Towards Digital Paradise

  What are the possibilities in using digitalization and Internet of Things to improve human capabilities and create a more resource smart world? Naked approach has asked this question together with multi-disciplinary consortium and has reached great success during its two projects year. You can read more about the results in the publication lists in these websites. In order to implement the Naked approach -vision into the society, we need new business: products, services and business models. In the beginning of 2017 we started together with the group of innovative […]

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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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communication architecture in hpyerconnected world

Living on the Tactile Edge: Communication Architecture for the Future Hyperconnected World

Written by: Mika Ylianttila, Jyrki Huusko, Ijaz Ahmad,Tanesh Kumar, Madhusanka Liyanage, Erkki Harjula, Jude Okwuibe Future is here. Some call it Internet of Things (IoT), some call it Internet of Everything (IoE), some call it Tactile Internet (TI). Most importantly, whatever the current buzzword may be, we always perceive the Internet through concrete applications and services it provides to our everyday life. Due to IoT/IoE, the digital world is already facing a transition from traditional ways of delivering the services for users in novel ways of ambient communications. We are already seeing the hallmarks […]

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Using design as a tool for communicating technology visions

Author: Jonna Häkkilä, professor, University of Lapland Printed electronics, adaptive environments, embedded sensor solutions, nanomaterials… When envisioning the technologies of the future, we can so easily use words that have little meaning for the man on the street. It is easy to use techno slang and lose the attention of a wide audience when thinking of the future possibilities that technologies open. Instead of isolating the development of high-tech through PhD only monologs, instead we should do the opposite, and capture the attention of average citizens when thinking about our […]

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Why you need to have a different design for solar cells that are used indoors?

Author: Professor Paul Berger As the Internet of Things (IoT), focused toward indoor applications, evolves and expands, the importance of energy harvesting to power its nodes has to be emphasized. The energy from heat, vibration, and light, extracted from thermoelectric generators, piezoelectric generators, and photovoltaic cells respectively, can all be used. But light is one of the most efficient and ubiquitous among these energy harvesting sources [1-2]. Our vision of these IoT nodes will need to be printable and resemble a postage stamp, costing a microcent, and including computing, memory, […]

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