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Bogie Boscha is president and CEO of VisViva, a company that's using nanotechnology to provide golfers with detailed analytics regarding their swings. Not only can the technology be used to facilitate swing improvement, but also virtual game play and custom golf club manufacturing.
A screen shot of VisVisa's software, taken off of a Bluetooth-enabled HP PocketPC. The screen is displaying detailed data about the forward and back strokes of the swing of a putter. VisVisa is demonstrating the nanotechnology-based hardware/software combination here at MIT's September 2005 Emerging Technologies Conference.
Motorola CEO Ed Zander gave the morning keynote on day 2 at MIT's September 2005 Emerging Technologies conference. In the briefcase are a number of handsets that he demonstrated on stage, some of which are available only in Europe. Last week, ZDNet editor-in-chief Dan Farber interviewed Zander and took a photograph of all the devices that he keeps in that briefcase [see Motorola's Ed Zander Unplugged. According to Zander, the three great disruptors to the status quo are that (1) everything is being digitized, (2) broadband is moving to the air, and (3) intelligence is everywhere. That third point refers to the fact that everything -- our thermostats, our clothes, etc. -- will be spewing data onto the Internet.