22 episodes

“There’s A Device For That!” showcases the unprecedented device-based solutions changing the world around us and bringing experiences we once didn’t think possible to life. In each episode, our host, Sudhir Reddy, chats with an industry leader driving cutting-edge technology, such as line-busting devices, AI-enabled doorbells, and next-generation connectivity solutions, to explore what kind of impact they’re making and what’s in store for the future. Join us to uncover the progressive ideas transforming our daily lives, from how we work to how we play to how we connect.

“There’s A Device For That!” is brought to you by Esper, the industry's first DevOps platform for device fleets.

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“There’s A Device For That!” showcases the unprecedented device-based solutions changing the world around us and bringing experiences we once didn’t think possible to life. In each episode, our host, Sudhir Reddy, chats with an industry leader driving cutting-edge technology, such as line-busting devices, AI-enabled doorbells, and next-generation connectivity solutions, to explore what kind of impact they’re making and what’s in store for the future. Join us to uncover the progressive ideas transforming our daily lives, from how we work to how we play to how we connect.

“There’s A Device For That!” is brought to you by Esper, the industry's first DevOps platform for device fleets.

    How to turn your innovation into a reality

    How to turn your innovation into a reality

    This week Esper's own CEO, Yadhu Gopalan, returns to the podcast to chat about the exciting road to building Esper. He dives into his extraordinary journey from a curious 5th grader exploring a mainframe room to becoming the visionary behind a game-changing product. He reminisces about his first and only job interview and the innovative projects he's been a part of since. He shares about the challenging road of bringing together your vision with the reality of the market and he highlights the importance of being humble in order to learn.
    2:30 - Yadhu’s journey into the tech and software industry7:35 - How Yadhu created Esper 9:15 - Finding the right product-market fit13:30 - How Esper makes device management easier16:50 - Facing the challenges of building a business22:20 - Upcoming industry trends
    There’s A Device For That is hosted by Sudhir Reddy, SVP of Engineering, of Esper. For more about Esper, visit us.
    Esper enables next-gen device management for company-owned and managed tablets, kiosks, smart phones, IoT edge devices, and more.
    Esper is on a mission to power exceptional device experiences by revolutionizing the way companies manage their device fleets. Through advanced capabilities, Esper is leading the market beyond standard MDM practices into the modern era of DevOps for devices and beyond — Where workflow automation is standard, re-provisioning is a thing of the past, and managing by exception unlocks unprecedented operational efficiency.

    • 25 min
    Enhancing UX with evidence-based, user-centric design

    Enhancing UX with evidence-based, user-centric design

    Byron Baker is the Head of Design at Blink UX, an Evidence-driven Design™ firm solving customer experience (CX) and employee experience (EX) challenges for businesses. He joins the show to share his experience leading a team of design experts as they create user experiences that truly enhance the value and impact of devices. He dives into their diverse and fascinating portfolio, spanning from modernizing the trucking industry with a seamless on-the-road experience to a device that ensures your shower temperature is always perfect. He shares their comprehensive and effective methods for gathering customer insights that have helped them deliver on what truly matters to customers.
    7:15 - What Blink UX does8:15 - How Blink UX has helped customers upgrade their customer experience19:20 - Helping Moen create a spa like experience at home24:30 - Tips on gathering customer feedback to truly understand their needs27:25 - Strategies for keeping innovation alive32:30 - Where to learn more about Blink UX
    There’s A Device For That is hosted by Sudhir Reddy, SVP of Engineering, of Esper. For more about Esper, visit us.
    Esper enables next-gen device management for company-owned and managed tablets, kiosks, smart phones, IoT edge devices, and more.
    Esper is on a mission to power exceptional device experiences by revolutionizing the way companies manage their device fleets. Through advanced capabilities, Esper is leading the market beyond standard MDM practices into the modern era of DevOps for devices and beyond — Where workflow automation is standard, re-provisioning is a thing of the past, and managing by exception unlocks unprecedented operational efficiency.

    • 34 min
    Error proof age verification in less than a second

    Error proof age verification in less than a second

    Ron Tobb is the Founder of Minor Decliner (minordecliner.com), a cutting-edge ID scanning system. He joins the show to share how their easy-to-use scanners help retailers prevent underage sales and avoid fines by verifying a customer's age in seconds. He reveals the strategies he’s used to make Minor Decliner a success including a focus on integrating technology that delivers direct customer value and quality customer service. He also shares how their partnership with Esper has taken their device operations to the next level with features like an intuitive console, secure kiosk mode, and automated device provisioning.
    0:45 - Why and how Minor Decliner came about7:00 - How Minor Decliner scanners work11:35 - How Minor Decliner reduces risk for retailers12:55 - Applications for Minor Decliner scanners14:10 - Why Minor Decliner chose Esper to manage their devices17:10 - The future of Minor Decliner
    There’s A Device For That is hosted by Sudhir Reddy, SVP of Engineering, of Esper. For more about Esper, visit us.
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    Esper enables next-gen device management for company-owned and managed tablets, kiosks, smart phones, IoT edge devices, and more.
    Esper is on a mission to power exceptional device experiences by revolutionizing the way companies manage their device fleets. Through advanced capabilities, Esper is leading the market beyond standard MDM practices into the modern era of DevOps for devices and beyond — Where workflow automation is standard, re-provisioning is a thing of the past, and managing by exception unlocks unprecedented operational efficiency.

