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The Internet of Things 2014 [Slideshare]  Responding to her Friday morning alarm, Stacey gets out of bed.

The Internet of Things 2014 [Slideshare] 

Simultaneously, items throughout her house begin preparing for the day. Although it is cloudy outside, the interior is lighted with tones of a beautiful sunrise, per Stacey's personalized lighting scheme. The water heater makes sure the shower will be to her preference. When she enters the bathroom, her motion starts coffee brewing and breakfast cooking in the microwave. As Stacey eats breakfast, her caloric intake is monitored. Before she leaves, Stacey thinks about dinner. Stacey gets in her car which has already been brought to her ideal interior temperature.

When Stacey arrives at work, she glances at her large office display and sees that all plant processes are functioning normally. Why the Internet of Things Is Primed for Take-Off in 2015. Why the Internet of Things isn’t like the Big Bang - Microsoft for Work. Already, 1.9 billion devices are connected, and that number is expected to exponentially increase to 50 billion by 2020.

Why the Internet of Things isn’t like the Big Bang - Microsoft for Work

“If you don’t take advantage of [the Internet of Things],” says Kevin Ashton, “your competitor will, and it will put you out of business.” Ashton knows firsthand what the Internet of Things (IoT) can do for an organization, having coined the term more than a decade ago when he was what he calls a “fairly junior manager” at Procter & Gamble. As he explains, they couldn’t keep certain products on the shelves; they needed computers to track items. The solution, radio-frequency identification (RFID), is now mainstream technology. But the processes related to IoT aren’t, and that, the experts say, is where the danger lies. “It’s not the devices,” stresses Frank Burkitt, senior executive advisor at Strategy&. IoT is a “Niagara Falls of information,” but it’s a “gradual, step-by-step process.

Ashton agrees, citing retail as a classic example. IoT: le aziende sono pronte per un Business da trilioni di Dollari? [INFOGRAFICA] Le aziende sono pronte ad affrontare il business multi-milionario dell'Internet of Things?

IoT: le aziende sono pronte per un Business da trilioni di Dollari? [INFOGRAFICA]

La sezione Digital ha affrontato più volte l’agormento Internet Of Things, analizzandone tutte le implicazioni ed i differenti campi di riferimento (marketing, ratail, analytics, smart-home, ecc.) ma non abbiamo mai (finora) toccato uno degli argomenti maggiormente importanti legati a questo “nuovo” business: il giro di affari multi-milionario che genererà. Il business generato dall’IoT (volume d’affari vero o presunto che sia) è sicuramente uno degli argomenti più interessanti degli ultimi anni. Preparing for the 'Internet of Things' Data Deluge By @Infobright. Preparing Enterprise Infrastructures for the IoT Data Deluge One of the biggest impacts of the Internet of Things is and will continue to be on data; specifically data volume, management and usage.

Preparing for the 'Internet of Things' Data Deluge By @Infobright

Companies are scrambling to adapt to this new and unpredictable data reality with legacy infrastructure that cannot handle the speed and volume of data. In his session at @ThingsExpo, Don DeLoach, CEO and president of Infobright, will discuss how companies need to rethink their data infrastructure to participate in the IoT, including: Data storage: Understanding the kinds of data: structured, unstructured, big/small? Analytics: What kinds and how responsive do you need to be? Speaker Bio Don DeLoach is CEO and president of Infobright. The 'Internet of Things' will be the world's most massive device market and save companies billions of dollars.

BI Intelligence Growth in the Internet of Things will peak in 2015 The Internet of Things (IoT) is beginning to grow significantly, as consumers, businesses, and governments recognize the benefit of connecting inert devices to the internet.

The 'Internet of Things' will be the world's most massive device market and save companies billions of dollars

In an all-new report from BI Intelligence, we examine what is currently driving growth in the Internet of Things and how various sectors of the economy will embrace IoT innovations. Purchase the full report >> Internet of things optimizes events while reducing privacy. Pugwash’s discussion topic this week was privacy and the Internet of things.

