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Latest News: Three drivers of the Internet of things in the coming years

eLearningworld News from the World According to Ericsson’s Mobility Report the forecast between 2015 and 2021, Internet of Things is expected to increase at a compounded annual growth rate (CAGR) of 23 percent, making up close to 16 billion of the total forecast 28 billion connected devices by 2021. This is an extraordinary growth, but which services/technology then will be the main drivers of this development. We identified three drivers: Today, stand alone intelligent things like … Continue reading

Making improvement for learning with the Internet of Things

eLearningworld advicestory The web connected people, now the internet of things is about to do the same with the devices. This development we are just the very beginning of, with innovations like self-driving cars and wearables to improve exercise, to mention two of many areas. But as wearables for physical training already is on the market, how can internet of things be used for brain training, in other words for learning and skills development? Basically, … Continue reading

Latest News: Pressing the On-button for a citywide Internet of Things network

eLearningworld News from UK Digital Catapult backed by the UK Government is now rolling out a free-to-use London-wide internet of things network. It is one of the first in the world to cover such big area, besides an IoT-network in the Netherlands and one in South Korea. The vision behind the investment is besides a platform for IoT-services also that it should work as an open environment for IoT-startups and -innovation. The IoT network has … Continue reading

Latest News: New job-opportunities in a society with the Internet of Things

eLearningworld News from the World Internet of things is already here and makes increasingly impact on our life. At the same time as it sends more and more professions to the history book it also creates loads of new jobs. In this spirit, Mark Dorman identifies ten new professions with great future prospects in the era of the internet of things. The smart farmer, agricultural work goes from being less of protection of the countryside … Continue reading

Latest News: After the Screen Age – 10 consumer trends identified

eLearningworld News from the World The screen age started in the 1950s as TV entered mainstream popular culture. Today, in the digital age the development of artificial intelligence that empower new ways of interactions with different object makes the use of screens declining. This is one of the trends that the Ericsson Consumer Trends 2016 Report identifies. The report shows that 78% prefer better battery-capacity before bigger screens. While 85% of smartphone users believe that … Continue reading

Latest News: AI according to Elon Musk, Sundar Pichai, Jeff Bezos and Ginni Rometty

eLearningworld News from US AI analytics research is an industry that is expected to grow to $70 billion by 2020 from $8.2 billion in 2013, according to IDC research. Engines of this development are companies like IBM, Google, Apple, Amazon and Microsoft. However, most agree with Sundar Pichai, CEO of Google, that the work of building machines that teach themselves still belongs to science fiction. IBM CEO Ginni Rometty express the 105 year-old company’s vision … Continue reading

Latest News: Making Internet of Things smarter and more effective

eLearningworld News from Singapore Internet of things can be described as devices and applications that are interconnected in order to with help by different forms of sensors improve everyday life. Researchers at Agency for Science, Technology and Research in Singapore have developed a sensor processor node that is able to intelligent sensing while using ultra-low levels of power. Xin Liu, a member of the research team explains: “Emerging IoT devices play a key role to … Continue reading

Latest News: Building a Marketplace for the Internet of Things

eLearningworld News from Sweden In an interview with CIO Sweden, Anders Thulin, the CIO of Ericsson, gives his insights about how the company is transforming from being a telecom company into becoming an ICT business with the vision of building the world leading marketplace for the internet of things. Today, 40 percent of all mobile traffic worldwide is distributed through networks that Ericsson has delivered where the next big thing is the launch of 5G. … Continue reading

The Power of Internet of Things

eLearningworld Weekly Review The web connected people, now the internet of things is about to do the same with the devices. This development has turned into hype in media, but what is it really about? Gérald Santucci, Head of the Unit Knowledge Sharing at the European Commission Directorate General for Communications Networks wrote in 2011: “When objects can sense the environment and communicate, they become powerful tools for understanding complexity and responding to it effectively. … Continue reading

4th Industrial Revolution: About Artificial Empathy and Governments lagging behind

eLearningworld Weekly Review At the session “The Transformation of Tomorrow” in the Davos Summit 2016 the fourth industrial revolution was discussed. As a historical background the first industrial revolution can be dated to around 1784 with steam, water, mechanical production, the second industrial revolution to around 1870 with division of labour, electricity and mass-production, while the third can be dated to around 1969 with electronics, IT and automated production. The fourth industrial revolution that is … Continue reading