Dom Guinard, PhD

Connected devices, real-time push and the Web of Things

HOME The EVRYTHNG platform is well-known for connecting FMCGs and other non-electronic objects (aka “dumb products“). While this is a market we’ve deployed a number of applications in, we’re also quite active on the other side of the IoT spectrum: connected devices. To illustrate how the EVRYTHNG cloud can be used as a platform of

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On the Net nobody knows you are a dumb thing

HOME In a recent blog post I reported on IFA+ and the issues that appliance manufacturers are facing when trying to connect their things. In this post, I’d like to share what I spoke about at IFA+. EVRYTHNG @ Home Rather than focusing on promoting Web of Things best practices, which are slowly but steadily

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Fixing the IoT for Appliances

HOME Source: IFA Visiting and speaking at the IFA Summit in Berlin, and speaking at IFA+ (a new think-tank conference exploring the future of appliances within the exhibition) was quite enlightening, so I wanted to share a few thoughts about it with you here. For a week every year, Berlin becomes the appliances – and

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4 key trends from Sketching In Hardware 2014

HOME Last week we attended the Sketching In Hardware event, a 3-day workshop in Berlin that explored the perceived boundaries of the tech industry, and worked towards figuring out ways to overcome those challenges. It was a great opportunity to take the pulse of the hardware prototyping community, and answer key questions like: What are

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Thread (ing) everything together

Announcement of the new IoT smart home networking protocol Thread signals greater importance in open compliance and interoperability A consortium of heavy hitters announced mid last month that they’ve taken the next step in solving what is arguably the smart home’s biggest problem: getting ‘smart’ devices to communicate with each other on a secure and

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ebay’s IoT Collections: The Mashable Web of Things Home

HOME Welcome to our final blog from the eBay Internet of Things collections series! In our penultimate post in this series, we were showing you how to implement a low-tech version of home automation using NFC and the EVRYTHNG engine. This time we’ll look at the bleeding-edge version of our connected home! A home where

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eBay’s IoT Collections: The NFC-Automated Home

HOME In our penultimate eBay Internet of Things Collections blog post we wanted to talk about a cheap way of making your house a little smarter, one NFC or QR tag at a time: the NFC-Automated Home! A little while ago over on the Web of Things blog we showed you how you could use

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EVRYTHNG proud to be a part of the inaugural Hackfest at IoT Week London

HOME As part of London’s IoT Week 2014 there will be a three day Hackfest taking place and EVRYTHNG, along with partners of the European Project COMPOSE, are proud to announce that we will be organizing one of the challenges: inviting enthusiasts to bring their ideas along and build their prototypes utilizing cutting edge platforms

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eBay’s IoT Collections: Smart Fussball Table

HOME It’s time again for an ebay Internet of Things Collection recipe. This time we’ll be looking at a nice challenge we tackled at the last Web of Things Hackathon – the Smart Fussball Table! This yearly hackathon (stay tuned for the next one – advertised soon) is always focusing on a challenge that involves

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Our Top 5 Topics to Look Out for at O’Reilly Solid

HOME As media partners with O’Reilly Solid and in anticipation of attending next week, we thought we would give you guys an indication of what topics we’re looking forward to discussing and discovering more about over the course of the two days. We have also given you a heads up on some of the key

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