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Designing for the Internet of Things

mjays
June 13, 2012

Designing for the Internet of Things

I was invited to talk at the up.front user group about the Internet of Things.

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June 13, 2012
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  1. Designing for the
    Internet of Things.
    up.front.ug - 12.06.2012

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  2. Martin Spindler
    Freelance Consultant
    Internet of Things | Smart Energy
    http://mjays.net
    [email protected]
    twitter.com/mjays

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  3. The premise:

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  4. A lot changes in ten years.

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  5. There are now more devices
    on the internet than people.
    (2.3bn people, 5bn devices)

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  6. Interfaces will increasingly
    have to be designed for vastly
    different contexts.

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  7. Interfaces increasingly aren’t
    just avenues to an object or
    service, but rather to both.

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  8. Interfaces will have to be
    mindful about the attention
    they demand.

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  9. Interfaces will need to find their
    place (and new metaphors.)

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  10. ”Users could manage their
    deployment.”
    Microsoft HomeOS team

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  11. “We'd like to think of your entire
    home as an accessory, or better yet
    as a network of accessories, and
    think of Android as the operating
    system for your home.”
    Joe Britt, Google Android@Home, May 2011

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  12. X10 Powerhouse for C64, 1986
    Thanks to @clurr for finding this nugget.

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  13. The Internet of Things is happening
    (and this might be preaching to the choir,)
    but:

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  14. Make stuff better by adding digital;
    don’t just add digital to stuff.

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  15. Thanks.
    mjays.net
    [email protected]
    twitter.com/mjays

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