamlessly combines intuitive software and next-gen hardware to elevate the art of cooking. We’re creating an ecosystem for the cooking community and developing a tightly integrated and well-connected system that focuses on giving users the tools needed to Discover, Create, and Plate restaurant-quality food at home.Our Smart Cooker is a multi-functional device that does so much more than cook. From baking and sautéing to searing and steaming, CHEF iQ makes it happen. We are contributing to the food-tech revolution through human-centered design and a passion for making the cooking experience more approachable for all.
30 minutes | Apr 12, 2021
Best Practices for IoT Security | Optiv Security's Sean Tufts
In this episode of the IoT For All podcast, Optiv Security Practice Director of OT/IoT, Sean Tufts, joins us to share some of his best practices for companies to address cybersecurity concerns around their IoT devices. Sean speaks to some of the trends he’s seen in the security industry and what both companies and governments need to do to address current and future problems in the IoT security landscape.Sean Tufts is the Practice Director for the OT/IOT business at Optiv. He's a former NFL Linebacker tuned Critical Infrastructure security leader. Post NFL, he worked for utility operators and O&G hardware suppliers. Prior to his current leadership position at Optiv, Sean was on the Digital transformation team for General Electric focusing on security services for the O&G market. In 2012 he was honored by Forbes as a "30 Under 30" recipient.Interested in connecting with Sean? Reach out to him on Linkedin!About Optiv: Optiv is a security solutions integrator – “one-stop” trusted partner with a singular focus on cybersecurity. Our end-to-end cybersecurity capabilities span risk management and transformation, cyber digital transformation, threat management, cyber operations, identity and data management, and integration and innovation, helping organizations realize stronger, simpler and more cost-efficient cybersecurity programs that support business requirements and outcomes. At Optiv, we are modernizing cybersecurity to enable clients to innovate their consumption models, integrate infrastructure and technology to maximize value, achieve measurable outcomes, and realize complete solutions and business alignment. Key Questions and Topics from this Episode:(00:57) Intro to Sean(03:49) Intro to Optiv Security(07:15) Are there any use cases you can share to illustrate a typical customer engagement for Optiv?(09:18) Why is it important for companies to think about the security piece early on?(11:25) Are you seeing any trends around the biggest problems or concerns for IoT security?(12:28) Are there any security concerns you’ve seen on the horizon that people should be looking for, or that you believe haven’t been properly addressed yet?(13:48) What has been your approach to educating the market?(19:08) Has the pandemic caused any new security concerns to surface?(20:56) What can companies do to protect themselves from these security risks? What should they be doing?(25:20) What needs to be done on the government and legislation side to help with these security concerns?
28 minutes | Apr 5, 2021
Blockchain and its Future Impact on IoT | IoTeX's Larry Pang
In this episode of the IoT For All podcast, IoTeX’s Larry Pang joins us to talk about blockchain’s impact on the IoT industry. Larry shares what blockchain is and how it’s currently being implemented in IoT, as well as what the industry might look like moving forward as the market continues to become more educated.Larry Pang is the Head of Business Development at IoTeX, a Silicon Valley-based technology platform that is applying blockchain to secure and evolve the Internet of Things (IoT). Larry graduated from MIT and began his professional career at Oliver Wyman, a global management consulting firm, where he led large-scale digital transformation projects for Fortune 500 clients. After five years in consulting, Larry joined IoTeX and currently leads the company's business development and ecosystem growth initiatives.Interested in connecting with Larry? Reach out to him on Linkedin!About IoTeX: IoTeX was founded in 2017 as an open-source platform with a vision for the Internet of Trusted Things -- a borderless ecosystem where humans and machines can interact with guaranteed trust, agency, and privacy. Backed by a global team of 25+ top-tier engineers and ecosystem builders, the IoTeX platform combines innovations in blockchain, secure hardware, and decentralized identity to empower decentralized IoT solutions.Key Questions and Topics from this Episode:(00:42) Intro to Larry(03:27) Intro to IOTeX(05:31) What is blockchain exactly?(09:52) What role does blockchain play in IoT? (11:43) What industries are most positively affected by blockchain in IoT? Or are there any industries that will be less affected?(19:17) What do you think is needed to educate the market on these new technologies? Where do you think we are now on that front?(24:00) As a consumer, what questions should I be asking when I’m looking for IoT devices to add to my smart home?
