The Coming Renaissance of Virtual & Augmented Reality

On October 15, 2015, I had the distinct honor of moderating the first all female panel in the history of the Wireless Technology Forum. Topic: The Future of Virtual and Augmented Reality

Panelists were both pioneers and experts in their fields:

Annie Eaton, CEO, ATLvr
Margaret Martin, CEO, CN2
Maribeth Gandy Ph.D., Director Interactive Media Technology Center (IMTC), Georgia Tech

Here are a few key learnings from my panel of experts, or you can watch the entire session here.

For the past 15 years, innovation in Virtual Reality (VR) & Augmented Reality (AR) has been funded

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EMV… Are You Ready?

October 1, 2015 marked the liability shift of credit card fraud from the Financial Institution (FI) or credit card company to the retailer in cases of non-EMV compliance.

I first learned about the October 1, 2015 deadline from John Schweikert (January 2015) during a panel discussion at the Wireless Technology Forum.

Effective October 1, 2015:

Retailers are liable for credit card fraud on transactions completed with a magnetic bar swipe if the card is equipped with EMV (aka chip cards).
Retailers are NOT liable for credit card fraud if the credit card in question