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. The current state of play with the so-called Internet of Things (IoT) offers a tantalizing glimpse into the future of ubiquitous computing, with web-enabled thermostats, self-driving cars, and even connected kettles creeping into our daily lives.
Open Smart Cities I: Open Source Internet of Things - Open Smart Cities I: Open Source Internet of Th... "Open Smart Cities I" is the first post of a series of three that address, from the point of view of open source software, several technological areas related to Smart Cities, as the Internet of Things, Cloud, Big Data, or Smart Cities platform of services and applications. In this post, we make a brief review of the concept of Smart City, and introduce the topic of Internet of Things, wherein we explore the potential of open source technologies (software, hardware and standar). Read this post in Spanish Introduction: What Makes Cities Smart? The EPIC Project (EU Platform for Intelligent Cities) in relation to the Smart City definition notes that the current economic crisis, combined with growing citizen expectations, is increasing the pressure on cities to provide better infrastructure and more efficient services, often for less cost. Cooperation and information exchange are both key ideas in the Smart City paradigm.
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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. "It is the most fundamental change. You'd almost call it the second generation of the Internet," posited Chambers. Honing in on the cloud, Chambers insisted Cisco will be involved in virtually every development in this arena -- be whether new tech turns out to be complementary or competitive to Cisco's offerings. "We're back in vogue," Chambers quipped.
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