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How ICT and participation initiatives can enable a scenario of smart citizens in smart cities
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The Internet of Things: Getting Smart About 'Smart' Objects | Innovation Insights | Wired.com

The Internet of Things: Getting Smart About 'Smart' Objects | Innovation Insights | Wired.com | Smart City Evolutionary Path | Scoop.it
Image: brunkfordbraun/Flickr Have you ever wished that your T-shirts could tell you the optimal water temperature for removing that pesky mustard stain
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We can't let the Internet of Things become the Tyranny of Things

We can't let the Internet of Things become the Tyranny of Things | Smart City Evolutionary Path | Scoop.it
The Internet of Things isn’t just some futuristic concept — it already exists. But often badly. For it to succeed, it will need an economy supported by developers who can rely on open standards and APIs.
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A IoT scenario requires an open approach to allow developers to enable economic and social benefits to all.

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Answering the Two Most-Asked Questions About the Internet of Everything

Answering the Two Most-Asked Questions About the Internet of Everything | Smart City Evolutionary Path | Scoop.it
Since Cisco began discussing the Internet of Everything (IoE) last year, two questions have arisen consistently:1) What is the difference between IoE and the Internet of Things (IoT)?According to
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According to Cisco Internet of Things will soon evolve in Internet of Everything through four main pillars: people, process, data and things...

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Cloud Computing – Essential to the Internet of Things | Business 2 Community

Cloud Computing – Essential to the Internet of Things | Business 2 Community | Smart City Evolutionary Path | Scoop.it
The basic idea of the Internet of Things (IoT) is inter-connectedness. Where machines with internal sensors are wirelessly connected to the internet and
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Cloud Computing and IoT will soon change everyone's lifestyle...

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Internet of Things – What Things?

Internet of Things – What Things? | Smart City Evolutionary Path | Scoop.it
All joking aside, the internet of things is a technology looking for a use. The geek in us tells us that connecting devices together is a good thing. Networks are better than the sum of it's parts. Choice is better than none at all.
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Some useful considerations about IoT applications.

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The “Internet of Things” Could Save 9 Billion Tons of Carbon

The “Internet of Things” Could Save 9 Billion Tons of Carbon | Smart City Evolutionary Path | Scoop.it
The humble RFID tag could be the homing device leading us to a new, much greener economy, argues a major new report released from the nonprofit Carbon War Room and AT&T, a company conveniently highly invested in the so-called "Internet of Things."The...
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Increasing sustainability through M2M technologies represent a very interesting trend

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Phaedra Pardue's curator insight, March 5, 2013 3:51 PM

It's all connected, I've always said, but now it really will be!

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RSA Conference Age of internet of things is upon us

RSA Conference Age of internet of things is upon us | Smart City Evolutionary Path | Scoop.it
The challenge of hyperconnected devices and the internet of things will see billions of devices connected by the end of this decade, and all need to be secured.
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Micro-LED LiFi: Where every light source in the world is also TV, and provides gigabit internet access | ExtremeTech

Micro-LED LiFi: Where every light source in the world is also TV, and provides gigabit internet access | ExtremeTech | Smart City Evolutionary Path | Scoop.it
Researchers at the University of Strathclyde in Scotland has begun the task of bringing high-speed, ubiquitous, LiFi technology to market.
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M2M and the Internet of Things: A guide | ZDNet

M2M and the Internet of Things: A guide | ZDNet | Smart City Evolutionary Path | Scoop.it
The Internet of Things will consist primarily of machines talking to one another, with computer-connected humans observing, analysing and acting upon the resulting 'big data' explosion. Here's how the next internet revolution is shaping up.
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The Internet of things

The Internet of things | Smart City Evolutionary Path | Scoop.it
The era of smart, connected devices is well and truly upon us, with everyday appliances getting connected to the Web
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Multi-standard wireless chip launched for the Internet of Things

Multi-standard wireless chip launched for the Internet of Things | Smart City Evolutionary Path | Scoop.it
New solution from Redpine removes the need for multiple modules from various vendors
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Budweiser Embraces the Internet of Things With In-Home Automatic Hockey Goal Light | Wired Design | Wired.com