24 minutes | Mar 29, 2021
Developing a Smart Office for Workplace Safety | VANTIQ's Marty Sprinzen
In this episode of the IoT For All Podcast, VANTIQ Co-Founder and CEO Marty Sprinzen joins us to talk about some of the practical aspects of IoT. Marty shares lessons learned putting the VANTIQ plastform to the test and transforming the VANTIQ HQ into a smart office for workplace safety and health.Marty shares some important considerations for development, including real-time application development, the need for fully distributed architecture, and how the cloud and edge must work together to create efficient, effective IoT applications and products. He also shares some advice for companies on the fence about implementing IoT due to either the complicated nature of development or uncertainty around data value.Interested in connecting with Marty? Reach out to him on Linkedin!About COMPANY: VANTIQ was founded five years ago by Marty Sprinzen and Paul Butterworth, the duo who founded and ran Forte before selling it to SUN in 2000 for $500 million. While already in demand for its ability to help companies deploy real-time, IOT applications quickly, VANTIQ has taken off like a rocket with the onset of COVID. Governments, organizations and businesses worldwide are looking to VANTIQ to help them get back to work and life - safely, securely and as soon as possible. In May, the company released its Back to Work Accelerator. Key Questions and Topics from this Episode:(0:53) Intro to Marty Sprinzen(2:46) Intro to VANTIQ(6:13) What are some use cases you can share?(10:37) Why is real-time application development important?(13:21) What have been some of the biggest challenges when working with customers?(14:59) How do the cloud and the edge work together?(17:49) What advice do you have for companies on the fence about IoT who maybe think it’s more complicated than they need or that the value isn’t there?
27 minutes | Mar 22, 2021
How do Digital Threads and Augmented Reality Enable Digital Transformation? | Rockwell Automation's Keith Higgins
In episode 108 of the IoT For All Podcast, Rockwell Automation’s Keith Higgins joins us to talk about the virtual side of digital transformation, namely digital threads and augmented reality. Keith shares some of the most transformative use cases he’s seen in the industry and how the COVID-19 pandemic has changed that.Keith Higgins is Vice President of Marketing, Digital Transformation and Industrial IoT at Rockwell Automation. He previously served as Vice President of Marketing at FogHorn Systems, Inc, an edge AI software company. Prior to FogHorn, Keith Higgins served as CMO at RiskVision until its acquisition in 2017. Higgins was also CMO at Symphony Teleca Corporation.Interested in connecting with Keith? Reach out to him on Linkedin!About Rockwell Automation, Inc.: Rockwell Automation, Inc. (NYSE: ROK), is a global leader in industrial automation and digital transformation. We connect the imaginations of people with the potential of technology to expand what is humanly possible, making the world more productive and more sustainable. Headquartered in Milwaukee, Wisconsin, Rockwell Automation employs approximately 23,000 problem solvers dedicated to our customers in more than 100 countries.Key Questions and Topics from this Episode:(00:40) Intro to Keith(01:43) Intro to Rockwell Automation(03:59) Are there any use cases at Rockwell that you can share?(07:44) Are there any situations where you’ve developed an augmented reality solution? How did that work? Where do you see the future of augmented reality going in the digital workforce and productivity side of things?(12:32) Are there any specific areas you’ve seen the pandemic exposing companies’ lack of preparation and forcing them to rethink their strategies?(14:52) What is a digital thread?(18:51) Has there been a common ROI or goal companies are looking to achieve when coming to you?(24:26) Any news we should be on the lookout for from Rockwell Automation?
