Gary Eastwood

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Gary Eastwood has over 20 years' experience as a science and technology journalist, editor and copywriter; writing on subjects such as mobile & unified communications (UC), smart cities, information and communications technology (ICT), cloud, the Internet of Things (IoT), clean technology, nanotechnology, robotics & AI and science & innovation for a range of publications.

He is currently the co-editor of www.ucinsight.com, and has held editorship positions on two B2B magazines and four consumer titles (including Microsoft's FYI magazines).

Projects that take up most of his time these days include marketing and communications for a diverse range of organizations, including 5G World, UCExpo, Tacira, Gintel, Digitalk, Smart Mobility Summit, Ascom, Aztech IT and ergo, and white papers and consultancy projects for Kable (Current Analysis) and HERE Maps.

Outside his life as a technology writer and analyst, Gary is an avid landscape photographer who has authored two photography books and ghost-written two others. He is currently the official photographer for the Brighton i360 tower.

The opinions expressed in this blog are those of Gary Eastwood and do not necessarily represent those of IDG Communications, Inc., its parent, subsidiary or affiliated companies.

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