Where Virtual Reality Makes Sense

I read recent coverage of comments from Carnegie Mellon University professor and former Disney Imagineer, Jesse N. Schell regarding his vision of the future of virtual reality and when and where it might start to show-up. I agree with his sentiment that reality and VR are a natural fit, but I don't believe that VR is…

How Many Screens are there in the World?

Here's my crack at estimating the number of screens in the world. We know the worldwide population is roughly 7.5B and I estimate average household size is 3.5  which gives us roughly 2.1B households in the world. The average US household has roughly 2.9 TVs on average, but the worldwide average is closer to 1.83 TVs…

A Dozen Elements of Mind-blowing Wearables

This morning I moderated a panel on Mind-blowing Wearables at CES. I was joined by an esteemed group of panelists including Ariel Garten, Founder and CEO of IteraXon the producer of Muse: The Brain Sensing Headband, Carmichael Roberts, Co-Founder and Chairman of MC10, and Jeanette Duffy, Deputy Director, Cause Platforms, UNICEF Ventures. I’ve actually known…

Starting Again

It has been over a year since I last posted anything to this blog. I imagine it isn't uncommon for many uncommitted bloggers like myself to begin anew shortly after the start of a new year (and new resolutions). Only the coming months (and years) will tell if my determination to blog more frequently will…