    • 29 min
    Unlock human behavior with smart flooring

    Unlock human behavior with smart flooring

    Joe Scanlin is the co-founder and CEO of Scanalytics, which transforms physical spaces into intelligent environments through smart floor sensors and predictive analytics. In this episode, Joe reveals how Scanalytics is harnessing the power of sensor-enabled flooring to unlock valuable insights into how people move through space and time and how it impacts their behavior. He shares the benefits this can have across industries from optimizing traffic flow in bustling commercial spaces to detecting falls in senior living facilities to saving energy costs for smart buildings. Listen in to hear how this true innovator is helping create a smarter, more efficient, and more data-powered world.  Content warning: Please note this episode mentions school shootings.
    7:40 - How Joe co-founded Scanalytics 13:00 - The design of Scanalytics’ floor sensors16:30 - Unlocking space utility and energy savings18:10 - How Scanalytics’ floor sensors work20:45 - Applications for Scanalytics technology24:45 - How Scanalytics compares to IoT sensors and cameras34:45 - Where to learn more about Scanalytics
    Check out Joe’s TedTalk on responsive physical environments: https://www.ted.com/talks/joe_scanlin_the_implications_of_responsive_physical_environments 
    There’s A Device For That is hosted by Sudhir Reddy, SVP of Engineering, of Esper. For more about Esper, visit us.
    Esper enables next-gen device management for company-owned and managed tablets, kiosks, smart phones, IoT edge devices, and more.
    Esper is on a mission to power exceptional device experiences by revolutionizing the way companies manage their device fleets. Through advanced capabilities, Esper is leading the market beyond standard MDM practices into the modern era of DevOps for devices and beyond — Where workflow automation is standard, re-provisioning is a thing of the past, and managing by exception unlocks unprecedented operational efficiency.

    • 36 min
    The best video invention since DVDs

    The best video invention since DVDs

    Joe Saavedra is the founder and CEO of Infinite Objects, a revolutionary product that preserves your most cherished moving memories (like video and NFTs) in a whole new way. This week on the show he takes us on a journey through the inception of Infinite Objects, revealing the creative process that led to its unique and awe-inspiring product (including an unboxing moment straight out of Harry Potter). He delves into how he tapped into the hearts and minds of his target users to create a product that truly resonates with them. He also shares how Infinite Objects is navigating the ever-changing macroeconomic landscape with innovation and creativity. Listen in to this captivating conversation and use the link below to get 10% off your Infinite Object.
    0:40 - What inspired the concept of Infinite Objects 11:00 - How Joe created Infinite Objects 16:00 - Determining and operationalizing product design principles20:15 - Understanding customer behavior and desires24:40 - What’s next for Infinite Objects28:30 - Navigating the pandemic and changing macroeconomic landscape35:37 - Where to learn more about Infinite Objects
    Use this discount code for 10% off your Infinite Object:  https://infiniteobjects.com/discount/ESPER10
    Follow Joe on Twitter: https://twitter.com/jmsaavedra?lang=en 
    There’s A Device For That is hosted by Sudhir Reddy, SVP of Engineering, of Esper. For more about Esper, visit us.
    Esper enables next-gen device management for company-owned and managed tablets, kiosks, smart phones, IoT edge devices, and more.
    Esper is on a mission to power exceptional device experiences by revolutionizing the way companies manage their device fleets. Through advanced capabilities, Esper is leading the market beyond standard MDM practices into the modern era of DevOps for devices and beyond — Where workflow automation is standard, re-provisioning is a thing of the past, and managing by exception unlocks unprecedented operational efficiency.

    • 37 min
    Why your kid’s new best friend should be a robot

    Why your kid’s new best friend should be a robot

    Phil Duffy is the Chief Product Officer of Embodied, a groundbreaking robotics and AI company that's changing the face of human-centric care and wellness. In this episode, Phil shares the incredible work that Embodied is doing with their language-based robots to support children in overcoming social and emotional challenges. He discusses how his passion for robotics led him to focus on a unique mission, rather than simply chasing the latest tech trend. He shares valuable insights on how to get into the minds of customers and how to design technology that's truly adaptable to the real world. Please not this episode deals with topics around mental health and assisted suicide.
    5:20 - What does Embodied do8:30 - The upcoming rise of a ubiquitous hardware stack for robotics 13:35 - The importance of understanding user needs in product development 16:00 - How the Moxie companion robot works22:20 - Benefits kids have seen using Moxie26:00 - The future of Moxie and Embodied33:50 - Where to learn more about Embodied
    There’s A Device For That is hosted by Sudhir Reddy, SVP of Engineering, of Esper. For more about Esper, visit us.
    Esper enables next-gen device management for company-owned and managed tablets, kiosks, smart phones, IoT edge devices, and more.
    Esper is on a mission to power exceptional device experiences by revolutionizing the way companies manage their device fleets. Through advanced capabilities, Esper is leading the market beyond standard MDM practices into the modern era of DevOps for devices and beyond — Where workflow automation is standard, re-provisioning is a thing of the past, and managing by exception unlocks unprecedented operational efficiency.

    • 36 min

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