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The Internet of Things could encroach on personal privacy

A recent White House report on big data wonders aloud about the capability of sensors and smart meters to turn homes into fish tanks, completely transparent to marketers, police -- and criminals.
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'Wearable Web' could become 'trillion-dollar industry'

'Wearable Web' could become 'trillion-dollar industry' | The Internet of Things | Scoop.it
Generator Research says the wearable device market will grow from $8 billion this year to $101.2 billion in 2018, fueled by smart watches and smart glasses.
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A Year With Google Glass: 'I'm Not a Huge Fan of It'

A Year With Google Glass: 'I'm Not a Huge Fan of It' | The Internet of Things | Scoop.it
Boston-area residents and workers got the chance to try out Google Glass for an entire year. For some, the experience was less than satisfactory.
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Usability " some problems when trying to navigate the Google headset"

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This Could Be The Biggest Thing In Retail And It's Not Mobile

This Could Be The Biggest Thing In Retail And It's Not Mobile | The Internet of Things | Scoop.it
In an article last September The Catastrophic Social Media Content Marketing Mistake Marketers Are Making I made reference to the fact that I am not one prone to rely on hyperbole. Many writers, be they talking about the latest in marketing or advertising or the next great superstar in (insert name of sport here) absolutely [...]
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LG lands big Apple order, flexible OLED to be the future of wearables

LG lands big Apple order, flexible OLED to be the future of wearables | The Internet of Things | Scoop.it
According to rumors circulating Korean news sources, Apple has placed an order with LG for 12 million flexible OLED displays for its iWatch smartwatch.
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Why Amazon Shouldn't Make a Smartphone, But Will Anyway

Why Amazon Shouldn't Make a Smartphone, But Will Anyway | The Internet of Things | Scoop.it
It's one thing to deliver books, magazines and movies on a Kindle Fire HDX, but it's quite another thing to be the sacred holder of the customer's personal life.
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The Internet of Things & mobile devices currently are all about the business model described in this article - "Because modern smartphones help a particular tech giant pry into a customer's preferences and habits, it's important to create a desirable public image for the company and an attractive environment (user interface) on the smartphone. That's the game of our times and requires great expertise."

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Consumer Watchdog: 'Google Glass is Spyware'

Consumer Watchdog: 'Google Glass is Spyware' | The Internet of Things | Scoop.it
Google Glass is dangerous 'spyware' that harms the privacy of the general public, according to Consumer Watchdog.
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Of course, these comments just scratch the surface of what the universes of data these devices will produce will reveal about the user - about us:)

 

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iRobot’s CTO Paolo Pirjanian Says Future Robots Will Do More Than Just Vacuum Your Floor | MIT Technology Review

iRobot’s CTO Paolo Pirjanian Says Future Robots Will Do More Than Just Vacuum Your Floor | MIT Technology Review | The Internet of Things | Scoop.it
The Roomba maker is working on technology that could enable robots to help with more household chores.
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Why Antiquated PC Metaphors Must Die With Wearables | Innovation Insights | Wired.com

Why Antiquated PC Metaphors Must Die With Wearables | Innovation Insights | Wired.com | The Internet of Things | Scoop.it
As the focus of wearable tech shifts from quantified self and smartphone notifications to content creation, radically new user interaction models are neede
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"Wearable computing opens a new chapter of computing consciousness. It knows where you are, what you are doing, and, overtime, can predict what you want to do and what information you need at a given moment." 


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Microsoft Lets Windows Go Free to the Internet of Things

Microsoft Lets Windows Go Free to the Internet of Things | The Internet of Things | Scoop.it
Developing wearable tech and other ideas for the Internet of Things just got a lot cheaper. Microsoft announced at...
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Will A Robot Take Your Job? Look At This Graphic To Find Out

Will A Robot Take Your Job? Look At This Graphic To Find Out | The Internet of Things | Scoop.it
Look quick, before a drone comes to deliver the pink slip.
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More Than 80 Percent of Roomba Owners Name Their Roomba

More Than 80 Percent of Roomba Owners Name Their Roomba | The Internet of Things | Scoop.it
Colin Angle is co-founder and CEO of iRobot in Bedford, Mass. The company recently created a brushless version of the Roomba vacuum, and this week released a telepresent robot called Ava 500. Its Packbots will also look for bombs at the football World Cup in Brazil this year. Celeste Biever:...
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Wearing the future - O'Reilly Radar

