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.

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|

Apple Security

Everyone is talking about what Apple is going to roll out this week with its new smartphone and smartwatch. I have to admit even I am curious about what these new versions of the smartphone are going to do.

By |9/8/2014|

AT&T’s Lurie Is CEO

If you’ve been in the wireless connected devices industry for any length of time now then you know the name Glenn Lurie.

By |8/28/2014|

Cleaning Up Cyber

It seems every day we hear of yet another data breach. Data breaches are not new, but it seems there has been a surge in the number of companies and organizations that have experienced an attack.

By |8/26/2014|

Thread Sparks a Feud

Have you heard about Thread? If you haven’t you should. It seems to be causing just enough of a stir to warrant your attention.

By |8/18/2014|

Reality Check When Driving Distracted

The Kardashians might make millions, but do they have a clue that distracted driving kills?

By |8/5/2014|