Networked smart devices could cut carbon by almost a fifth and create a $1 trillion industry to boot.
For the Internet of Things (IoT), China aims to set the pace
As part of its “StartCap” campaign, the British cider brand Strongbow has fitted bottle caps with RFID chips that trigger a variety of events in their surroundings (VIDEO).
The technological, economic and social stakes around smart cities are interesting topics for the smart technology industries
Holst Centre, imec, Evonik Industries AG, and PolyIC and their partners in the EU FP7 project ORICLA have fabricated the world’s first RFID (radio frequency identification) circuit made in low-temperature thin-film technology that allows reader-talks-first communication.
Sony believes one device out there still needs to evolve and become “smarter”– the humble electric socket, which has hardly changed over the past 50 years.