Budweiser Embraces the Internet of Things With In-Home Automatic Hockey Goal Light | Wired Design | Wired.com | Smart City Evolutionary Path | Scoop.it
For some, the Internet of Things made its Super Bowl debut during the advertising blitz, through an offer by Budweiser Canada to come to your home and install a red goal light synced to the scores of your favorite team.
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Why 2013 will be the year of the Internet of Things

Why 2013 will be the year of the Internet of Things | Smart City Evolutionary Path | Scoop.it
This year’s Le Web event in Paris was based around the them of the Internet of Things (IoT); the way in which objects around us will gather data and connect to controls or other machines ...
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The real breakthrough of Google Glass: controlling the internet of things

The real breakthrough of Google Glass: controlling the internet of things | Smart City Evolutionary Path | Scoop.it
Many of the first apps for Google Glass will be about consuming and sharing content on the go. But what if Google Glass could unlock control over the world of the Internet of Things both inside and outside the home?
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Google’s augmented reality glasses that will be soon available in market could represent a powerful tool to support an IoT scenario.

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Google’s Smack-Talking Shoe of South by Southwest

Google’s Smack-Talking Shoe of South by Southwest | Smart City Evolutionary Path | Scoop.it
Google unveils another future-oriented wearable device.
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Google and Adidas are collaborating on an innovative talking shoe...

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Internet of things: Trash talk signals mobile future

Internet of things: Trash talk signals mobile future | Smart City Evolutionary Path | Scoop.it
In the last in a five part series on the future of mobile, Roland Pease explores why networks may soon be flooded with robotic customers.
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Some IoT-enabled applications and scenarios...

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Something Clever This Way Comes: Living with the Internet of Things | Business 2 Community

Something Clever This Way Comes: Living with the Internet of Things | Business 2 Community | Smart City Evolutionary Path | Scoop.it
When XBOX first announced its pending release of the Kinect in 2009, they did so under the codename “Project Natal,” and a lot of people completely freaked
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IoT evolution into everyday life...

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Bitponics: Where Urban Agriculture Meets The Internet Of Things — The Pop-Up City

Bitponics: Where Urban Agriculture Meets The Internet Of Things — The Pop-Up City | Smart City Evolutionary Path | Scoop.it
Brooklyn start-up Bitponics makes urban farming a bit more convenient with its smart device and website that helps you manage your greens from a remote location.
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Innovative approaches to urban farming enabled by IoT paradigm

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Communication among smart machines touted as future of wireless - Technology & Science - CBC News

Communication among smart machines touted as future of wireless - Technology & Science - CBC News | Smart City Evolutionary Path | Scoop.it
A car that tells your insurance company how you're driving. A coffee pot that can be ordered to start brewing remotely from a tablet computer. Welcome to the next phase of the wireless revolution.
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How to stop adding to the hype and make the internet of things a reality

How to stop adding to the hype and make the internet of things a reality | Smart City Evolutionary Path | Scoop.it
The internet of things will change the world, but first we have to decide what it is. Last night at a GigaOM meetup several industry speakers made a start.
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Infographic: Meaningful digital connections - The Internet of Things

Infographic: Meaningful digital connections - The Internet of Things | Smart City Evolutionary Path | Scoop.it
This infographic explores how the internet of things is set to digitally disrupt and make meaningful digital connections in the real world.
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Simplifying the Internet of Things

The "Internet of Things" describes a world of 15 billion plus devices, a trillion plus connections, and four billion intelligent systems by 2015. This repres...
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Design Fiction: Superflux, Internet-of-Things Academy | Beyond The Beyond | Wired.com

Design Fiction: Superflux, Internet-of-Things Academy | Beyond The Beyond | Wired.com | Smart City Evolutionary Path | Scoop.it
*This stuff is in a space by itself. There's something eerie about it, like it might crumble underfoot and the fragments might hurt somebody. "IOTA
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La Internet delle cose sta nascendo dal basso

La Internet delle cose sta nascendo dal basso | Smart City Evolutionary Path | Scoop.it
L’Internet delle cose è finalmente realtà: grazie alle idee di hacker e gente comune, chip e sensori sono ovunque e ci fanno dialogare con il mondo che ci sta intorno
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Cisco CEO: Get ready for 'the Internet of everything'

Cisco CEO: Get ready for 'the Internet of everything' | Smart City Evolutionary Path | Scoop.it
Are we moving away from an Internet of webpages and toward an Internet of things, or an Internet of interconnected objects?
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