Kevin C. Tofel: Why the internet of things needs a new class of storage and an I.T. evolution

Source: „How much data will the Internet of Things create? A “gazillion” packets that will require new network infrastructure and data storage methods to manage and sift through in real-time. Is your I.T. staff up to the challenge?
As more devices create even more data thanks to sensors, a different approach is needed to manage it. The old ways of storing and sifting through such information will need to evolve and so will the IT staff that manages the data

Alisha Foster: Vanderbilt playing key role in the Internet of Things

Source: „After you finish your morning bowl of cereal, you set out for work. Your fridge notices the milk carton you just put back is almost empty and transmits a message to Amazon, which sends a new carton of your preferred brand to your doorstep right as get you home from work.
Or your mother, who lives alone, falls while trying to change a light bulb and hits her head. Her watch (alternatively, a chip embedded in her body) registers that she is unconscious and alerts emergency

Steven Max Patterson: How the 'Internet of Thing' will become the Internet of Things

Source: ”Qualcomm's Liat Ben Zur spoke of the "Internet of Thing," in the singular case rather than the plural, at the recent MIT Technology Review Digital Summit. She made the point using Google's Nest thermostat that is connected to the cloud, and the cloud to an app to control it. Add another IoT device, add another cloud, and another app and so on. She brought into question IoT device interoperability and the rationale for sending all IoT data through the cloud when the purpose

Patrick Thibodeau: U.S. looks to create an 'Internet of Postal Things'

Source: „The Internet has so far delivered mostly bad news to the U.S. Postal Service, but the agency now hopes an emerging Web application -- the Internet of Things -- can help it improve efficiency. The postal service is spending up to $100,000 to investigate how it can utilize low cost sensors and related wireless technologies. The IoT research is closely tied to its ongoing analysis of how it can best use big data technologies.
On Tuesday, the postal service's Office

‘Internet of Things’ Computerize Everything: Olisa

Video. Everything. 

The internet of things is the next big wave of moneymaking capability and technology. 

This is the next big wave. 

If i were capable of being excited in american way, then yes. 

What sort of businesses have you been analyzing? 

It becomes everything to everybody. 

The intent of things -- the internet of things is the time where everything will be a computer. 

You can identify items of clothing. 

I was at a jaguar engine plant yesterday. 

Every tool has an id tag and it is constantly monitored. 

Chris Mellor: Internet of Things fridges? Pfft. So how does my milk carton know when it's empty?

Source: "In today's incredible Internet of Stuff Things world, the fridge is going to tell us we need to restock it with more milk and butter. What bunch of nutters thought this idea up? Let's take a patient walk through what a fridge would have to do to accomplish this, and then ask why it would be better than a fridge user's scan every time the fridge door is opened – and whether a regular weekly food shopper would want it, if we even get that far.

John P. Mello Jr.: Godzilla Foreshadows Trouble for Internet of Things

Source: "A San Francisco road sign warning of a "Godzilla Attack" may seem like a relatively harmless prank, but it's likely a sign of much worse things to come. Securing the Internet of Things requires a different mindset, suggested Cisco TRAC manager Seth Hanford, because there are "some very simple things which will not scale securely in a future of myriad embedded devices."The Internet of Things has come under attack by pranksters in recent days. The events could signal tumultuous things to come as

LaMetric – an IoT newcomer

LaMetric – an IoT newcomer. Hi! As an IoT company you should know how hard it's to build a hardware product. We created LaMetric. It's a hackable, stylish, real-time smart display which allows to receive and act on notifications, tasks, workout timers, business metrics, emails, news and more! Please spread the word about LaMetric Kickstarter campaign. Many thanks for your help!

LaMetric: "THE CUSTOMIZABLE SMART TICKER THAT SHOWS WHAT’S IMPORTANT TO YOU IN REAL-TIME Hackable, stylish, real-time smart display: receive and act

Doug Hill: Norbert Wiener and the Internet of Things

"A lot of the talk at the Wiener conference in Boston this month will be centered on the conviction that Wiener’s approach to information theory is finally coming into its own. Science and engineering are bursting today with examples of the sorts of convergences Wiener championed. The Maker movement and the Internet of Things represent the early stages of recognizing the increasingly fluid crossing of boundaries between hardware and software. (O’Reilly Media’s first “Solid” conference last month was dedicated

Chris Neiger: China Is Dominating the Internet of Things

Source: „China is working on hundreds of 'smart cities'. While the US is still gearing up for the Internet of Things -- where formerly "dumb" devices and systems automatically communicate with each other -- China is already well on its way down the IoT path.
A recent report from the GSM Association shows that a massive collaboration between the Chinese government and national telecoms China Mobile (NYSE: CHL  ) , China Telecom (NYSE: CHA  ) and China Unicom (NYSE: CHU  ) has helped propel

Todd Douglas Taylor: Sensors and Citizens: Finding Balance in the New Urban Reality

Source: „You have a front row seat. Unfortunately it is the driver’s seat of your family car and a multi-vehicle accident just unfolded before your eyes. People are almost certainly injured. Traffic is backing up in all directions. As you take out your smartphone to report an emergency, you notice that first responders are already on the scene. Small aerial drones have honed in on your location and incident information is being streamed

John Naughton: The Internet of Things: it's a really big deal

Source: „Get yourself connected: a webcam in the living room will be able to text you when the cat’s been sick on the sofa. Photograph: Peter Menzel/The Human Face of Big Data
Good morning! Or evening, if you happen to be reading this on the other side of the world. Our topic for today is the internet. What? You already know about the internet? No, no, I don't mean that internet, the boring old one you use to access YouTube and send Facebook updates, email and tweets and stuff. That's the internet of people

Sean Michael Kerner: AllSeen Internet of Things Alliance Expands

Source: „After six months of existence, the AllSeen Alliance is continuing to add members and grow the technology base for Internet of Things open specifications. Joe Speed, director of IoT for the AllSeen Alliance, told Enterprise Networking Planet that there has been a lot of interest in the AllSeen Alliance since it was established in December. Speed noted that the group has not been doing outbound solicitation. Instead, companies are approaching

Angela Shah: Houston’s ChaiOne Sees a Role for the Internet of Things in Industry

Source:”Much of the discussion around the “Internet of Things” has focused on how such connectedness will impact our everyday lives as consumers. ChaiOne’s Gaurav Khandelwal has been focusing on how IoT, as it’s known, can make businesses processes more efficient.
Houston-based ChaiOne designs and develops mobile app platforms for large companies, and Khandelwal sees a big opportunity in bringing

Simon Micarone: E3: Connectedness reaches new level in gaming

Source: „One of the challenges in any live event experience is engagement. More specifically, it’s about engagement beyond the perimeter of a live experience. So, with this in mind, a key area of interest for me at E3 is how brands are building their brand experiences at the show. And, with so many big brands and big budgets in play, it would be fascinating to see what they come up with.  Due to the size and scale of E3, I’ve not seen everything just yet


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