Frank Kresin is head of research at Waag Society, an Amsterdam based media lab developing creative technology for social innovation. Educated in film making, artificial intelligence and web development, his interest is on social innovation,...
Vinton Cerf, 'Father of Internet', and Internet of things
Vinton Cerf, "Father of Internet", answering a question about the future of Internet, has declared: "The Internet of things is on its way. The clear evidence of that, of course, is mobile to begin with, appliances that are now Internet-enabled, picture frames, refrigerators and things like that, office appliances, appliances at home. The smart grid is going to accelerate that process because more and more appliances will be part of the smart grid and its ensemble. They will be reporting their use. They will be accepting control saying, "Hey, don't run the air conditioner for the next 15 minutes, I'm in the middle of a peak load." We'll see many, many more devices on the Net than there are people [and] more sensor networks on the system, as well".