August 22, 2019

Diginomics + Wearable Tech = The Power Suit

Since 2011, we have been talking about the future of alternative payment systems could be summed up in one phrase: “The Wave.” Simply wave your hand at the payment terminal, and that’s it! whether it be through biometrics, or wearable tech (calm technology), or a combination of both and more, “The Wave” would prove to […]

THE “INTERNET OF THINGS”: NEXT INDUSTRIAL REVOLUTION

Speaking on what lies ahead for the “Internet of Things” (IoT) over the next 10 years or so, one semiconductor specialist is quoted in the January 2 edition of the San Jose Mercury News “Business” page as saying: “This will be potentially the biggest business opportunity in the history of people. We are changing the […]

Your Heartbeat Becomes Your Password

In the ongoing search for effective and secure replacements for passwords, there is the all-new Nymi wristband. For less than $100, you connect with your world through your unique ECG (“heartbeat”) patterns. This intriguing technology has already been heralded in WIRED (9.11.13), the New York Times (9.10.13), The Economist (5.9.13), TechCrunch (9.3.13), and NPR (7.2.13). […]

WEARABLE TECHNOLOGY (ie: Google Glass) INTRODUCES WEARABLE BANKING.

WEARABLE BANKING could become the Google Glass Generation killer app! Diginomic lifestyles, cultures and fashions are rapidly coming into vogue, starting in 2014 when Google Glass is scheduled to make its public debut. The new app that will allow the Google Glass Generation to locate ATM machines nearby helps open the gates to what is […]

Embedded Internet: the Next Technological Revolution Already Here!

DIGINOMICS is not just about the digital economy. In a broader sense, it’s really about “all things digitized.” Take, for instance, the embedded Internet — the concept that the Internet is destined to be “attached to everything you touch … and everything that touches you!” “The potential is mind-blowing. The Internet of Everything is truly […]

Diginomic Society Means More Connected Homes, More Problems

One survey recently reported that there are currently over 10 billion objects connected to the Internet. These are predominately mobile devices such as tablet computers and cell phones. By 2020, the survey says, there will be more than 30 billion such connections coming mostly from smart home connections via the machine-to-machine communications, circa the Internet […]

Diginomic/IoT Parking Meters Ready for Real Time

KERBspace has unveiled a remarkable “smart” parking meter that does everything but serve curbside coffee. It has sensors that detect a vehicle in its parking space, down to the type of vehicle — whether it is a car or a truck. The driver pays with credit card or by phone. Wherever the driver may be […]

THE INTERNET OF THINGS: Sensors Everywhere in Prime Time

“The INTERNET OF THINGS (IoT) is finally arriving — and it’s bubbling up from the grassroots,” writes Clive Thompson in the December 2012 edition of WIRED; “everyday devices (are) talking to one another — and us — online, creating odd new behaviors and efficiencies.” The IoT is making us more transparent than we may want. […]