30 minutes | Mar 15, 2021
What is IoT Democratization? | Soracom's Kenta Yasukawa, PhD
In this episode of the IoT For All Podcast, Kenta Yasukawa of Soracom joins us to talk about IoT democratization and its role in the growth of the IoT space. Kenta shares his advice for companies looking to start their IoT journeys, including what components to start with and how to find the right partners for your use case.Kenta Yasukawa is CTO and Co-Founder of Soracom, where he has led deployment of the industry’s most advanced cloud-native telecom platform, designed specifically for the needs of connected devices. Before co-founding Soracom, Kenta served as a Solutions Architect with AWS and conducted research for connected homes and cars at Ericsson Research in Tokyo and Stockholm. Kenta holds a PhD in Engineering from the Tokyo Institute of Technology, with additional studies in Computer Science at Columbia University’s Fu Foundation School of Engineering and Applied Science.Interested in connecting with Kenta? Reach out to him on Linkedin!About Soracom: Soracom provides the world’s most advanced IoT connectivity, designed specifically for the needs of connected devices and deployments. From the cloud to the edge, Soracom helps IoT projects launch fast and scale fast with affordable global coverage, advanced cloud integrations, and built-in network management tools. Soracom now supports millions of connections for thousands of customers worldwide, from early-stage startups to global enterprises.Key Questions and Topics from this Episode:(00:39) Intro to Kenta(03:31) Intro to Soracom(05:07) Beyond your offerings, how is Soracom helping companies ensure a successful IoT journey?(08:10) Are there any use cases you can share?(11:28) What is IoT democratization? What role do you see it playing in the IoT space?(16:13) Could you speak to the importance of partnerships in the IoT space? And how turn-key or flexible companies should be looking for solutions to be, when first starting their IoT journey?(20:19) Where would you recommend companies start their IoT journey?(25:33) Any news to share at Soracom?
28 minutes | Mar 9, 2021
Developing for Consumer IoT vs. Industrial Solutions | PubNub's Todd Greene
In this episode of the IoT For All Podcast, PubNub’s CEO and Founder Todd Greene joins us to talk about some of the needs and challenges in developing in the consumer and industrial IoT spaces.As an entrepreneur who has founded and successfully sold companies across the software spectrum, Todd now shapes PubNub’s vision of revolutionizing the way people interact and connect with each other, virtually. Before PubNub, Todd most recently was CEO of Loyalize, an audience participation company successfully sold to Function(x) (FNCX), a Robert F.X. Sillerman company, where he designed the first-ever massively multi-user social TV mobile and web applications licensed to companies like Viacom and Yahoo. Todd previously was founder and CTO/VP Products of CascadeWorks, a company providing services procurement solutions to Texas Instruments, Charles Schwab, and ABN Amro, and acquired by Elance. After working with companies like GE, SGI, and Quantum while a consultant at Price Waterhouse, Todd joined NetDynamics (sold to Sun Microsystems in 1998) to help create a truly game-changing product: the first application server built for the internet.Interested in connecting with Todd? Reach out to him on Linkedin!About PubNub: PubNub powers apps that bring people together in realtime for remote work, play, learning, and health. Thousands of companies use PubNub’s Realtime Communication Platform and its APIs as the foundation for online chat, live events, geolocation, remote control, and live updates, at massive global scale. Since 2010, PubNub has invested in the tools and global infrastructure required to serve customers like Atlassian, Hasbro, Peloton, and RingCentral, delivering SOC 2 Type 2 security and reliability while meeting regulatory needs like HIPAA and GDPR. PubNub has raised over $70M from notable investors like Sapphire, Scale, Relay, Cisco, Bosch, Ericsson, and HPE.Key Questions and Topics from this Episode:(00:33) Intro to Todd(01:43) Intro to PubNub(08:11) If the goal of IoT is to allow us to leverage data and control devices seamlessly, how close are we to that goal? What do we need to do to get there?(11:50) What are the needs for consumer products vs. industrial IoT products? How do you approach those different needs?(14:18) How have you overcome the challenge around supporting new and old hardware?(17:00) When working with customers, what’s their comfort level with API/web knowledge? How do you approach that?(19:16) What have been the greatest challenges in growing PubNub, and do you have any advice for companies starting that journey?(21:27) How do you see edge and 5G potentially changing IoT products?
