Tag: Internet of things

IoT Maker Challenge: It could be you

Avid readers of the blog will know we’ve been running a competition to find the next big thing in the Internet of Things. The IoT Maker challenge is now officially closed for submissions, and we’ve had some fantastic ideas from around the globe.

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The history of the mobile phone: very large, to small,…

Is it just me, or are cell phones (after decades of shrinking) getting bigger and bigger? The first mobiles (models from the ‘Improved Mobile Telephone Service’ of the 1960s) were laughably large by today’s standards, and probably didn’t even warrant the description of ‘mobile’. Fortunately, the innovative and brilliant Martin Cooper, working for Motorola at […]

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Lessons for the IoT from party planners

The Internet of Things is like a grand industrial equivalent of a very badly run party—guests who aren’t sure where they’re going and don’t speak to the same language. What then can the IoT marketplace learn from the world’s best party planners?

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