How the Internet of Things is affecting urban design – via Mashable

toyota3

An overwhelming range of possibilities

The impacts of the Internet of Things on our cities don’t begin and end with urban buildings — everything from the morning commute to public parks are incorporating Internet of Things technologies. Continue reading How the Internet of Things is affecting urban design – via Mashable

Advertisements

Watch out Telcos! Google confirms it wants to be a wireless carrier – via Mashable

Following nearly a year of rumors, Google confirmed on Monday that it plans to offer talk and data plans to customers. Sundar Pichai, senior VP at Google, said on stage at Mobile World Congress during a presentation that the company is working on a wireless service on a “small scale.”

[…]

Google is also getting closer to officially launching its solar-powered drone program Project Titan and will send its first fleet into the sky sometime this year.

[…]

Project Loon, which involves sending balloons into the sky to serve as floating cell towers to distribute Internet access across a large area.

read more