29 minutes | Mar 2, 2021
IoT’s Role in the Evolution of Home and Commercial Security | Alarm.com’s Steve Chazin
In episode 105 of the IoT For All Podcast, Alarm.com VP of Products Steve Chazin joins us to talk about IoT’s role in the home and commercial security space. Steve shares his insights on the home security industry, how it’s changed as IoT adoption has increased, and how we might see IoT leaving its mark on the industry after COVID-19.Steve Chazin is a renowned subject matter expert on health and wellness technology. As Vice President of Products for Alarm.com, Steve applies more than two decades of experience designing, building, and selling innovative consumer solutions to define the next-generation offerings for protecting families wherever they are in the world.Steve’s familiarity with consumer technologies produces thought-evoking interviews about improving the quality of life for families. His eagerness to share personal experiences caring for his father spark instant connections with audiences everywhere. He has been a recurring guest on major network news programs, appeared in the BBC television series “Business Nightmares” and took part in the CNBC documentary “Steve Jobs: Billion Dollar Hippie”. Steve has written and published three books, is quoted by numerous online and printed publications, and is a highly sought-after speaker on topics like connected health, consumer tech and augmented reality.Interested in connecting with Steve? Reach out to him on Linkedin!About Alarm.com: Alarm.com is the leading platform for the intelligently connected property. Millions of consumers and businesses depend on Alarm.com's technology to manage and control their property from anywhere. Our platform integrates with a growing variety of Internet of Things (IoT) devices through our apps and interfaces. Our security, video, access control, intelligent automation, energy management, and wellness solutions are available through our network of thousands of professional service providers in North America and around the globe.Key Questions and Topics from this Episode:(00:51) Intro to Steve Chazin(02:28) Intro to Alarm.com(03:51) In the security industry, what changes have you seen over the past couple years?(06:36) What do you think has caused this shift toward DIY security solutions?(08:28) Can you speak to some of the implementations and use cases your team has seen?(12:13) Other than on the consumer market, have you seen any use cases in commercial settings?(13:13) How do you see technology playing a role in distance caregiving, especially during COVID?(18:07) How do you see the mass collection of data that IoT has enabled being used to benefit users and the population at large?(22:00) How do you see education playing a role in the adoption of consumer IoT? (24:06) What advice do you have for companies battling reluctance to adopt new technology in their industry?
27 minutes | Feb 23, 2021
RTLS and the future of IoT in the Healthcare Space | Centrak’s David Minning
In this episode of the IoT For All Podcast, Centrak President and CEO David Minning joins us to talk about IoT’s role in the healthcare space, both during the COVID-19 pandemic and beyond. David shares his expertise on some of the technologies used in healthcare today, like RTLS, some of the challenges IoT faces in healthcare, and where it’s going from here.David Minning brings more than 30 years of healthcare experience to his role as CenTrak’s President and CEO. Prior to joining CenTrak, Minning served in leadership positions as President and CEO at Bio-Chem Fluidics; Executive Vice President and Chief Commercial Officer at FXI; and Vice President of Marketing and Innovation at Hillrom. He holds an MBA from the University of Cincinnati.Interested in connecting with David? Reach out to him on Linkedin!About Centrak: CenTrak has been a market leader in IoT-based locating, sensing, and security services for the healthcare industry since 2007. Named a visionary in the Gartner Magic Quadrant for indoor location services, CenTrak helps healthcare leaders across the globe increase productivity, reduce operating costs, and drive patient and staff satisfaction.Key Questions and Topics from this Episode:(00:32) Intro to David Minning(02:00) How have you seen COVID-19 affect the market for Centrak?(03:02) Intro to Centrak(06:17) Where do you see IoT’s role evolving in healthcare?(08:24) What is RTLS and what benefits does it enable in hospital settings?(10:23) What challenges do you encounter, implementing these solutions in medical or hospital settings?(12:09) Have these technologies helped hospitals bridge the gap during the pandemic? (14:05) If a company is looking to partner with providers offering single-source solutions, what should they be considering? What are the advantages of choosing a partner with a more focused solution?(21:00) What are some challenges listeners might not have thought about as they start their IoT journey? What’s your advice for approaching that process?(23:46) What are your predictions for the healthcare space, RTLS, and the IoT landscape for 2021?
