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Google To Debut IoT Beacon at @ThingsExpo Silicon Valley
First 100 Attendees at Breakout Session & BOF Will Receive a Prototype
By: Roger Strukhoff
Sep. 8, 2014 12:15 AM
First 100 Attendees at @ThingsExpo Silicon Valley "Breakout Session & BoF" Will Receive a Prototype (November 4-6, Santa Clara Convention Center, California)
The Physical Web is an open web project within the Chrome team at Google. Scott Jenson (pictured below) leads a team that is working to leverage the scalability and openness of the web to talk to smart devices.
Scott will report on the state of this research in a sessioin and BOF called "The Physical Web" on November 4 at Internet of @ThingsExpo at the Santa Clara Convention Center in Silicon Valley.
"The physical Web uses Bluetooth low energy beacons to broadcast an URL wirelessly using an open protocol. Nearby devices can find all URLs in the room, rank them and let the user pick one from a list," according to Scott.
Each device is, in effect, a gateway to a web page. This unlocks entirely new use cases so devices can offer tiny bits of information or simple interactivity. Imagine smart posters, bus stops, dog ID collars, vending machines, or interactive kiosks, all universally accessible without installing additional apps.
Tracks and topics for Internet of @ThingsExpo will include:
Consumer IoT and Wearables Track
Enterprise IoT Track
IoT Developer and WebRTC Track
Video: @ThingsExpo power panel discussion at Internet of @ThingsExpo New York
2nd International Internet of @ThingsExpo will take place November 4-6, 2014 at the Santa Clara Convention Center, Santa Clara, California with over 100 major sponsors and exhibitors in 2014 and more than 6,000 delegates from 17 countries.
Internet of @ThingsExpo this week launched the premiere issue of its monthly newsletter which contains highlights of the hottest sessions and speakers from Internet of @ThingsExpo, speaking information as well as sponsorship opportunities.
Download @ThingsExpo Newsletter ▸ Here
Chris Matthieu Named Internet of @ThingsExpo Tech Chair
The 2nd Global Internet of @ThingsExpo will take place on November 4-6, 2014, at the Santa Clara Convention Center in Santa Clara, CA.
Chris Matthieu has two decades of telecom and web experience. He launched his Teleku cloud communications-as-a-service platform at eComm in 2010, which was acquired by Voxeo. Next he built an open source Node.JS PaaS called Nodester, which was acquired by AppFog. His new startup is Twelephone (http://twelephone.com). Leveraging HTML5 and WebRTC, Twelephone's BHAG (Big Hairy Audacious Goal) is to become the next generation telecom company running in the Web browser.
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