Internet of things optimizes events while reducing privacy

Computing power is becoming more powerful, and is being used to record our everyday activities in ways that were never imagined even ten years ago. This explosion of data can provide a better experience for all of us, but at the same time, it puts the minutia of our lives on the Internet, where it could potentially be seen by anyone. Welcome to the Internet of things. From watches to toothbrushes, thermostats to refrigerators, tech companies are encouraging us to record our activities and send the data up into the cloud, where they can look at it and optimize our experiences. Due to how cheap and available technology is, it is easy to incorporate it into the most mundane aspects of our lives. Internet of Things. The Internet of Things (IoT) is the network of physical objects or "things" embedded with electronics, software, sensors and connectivity to enable it to achieve greater value and service by exchanging data with the manufacturer, operator and/or other connected devices.

Internet of Things

Each thing is uniquely identifiable through its embedded computing system but is able to interoperate within the existing Internet infrastructure. The term “Internet of Things” was first documented by a British visionary, Kevin Ashton, in 1999.[1] Typically, IoT is expected to offer advanced connectivity of devices, systems, and services that goes beyond machine-to-machine communications (M2M) and covers a variety of protocols, domains, and applications.[2] The interconnection of these embedded devices (including smart objects), is expected to usher in automation in nearly all fields, while also enabling advanced applications like a Smart Grid.[3] Early history[edit]

Welcome to Forbes. Connected Phone, Connected House, Connected Car...Connected Body? LONDON, February 17, 2015 /PRNewswire/ -- As the Internet of Things evolves and becomes the Internet of Us, security expert Kaspersky Lab has teamed up with Swedish bio-hacking community BioNyfiken to uncover the realities of connecting our bodies to the Internet Once confined to Hollywood blockbusters and sci-fi novels, in 2015, the number of humans upgraded by technological devices is increasing in number.

Connected Phone, Connected House, Connected Car...Connected Body?

Thanks to the invention and wide-spread adoption of implantable aids such as pacemakers, insulin pumps, hearing aids and deep brain stimulation systems, the world is filling with humans who could be considered part machine. But recent media reports describe another breed of upgraded human, people who implant technology in their bodies not for medical reasons, but simply because of greater convenience in everyday life; people with smart implants that allow them to control door locks, make purchases and gain access to computer systems with the wave of a hand. About Kaspersky Lab. Flic: The Wireless Smart Button. With Flic in your car you can keep your focus on the road, where it should be.

Flic: The Wireless Smart Button

With just a click Flic could launch navigation to your next appointment, text your spouse and say that you’re on your way home or detect the song you’re listening to on the radio. Always looking for your phone when you’re on your way out? With Flic you can make your phone sound the alarm, making it easier to find. Having a smart home set up should be, well, smart! The Wireless Smart Button. Internet of Things (IoT): The Third Wave. The Internet of Things (IoT) is the network of physical objects accessed through the Internet.

Internet of Things (IoT): The Third Wave

These objects contain embedded technology to interact with internal states or the external environment. In other words, when objects can sense and communicate, it changes how and where decisions are made, and who makes them. For example Nest thermostats. Big data and the Internet of Things: Two sides of the same coin? By Tamara Dull, SAS Best Practices Let’s kick this post off with a quick quiz. Read each statement below and determine if it’s referring to big data or the Internet of Things: Every minute, we send 204 million emails, generate 1.8 million Facebook likes, send 278 thousand tweets, and upload 200 thousand photos to Facebook. Is this statement about big data or the Internet of Things?

