This is similar to what the doctors on a mobile panel I saw a few weeks ago were saying: everyone has a smartphone so that is where the medical digital revolution will be, but there's too much data now.
When I was in college, I always joked that my mother would like to receive the results of a heart rate monitor in her home, so she knew I was still alive! Perhaps I'll get that when my kids go off to college in four or five years...
Segars on stage: "I've been CEO 4 months and people are asking what will define your tenure...lower cost chips, sw will create a new era of devices and servcies." So the theme is innovation....no surprise!
Replay available now: A handful of emerging network technologies are competing to be the preferred wide-area connection for the Internet of Things. All claim lower costs and power use than cellular but none have wide deployment yet. Listen in as proponents of leading contenders make their case to be the metro or national IoT network of the future. Rick Merritt, EE Times Silicon Valley Bureau Chief, moderators this discussion. Join in and ask his guests questions.