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The internet of things for the tourism & cultural industries. The internet of things for the tourism & cultural industries. Presentation Transcript

  • The next 5 years of the internet of things. Alexandra Deschamps-Sonsino @iotwatch
  • Interaction Design Institute Ivrea 2004-2006 Tinker London 2007-2010 Good Night Lamp March 2012
  • What is #iot? When we embed connectivity in everyday objects. What happens when those objects are designed with an understanding of the affordances of the web.
  • What is #iot? It’s about telling stories with objects.
  • We have water! Mars Phenix lander
  • Hurricanes or #uksnow Stamen design for MSNBC
  • Sharing experiences Dopplr: a social network for business travellers (RIP 2010)
  • Sharing responsibility
  • Cities are defined by their data Clustr: photo-centric mapping by Flickr and Open Street Map
  • Cities are defined by their shapes Shapetiles: Flickr geo tagging data as shapes
  • Using what’s empty (2013)
  • Using what’s available or free
  • Warchalking Ben Hammersley & Matt Jones (2002)
  • Creating layers of narratives Nike Grid (2011)
  • Cities you can “own” publicly Foursquare (since 2009) & Facebook Places (2010)
  • Technology compensates for the city’s failings Tapit & App for loo finder
  • There’s a lot out there
  • But it’s closer than you think.
  • Measure the impact of your taxes Oakland Crime Spotters by Stamen
  • Measure the impact of your taxes Met London mapping project
  • Public displays of affection Graffiti Research Lab
  • Pick a colour Semi transparent design & Sony Bravia
  • For profit and against it Status of London Bridge
  • Near me now Exposure app for the iPhone (2009)
  • Musical spaces
  • Narratives of boredom Andy Stanford Clark’s house in the Isle of White, IBM
  • Narratives of boredom Tom Coate’s house, San Francisco
  • The infrastructure is the expert Hello Lamp Post
  • Too smart a bin Renew London smart bins
  • Making me feel smart The O app in the Mona museum in Hobart, Tasmania
  • The guests have arrived Nest thermostat & August lock
  • The next 5 years means...
  • Focus on wearables for health (travel insurance on the go?) Geo-locative info will come back (not necessarily augmented reality) Data protection & consumer protection Acts will be re-written (disclaimers for every lamp post) Stories will be told differently.
  • The plants need watering Botanicalls, 2009
  • Easybloom, Moistly, Parrot, Koubachi, etc
  • @iotwatch