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This Week in the Internet of Things: Friday Favorites

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The Internet of Things is developing and buzzing all around us. Throughout the week we come across innovative projects, brilliant articles and posts that support and feature the innovators and companies that make our business possible. Here’s our list of favorites from this week’s journey on the Web.

XBee in Hungary

Defining and Sculpting Interactions Between Man and Technology | O’Reilly Radar

Hungarian Eggheads Unleash Not-At-All-Scary Drone Swarm | The Register

What Exactly is the Internet of Things? | Postscapes

After Four Decades As The ‘Next Big Thing’, The Smart Home Finally Arrives | Forbes

Social Media Stats from Mobile World Congress 2014 | The Drum

Please tell us in the comments below or Tweet us, @DigiDotCom– we would love to share your findings too. You can also follow all of the commentary and discussion with the hashtag #FridayFavorites.

The Data Sensing Lab: Recap and Visualizations

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Last week, we took part in the Data Sensing Lab at O’Reilly Strata Conference. We even hung out with the Data Sensing Lab team live from Santa Clara where the conference hall had been equipped with XBees and a wireless sensor network.

Here’s where you can find more information and updates from the Sense Lab team: 

Do you have questions about the Data Sensing Lab? Let us know in the comments section below, on Google+ or Twitter.

Celebrating a Measured and Quantified World: NYC Data Week

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In honor of NYC Data Week, we bring you five posts that explore just some of the many interesting ways that data is being used. Saving lives, creating more efficient businesses and helping us learn more about ourselves– data is helping us improve our world.

Data Science and the Health Care Revolution

San Francisco looks to tap into the open data economy

Tracking Malaria Though Cell Phone Use

Swimming’s Most Exciting Race, Re-Created In Pure Data

Data from health care reviews could power ‘Yelp for health care’ startups

We’ll be exhibiting the power of data this week as we host the Data Sensing Lab for O’Reilly’s Strata Conference and NYC Data Week. 

Five generations of sensor mote for the Data Sensing Lab.

We’re ready to give attendees a taste of their lives in a more measured and quantified world! Data collected through the Data Sensing Lab will be analyzed in real time and the results will be presented in the keynote sessions during the O’Reilly Strata Conference.

We’ll be posting photos from Data Week and the Data Sensing Lab on Twitter and Facebook. You can also follow the Data Sensing Lab’s Google+ feed with updates from the Data Sensing Lab Team including: Rob Faludi of Digi, Alasdair Allan of Babilim Light Industries, Brian Jepson and Julie Steele of O’Reilly Media and Matt Wood of Amazon Web Services.

Friday Favorites

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The Internet of Things is developing and buzzing all around us. Throughout the week we come across innovative projects, brilliant articles and posts that support and feature the innovators and companies that make our business possible. Here’s our list of favorites from this week’s journey on the Web.

Digi Hosts the Data Sensing Lab at O’Reilly’s Strata Conference and NYC Data Week October 23-25
You can find real-time updates about the Data Sensing Lab on Google+

Driving Energy Home on Connected World Magazine
Featuring Digi International and Digi’s Director of Business Development, David Mayne

The Check ‘N Chew Spotted on Foursquare’s blog: Legal Sea Foods’ foursquare-powered gumball machine
You can see the Check ‘N Chew on the XBee Project Gallery here

What happens when computers are cheaper than LEGO blocks? by Emile Petrone on Gigaom

Industrial Internet Links: Robots, railways, the Internet of very small things, and SQL injection in solar panels by Jon Bruner on O’Reilly Radar

Do you have a link to share? Please tell us in the comments below or Tweet us, @XBeeWireless — we would love to share your findings too. You can also follow all of the commentary and discussion with the hashtag #FridayFavorites.

Digi’s Data Sensing Lab at O’Reilly’s Strata Conference & NYC Data Week

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Join us next week, Tuesday, October 23 – Thursday, October 25, for NYC Data Week and O’Reilly’s Strata Conference as we host the Data Sensing Lab.

The event will take place at the New York Hilton, Rhinelander North.
1335 Avenue of the Americas, New York, NY, 10019
As a part of NYC Data Week, this event is open and free to the public.

Digi International’s Collaborative Strategy Leader, Rob Faludi will be joined by Alasdair Allan of Babilim Light Industries to give attendees a taste of the super-connected world that’s ahead of all of us. You can follow real-time updates and see photos on the Data Sensing Lab’s Google+ Page.

“By instrumenting the conference environment with basic off-the-shelf sensors and mesh networking, we will observe and report on the conference, and generate interesting sociological data from the distributed sensor network.

This data will then be analyzed in real time at Strata, with the results presented in the keynote sessions. From hardware and software, to data analysis and visualization the project will give the attendees a taste of their lives in a more measured and quantified world.”

What is Data Week? 

NYC Data Week celebrates and explores the people, industries, and organizations using data to fuel innovation in New York City. Spanning five days, Data Week events include a Startup Showcase with Fred Wilson and Tim O’Reilly, Ignite NYC @Strata, a hackathon, numerous meetups, and more. Unless otherwise noted, NYC Data Week events are free to attend.

Will you be attending Strata and Data Week? Let us know in the comments below or on Twitter. We’d love to meet you. You can learn more about Strata on their website, Facebook and Twitter.

Wondering what other events you should attend? Here’s a full list of upcoming Internet of Things, M2M and Data Conferences and Events.

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