Author: Dana Blouin

The Dream of Passive Shopping Is Getting Closer

The Dream of Passive Shopping Is Getting Closer

With each passing day our homes and lives are more connected. As we continue to integrate more technology into our work and play, an interesting thing is happening: more of the tasks we have traditionally tackled manually are being taken on in a passive manner by these same, connected technologies.

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Designing a Better IoT

Designing a Better IoT

The Internet of Things (IoT) represents a fundamental shift in the paradigm of personal computing. For the vast majority of my life computing has been human-centric: a person has been the operator and, consequently, has initiated any communication that might take place between machines.

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Apple, Will You Drive My Car?

Apple, Will You Drive My Car?

Apple is taking the idea of a car phone to the next level with the CarPlay platform —Apple's iOS solution for the car. Promoted as a "smarter, safer way to use your iPhone in the car," CarPlay allows your iPhone to handle much of the digital controls.

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How to Put the IoT in the Hands of Your Customers

How to Put the IoT in the Hands of Your Customers

In Southeast Asia mobile technology adoption is very high. But that reality runs in stark contrast to the population's general adoption and comfort level of new technologies. That disconnect was a topic of conversation late last month at the Asia M2M IoT Business Platform 2015 in Bangkok, where I participated

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