E594: Future of the Smartwatch with Pebble Founder & CEO Eric Migicovsky; the Futures of Transportation & On-Demand at LAUNCH Mobile Wearables & IoT

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It’s the Futures of the Smartwatch, Transportation, and On-Demand from LAUNCH Mobile, Wearables & IoT! First, Eric Migicovsky, founder and CEO of Pebble, shows us his latest in timeround and talks with Jason and Peter Rojas (co-founder of Engadget and Gizmodo) about how apps are becoming more integrated into smartwatches and where the technology is headed. Second, Jason, Peter, and Janice Fraser (Director, Innovation Practice at Pivotal) explore the Future of Transportation with Skully, a motorcycle helmet with a heads-up display that provides information like speed, upcoming traffic, weather, and maps to keep the driver’s eyes on the road, and Automatic, a device that connects to the car, allowing users to access all of the car’s data and become better drivers. Third, they look at the Future of On Demand and apps as a service with with Luxe (valet parking), Scout (personal travel concierge), and Wrapify (make money while you drive). LAUNCH Mobile, Wearables & Iot was presented by our friends at Pivotal.

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Eric Migicovsky – Pebble

1:20 – 5:58 Welcome, Introduction

5:59 – 8:42 Kickstarter

8:43 – 13:10 Smartwatch not a replacement for the phone

15:18 – 19:09 Apps becoming more integrated, voice response to notifications

19:10 – 22:40 People are using Pebble to track their bodies

22:41 – 26:48 Watchfaces the next big thing

26:49 – 28:55 Battery life

28:56 – 30:25 E-Paper Screen

30:26 – 32:09 Straps

32:11 – 34:17 New Pebble Apps

Panel 1 – Future of Transportation

36:02 – 40:01 Skully Welcome

40:02 – 41:02 What Led to the Idea

41:03 – 42:46 Smartphone Companion App

42:47 – 44:35 Transportation

44:36 – 45:58 Helmets

45:59 – 47:17 Automatic Welcome

47:18 – 49:53 Demonstration of Product

49:54 – 51:55 Biz

51:56 – 53:56 Doesn’t Support Electric Vehicles :(

53:57 – 56:19 Fleets

56:20 – 58:28 Insurance

58:29 – 1:00:30 Navdy

Panel 2 – Future of Apps as a Service/On Demand

1:00:31 – 1:03:39 Luxe Welcome

1:03:40 – 1:05:08 Cost of Transportation – Story gets more and more complex

1:05:09 – 1:09:40  Use Cases

1:09:41 – 1:11:24 Drivers and the Supply Side

1:11:25 – 1:13:06 Welcome Scout

1:13:07 – 1:15:15 Arc that Users Follow

1:15:16 – 1:16:55 Assistants Very Passionate about City

1:16:56 – 1:18:56 Just Two Cities

1:18:57 – 1:20:41  Welcome Wrapify

1:20:42 – 1:22:50 Campaigns Available

1:22:51 – 1:24:08 Three Criteria

1:24:09 – 1:25:15 Swarm Idea

1:25:16 – 1:26:32 Profile of the Driver

1:26:33 – 1:28:52 Platform to Create a Wrap

1:28:53 – 1:30:30 Doctors on Demand

1:30:31 – 1:34:34 SherpaShare

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