1. “Shhht, they’re listening!”
or a real quick subjective history of the internet of things
LIFT conference, Feb 25th 2009
Alexandra Deschamps-Sonsino, CEO & Co-Founder of Tinker.it!
www.tinker.it / firstname.lastname@example.org
2. Something to drink first?
1990- Networked Coke machine - Xerox park
1998- Hyper Text Coffee Pot Control Protocol - The Internet Society
2001 - Smart fridge concept announced by Tesco
2001 - Orange at home- Smart homes
200? - HomeLab - Philips Research
4. Then 2006 happened...
2005 - Shaping Things - Bruce Sterling
2006 - Everyware - Adam Greenfield
2006 - LIFT - Blogject workshop - Julian Bleecker & Nicolas Nova
2006 - Near field interactions workshop, NordiCHI, Oslo
5. Pretty, shiny and smart
2006 - Nabaztag is launched - Violet
2006 - iPod + Nike is launched - Apple
2007 - Whattson - DIY Kyoto
2007 - iPhone is launched - Apple
6. New tools emerged
2005 - Arduino is born - Interaction Design Institute Ivrea, Italy
2009 - Arduino, Seeduino, Freeduino, Boarduino, etc
sell worldwide and have infiltrated academia.
7. Networked and published
2008 - Pachube is launched
2007 - Xbee takes off with Making Things Talk - Tom Igoe
2008 - Arduino Ethernet shield is launched
2008 - Nick O’Leary at IBM gets his Current Cost meter hooked up
2009 - Tom Taylor at Headshieft gets his tiny cashier’s printer
to talk to Twitter
8. Thinkers at work
2006 - Manifesto for Networked objects - Julian Bleecker
2007 - Day in the life of a designer and her smart
things 2050 - Tom Klinkowstein
2008 - Internet of Things - Rob Van Kranenburg
2009 - Internet of Things, a roadmap for 2020 - INFSO D.4
9. RFID is taking over
2008 - Mir:ror is launched
2008 - Poken is launched
2009 - Tikitag is renamed Touchatag
10. What next?
If all this took place in the past 4 years, what will 2050 look like?
2006 2009 2010 2020 2030 2040 2050