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Exploring The Internet of Things, Through Examples Adrian McEwen - www.mcqn.com
You can interact with my talk. Twitter about it and include #be2campnorth in your tweet Adrian McEwen - www.mcqn.com
Who Am I? <ul><li>I was a key member of STNC Ltd. </li></ul><ul><li>Mobile startup from Cambridge </li></ul><ul><li>Bought...
What is the Internet of Things? <ul><li>Using cheap yet powerful computing power to... </li></ul><ul><li>collect data from...
Why now? Adrian McEwen - www.mcqn.com
Bringing data from the real world onto the Internet Adrian McEwen - www.mcqn.com
ShipAIS.com Adrian McEwen - www.mcqn.com
twitter.com/MerseyShipping Adrian McEwen - www.mcqn.com
Mersey Ferries on mapme.at Adrian McEwen - www.mcqn.com
The Mazzini Project: Measuring <ul><li>Measures how much electricity is used by whatever is plugged into it </li></ul><ul>...
The Mazzini Project: Reporting <ul><li>Uploads the data to the web </li></ul><ul><li>www.pachube.com/feeds/1164 </li></ul>...
The Mazzini Project: Control Adrian McEwen - www.mcqn.com <ul><li>The Light Load Lamp </li></ul><ul><li>A Mazzini monitor ...
The Mazzini Project: Control Adrian McEwen - www.mcqn.com show live data from Light Load Lamp
The Mazzini Project: Join In Adrian McEwen - www.mcqn.com <ul><li>A Mazzini “shield” for Arduino </li></ul><ul><li>Just ad...
Interacting with the Internet from the real world Adrian McEwen - www.mcqn.com
BakerTweet Adrian McEwen - www.mcqn.com
Getting data from the Internet out into the real world Adrian McEwen - www.mcqn.com
Bubblino Adrian McEwen - www.mcqn.com Photo credit: http://www.flickr.com/photos/nuttyxander/3206466676/
Thank You.  Any Questions? <ul><li>MCQN Ltd website: </li></ul><ul><ul><li>http://www.mcqn.com </li></ul></ul><ul><li>Or e...
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Be2 Camp North - Exploring The Internet Of Things Through Examples

  1. 1. Exploring The Internet of Things, Through Examples Adrian McEwen - www.mcqn.com
  2. 2. You can interact with my talk. Twitter about it and include #be2campnorth in your tweet Adrian McEwen - www.mcqn.com
  3. 3. Who Am I? <ul><li>I was a key member of STNC Ltd. </li></ul><ul><li>Mobile startup from Cambridge </li></ul><ul><li>Bought by Microsoft in 1999 </li></ul><ul><li>Left Microsoft in 2002 and… </li></ul><ul><li>Founded MCQN Ltd. </li></ul><ul><li>A web, mobile and “Internet of Things” consultancy </li></ul>Adrian McEwen - www.mcqn.com
  4. 4. What is the Internet of Things? <ul><li>Using cheap yet powerful computing power to... </li></ul><ul><li>collect data from the real world and bring it into the digital realm </li></ul><ul><li>provide more specialised ways of interacting with and viewing information than just using a PC </li></ul>Adrian McEwen - www.mcqn.com Photo: http://www.sxc.hu/photo/857348
  5. 5. Why now? Adrian McEwen - www.mcqn.com
  6. 6. Bringing data from the real world onto the Internet Adrian McEwen - www.mcqn.com
  7. 7. ShipAIS.com Adrian McEwen - www.mcqn.com
  8. 8. twitter.com/MerseyShipping Adrian McEwen - www.mcqn.com
  9. 9. Mersey Ferries on mapme.at Adrian McEwen - www.mcqn.com
  10. 10. The Mazzini Project: Measuring <ul><li>Measures how much electricity is used by whatever is plugged into it </li></ul><ul><li>Also measures ambient temperature and light levels </li></ul>Adrian McEwen - www.mcqn.com
  11. 11. The Mazzini Project: Reporting <ul><li>Uploads the data to the web </li></ul><ul><li>www.pachube.com/feeds/1164 </li></ul>Adrian McEwen - www.mcqn.com
  12. 12. The Mazzini Project: Control Adrian McEwen - www.mcqn.com <ul><li>The Light Load Lamp </li></ul><ul><li>A Mazzini monitor plus one standard lava lamp </li></ul><ul><li>Code on the Mazzini unit measures the frequency of the mains </li></ul><ul><li>If it drops below 50Hz then it turns the power off </li></ul>
  13. 13. The Mazzini Project: Control Adrian McEwen - www.mcqn.com show live data from Light Load Lamp
  14. 14. The Mazzini Project: Join In Adrian McEwen - www.mcqn.com <ul><li>A Mazzini “shield” for Arduino </li></ul><ul><li>Just add Arduino, box and wires </li></ul><ul><li>Expected price ~£35-40 </li></ul>
  15. 15. Interacting with the Internet from the real world Adrian McEwen - www.mcqn.com
  16. 16. BakerTweet Adrian McEwen - www.mcqn.com
  17. 17. Getting data from the Internet out into the real world Adrian McEwen - www.mcqn.com
  18. 18. Bubblino Adrian McEwen - www.mcqn.com Photo credit: http://www.flickr.com/photos/nuttyxander/3206466676/
  19. 19. Thank You. Any Questions? <ul><li>MCQN Ltd website: </li></ul><ul><ul><li>http://www.mcqn.com </li></ul></ul><ul><li>Or email adrianm@mcqn.com </li></ul><ul><li>My Personal Blog: </li></ul><ul><ul><li>http://www.mcqn.net/mcfilter/ </li></ul></ul><ul><li>Or on twitter I’m @amcewen </li></ul>Adrian McEwen - www.mcqn.com

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