28 minutes | Feb 15, 2021
IoT Security Trends and What to Expect in 2021 | Trend Micro's Greg Young
In this episode of the IoT For All Podcast, Greg Young of Trend Micro joins us to talk about the biggest and most damaging security trends in the IoT space. Greg shares some of the industries and geographical areas most affected by security vulnerabilities and why that might be, as well as what companies can do to better protect their devices and solutions in 2021.Greg’s focus is enterprise-class security. He is keen on sharing the reality of security in larger organizations and how business can be done securely in those environments. As a research vice president with Gartner for 13 years Greg advised thousands of companies and governments on how to better secure themselves, evaluated and advised hundreds of security vendors, and has seen those same technologies successfully used, abused, put on a shelf, or pushed into a deep hole, never to be spoken of again.Greg was named in the “12 Most Powerful Security Companies” and as one of “100 Most Powerful Voices in Worldwide Security.” And, as he mentions too often, Greg was an extra in 2 episodes of Airwolf.Interested in connecting with Greg? Reach out to him on Linkedin!About Trend Micro: Trend Micro, a global leader in cybersecurity, helps make the world safe for exchanging digital information. Leveraging over 30 years of security expertise, global threat research, and continuous innovation, Trend Micro enables resilience for businesses, governments, and consumers with connected solutions across cloud workloads, endpoints, email, IIoT, and networks. Our XGen™ security strategy powers our solutions with a cross-generational blend of threat-defense techniques that are optimized for key environments and leverage shared threat intelligence for better, faster protection. With over 6,700 employees in 65 countries, and the world's most advanced global threat research and intelligence, Trend Micro enables organizations to secure their connected world.Key Questions and Topics from this Episode:(00:33) Introduction to Greg(01:19) How has the security industry changed since you’ve been in it?(02:09) Introduction to Trend Micro(03:06) Where do you see the biggest vulnerabilities, when it comes to IoT security?(05:06) How do bug bounties benefitted the IoT space? What can organizations do to get their own programs started?(06:08) Is there a particular component of an IoT solution that you see more security issues with?(07:31) What vulnerabilities do you see coming with new technologies, like 5g?(08:26) How do you and other security experts stay up to date on new vulnerabilities and security issues in the space?(09:58) Are there specific use cases or industries where you’re seeing more vulnerabilities or security issues?(14:57) What’s the state of security in the connected car space?(17:09) Does security vary by country the company operates in? Have you seen this across all industries, or are there specific industries that seem to be affected?(20:50) What have you seen as the state of security research in IoT? (23:45) What do you hope to see in 2021 to really boost IoT security?
32 minutes | Feb 8, 2021
Lot Management and Vehicle Recovery with RecovR | Kudelski IoT's Hardy Schmidbauer
In this episode of the IoT For All Podcast, Ryan sits down with Hardy Schmidbauer a second time, this time to talk about IoT use cases in the vehicle recovery and lot management space. Hardy shares how the Kudelski team developed RecovR and some of the lessons learned in bringing the product to market.Hardy Schmidbauer is senior vice president of IoT at the Kudelski Group. Hardy is a seasoned executive and entrepreneur in the wireless, semiconductor and IoT sectors, with a 20-year career spanning from executive management to design engineering, marketing, business development, and start-up founder. He played an instrumental role in the development of the wireless and IoT ecosystem through management, R&D, and marketing roles in support of LoRa, LoRaWAN and other wireless protocols. Among the other companies he has worked for are Silicon Labs, Semtech Corporation, and DSP Group.Interested in connecting with Hardy? Reach out to him on Linkedin!About Kudelski: Kudelski IoT is the Internet of Things division of The Kudelski Group and provides end-to-end IoT solutions, IoT product design, and full-lifecycle services to IoT device manufacturers, ecosystem creators, and end-user companies. These solutions and services leverage the group’s 30+ years of innovation in digital business model creation; hardware, software, and ecosystem design and testing; state-of-the-art security lifecycle management technologies and services, and managed operation of complex systems.Key Questions and Topics from this Episode:(00:45) Intro to Hardy(02:17) Intro to Kudelski (05:03) Why is there a lack of attention to security on the IoT front? (07:04) Has COVID affected the security landscape at all?(08:10) Kudelski’s use cases - introduction to Recovr(11:47) What problem or opportunity was your team trying to tackle?(17:49) During the research phase, what was your experience asking potential future customers for feedback? How did that affect the solution you ended up building?(19:04) How does a product like Recovr affect insurance and warranty benefits?(20:35) How are your conversations with dealers working, as far as seeing Recovr as an additional channel for revenue?(22:49) Can you share a bit about your go-to-market strategy?(26:52) How big is the vehicle theft recovery market?
