IoT Podcast Episode 32

GearForge Software
Internet of Things (IoT) Podcast

Introduction

Hello and welcome to episode #32 of the IoT weekly Podcast, brought to you by Gearforge Software. My name is Matthew, and I'm joined by my co-hosts and good friends, Cliff and Zeineb.

What We Have Been Doing

Matthew : Centos, Fedora 28 and the joys of CPanel internals. Also, Windows 10?

Cliff : Lots of Python, Drop Box API & playing with solenoids.

Zeineb: Being a good neighbor!

Feedback

If you have feedback, shoot us a message at podcast@gearforgesoftware.com or you can find us on Twitter @gearforgeiot.

(Cliff) Show sponsor

GearForge Software is an IoT Consultant that works with companies that are ready to make their company ‘smartert’. If you are looking for a partner that will Live, Eat and Breathe Your Project, then look no further than GearForge Software

Learn more at https://gearforgesoftware.com

Main Segment

SK Telecom launches lipstick-shaped IoT protection kit

By Cho Mu-Hyun | July 5, 2018

https://www.zdnet.com/article/sk-telecom-launches-lipstick-shaped-iot-protection-kit/

Dubbed My Hero, the lipstick-resembling Internet of Things (IoT) device will sound a high-pitch alarm and send texts to the police and friends when opened.”

Using IoT Tech To Drive Grocery Sales

By PYMNTS | July 6, 2018

https://www.pymnts.com/intelligence-of-things/2018/iot-tech-grocery-sales/

“On July 4th, red, white and blue sheet cakes and cookies fill grocery aisles. But if those seasonal items don’t sell out that day, grocery stores will scramble to slash prices to move them before their expiration date. But what good are sales if the right consumers are unaware? In the latest Intelligence of Things Tracker, Michael Klein, director of retail, travel and hospitality at Adobe Labs, tells PYMNTS how analytics derived from in-store IoT tech can help grocery stores target promotions and increase sales without the creep factor.”

IoT can make workplace smarter, happier: Sodexo report

By Amrita Nair-Ghaswalla | July 6, 2018

https://www.thehindubusinessline.com/news/iot-can-make-workplace-smarter-happier-sodexo-report/article24353958.ece

“By making devices and objects at workplace more intelligent and able to communicate, Internet of Things (IoT) is set to turn workers happier and more effective. It will also make it easy to measure productivity by using real-time data.”

(Cliff) IoT has an obsolescence problem

By Frederick Paul |June 11, 2018

https://www.networkworld.com/article/3279729/internet-of-things/iot-has-an-obsolescence-problem.html

“The Internet of Things is still an emerging technology, but the $17,000 gold Apple Watch Edition shows it already has a problem with obsolescence. Can anything be done?”

(Matthew) Feedback

If you have feedback, shoot us a message at podcast@gearforgesoftware.com or, you can find us on Twitter @gearforgeiot. We'd love to hear from you.

(Matthew) Wrap Up

Alright, that just about wraps things up for this week's episode. Do you have anything fun planned for the weekend?

Cliff: Hangin’ with Matthew this weekend - Margaritas, puppies, and "river livin'"

Matthew: Margaritas, puppies, and "river livin'"

Zeineb: Wondering

Thank you so much for listening and we hope you'll join us again for next week's show. Until then, so long and be well.