Today I presented on the current status of the FIDO alliance at the "Biometrics in Banking and Payment" seminar organized by the European Association for Biometrics.
Although I live in Amsterdam, this was the first time I visited the Amsterdam Planetarium.
I found it a very nice and convenient place to have these kinds of events organized.
Specially when you want to attract a lot of interest of financials, they are literally around the corner.
So all of Dutch major banks send their representatives and all in all it was a well organized and interesting seminar.
You can find my presentation here:
Everything about the new iPad Pro is impressive. The size, the storage and yes the multitasking capabilities. I love it!
I picked up the following configuration at the Amsterdam Apple store;
- iPad Pro silver 128gb,
- iPad Pro sleeve,
- Logitec keyboard/sleeve with iPad connector.
Because I've multiple accounts, I've installed the office-suits from;
- Microsoft and
Depending on the workload I choose either one. Each has it's pro's and contra's.
I'v loaded a few pictures I took with my Leica Q camera to test the screen. It's simply gorgeous.
Unfortunately Apple pencil was sold out, so I plan to pick one up next week in Salt Lake City's Apple store at City Creek.
I've downloaded the Adobe apps already and their look and feel and functionality is perfect.
In short; iPad rules again. I think this will be my office computer for the next few years.
Interactive watches, smart-rings and now the full-tablet form factor hits the wrist. Will it be a hit or will it all be the next 3D-television hype that never took off seriously?
Hardware manufacturers are beginning to explore the wrist to the fullest. With Microsoft kicking off in the early years of this century, it's now Apple that tries to rule the wrist with their Apple Watch, leaving early innovators like Pebble and HotWatch behind.
One can wonder if the battle for the wrist will ever end. Personally I like my wrist to be silent, smooth and functional. I really like the Dutch watchmaker Christiaan van der Klaauw. These amazing astronomical mechanical watches will survive "empty" batteries a long time and will be a good investment too. Superb craftsmanship to tell time, tides and moon phases, what else does a man need?
I am Reinier van der Drift. owner of FERGIL. Serial Entrepreneur & Technology Freak. Expert on Strong Authentication.
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