Gary Eastwood

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Gary Eastwood has over 20 years' experience as a science and technology journalist, editor and copywriter; writing on subjects such as mobile & unified communications (UC), smart cities, information and communications technology (ICT), cloud, the Internet of Things (IoT), clean technology, nanotechnology, robotics & AI and science & innovation for a range of publications.

He is currently the co-editor of www.ucinsight.com, and has held editorship positions on two B2B magazines and four consumer titles (including Microsoft's FYI magazines).

Projects that take up most of his time these days include marketing and communications for a diverse range of organizations, including 5G World, UCExpo, Tacira, Gintel, Digitalk, Smart Mobility Summit, Ascom, Aztech IT and ergo, and white papers and consultancy projects for Kable (Current Analysis) and HERE Maps.

Outside his life as a technology writer and analyst, Gary is an avid landscape photographer who has authored two photography books and ghost-written two others. He is currently the official photographer for the Brighton i360 tower.

The opinions expressed in this blog are those of Gary Eastwood and do not necessarily represent those of IDG Communications, Inc., its parent, subsidiary or affiliated companies.

Why we need to rethink transistors for the IoT

Why wireless is the future of advanced metering infrastructure

Why wireless is the future of advanced metering infrastructure

Few people seem to realize just how seriously wireless connectivity will come to define our day-to-day lives.

7 IoT trends that will define 2018

7 IoT trends that will define 2018

Whether you end up being one of those who benefits from the massive changes being currently fostered by the IoT will largely depend on how well you prepare yourself ahead of time.

How the end of Net Neutrality will affect IoT

How the end of Net Neutrality will affect IoT

IoT enthusiast should prepare themselves for a grim, less-connected future, and take steps now so they can continue to collaborate and innovate in a decisively worse regulatory environment tomorrow.

Could the smart city mean the death of privacy?

Could the smart city mean the death of privacy?

Privacy advocates should gird themselves; a bold future is rapidly approaching, and it’s certain to put them to the ultimate test when it comes to securing citizen’s privacy and data.

How patchable software can secure the IoT

How patchable software can secure the IoT

Rather than waiting for the next hack or DDOS to send their IT and PR teams scattering for solutions, today’s IoT companies should prepare now for a more expensive and secure future.

How to use the IoT for continuous business improvement

How to use the IoT for continuous business improvement

To really capitalize on the IoT, however, companies need to get started now.

How a smart grid can empower a smart city

How a smart grid can empower a smart city

A new world is rapidly approaching, and producing a modernized grid capable of making the smart cities of the future a reality is the first step towards achieving success in it.

How IoT is shaping the smart office of the future

How IoT is shaping the smart office of the future

How is the Internet of Things being used to solve to office dilemmas?

Why the fight over IoT data is just getting started

Why the fight over IoT data is just getting started

A quick dive into the world of the IoT reveals the true value of its data, and shows that this new industry is only just getting started.

4 things reshaping IoT for the future

4 things reshaping IoT for the future

A review of what's reshaping the IoT’s future the most shows which industries will be most vital in the coming years.

How smart cities can protect against IoT security threats

How smart cities can protect against IoT security threats

As long as developers work in tandem with one another, the security problems presented by the development of IoT within smart cities won’t be insurmountable.

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