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The Internet of Things – ELC 2012

February 26th, 2012 Leave a comment Go to comments

Mike Anderson, CTO and Chief Scientist for The PTR Group, discusses the Internet of things at Embedded Linux Conference 2012.


Consumers increasingly want inter-operability of their devices. They want to program their DVR via their mobile phone. They want their music available everywhere. They want their television to update social networking sites. But, as developers, how do we make this possible? This presentation will discuss the imminent “Internet of things” and how we can extend connectivity to previously “dumb” devices like TVs, refrigerators, and other appliances and how this connectivity is directly related to IPv6 support. The target audience for this presentation are platform developers looking to enable connectivity in a new class of intelligent appliances. This presentation is targeted at introductory-level developers with some understanding of the IP protocol stack.

You can also download the presentation slides on elinux.org.

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