The Future of Computers and the Internet - Mens en computer in 2030?
The Future of Computers and the InternetMens en computer in 2030?Prof. Beat SignerDepartment of Computer ScienceVrije & Information Systems Engineering Lab (WISE)Web Universiteit BrusselDepartment of Computer Sciencehttp://www.beatsigner.comVrije Universiteit BrusselMarch 24, 2011
Predicting the Future? "There is no reason in the world anyone would want a computer in their home. No reason." Ken Olsen, Chairman, DEC, 1977 "[By 1985], machines [computers] will be capable of doing any work Man can do." Herbert A. Simon, 1965
Computers and the Internet in 1990 1 million computers connected to the Internet T. Berners-Lee and R. Cailliau propose a hypertext system Windows 3.0 first search Radio Shack 17-1003 engine (Archie) first web serverNeXTcube, NeXT
Simulated vs Augmented Reality Kindle, Amazon electronic paper augmented paper
Printed Electronics combines the power of electronics with the pervasiveness of printing electronic circuits (buttons, displays, batteries) made from polymers Prelonicintelligent packaging andinnovative interfaceslow cost production of RFID tags
Wearable and Embedded Computing Biodomotica HeartCycle, Philips Smart Spoon, VTT Finland
augmented reality windshield, GM Wikitude World browser augmented phone displayaugmented car windshield Augmented Reality B.A. Parviz, University of Washington augmented contact lens
Multimodal User InterfacesKinect, Microsoft EPOC, emotiv Echo Smartpen, Livescribe
The Future of the Internetinternet of things security and privacyweb of data mobile webself-organising social computingcloud computing one global machine
Challenges and Conclusion HELLO BEATscalability, extensibility and interoperability data-centric multimodal cross-media interfaces security, transparency and privacy it is not only about connecting our data, services and machines but we are the machine
ReferencesFundamental Concepts for Interactive Paper and Cross-Media Information Spaces,Beat Signer, ISBN 978-3-8370-2713-6, May 2008prelonic technologiesHeartCycle ProjectBiodomoticaSmart Spoon, VTTWikitude World BrowserAugmented Reality Windshield, GMAugmented Contact Lens, Babak A. Parviz, University of Washington
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