Monthly Archives: November 2014
Today I am happy to introduce you these two guys from the Jožef Stefan Institute from Ljubljana, Slovenia. Here are Jernej Hribar [on the left] and Klemen Bregar [on the right]. I met them at the Internet of Things and Smart Cities 2014. They are part of the team that has created Vesna – a low-cost, yet powerful […]
Fog Computing is a paradigm that extends Cloud computing and services to the edge of the network. Similar to Cloud, Fog provides data, computational power, storage, and application services of all kind to end-users. What distinguishes the Fog from the Cloud is its proximity to end-users, dense geographical distribution and its support for mobility.
Yesterday I have had my hands on ContikiOS and my first impression is really great. Contiki is an open source, highly portable, multi-tasking operating system for memory-efficient networked embedded systems and wireless sensor networks. It is designed for microcontrollers with small amounts of memory in mind.
Apple’s first in the world of wearables is a fact and it called Apple Watch. It was announced today, during the iPhone 6 launch event. The smartwatch comes with inductive charging, square shape, sapphire glass, handful of swappable bands, rotating digital crown and a heartbeat sensor.
As the things in the IoT ecosystem develop further, there is already a high demand for ensuring their connectivity and operation from networking point of view. 4G networks are already choking on all the data our present devices generate, so here is where 5G will kick in as Prof. Roberto Verdone explained earlier today at the […]
Frank Van Steenwinkel, the founder of Fidecity gave us a great overview on what it takes for a place to adopt the IoT goodies and call itself a smart city. Things are far more complicated than you think and technologies here come last.
The opening keynote at the #iotsc2014 today was presented by Prof. Carsten Bormann from the University of Bremen, Germany and IETF. It was kinda lengthy, however interesting – so interesting, that we never noticed how the time flew. He presented challenges in IoT nowadays.
The SenZations summer school is over and after spending 24 wonderful hours with my family in Milan, I am already on the train to Lerici, Italy. There I will attend the Internet of Things and Smart Cities Ph.D. school. Now that the train departs from the gorgeous Milano Centrale, I have couple of hours to […]
On my way to the Internet of Things and Smart Cities Ph.D. School in Lerici, Italy I am having a little pit stop. I have just arrived at Milan and tomorrow I am going to the F1 race at Monza with my spouse. I admit I know nothing about F1 rules, but I spent a lot of time learning […]
Unfortunately, all the good things come to an end and so are the #senzations. This wonderful event, full of excellent talks, stunning workshops and a lot of fun has reached its final. At the end, all of us, divided into teams presented their projects.