This post is about combining QS (a Fitbit activity tracker), with IoT (using activity information retrieved online to control a Belkin Wemo switch) for effective motivation. Let me explain briefly how and why: I got this Fitbit tracker mostly out of curiosity Continue reading
Great infographic about the IoT published today by Bosch Software Innovations that also contains a very interesting classification of connected objects prediction for 2015: Check the blog post here.
Merry Christmas All! Hope next year, Christmas will be more IoT-enabled!
The Cosm.com Android logger app has been updated. There have been major bug fixes that allow better functionality, proper feed updates and eliminate crashes devices. So, simply install the new app, type in your Feed ID, use the QR scanner Continue reading
I just received my Bluetooth Low Energy SensorTag from TI and wanted to share my experience with it. Overall it looks like a great sensing device coming at an amazing price (25$ – free shipping- probably it is more of Continue reading
Quoting from here, answers express my own opinion. “The IoT SIG recently ran a thought leadership event on the theme of ‘People-centred design and the Internet of Things’. The group identified ten key questions for the future of IoT which were Continue reading
You all know Cosm (and if you don’t, here is a book chapter with a good introduction and examples). On the previous blog post I have mentioned briefly Webscript, a cool and easy way of running custom scripts without worrying Continue reading
When building an IoT system, no matter if it sends sensor information or it receives some triggers, it is always good to have a mechanism that checks the device status and alerts you in case of a power or a Continue reading
One of the most important factors for the success of the IoT is the ability of systems, services and applications to perform data mining. Why is that? Well, I think that one of the key roles of IoT is to Continue reading
It looks like when people refer to or talk about Cloud systems, most of them have different conceptions and perspectives. Some users think that Cloud is a black box consisting of several computing systems that host their data and makes Continue reading