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My Smart Home – Chapter 2: Home Assistant

Sacha Thomet
After my smart mirror project which was exciting, I can still only see the values of the integrated sensors on the mirror. The problem that I can’t control my smart devices from one place still exists. The conglomeration of smart devices in my home is very various, I need to work with something which is open […]

How I Automated my Smart Home with Apple HomeKit and Raspberry Pi

Nowadays when it comes to home automation, the possibilities are practically endless, and virtually every device in a home can be connected and automated with a little bit of patience and some extra money to spend. There are proprietary and open-source platforms and accessories to choose from and deciding on how to go about automating […]

Leverage IoT Data Analytics for Your Business

Chaos Sumo
The Internet of Things (IoT) is enabling businesses to collect large amounts of data through the use of sensors from a variety of sources and touchpoints. IoT data offers a broad perspective into many business activities and its use is limitless – from reducing maintenance costs, to avoiding equipment failure, improving operational efficiency to understanding […]

AWS re:Invent 2017 Video – Alexa: Hack Your Office – Build Alexa Skills That Help You at Work

Amazon Web Services
How would you voice control your office using artificial intelligence? Come solve the problems you face in the Hack your Office hackathon. You will meet experts from the Amazon Alexa team including representatives from the Alexa Skills Kit, Alexa Voice Service, Alexa Smart Home, and others. Come hack with the brightest developers around in a […]

AWS Hot Startups – August 2017

Amazon Web Services
There’s no doubt about it – Artificial Intelligence is changing the world and how it operates. Across industries, organizations from startups to Fortune 500s are embracing AI to develop new products, services, and opportunities that are more efficient and accessible for their consumers. From driverless cars to better preventative healthcare to smart home devices, AI […]

Google Pi Intercom with the AIY Projects kit

When we released the Google AIY Projects kit with Issue 57 of The MagPi in May, we could hardly wait to see what you in the community would build with it. Being able to add voice interaction to your Raspberry Pi projects opens up a world of possibilities for exciting digital making. One such project […]

NVIDIA, Baidu Announce Partnership to Accelerate AI

Collaboration to Power AI in Cloud Data Centers, Self-Driving Cars and the Home NVIDIA (NASDAQ: NVDA) and Baidu today announced a broad partnership to bring the world’s leading artificial intelligence technology to cloud computing, self-driving vehicles and AI home assistants. Speaking in the keynote at Baidu’s AI developer conference in Beijing, Baidu president and COO Qi […]

Welcome to the Wire-Free Future

The transition to wireless technologies has been going for nearly a full decade. But even now, ten years after the popularization of wifi, wired technology is still, indelibly, a thing. We might no longer be tethered by ethernet cables for computers, gaming systems, and televisions… unless you happen to work in an office, in which […]

Internet of Things and Big Data Analysis: Recent Trends and Challenges Book

IT Books
Chapter One: Overview of Internet of Things (IoT): This chapter describes the definition of IoT. The term Internet of Things (IoT) or Internet of Everything (IoE) is still ambiguous. There is no single unified definition of what it really is. However, it can be defined by elaborating what it can provide. The Internet of Things […]

The Internet of Things: How Smart TVs, Smart Cars, Smart Homes, and Smart Cities Are Changing the World

IT Books
How the Internet of Things will change your life: all you need to know, in plain English! The Internet of Things (IoT) won’t just connect people: It will connect “smart” homes, appliances, cars, offices, factories, cities… the world. You need to know what’s coming: It might just transform your life. Now, the world’s #1 author […]

Building the Web of Things: With examples in Node.js and Raspberry Pi Book

IT Books
Summary A hands-on guide that will teach how to design and implement scalable, flexible, and open IoT solutions using web technologies. This book focuses on providing the right balance of theory, code samples, and practical examples to enable you to successfully connect all sorts of devices to the web and to expose their services and […]

The Epic Struggle of the Internet of Things

IT Books
If the hype is to be believed then the next big thing is the Internet of Things. But is it what you think it is? Because the Internet of Things is not about things on the internet. A world in which all our household gadgets can communicate with each other may sound vaguely useful, but […]

IoT – ideology of technology

Sacha Thomet
Those who know me in person are aware that my life is not only controlled by Citrix technology, I’m also fascinated by Smart Home stuff and Internet of Things, IoT. Since years I use Philips Hue, Netatmo and other gadgets to make my life easier – or to solve problems which I won’t have without this […]

Gartner: By 2020, 50% of everyday essential products will be autoreplenished through IoT

In recent research titled Predicts 2017: Digital Business Elevates the Customer Experience Well Beyond Current Retail Multichannel Capabilities analyst Mim Burt and I discuss the implications of the Internet of Things (IoT) on replenishment of basic home consumables. By 2020, 50% of everyday essential household consumable products will be autoreplenished from the “connected home” through the […]

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