Internet of Things

The Internet of Things and Why It Matters to You

The Internet of Things is a growing network of objects–from home appliances to industrial machines and from signs to cars—that are connected to each other and the Internet. Through an infinite web of sensors and devices that generate constant streams of data, objects will communicate with each other to make everyday tasks more efficient. Yes, it all sounds very Minority Report. But what does it mean for you and your future in designing experiences and connecting people to place? At Xlab 2015, we’re putting the pieces of the puzzle together. Be there to see how it all relates to YOUR practice!

Another Piece of the Smart City Infrastructure Takes Shape - Connectivity

Connecting the environment to the internet requires cell networks. JC Decaux and Alcatel-Lucent are partnering to provide city wide hot spots to enable Smart City type data transmissions to occur.

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