IoT and Wearables: Give and Take

Radiocasts | January 28, 2015 by Bonnie D. Graham

The buzz: Wearables

The early crop of wearables has arrived, optimistically promising to simplify your daily life, improve your health care outcomes, enhance your sports performance, make your home and city smarter, and even more.

But to achieve these admirable goals, wearables must share your personal data – such as location and even body traits – with the Internet of Things. Didn’t you know that?

Question: Even if wearables are comfortable, fashionable, precise, and relevant enough for you, do their ‘lifestyle improvements’ outweigh potential compromises to your safety and privacy?

The experts speak.

Ronan “Zero” Schwarz, SQRL Solutions: “The future is already here – it’s just not very evenly distributed.” (William Gibson, Neuromancer Trilogy)

Susan Rafizadeh, SAP: “I see no advantage in these new clocks. They run no faster than the ones made 100 years ago” (Henry Ford)

Ira Berk, SAP: “All the forces in the world are not so powerful as an idea whose time has come.” (Victor Hugo)

Join us for IoT and Wearables: Give and Take.

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