@Mr Roques Yes, they have plenty of those. I'm not an Apple fan -- not because I dislike their products but because I just don't end up using them. We're strictly PC here for practical reasons, and I keep my cell phone simple. But really I don't have a great deal of brand loyalty in general.
I love getting involved in this field - technology! Am wondering how this would turn out to be in the world market, Samsung Smart TV and iTV. And we should not expect only those 2 giants in this. Meanwhile, there are too much money to be made in this world. My worry now is about the companies still trading in obsolete technologies - analogue stuffs, some ultra high power consuming devices and etc.
Taking a look at below posts a cross-connect grid raised in my mind; as of today, we are living managing tough agenda, day-by-day; TV, in general, requires to pay attention a free time, it is completly different respect to socials or other interaction. As consequence, will it still have market? It doesn't matter the device.
I saw recent advertisement of "Samsung Smart TVs" which seems to have a next generation TV.
@Himanshugupta, I have seen the ad too. I liked all the features especially the gesture recognition and face detection features. I am not sure about the price though. Only thing that I feel missing is feautres like "SIRI" which Apple is promising in its iTV.
@Bolaji: yeah, we all know that some leaks aren't really leaks. The timing was curious, though: it happened around the same time Joe Biden "leaked" that Obama is pro-gay-marriage. So we have info about two powerful entities (Apple and Obama) that the entities aren't directly responsible for. I am wondering if plausible deniability isn't in play here...
EBN Dialogue enables and encourages you to participate in live chats with notable leaders and luminaries. Not only editors and journalists, but the entire EBN community is able to comment and ask questions. Listed below are upcoming and archived chats.
Thailand Stages a Comeback Join EBN contributor Jennifer Baljko on Thursday August 23, 2012, at 11:00 a.m. EST for a live chat on how electronic manufacturers in Thailand have shored up their supply chain to reduce the impact of future natural disasters.
Microsoft Surface: Potential Winners & Losers What are the implications for the electronics industry supply chain of Microsoft Corp.'s decision to launch its own tablet PC? Join industry veteran and EE Times' systems and OEM expert Rick Merritt on Tuesday, July 3, at 12:00 pm EDT for a Live Chat on this subject.
Join EBN contributor Jennifer Baljko on Thursday August 23, 2012, at 11:00 a.m. EST for a live chat on how electronic manufacturers in Thailand have shored up their supply chain to reduce the impact of future natural disasters.
Peter Drucker famously said "Trying to predict the future is like trying to drive down a country road at night with no lights while looking out the back window." Yet in the razor's-edge world of electronics—with a lean supply chain and just-in-time demands—the need to know the future is vital.
While no one really can accurately predict the future, we can take guidance from another Drucker saying which is the best way to predict the future is to create it.
You've heard the saying "the No. 1 supply chain risk is your people." That hasn't always been the case. But today's complex global supply chain requires a new type of multitalented employee. It's one who understands, finance, marketing, economics, is savvy with technology, graceful with relationships and can think analytically.
Where are these people? Are universities properly preparing the next generation supply chain professionals? How do train your existing workforce for these new, demanding positions?
Brian Fuller, editor-in-chief of EBN, will lead a 60-minute Avnet Velocity panel discussion that will ask and answer these and other questions swirling around today's supply-chain talent challenges.