VA Comes to Transportation

Peggy explains how voice assistants impact transportation. She says Juniper Research predicts there will be $8 billion digital voice assistants in the U.S. by 2023 and ResearchandMarkets predicts the global voice assistants market will reach $5.4 billion by 2024.

She also talks about:

• How voice assistants will help during the shopping process.

• What is causing the growth of voice assistants.

• How it is going to impact transportation such as AVs and buses.

What’s Next for Smart Cities

Peggy and Reza Arghandeh, professor, the Western Norway University of Applied Sciences, talk about the evolution of smart cities and what is coming next. He says on his daily walk he sees how he can have an impact on his community—from the local level to the global level.

They also discuss:

• How COVID-19 is going to have an impact on city planning in the future.

• His current research and how cities are like living organisms.

• The importance of collective and collaborative activities to make it easier for city managers to collect information.

What Customers Are Implementing

Peggy and Joe Biron, CTO for IoT and general manager of Thingworx, PTC, come together for a conversation about what customers are implementing. He believes the IoT is a technology paradigm and that a cocktail of new technology paradigms has been powering the digital transformation objectives to satisfy challenges that have always been there.

They also discuss:

• How the IoT has been a catalyst that has sparked a movement in enterprises.

• Which markets are embracing digital transformation today.

• How customers are rocketing forward with tech implementation due to COVID-19.

1 VA Comes to Transportation
2 What’s Next for Smart Cities
3 What Customers Are Implementing