Peggy Smedley

About Peggy Smedley

Peggy Smedley is an internationally known speaker and highly respected personality in the media world educating businesses and consumers on the latest technological advances shaping everyday lives. An outspoken advocate and supporter of connected devices and M2M technology, Peggy is the quick-witted host of The Peggy Smedley Show, the editorial director of Connected World magazine and its sister publication Constructech, as well as the president of Specialty Publishing Co.
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Crowdfunding Brings Out IoT Innovation

If you are in this space for any length of time then discussing IoT (Internet of Things) innovation has to be near and dear to your heart.
By |7/23/2015|
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M2M Still Growing, No Surprise

Recently, Vodafone, www.vodafone.com, one of the industry’s most respected and perhaps one of world’s largest telecommunication network providers, released its third annual M2M Barometer report.
By |7/16/2015|
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An Army of Inventors Will Rebuild Manufacturing

You’ve probably heard it or read it in articles before, but I am going to say it again; it’s time to build a more nimble product development pipeline. Oddly, years ago, even though we wouldn’t say it, many manufacturing executives and politicians would wince at the thought of what it would cost to retool existing factory lines.
By |7/13/2015|
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LTE-U, Unlicensed or Not?

The wireless industry is a buzz these days about unlicensed-LTE—or more commonly known as LTE-U. It’s been making the wireless industry headlines quite a bit this past week.
By |7/9/2015|
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Hello: IoT Is Just the Evolution of Innovation

It seems every day someone else is surprised by this so-called “new” acronym IoT, otherwise known as the Internet of Things.
By |7/2/2015|
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Robots Are Coming, But When?

It seems that robots are on everyone’s minds these days. It’s not surprising considering DARPA (Defense Advanced Research Projects Agency) offered up a $2 million cash prize during its DARPA Robotics Challenge.
By |6/25/2015|
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Hack Today, Gone Tomorrow!

It seems every time a massive data breach occurs, it makes the headline news in the mainstream media. The most recent humiliating discovery, which is still being sorted out, is the St. Louis Cardinals hacking into the Houston Astros’ database.
By |6/18/2015|
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DeWalt Puts its Manufacturing Swagger On

Last week I had the pleasure of visiting a DeWalt plant in Charlotte, N.C. I was invited, as was a group of other journalists, to see firsthand what DeWalt is doing these days at its factory.
By |6/9/2015|
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IIoT: Humans Collaborating with Machines

During the past 15 years, we have witnessed an Internet revolution that has redefined business-to-consumer industries.
By |6/4/2015|
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100 Deadly Days of Summer Driving & Distraction

Summer is just around the corner. While the season brings with it plenty of sunny days giving rise to beach days, barbeques, and lots of road trips, the NSC (National Safety Council), www.nsc.org, is urging motorists to avoid talking on the phone while driving and to be aware that the summer is the most dangerous few months of the year.
By |5/28/2015|
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Is Multi-Factor Authentication Securing the IoT?

I hear a lot about cybersecurity and multi-factor authentication. However, it wasn’t until I had a discussion with Darren Guccione, CEO and cofounder, Keeper Security, that I started to believe there is someone who just might get this world we call the IoT (Internet of Things).
By |5/21/2015|
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V2V Accelerating Road Safety or What?

It comes as no surprise autonomous cars have been all the talk. Part of the discussion has been road safety.
By |5/14/2015|
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What Is the IoT?

Lately, it seems everybody is talking about the IoT (Internet of Things). Most companies recognize they aren’t hanging with the big boys unless they join the IoT community.
By |5/11/2015|
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PTC’s Vision for IoT: Coming on Strong

It seems every time we talk about the IoT (Internet of Things) we are engaging in a discussion about what it is and what companies and individuals perceive it to be in many different industries.
By |5/7/2015|
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Time to Change Our Behavior

Today wraps up our month long discussion on The Peggy Smedley Show www.peggysmedleyshow.com about distracted driving. It has truly been very eye-opening through the many discussions.
By |4/30/2015|