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Improve learning with Internet of Things

The web-connected people, now the internet of things is about to do the same with the devices. This development we are just the very beginning of. It includes innovations like self-driving cars and wearables to improve exercise to mention two of many areas. But as wearables for physical training already is on the market. How can the internet of things be used for brain training, in other words for learning and skills development? Basically, the… Continue reading

The Power of Internet of Things

The web connected people, now the internet of things is about to do the same with the devices. This development has turned into a hype in media, but what is it really about? Gérald Santucci, Head of the Unit Knowledge Sharing at the European Commission Directorate General for Communications Networks wrote in 2011: “When objects can sense the environment and communicate, they become powerful tools for understanding complexity and responding to it effectively. Though such smart… Continue reading

Internet of Thing’s breakthrough year, according to research with 3100 executives

eLearningworld News Aruba, a Hewlett Packard Enterprise company, has just published an international research study, ‘The Internet of Things, Today and Tomorrow with 3100 executives from 20 countries that are answering questions about IoT. According to the result of the study, the executives expect IoT-technologies to get its final breakthrough in the year of 2019, in 85% of the companies’ the business plan involved in the study the use of IoT is included by then.… Continue reading

Robots at your service in future homes

eLearningworld News How can robots be of best service for people at home? This question the Professors Matthias König and Sven Battermann with a multi-disciplinary team are researching. The focus of the research is directed on optimizing the communication and thus the interaction between service robots and the intelligent environment of a building. The other focus is on the user-specific human-machine interaction. The research is funded by the German Federal Ministry of Education and Research… Continue reading

Entrepreneurship, Social welfare services and the Internet of Things

eLearningworld News The Norwegian government invites social entrepreneurs to collaborate to build and improve today’s and future social services. Jan Tore Sanner, Minister of Innovation, commented in the following way: ”We have a good welfare society and a good social security net. Nevertheless, some people we do not manage to help, and some do not find their solution in the public welfare system. Therefore innovation, plurality and flexibility is very important.” In this way, the… Continue reading

Latest News: Three drivers of the Internet of things in the coming years

eLearningworld News from the World According to Ericsson’s Mobility Report the forecast between 2015 and 2021, Internet of Things is expected to increase at a compounded annual growth rate (CAGR) of 23 percent, making up close to 16 billion of the total forecast 28 billion connected devices by 2021. This is an extraordinary growth, but which services/technology then will be the main drivers of this development. We identified three drivers: Today, stand alone intelligent things like… Continue reading

Latest News: Pressing the On-button for a citywide Internet of Things network

eLearningworld News from UK Digital Catapult backed by the UK Government is now rolling out a free-to-use London-wide internet of things network. It is one of the first in the world to cover such big area, besides an IoT-network in the Netherlands and one in South Korea. The vision behind the investment is besides a platform for IoT-services also that it should work as an open environment for IoT-startups and -innovation. The IoT network has… Continue reading

Latest News: New job-opportunities in a society with the Internet of Things

eLearningworld News from the World Internet of things is already here and makes increasingly impact on our life. At the same time as it sends more and more professions to the history book it also creates loads of new jobs. In this spirit, Mark Dorman identifies ten new professions with great future prospects in the era of the internet of things. The smart farmer, agricultural work goes from being less of protection of the countryside… Continue reading

Latest News: Making Internet of Things smarter and more effective

eLearningworld News from Singapore Internet of things can be described as devices and applications that are interconnected in order to with help by different forms of sensors improve everyday life. Researchers at Agency for Science, Technology and Research in Singapore have developed a sensor processor node that is able to intelligent sensing while using ultra-low levels of power. Xin Liu, a member of the research team explains: “Emerging IoT devices play a key role to… Continue reading

Latest News: Building a Marketplace for the Internet of Things

eLearningworld News from Sweden In an interview with CIO Sweden, Anders Thulin, the CIO of Ericsson, gives his insights about how the company is transforming from being a telecom company into becoming an ICT business with the vision of building the world leading marketplace for the internet of things. Today, 40 percent of all mobile traffic worldwide is distributed through networks that Ericsson has delivered where the next big thing is the launch of 5G.… Continue reading