32 minutes | Feb 2, 2021
IoT Device Security throughout a Solution's Lifecycle | Twilio’s Evan Cummack
In episode 101 of the IoT For All Podcast, Evan Cummack, General Manager of IoT & Wireless at Twilio, joins us to talk about device security and innovation in the IoT space. Evan shares Twilio’s approach to security through a device’s lifetime, his advice for companies getting started in the space, and what it’ll take to get IoT innovating at the rate of other leading technologies in 2021.Evan Cummack is the General Manager of IoT at Twilio leading product, engineering, and go-to-market functions for the business unit. Evan joined Twilio in 2011 as one of the company's early employees and is credited with building several of Twilio's first products, consulting with Twilio's largest customers on their global communications solutions, and launching Twilio's IoT business.Interested in connecting with Evan? Reach out to him on Linkedin!About Twilio: Twilio is the unseen infrastructure powering communication behind the scenes. Chances are you’ve interacted with Twilio, you just don’t know it. If you’ve ever texted your Lyft driver, logged into your Netflix account using a texted security code, or texted your Airbnb host, you’ve used Twilio.Key Questions and Topics from this Episode:(00:35) Intro to Evan Cummack(01:21) Introduction to Twilio and what prompted Twilio’s move to IoT(12:06) Can you describe Twilio’s approach to IoT?(15:30) What can be done to improve the rate of innovation in IoT?(19:48) What do you think about when planning for the security of a device throughout its lifetime?(22:59) How do you advise companies in choosing between full-stack IoT development platforms and building it themselves?(26:10) What approach have you taken to security firmware updates? What have been the challenges there?
62 minutes | Jan 26, 2021
Revisiting the Most Asked Questions in IoT | Leverege’s Eric Conn
To celebrate the 100th episode of the IoT For All Podcast, IoT For All’s new Editorial Director Ken Briodagh and Leverege Co-Founder and CEO Eric Conn join us to share some exciting news about the future of the podcast, as well as to discuss some of the biggest questions asked in our past 99 episodes. We talk about predictions for the IoT landscape and the progress of some of the most talked-about technologies in IoT.Eric Conn is currently the CEO and Co-Founder of Leverege, a world-class technology company creating an enterprise solutions development platform for the Internet of Things. He’s a serial entrepreneur, writer, and software engineer who is passionate about technology and lifelong learning.Ken Briodagh is the Editorial Director at IoT For All and will soon be unveiling his podcast, Let’s Connect! He’s particularly interested in the potential for IoT and the profound positive impact it will have on the lives of people.Interested in connecting with Eric? Reach out to him on Linkedin! Or click here to connect with Ken ahead of his new show launch.About Leverege: Leverege is an IoT Solution provider on a mission to enable and accelerate the digital transformation of all organizations by making IoT Solutions as easy to build, buy, implement, and use as web applications today.Key Questions and Topics from this Episode:(00:36) Intro to Ken(02:56) Intro to the new Let’s Connect! Podcast(04:35) Intro to Eric Conn and Leverege (19:33) What advice do you have for companies starting their IoT journey?(24:03) What is the importance of a strong partner ecosystem for component or service companies in IoT?(25:55) How should companies vet potential partners at the start of their IoT journey? What questions should they be asking?(38:41) What role is AIoT playing in the IoT space?(47:51) What is 5G’s role in 2021? What does this mean for other connectivity options?(53:48) What are your predictions for 2021 in IoT? What’re you excited for?
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