ATLANTA -- AT&T Inc. (NYSE: T) launched its fourth foundry here in Atlanta on Tuesday afternoon.
The foundries are intended as a collaborative space where startups, inventors and entrepreneurs can work with Ma Bell. John Donovan, SVP of AT&T technology and network operations, said at the launch that the operator has so far spent around $100 million on developing the foundry concept.
Click on the image below to check out some of what went down at the Atlanta launch.
Yes its a good device as far as I have heard. At present parents are more careful about their child. Recently I bought a GPS device from https://www.gofleet.com and placed in under the dashboard of my younger brothers cars dashboard. He is kinda arrogant so I didn't want to let him know. Thanks
MordyK, User Rank: Light Sabre 9/2/2013 | 6:20:27 PM
Re: Digital Life progress report That would be a good bet. The reason I pick on their security emphasis is that they dont really bring anything unique to the table in this case and that condition has historically opened the market to more nimble players that eat away at those bundling capabilities.
Re: Digital Life progress report Yeah, I'm not sure how AT&T differentiates its security services outside of the value of having it bundled in with other services. But I do think it leads with that, and the carrier said in March that's what most people buy first. Maybe getting a foot in the door that way can help expedite the market for new services like automation?
Re: Digital Life progress report I think both are certainly interesting, but security is the one thing most people will pay for, regardless of where they live. Home automation is nice, but that seems to be more of an add-on feature to me. You survived just fine with a non-automated home, but safety is always a concern.
MordyK, User Rank: Light Sabre 8/29/2013 | 1:25:40 AM
Re: Digital Life progress report The mix and match capability enabled by an open API means that anybody can develop programs across verticals, which as you say makes the home and the car connected along with anything else one might fancy. In this ever more connected world nobody can go it alone.
Light Reading is spending much of this year digging into the details of how automation technology will impact the comms market, but let's take a moment to also look at how automation is set to overturn the current world order by the middle of the century.
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