RFID + GPS mobile
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Last week in our Mobile Web Meets Internet of Things series, we looked at barcode scanning and RFID in the next generation iPhone . We expect to see Apple and Android battling it out for both barcode and RFID supremacy this year. Another key technology in the Internet of Things - where everyday objects are endowed with Internet connectivity - is sensors . In fact we've seen the most activity so far in the Internet of Things from sensor data.
Advertising that uses advanced technology - explored in the film Minority Report - is one use of an internet of things The idea of a world where even mundane objects like shoes and food can be connected to the internet may sound like a plot culled from Hollywood - but a new report suggests that it is fast becoming reality.