Vertical innovation can advance sectors, but additional dimensions of innovation can make the impossible happen. Creating an innovation mindset means examining how we’re taught to think and how we structure industry. By changing how we expect kids to think we …

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Breaking away from just traditional broadcast and over the top (OTT) delivery, a number of key innovative topics stood out at IBC 2015. Drones This year’s IBC had a drone zone flight cage test area. If you’re going to use …

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As a thought leader in innovation, Maria shares her insights throughout the year into wearable technologies (IoT) strategy, technology and trends. Introduction and Immersion of Wearable Technology into Industries and Daily Life Maria shares with Salt her insights into the …

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In advance of South Africa’s decision on Set Top Box (STB) Control (security or no security on STBs), I’ve prepared the following on studio security requirements. This has been reviewed by the head of content security for one of the …

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The Sleeping Butterfly Effect of Being a Woman in Technology The Sleeping Butterfly Effect is a series of personal development talks I do, including on being a woman in technology. The idea is that you are the Sleeping Beauty in …

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Join me for CSI Magazine’s Converging Home Summit at the IoD this Thursday the 8th of May, 2014 at 14:30 – 15:30. I’ll be chairing the panel Future Smart Home Opportunities and IoT with three panellists from Intel, Cisco and …

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Welcome to the fifth post The Connected Cottage series, leading up to Maria’s panel chair at The CSI Converging Home Summit on the 8th of May, 2014. Each article in the Connected Cottage series includes a look at a Connected …

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Welcome to the fourth post The Connected Cottage series, leading up to Maria’s panel chair at The CSI Converging Home Summit on the 8th of May, 2014. The Smart Home incorporates many different applications of technology. The most common ones …

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Welcome to the third post The Connected Cottage series, leading up to Maria’s panel chair at The CSI Converging Home Summit on the 8th of May, 2014. So how are all these devices actually connecting? Well, there are several different …

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Welcome to the second post in The Connected Cottage series, leading up to Maria’s panel chair at The CSI Converging Home Summit on the 8th of May, 2014. The Connected Home and its components aren’t particularly new, but in the …

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