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.

Cybersecurity Spending Positive for IoT

It’s interesting to note that one way to find out where people, companies, organizations, and governments place their priorities is to look at how these various entities spend their money.

By |12/15/2014|

Target to Blame for Cyber Breach

It seems every day I talk about cybercrime and companies tell me that it’s not a focus for them. All I can do is tell them about Target.

By |12/9/2014|

Patient-Monitoring Changes Our Lifestyles

In the world of connected devices the patent-monitoring business continues to get stronger. This is only reinforced by the surge in remote-patient monitoring.

By |12/8/2014|

3D and the Holidays

It’s always exciting to hear about technology breakthroughs. But when I hear about a story that helps a child, I just can’t talk or write enough about it.

By |12/3/2014|

Why Get Connected?

Everyone wants to be connected. Even at Connected World we espouse the importance of being connected every day.

By |12/1/2014|

Artificial Intelligence Will Provide the Human Touch

Our fast-moving, fast-changing connected world will only get faster. Crowdfunding platforms such as Kickstarter and Indiegogo have opened the door for creative individuals and companies...

By |11/20/2014|

Kore’s Big Coup

In an opportunity to transform two companies into perhaps one giant company...

By |11/11/2014|

Performance-Enhancing Data Helps NFL

I don’t know of any member of the Connected World staff that is not a huge fan of the National Football League and as a member of the M2M community, the announcement that the NFL would be deploying Zebra Technologies’ MotionWorks sports solution to track players via RFID (radio-frequency identification) during the 2014 season was just about as exciting as it gets.

By |10/28/2014|

Common IoT Platform in My Lifetime?

I know the moment I started writing this blog it wouldn’t be long before more than a few IoT (Internet of Things) vendors were going to be upset with me.

By |10/23/2014|

AT&T Plays Shell Game with Your Money

When I asked for an interview with Glenn Lurie, the president and CEO of AT&T Mobility I was given the brush off for the very first time by his minions.

By |10/9/2014|

Connecting a Security Breach and Distracted Driving

There is a correlation between cyber-security and driver distraction and most people probably never really made the connection.

By |10/3/2014|

Driverless Cars and Distracted Driving Don’t Mix

I just spent the last few days in Atlanta at Mobility Live and after all the talk about technology I wasn’t surprised to hear people saying Georgia just might be one of the first states to receive the self-driving cars from Google.

By |9/30/2014|

The Chicago Cubs and the CW 100

Recently Connected World magazine unveiled its ranking of the elite technology leaders based on their contributions to the connected devices marketplace.

By |9/23/2014|

Who’s Next?

IT-data breaches are not new. But the recent high-profile data intrusions that have occurred as of late have certainly elevated the discussion.

By |9/11/2014|

RacoWireless Taking Names

As the mobile world descends in Las Vegas for the annual CTIA show I wonder how many people really stand out in this industry as real drivers of what so many affectionately refer to it as the IoT (Internet of Things) or M2M?

By |9/9/2014|