The current generation of tablet computers are being used primarily for "lean-back" activities like watching videos and browsing. We recently conducted a consumer survey of 8000 consumers in 8 countries and found that the primary activities on tablets are browsing the web (76% of consumers surveyed), checking email (75%) and watching videos (64%). Maybe time to check out an iPad? Kumu
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The tablet story continues to fascinate me. I purchased one of the early non-Apple tablets 4 years ago only to return it after few weeks of usage. Neither a cell phone, neither a laptop I could not find any meaningful use of it. I am still puzzled what people use it for! Any ideas why this device seems to be getting so popular...Kris
What are the engineering and design challenges in creating successful IoT devices? These devices are usually small, resource-constrained electronics designed to sense, collect, send, and/or interpret data. Some of the devices need to be smart enough to act upon data in real time, 24/7. Specifically the guests will discuss sensors, security, and lessons from IoT deployments.