People are moving from the countryside to cities all over the world.
Monthly archives: January 2012
Farmers’ almanacs have been a treasured source of information for people working on the land and even us city types for centuries.
According to a study by Ericsson ConsumerLab, in the last eight years, internet use has quadrupled.
I remember reading once that India was one of the most ingenious societies on the planet. Where many would see an impossible barrier, Indian ingenuity means it is just a challenge to be overcome.
As 2011 drew to a close, Ericsson ConsumerLab identified the hottest consumer trends for 2012 and beyond. And, when asked what I expected the most important changes to be this year, it struck me that although everyone knows that smartphones are popular, very few seem to grasp the enormous implications these devices are having for [...]
At the CES 2012 in Las Vegas, it was very clear that manufacturers of TVs are evolving the once-simple screen into a myriad of connected applications: Skype chat, connected video and audio services, weather, news and even visualizing the connected home.
As the Ericsson team have now returned to their various homes (none of us are based in Vegas, believe it or not) we can reflect on the reviews we received after CES. Our demonstration of capacitive coupling, where data can be sent through our bodies from one device to another, created a lot of headlines.
The Consumer Electronics Association invited Ericsson to the 2012 International CES. Want to know why? See it straight from Jason Oxman himself, who welcomed our Hans Vestberg onstage. It’s worth taking a look at just the intro.
During CES 2012 I met up with Jeffrey.S. Jacobson from nano semiconductor company, Kopin. Jeffrey let me try out Golden-i, the Remote Video Expertise demonstrated by Verizon Wireless and Kopin at this year’s event. The latest technology will enable us to connect to the Networked Society more efficiently using voice.
The Networked Society premiered in the context of gadgets at the 2012 Consumer Electronics Show. I look back at Hans Vestberg’s keynote and flash on highlights, plus have a question for you.