In Part 1, we covered the preliminary work that goes into designing a brand-new product. The biggest takeaway here is that we have to sink our teeth into the problem before we set out trying to build a solution. Fostering a deep sense of empathy toward users, customers, and other stakeholders is critical to designing a product that stands apart from the rest.
Disclaimer: This should not be a blog post. It should likely be a trilogy of chapter books complete with glossaries and appendices.
In 2017, security robotics was a pre-mature, yet emerging, trend in the security space. Over the past couple of years, things have started to change.
There's a recipe for industries that are ripe for disruption:
Rapidly increasing costs + Little to no added value for stakeholders
The advent of the internet sparked a wildfire of new technology disrupting industry status quo:
Critics say it's the end of personal privacy as we know it. Advocates call it the tech advancement that will revolutionize security and means of identification.
"Laaaaaaadies and gennnntlemen, welcome to the event of a lifetime. The showdown between two age-old rivals. A battle for the title. A match like no other.
Artificial intelligence, machine learning, computer vision, and deep learning. They all seem to be used interchangeably. But are they really the same?
We're numb to them. Practically overrun with them. And chances are, you're sick of hearing about them.
Whether you love to hate or hate to love him, it's undeniable he is an icon for the industry. When we're talking about mall and retail security, we're talking about none other than Paul Blart: Mall Cop.