The Internet of Things promises to revolutionize almost every aspect of our everyday lives, including the way we use the things in our homes and how buildings themselves function. Want to get a closer look at what the future of the Internet of Things?
In 2014, driven by the daily influx of new information about the Internet of Things and what it could do, IEEE Future Directions launched the IEEE Internet of Things Initiative to help clarify and distribute the latest information about the Internet of Things and its potential to transform the way we live and the way machines work.
Imagine waking up in the morning. Before your alarm even rings, the heat has come on, the hot water is ready, your coffee maker has begun to brew, and your blinds have begun to open. You go downstairs and take a box of cereal from the pantry and a carton of milk from the refrigerator, both of which you use up. You get a notification on your phone letting you know that cereal and milk have been added to your grocery list. When it’s time to head to school or work, you climb into your car. Read More
One of the challenges in growing the Internet of Things is that connected devices need to be able to work together.In this activity, you will design and build a mobile phone to be compatible with a new kind of charger. After designing your phone, you will develop a technical standard describing what is required for a mobile device to be compatible with this new charger.
Christine Miyachi has over 25 years of experience working for startups and large corporations. She is the chair of the IEEE Computer Society’s Special Technical Community (STC) on Cloud Computing and writes a blog about software architecture. She also is a principal systems engineer and architect at Xerox Corporation and holds several patents.Read More