Opinions & People

Individual articles by people sharing their opinions on technology related the Internet of Things

Contiki

Contiki: The Operating System for Internet of Things

Contiki is an operating system just like Microsoft Windows and Linux but for a very specific purpose and mainly focused on ‘things’ in the internet of things (iot). Here...

Record a game from the ball’s view

When training for football games, coaches like to watch the game from several points-of-view in order to train their players better, develop strategies and improve the moves. Cameras and...
Plants

Take better care of your plants

Many of us love our garden, but are not smart enough to take good care of it. Well, caring for plants is tough—you need to understand when they need...
WeMo

WeMo : Remotely control your devices using your mobile

Belkin has launched a series of home automation products called WeMo that let you control your home electronics from anywhere using a mobile app. They are in line with the ‘connected...
GPS

A GPS device that projects routes on the road

Open Sight is a navigational aid for cyclists developed by designer Kim Tae-Jin. When the designer felt that traditional GPS navigation devices are distracting—people tend to look at the device...
Smart cane

Get Your Grandma A Smart Cane

At the Mobile World Congress 2013, Fujitsu demonstrated a New Generation Smart Cane that can aid elders, specially-challenged, or even hikers in several ways. For starters, it can direct...
Tracking

Cloud-based Ridership Tracking

Kidtrack is a biometric ridership monitoring system, which helps keep track of who is riding on which bus. The Cloud-based system can be effectively used by schools, offices, tours,...
Tethercell

Tethercell

Power management solutions are all the rage. We keep hearing about controllers for air-conditioners, lighting systems, computers, and so on. But, what about smaller, battery-powered devices? Suppose I forget...
i'm

If Lost—It always says “i’m Here”

i’m Here is a cute little GPS Tracker that makes sure you lose nothing. Simply throw i’m Here into your bag or suitcase, or make a pendant or watch...
Smart Glass

Smart glasses that connect to the cloud

First-person augmented reality is finally here. The Vuzix Smart Glass M100 is apparently the world’s first, commercially-available, hands-free display and communications system that can link users to the Cloud....