In episode 95 of the IoT For All Podcast, Jeff Gardner joins us to talk about edge computing and how developments like mesh and ubiquitous computing are contributing to new use cases in the IoT space.
Jeff Gardner serves as president and chief executive officer of CalAmp. He has been a member of CalAmp’s board since 2015 and took over as CEO on March 25, 2020. He served as the president and CEO of Brinks Home Security. He also serves as a director of Qorvo, Inc., the holding company under which RF Micro Devices, Inc. and TriQuint Semiconductor, Inc. were combined in 2014.
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About CalAmp: CalAmp (Nasdaq: CAMP) is a global technology solutions pioneer transforming the mobile connected economy. They help reinvent business and improve lives around the globe with technology solutions that streamline complex mobile IoT deployments and bring intelligence to the edge. Their software and subscription-based services, scalable cloud platform and intelligent devices collect and assess business-critical data from mobile assets and their contents.
Key Questions and Topics from this Episode:
(00:52) Intro to Jeff
(02:19) Intro to CalAmp
(04:40) What have been the major changes or developments you’ve seen as a result of COVID-19?
(08:53) Besides the uptick you’ve from the COVID-19 pandemic, what other use cases and industries have you been focused on?
(13:39) Can you explain mesh computing and how it benefits IoT solutions?
(17:06) How do you determine what data should be managed and dealt with on the edge versus in the cloud?
(20:25) Have you seen any recent trends on the business model side?
(22:22) What is ubiquitous computing and what role does it play in IoT?
(24:50) How do you see the evolution of the Internet of Things going, as more and more devices come online?
(32:06) What are some of the biggest challenges that you’ve seen companies encounter on their IoT journeys? Do you have any advice for companies as they deal with these challenges?
(35:27) What is your overall view of IoT adoption as it stands today? What do you think the future will look like?