12 million RFID tags (used to capture data and track movement of objects in the physical world) were sold in 2011. Butterflies, Ants and the Internet of Things. Buckminster Fuller once wrote, “there is nothing in the caterpillar that tells you it’s going to be a butterfly.” It’s true that often our capacity to look at things and truly understand their final form is very limited. Nor can we necessarily predict what happens when many small changes combine – when small pebbles roll down a hillside and turn in a landslide that dams a river and floods a plain. Uk.businessinsider. With Mesh, Bluetooth Strengthens Case As Key Internet Of Things Technology. Infographic: What We Want and Don't Want From The Internet of Things. Just as smartphones forever changed our lives, 57 percent of consumers say that they believe the Internet of Things will be revolutionary, with another 47 percent saying that companies that aren’t trying to connect their products to the Internet are missing a big opportunity, according to a study conducted by marketing tech company Affinnova which was recently acquired by consumer and media insights company Nielsen.

Yet, as promising as the future is, right now customers are none too pleased with the Internet-connected products available. In fact, over 40 percent of people feel that most current smart products are more gimmicky than useful, the study found. Still, almost everyone admits that they don’t even know what they want from a smart object. TeradataVoice: 5 Things You May Not Know About The Internet Of Things. The Internet of Things (IoT) is making headlines these days.

Here are five things that you may not know about the IoT and its application to business processes. It’s Already Here – Although it is often framed as an emerging trend, the IoT is not a future prospect. For many, the IoT is operational. For example, many companies have sensors on their equipment that allow them to do condition-based maintenance.

Rather than following maintenance schedules based on averages, they use sensor data to predict in advance when repairs are needed. The IoT is an exciting area of innovation, one every organization (and every person) should explore. The Internet of Things 2014 [Slideshare]  The Top 10 Areas to Explore When Considering the Internet of Things - Infobright. Infobright > Blog > The Top 10 Areas to Explore When Considering the Internet of Things I love lists. 50 ways to lose weight without trying. Top 10 money-saving ideas. What will happen when the internet of things becomes artificially intelligent? When Stephen Hawking, Bill Gates and Elon Musk all agree on something, it’s worth paying attention.

All three have warned of the potential dangers that artificial intelligence or AI can bring. The world’s foremost physicist, Hawking said that the full development of artificial intelligence (AI) could “spell the end of the human race”. Musk, the tech entrepreneur who brought us PayPal, Tesla and SpaceX described artificial intelligence as our “biggest existential threat” and said that playing around with AI was like “summoning the demon”. Gates, who knows a thing or two about tech, puts himself in the “concerned” camp when it comes to machines becoming too intelligent for us humans to control.

Four ways the Internet of Things will impact the enterprise. By 2016 more than half of businesses with 10,000+ employees are expected to embrace the technology. In a market as fast-changing as M2M, it can be hard to predict what’s going to happen, but there are four things we believe enterprises can be sure of… How Companies Can Take Advantage of the Internet of Things. More than 900 "Internet of Things"-specific vendors showcased new products and services at this year's Consumer Electronics show. When the idea of an Internet of Things first emerged, connected services and products were fairly limited to targeting consumers through devices such as cars, coffee makers and thermostats.

Now, the idea of Web-connected objects is penetrating deeper into every aspect of business and economy. Four ways the Internet of Things will impact the enterprise. Why The Internet Of Things Is A Problem For Metadata Retention. Security concerns will determine which Internet of Things products come to market. Pixie, the ‘Location of Things’ solution, finds your stuff via augmented reality. Ever lost your smartphone? Or forgot your laptop charger at home, only to realize you desperately need a charge when you arrive at a meeting? Internet of Things - ThingSpeak. MQTT. Open Source for Internet of Things.

OpenSensors.io – Connecting Things. Open Source Solution for the Internet of Things into the Cloud. Libelium - Connecting Sensors to the Cloud. Developing Connected Apps for the Internet of Things (IoT) Just Got Easier With Appmethod. SOURCE: Embarcadero Technologies Latest Release Features New Technologies for Creating Connected Apps for Devices, Gadgets or Wearables Using a Single C++ Codebase SAN FRANCISCO, CA--(Marketwired - Sep 8, 2014) - With the latest release of Appmethod now available to active subscribers and new Appmethod developers, it has never been easier to rapidly build highly connected apps for the Internet of Things (IoT) using a single app development platform and shared C++ codebase.

