: The Maker-Friendly Laser Sensor; At IndieGoGo;
A Higher Performance, Arduino Compatible Time-of-Flight Sensor with Dedicated Micro
Distance measurements from 30 mm → 2000 mm.
1x board → $15
3x boards →$39 + $5 SHT Delivery
VL53L0X, ST Microelectronics Pololu VL53L0X/ Library
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Tagged 58 Daojia, @docker, Actiflo, AdKnowledge, Adyen, Airbnb, Alibaba, AppDirect, AppDynamics, AppNexus, Apttus, Atlassian Software Systems, Auction.com, AUTO1, Automattic, Avant, AVAST Software as., AVITO.ru, Beats Electronics, BelBel, Betterplace, BlaBlaCar, Blippar, Bloom Energy, Blue Apron, Box, bubble economics, Buzzfeed, China Rapid Finance, Cisco Meraki, Cloudera, CloudFlare, Coupa, Coupang, Credit Karma, Deem, Delivery Hero, Dianping, Didi Chuxing, Dji, DocuSign, Domo, Dropbox, Ele.me, Etsy, Eventbrite, Evernote, Fab.com, Facebook, Fanatics, FanDuel, Fanil, Farfetch, Fisker Automotive, Fitbit, Flipkart, Funding Circle, Fusion-io, Gilt Groupe Incorporated, github, Global Fashion Group, Good Technology, Google, GoPro, GrabTaxi, Groupon, Gusto, Hanhua Financial, HelloFresh, Home24, HomeAway, Honest Company, Hootsuite, Hortonworks, Houzz, Illumio, Inc., Infinidat, InMobi, InsideSales.com, Instacart, Instagram, Intarcia Therapeutics, Internet of Things (IoT), IronSource, Jasper Technologies, Jawbone, JD.com, Jimubox, JustFab, Kabam, Kabbage, Kik, Klarna, Koudai Gouwu, Kuaidi Dache, Lamabang, LaShou, Lazada, Legenary Pictures, Lending Club, LinkedIn, LivingSocial, Lookout, Lufax, Lwjw, Lyft, Lynda.com, Machine Zone, Magic Leap, Marketo, MarkLogic, Medallia, MediaMath, Meitu, Meituan, Meizu, Mobileye, Moderna Therapeutics, Mogujie, MongoDB, Mozido, Mu Sigma, MuleSoft, NantHealth, Nest, New Relic, Nextdoor, Nicra, Nimble Storage, Njoy, Nutanix, Oculus VR, Okta, Ola, One97 Communications, Oscar, Palantir, Palo Alto Networks, Panshi, Pinterest, Pluralsight, Powa, Prosper, Proteus Digital Health, Pure Storage, Qualtrics, Quickr, Quotient Technology, Razer, Renaissance Learning, Rocket Internet, Sapphire Energy, Shazam, Shopify, Simplivity, Slack, SnapChat, Snapdeal, SoFi, Sogou, SpaceX, Spotify, Sprinklr, Square, Stemcentrx, Stripe, Sunrun, Surveymonkey, Taboola, Tango, Tanium, Theranos, Thumbtack, Tintri, TransferWise, Trendy International GroupConsumer goods, Tujla, Tumblr, Twilio, Twitter, Uber, Udacity, unicorns, VANCL, Vice Media, Vox Media, Wandoujia, Warby Parker, Wayfair, Waze, Wework, WhatsApp, WiFi Master Key, Wish, Workday, Xero, Xiaomi, Yahoo!, Yammer, Yello Mobile, Yidao Yongche, YouTube, Zalando, Zenefits, Zeta Interactive, ZhongAn, ZocDoc, Zscaler, Zulily, Zuora, Zynga
Friends of Hue – Update; Hue Developer Program, Philips.
<quote>As part of this program, last week, we started deployment of the
1.11 software for both versions of the Philips Hue bridge (version 01029624). Alongside big feature updates to our group and scene APIs (which you can read about
<snip/>) we introduced a change which stops untested products being able to join the Philips Hue bridge.</quote> here
Does Philips block bulbs of other manufacturers since the latest firmware update?; Hue Developer Program, Philips.
In archaeological order, derivatives on top, more original opinements below.
Blocked: at least
General Electric (GE)
Lockin: at least
Friends of Hue
Something about security
Yet another standards body
IP policy unclear
Closed (members only)
Sphere: Google-axis (contra Apple-axis HomeKit,
etc.) Tech Stack
IEEE 802.15.4 MAC
IEEE 802.15.4 PHY
Thread and ZigBee have made nice with each other.
