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This Week in IoT (August 14)

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This Week in IoT (August 14)

Catch up on some of the news highlights from the IoT world this week

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It seems there's never a dull moment in the world of IoT. The news that really caught me by surpise this week was the news that Windows 10 is Now Available For The Raspberry Pi. There are plenly of samples available to show you how you can utilize Windows 10 for a number of use cases, including some deep dive articles. For those who want to use Microsoft languages, or JavaScript, to build IoT apps, it's great news. I think I'm going to follow the weather station tutorial over the weekend.

The New York Times ran an article about how self-driving cars have ignited a gold rush among the states. We're starting to see fake suburbs and research centers pop up all across the US. The prize for this rush? An estimated $20 billion of global spend in self-drive technology.

Everything You Know About the Internet of Things is Wrong. It's titles like this that are sure to catch you attention. Angus Hervey talks about how IoT's hype cycle leads us to some misunderstandings about the ultimate aim.


We’re really talking about the ubiquitous connection of everything, not just inanimate objects, but services, interactive devices, sensors and ultimately, people.


Finally, CubeSensors are a set of rechargable cube-shaped sensors that you can distribute around you home to get started with the Internet of Things.  If you don't want to go to any trouble with coding and wiring, it might be the perfect entry point. The price is a little steep though!


Download Red Hat’s blueprint for building an open IoT platform—open source from cloud to gateways to devices.

Topics:
raspberry pi ,microsoft ,cars ,trends

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