The Appmethod September 2014 Release provides a complete software development solution for building natively compiled C++ apps that connect mobile and desktop devices, sensors, gadgets, wearables, cloud services, and data. App developers can now create dynamic, highly responsive designs across any device or form factor using Appmethod's new FireUI Multi-Device Designer and user interface (UI) components. A Strategist’s Guide to the Internet of Things. 6 Reasons Hackers Love the Internet of Things. Internet Of Things Could Bring Back The Seducematron. Cisco CEO: Internet of Things is the second generation of the Internet. SAN FRANCISCO---From switching to the cloud to the Internet of Things, Cisco is determined to be the "number one IT company," according to the company's CEO John Chambers. Closing out the Goldman Sachs Technology and Internet Conference on Thursday, Chambers suggested if you start with the potential of a $19 trillion profit contribution and the belief every company will be digitized, these things will tie together through fast innovation as well as security.

Senators Consider Congressional Role in Internet of Things. Can the 'Internet of Things' Preserve Privacy?: Lawmakers. TheThings.io wants to be the Amazon Web Services for the Internet of Things. Mobile executive? VB is hosting our 5th annual Mobile Summit on February 23–24 at the scenic Cavallo Point Resort in Sausalito, CA. See if you qualify here. Here’s why the Internet of things just became very interesting. iKettle. THE Internet of Things cloud solution - thethings.iO. Learn more — Ôasys. Products. Nest's new Home Reports go beyond mere thermostats and smoke detectors. Internet of Things. Sigfox raises France's biggest VC round ever at $115M to expand its IoT wireless network. What is Xively. SmartThings. Relayr - bring things to life. Says 4.9 Billion Connected "Things" Will Be in Use in 2015. TheThings.io wants to be the Amazon Web Services for the Internet of Things. Uk.businessinsider. TTIP can help reap the rewards of the 'Internet of Things'

Congress sees security risk in 'Internet of Things' MTOV. Internet of Things Trends to Watch By @AriaSystemsInc. Connected spaces: the next step for the internet of things. Managing Privacy in the Internet of Things. Solutions - Maison Connectée - Technicolor. PENNTIC. Homadeus.com — Discover awesome connected objects. Pixie's new Bluetooth beacons make it harder for you to lose your stuff.

Estimote Beacons — real world context for your apps. With iBeacon, Apple is going to dump on NFC and embrace the internet of things. Libelium - Connecting Sensors to the Cloud. Feel, Act, Make sense. iDigi Device Cloud. Xively – Public Cloud for the Internet of Things.

Open Smart Cities I: Open Source Internet of Things - Open Smart Cities I: Open Source Internet of Th... ThingWorx - Internet of Things and M2M Application Platform. Tracking the Internet of Things.

1501.07438.pdf. The real breakthrough of Google Glass: controlling the internet of things. Internet of Things: get yourself connected. The Basics of Home Automation: What It Is, and How It Works. Honeywell Wi-Fi Programmable Thermostats. Products. CONNECT Wireless HiFi Player. Spruce Up You Home With These Clever Products - Slideshow. Smart wireless power outlets - Research News August 2012 - Topic 5. Wireless electricity products spark a new industry. IoT from the Ground Up: MCU and Connectivity Building Blocks. IET Digital Library: The Internet of Things: connecting the unconnected. Uberveillance and the Internet of Things and people.

Readwrite. IBEACONS TO TRANSFORM VISITOR EXPERIENCES. BRINGING HOME THE BEACON. Inmarsat Courts Developers, Opens Its Satellite Broadband Platform To All. Google Reportedly In Talks To Invest In SpaceX. Internet of Things: Evolution towards a hyper-connected society. Elon Musk wants to build a new Internet from space. OracleVoice: How The Internet of Things Will Shake Up Retail In 2015. Three questions about the Internet of things and children. What's holding back the Internet of things? Google Now Owns A Good Chunk Of SpaceX.