Wearing the future - O'Reilly Radar | The Internet of Things | Scoop.it
In an interview at SXSW, Google's Sundar Pichai said something about wearables that I've been waiting to hear. Wearables aren't about Google Glass; they aren't about smart watches; they're much, much...
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As ACA Pushes Connectivity, Home Health Technologies To Double

As ACA Pushes Connectivity, Home Health Technologies To Double | The Internet of Things | Scoop.it
Fueled by federal mandates and stimulus dollars that have helped medical care providers connect to each other and their patients, the U.S. home health technologies market is projected to double to $5.8 billion by the end of 2018, according to a new analysis. A new report from information and analytics firmIHS says [...]
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THE INTERNET OF EVERYTHING: 2014 [SLIDE DECK]

THE INTERNET OF EVERYTHING: 2014 [SLIDE DECK] | The Internet of Things | Scoop.it
A huge array of devices will soon be connected to the Internet.
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Nuance Comm developing bracelets that can send distress calls to your loved ones - The Economic Times

Nuance Comm developing bracelets that can send distress calls to your loved ones - The Economic Times | The Internet of Things | Scoop.it
Nuance has given app developers access to its interface applications for creating tools that can be embedded in wearables like bracelet.
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PCB007 Wearable Electronics to be a $70B Business in 2024

Wearable electronics is a very fragmented industry when it comes to manufacturers. Even mature sub-sectors have no clear leaders in what will be a $70 billion plus business in 2024 with 12,000 developers and manufacturers, as recently calculated by analysts IDTechEx. An example is the thousands of companies making basic earphones and electronic watches, nearly all in China...

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The 6 Basic Building Blocks Of The Things In The 'Internet Of Things'

The 6 Basic Building Blocks Of The Things In The 'Internet Of Things' | The Internet of Things | Scoop.it
These are the main components and features that define the Internet of Things.
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Kinect-based ‘digital mirror’ sees through skin | Games | Geek.com

Kinect-based ‘digital mirror’ sees through skin | Games | Geek.com | The Internet of Things | Scoop.it
A new art exhibit and educational initiative uses Kinect and powerful medical scanners to let users see inside their own bodies, organs and all.
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Autopoietic Decentralized Autonomous Corporations

Autopoietic Decentralized Autonomous Corporations | The Internet of Things | Scoop.it
Seed, water, sunlight.
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"(Defined as a self creating/self constructing decentralized autonomous corporation which is seeded by an instruction set, watered by crowd funding, and provided sunlight through community participation)"

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Legal showdown looms on cellphone privacy - News - NorthJersey.com

Legal showdown looms on cellphone privacy - News - NorthJersey.com | The Internet of Things | Scoop.it
As new technology continues to collide with privacy rights, the U.S. Supreme Court is set to hear arguments this month in two cases involving police searches of cellphones that could have a major impact on the privacy of everyone who carries a mobile device.
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A Simple Reason You Really Need A Passcode On Your iPhone

A Simple Reason You Really Need A Passcode On Your iPhone | The Internet of Things | Scoop.it
An iOS7 bug allows a user to bypass your phone's security systems.
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In the future the humans will need the passcode, and the machines will be free:)

 

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4 Ways Amazon's Set-Top Box Could Disrupt Apple TV and Google's Chromecast (AAPL, AMZN, GOOG)

Amazon's about to the enter the living room. Why the retailer's device could blow away the competition from Apple and Google. - Sam Mattera - Tech and Telecom
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Note the end of this article: 'R.I.P. Internet -- 1969-2014 
At only 45 years old... the Internet will be laid to rest in 2014. And Silicon Valley is thrilled. Because they know... The Economist believes the death of the Internet "will be transformative."'

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The Number Of Internet-Connected TVs In Use Worldwide Will Double By 2018

The Number Of Internet-Connected TVs In Use Worldwide Will Double By 2018 | The Internet of Things | Scoop.it
The new Internet-connected TVs are giving consumers a better way to watch TV, rather than focusing on web browsing.
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Connectivity is but one step along the road to Ubiquitous Computing, and the powerful, productive ecosystems  of Machine World.

 

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Apple Must Do a TV

Apple Must Do a TV | The Internet of Things | Scoop.it
If you think about what makes sense, an Apple television set easily trumps the notion of the mythical iWatch. Apple could turn consumer electronics on its ear in the living room just as it did with iPod, iPhone and iPad.
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JMHO - Not far from the mark regarding the TV or no TV debate, but still no real understanding of what Apple has done, or where Apple products are headed.

 

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