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Web of things at the Hypercat Showcase

The Hypercat Alliance organised a one day event on 27 September 2016 at the BT Centre, London, to showcase IoT projects using the Hypercat specification for web based access to catalogues of IoT services. The projects encompass 11 vertical “spearheads” across smart cities and industry, from logistics to smart lighting. Dave Raggett, W3C Staff lead […]
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W3C at Industry of Things World, Berlin

The Web of things seeks to counter fragmentation of the IoT through metadata and APIs, building upon W3C’s framework for linked data. We seek to simplify application development, and enable easy integration across IoT platforms and application domains. To help with reaching out to stakeholders, W3C took part in the Industry of Things World conference […]
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Tackling data security and privacy challenges of the IoT

I’ve just returned from the IoT TechExpo Europe in Berlin. This event reflects the huge interest internationally in the potential for the Internet of Things. There were over one hundred exhibitions spread over two floors, along with 5 tracks. I was one of the panelists in a session on creating a standards framework for IoT […]
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Application Platforms for the Web of Things

The Web of Things depends upon applications for its value. In the Interest Group. we’ve talked a lot about thing descriptions and APIs, but very little about applications, and I think this is holding us back. A microcontroller may be dedicated to a single application. This is the model for the Arduino framework where each […]
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W3C Day, Gijón, Spain, 26 May 2016

Martin Alvarez Espinar is the manager for W3C España. He invited me to give a presentation on the Web of Things at the W3C Day on Wednesday 26th May in Gijón, a city in Asturias, Spain. After some introductions, we listened to a remote presentation by Szymon Lewandowski who presented the efforts of the European […]
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W3C Web of Things IG meeting in Montréal, 11-13 April 2016

We travelled to Canada for meetings hosted by the Université du Québec à Montréal. A few of us turned up early on Sunday afternoon to prepare for the plugfest. The main face to face meeting, started on Monday 11th April. In the morning we had presentatons: Dave Raggett (W3C) kicked off with a context setting […]
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W3C Web of Things Interest Group Face-to-Face Meeting in EURECOM

The Web of Things Interest Group met in Sophia Antipolis, France on 25-28 January 2016, hosted by Eurecom. This started with a plugfest, which is now a regular feature of our face to face meetings. There were four proposed tracks of implementations security, APIs, thing registry and HATEOAS. This event attracted more than 20 implementations […]
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From a world-wide web of pages to a world-wide web of things – interoperability for connected devices

W3C is seeking to unlock the potential of the Internet of Things and reduce its fragmentation. Jeff Jaffe (W3C CEO) will give a keynote at the Industry of Things World USA conference in San Diego on 25 February 2016. He will explain how W3C is focusing on simplifying application development through a platform of platforms […]
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W3C Web of Things Interest Group meeting in Sophia Antipolis, France

The Web of Things Interest Group will meet in Sophia Antipolis France on 25-28 January 2016, hosted by Eurecom. The first day will feature a plug fest as part of the group’s focus on sharing implementation experience. The second day will be an open day. The last two days are devoted to progressing Interest Group […]
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W3C Web of Things Interest Group meeting in Sapporo, Japan

The Web of Things Interest Group met in Sapporo, Japan on 29-30 October 2015 as part of W3C’s annual week of meetings (TPAC). We listened to status reports and plans for each of the four existing task forces: Thing Descriptions, APIs & Protocols, Discovery & Privacy, and Security, Privacy and Resilience. These task forces are […]
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