ZigBee Cluster Library over Thread, members only. Alternates
The wonderful thing about standards is …
mbed operating system mbedmicro/mbed, the mbed Enabled logo program Bluetooth SIG
HomeKit of Apple
MFi licensees only Open Interconnect Consortium
ZigBee licensees only Who
Vice President of Marketing
Vice President of Technology
Big Ass Fans
Big Ass Fans
Nest of Google
Thread Group Membership Grows To More Than 50 Companies; press release; Thread Group; 2014-12-16.
UL to Run Independent Certification Lab for Products Using Thread Networking Protocol
Granite River Labs will perform the testing.
ATMEL, California Eastern Laboratories, Inc., CamPoint, Energizer Holdings, Inc., GainSpan Corporation, Granite River Labs, Grid Connect, Imagination Technologies, Insteon, Intellihot Green Technologies Inc., iOT Tech, Jasco, Keen Home, Kwikset, leakSMART, Linx Technologies, LUX Technology Group, Marvell Technology Group Ltd., Midea Group, Nanoleaf, NET2GRID, Pacific Gas & Electric Company, Proximetry, Inc., SALTO SYSTEMS, Sansa Security, Shenzhen Rakwireless Technology Co., Ltd, Skyley Networks, Inc., Stack Lighting, Telegesis, TÜV Rheinland Group, Tyco, UL, Whirlpool Corporation, WigWag Inc, ZONEFIRST
Only available to members
Specifications => no (not yet)
Reference Designs => no
ref“>The ZigBee-over-Thread spec will be available as a free download. Thread releases its specs royalty-free to members; the ZigBee Alliance allows members to charge reasonable royalties although in practice royalties are not generally asserted.</quote>
Introduction; Thread Group; 2014-07-15; 9 slides.
Downloads => videos Actualities
Building for a World of Beacons; Doug Thompson; dot3; 2014-04-07; 56 slides.
Doug Thompson is CEO, dot-3 (and Locolo and Beekn) Mentions
dot-3 is a platform, Toronto CA
iBeacon 101: The gateway drug for the Internet of Everything (IoT)
All iBeacons are BLE beacons.
All BLE beacons are beacons.
Not all beacons are BLE.
Not all BLE are beacons.
PXP => Proximity Profile => v1.0
iBeacon => Apple Proprietery
NO OFFERING => Android/Google/Samsung [Google/Motorola tech stack is gone]
Myths [not?] Exploded!
I need to send someone around to LOAD CONTENT onto my beacons
Beacons TRACK PEOPLE and are really just surveillance devices [uh ... this seems not a myth, but
prima facie true; c.f. the Retail Case Study] Beacons TRIANGULATE location.
No one ever turns BLUETOOTH ON.
No one will want to be SPAMMED with all these messages they’ll get.</quote>
Land Mines (context: United Nations & battlefield cleanup, not war making).
Posted in Internet of Things, Tracking & Targeting, Web Business & Culture |
Tagged Apple, Beekn, beekn.net, Bluetooth Low Energy (BLE), Bluetooth SMART, dot-3.net, dot3, iBeacon, Internet of Everything (IoE)
An Introduction to Beacons: See the world in a whole new way with Bluetooth LE; Doug Thompson ( Locolo, Beekn); 2013-11-27; 46 slides.
Doug Thompson is CEO, Locolo Mentions
Locolo, a UX creative boutique
Beekn, a blog Capabilities
sub-meter proximity accuracy
proximity inside buildings (where GPS won’t work).
triangulate to get location
There is No Offline
Be the Beacon
tm Case Study
Posted in Internet of Things, Tracking & Targeting, Web Business & Culture |
Tagged Be The Beacon, Beekn, Bluetooth Low Energy (BLE), Context Matters, Doug Thompson, Estimote, Locolo, locolo.net, Macy's, There is No Offline
Architecture & Capability
<quote>The current version of the SmartThings Hub requires a persistent Internet connection in order to communicate…</quote>
The control channel for your home goes through their servers.
Which are located where?
How could that go wrong?
You need an account.
There are substantial conditions of use.
There may be fees now or then.
Accounts can be terminated (for any reason and for no reason).
Behaviors of your home are governed by their
Looking for something that behaves like the wiring in my house today.
I own it.
I operate it.
I control it.
No overlaid Terms of Service. This is my house.
Information about it’s use doesn’t leave property that I own and control.
Control about it’s use doesn’t leave property that I own and control.
Internet of Things – Privacy and Security in a Connected World (IoT); Federal Trade Commission (FTC); 2013-11-19. Promotions
National Science Foundation
Collateral, slides 1121
Distributed Sensor Networks
Internet of Things
NSF CPS Program
Paul Ford, Some Opinement; Hemispheres; 2013-11; pages 66-68.
