Buying a TV was easy when it was all in one piece– when all you had to worry about was whether you should put it on a TV stand or hang it on the wall. But now innovation is being taken to the next level as key TV and audio technologies are being integrated with [...]
Tag archives: ICT
We have been talking about Connected Me for a while now. Ever since Ericsson’s President and CEO Hans Vestberg presented Connected Me at the Consumer and Electronic Show in Vegas, the concept has been gaining interest.
The fact that information can be carried through the body via its natural properties is exciting. We were designed to [...]
Connectivity and the Networked Society have enabled us to work, play and live simpler, more reliable lives.
Smartphones and mobile broadband have given us access to information and freedom that we have not previously experienced. This integrated simplicity is very important for the future: by offering the consumer an enhanced experience, life becomes richer.
Today, ICT is rapidly transforming society as we know it. Between Q1, 2011 and Q1, 2012, data traffic doubled. The latest estimates in the 2012 Traffic and Market Report reveal that data traffic will grow by15 times between 2011 and 2017– transforming society even further.
At the Rio+Social event that took place in Brazil last week, with the help of social media, leaders from around the world took the discussions about a sustainable future to a global audience.
At MWC 2012, I brought a VGo robot on stage and spoke about its potential. The robot is a brilliant mobile application that is being used by more than 21 students in the United States, who previously, have been unable to attend school because of circumstances beyond their control. Thanks to the VGo robot, the [...]
As the world population grows, so does the strain we put on the environment. The need for sustainable agricultural systems has never been greater, and communications technology is becoming essential to their development. The technological innovations that are emerging in the agricultural industry combine mobile broadband and machine-to-machine communication to help increase productivity, while also [...]
The latest Ericsson Traffic and Market report concludes that everything is going mobile. Everything.
Mobility has improved many aspects of our lives, especially how we communicate, and through new and existing services, it continues to do so. As users, we now demand connectivity anywhere and anytime.
Without a fully-fledged network, society and operators can’t reach their full potential. The network must be optimized to manage the enormous communications transformations taking place in society. And to achieve this, they will need to focus on four key attributes.
Last week I attended the New Cities Summit in Paris, where discussions about how to achieve a socially, economically and environmentally sustainable urban future took place. I was impressed with the wide range of representatives from the worlds of business, policy, technology, infrastructure, finance, government, civil society, philanthropy and academia. This highlighted to me how [...]