Enabling the Naked Vision: Surrounding as a Service

Author: Tanesh Kumar (CWC, University of Oulu) Co-Authors: Juha-Pekka Soininen(VTT), Madhusanka Liyanage(CWC), Antti Anttonen(VTT) and Ijaz Ahmed(CWC) Are you feeling yourself a slave of gadgets? Are you tired for typing every time to get some set of services? Are you fed up with looking at some screen each time to get any of service? Imagine an environment which knows your needs and responds according to that? Interesting!!! The current society is device centric and mostly dominated by gadgets and electronic devices. These connected devices provide immense potential for data collection […]

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5 ways the internet of things will change your business

According to the report published by Cisco in 2008 the number of devices connected to the internet now exceeds the number of people in the world. The number of devices that are connected to the internet is rising. This growth is not only from computers and smartphones: with the help of sensors every physical item on this planet can be connected to the internet. This phenomenon is called the Internet of Things and it will change our society as much as the industrial revolution once did. The Internet of Things will revolutionize many industries. […]

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Will the Nordic perspective on the hyperconnected planet pull us out of the fire?

The defining correlation of our time is the correlation between the unsustainable use of resources and human wellbeing. Because of the limited resources of our planet, we must seek ways to end this dependence. Finland tops the charts in human wellbeing year after year. But with our current way of life, this level of wellbeing is unsustainable. The average Finn uses approximately three and a half times more resources than what is sustainable in the long run. On the other hand, the countries that do succeed in environmental wellbeing charts […]

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The Internet of NO Things – Demos Helsinki founder Roope Mokka’s speech at Almedalen Week

Welcome to a journey into the future. I’ll ask you to enter into a thought experiment. We’ll venture ten to fifteen years into the future and try and make sense of it. I’m here to discuss the internet of NO things. It is the point where the internet becomes part of our environment and therefore ceases to be. Yes, we think that it is likely that – as soon as in 10 years’ time – smartphones and the internet will have disappeared. My name is Roope Mokka. I’m a futurist […]

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