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Rob Spiegel
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Re: Off Shore Manufacturing
Rob Spiegel   2/27/2014 1:31:18 AM
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I'm not sure what you mean here, A.saji.

Rob Spiegel
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Re: Off Shore Manufacturing
Rob Spiegel   2/27/2014 1:31:18 AM
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I'm not sure what you mean here, A.saji.

Rob Spiegel
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Re: Off Shore Manufacturing
Rob Spiegel   2/27/2014 1:31:08 AM
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I'm not sure what you mean here, A.saji.

a.saji
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Re: Off Shore Manufacturing
a.saji   2/27/2014 1:01:36 AM
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@Rob: Yes but being on the defensive mode will not be a good move at all especially in the long run.          

Rob Spiegel
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Re: Off Shore Manufacturing
Rob Spiegel   2/26/2014 9:03:33 PM
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That's probably correct, Nancy. This stoy made it clear to me why some companies have decided not to leave the shore.

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Re: Wireless Safety
Rob Spiegel   2/26/2014 9:02:00 PM
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Good point, Nancy. I'm sure wives and husbands use this spying technique all the time. Kidding aside (I think), you're right about the lack of protections.

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Re: Off Shore Manufacturing
Nancy Golden   2/26/2014 8:56:25 PM
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It seeems they must have an unexpected level of naivete, Rob - anyone in manufacturing for any length of time would have realized such pitfalls were strong possibilities. Seems like they need to get some folks experienced in offshore manufacturing on board.

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Re: Wireless Safety
Nancy Golden   2/26/2014 8:54:44 PM
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Thanks, Rob. One worry i always have with portable devices is that if someone else gets a hold of it - will they be able to access accounts that i wouldn't want them to? I have actually been rather shocked at some practices (or lack thereof) of some big players that could easily endanger security by allowing access too easily...

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Re: Off Shore Manufacturing
Rob Spiegel   2/26/2014 8:49:52 PM
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I don't know what they were expecting, Nancy. These are common problems. In this particular case, a crew was trained in manufacturing the robots. Then the crew left for better jobs and they were replaced by workers who were not properly trained. They didn't expect that.

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Rob Spiegel   2/26/2014 8:46:30 PM
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I think it's both Nancy. At least I talked about both on the show floor. Not sure what exactly Dominic meant. Most people talked in terms of user interface, but I did hear mentions many times of data protection.

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