Networked Embedded Sensor-Rich Systems (ActionWebs)
Claire Tomlin, Edward Lee, S. Shankar Sastry, David
Hamsa Balakrishnan (MIT)
Foundations Of Resilient Cyber-physical Systems (FORCES)
Advanced Transportation Systems
Environment Monitoring (
Semantic Security Monitoring for Industrial Control Systems (ICS)
Robin Sommer (Berkeley)
Adam Slagell & Ravishankar Iyer (Illinois)
Reprogramming a Pacemaker
Kevin Fu (Mass-Amherst; Michigan)
Security and Privacy in Vehicular Cyber-Physical Systems
M.H. Carolyn Nguyen
Director, Technology Policy Group, Microsoft Collateral, slides 22-39
Evolution of a Data-Driven Ecosystem
Active vs Passive
Explicit permission vs unclear permission
Sharing data vs collecting data
A Theory of Data Context, via focus groups
Type of Data
Type of Entity
Trust in Service Provider
Context-Aware Personalized User Experience
Something about “implications for policy”
Panel 1: The Smart Home
Michael Beyerle, GE Appliances
Jeff Hagins, SmartThings
Craig Heffner, Tactical Network Solutions
Eric Lightner, Department of Energy
Lee Tien, Electronic Frontier Foundation
Collateral, slides 40-57
ACM controller to appliances
GEA server (cloud controlled)
iOS & Android apps
SmartSense Product Line: Multi, Presence,Hub, Motion, Outlet
An Internet of Things
Slides 58-72 Collateral
Gee Whiz, my how far we’ve come, what a long strange trip it’s been
Implications, Challenges & Opportunities
Panel 2: Connected Health & Fitness
Moderator: Commissioner Maureen Ohlhausen
Stan Crosley, Indiana University
Joseph Lorenzo Hall, Center for Democracy & Technology
Anand Iyer, WellDoc Communications
Scott Peppet, University of Colorado School of Law
Jay Radcliffe, InGuardians
Collateral, slides 73-75
Panel 3: Connected Cars
Yoshi Kohno, University of Washington
John Nielsen, American Automobile Association
Wayne Powell, Toyota Technical Center
Christopher Wolf, Future of Privacy Forum
Panel 4: Privacy and Security in a Connected World
Ryan Calo, University of Washington Law School
Dan Caprio, McKenna Long & Aldridge LLP
Michelle Chibba, Office of Information & Privacy Commissioner of Ontario
Drew Hickerson, Happtique
David Jacobs, Electronic Privacy Information Center
Marc Rodgers, Lookout Security
Collateral, slides 79-85
Four Scenarios (user stories)
Posted in Internet Business & Culture, Internet of Things, Regulatory |
Tagged Anand Iyer, anomaly, Ben Davidson, BlueStar, Christopher Wolf, Cora Han, Craig Heffner, Dan Caprio, David Jacobs, Drew Hickerson, Edith Ramirez, Eric Lightner, Federal Trade Commission (FTC), Internet of Things (IoT), Jay Radcliffe, Jeff Hagins, Jessica Rich, John Nielsen, Joseph Lorenzo Hall, Karen Jagielski, Keith Marzulo, Kristen Anderson, Lee Tien, Lerone Banks, M.H. Carolyn Nguyen, Maneesha Mithal, Marc Rodgers, Marc Rogers, Mark Eichorn, Maureen K. Ohlhausen, Michael Beyerle, Michelle Chibba, privacy, Ruth Yodaiken, Ryan Calo, Scott Peppet, SmartThings, Stan Crosley, T. Drew Hickerson, Tadayoshi Kohno, Vint Cerf, Vinton G. Cerf, Wayne Powell, Yoshi Kohno
Via: Mark Turck;
Making Sense Of The Internet Of Things; In TechCrunch; 2013-05-25.
LUMAscapes, but different. Framework
Platforms & Enablements (Horizontals)
Open Source Platforms
Jonathan Bruner; Industrial Internet; O’Reilly Media, 1st edition; 2013-03; 51 pages; landing.
Jon Bruner Industrial Internet; O’Reilly Media, 1st edition; 2013-03-27; 51 pages; kindle: $0.
Sponsored by General Electric (GE)
Posted in Internet of Things |
Tagged air gap, Blue Button, Boeing 787 Dreamliner, Code for America, Dan Zimmerle, Eric Raymond, Eugene Kaspersky, Federal Avation Administration NexGen, General Electric (GE), GEnx, Green Button, Hypermiling, internet-of-things, Jon Bruner, Jon Sobel, Jonathan Bruner, Lockheed-Martin F-35, Mercedes-Benz DriveKit Plus, Mercedes-Benz DriveStyle, Neil Gershenfeld, Roel Schouwenberg, Shodan, Sight Machine, Spirae