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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.

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The Changing Face of High Tech in Minnesota | Star Tribune

Salesforce CEO Discusses New Wearables, Internet of Things Startup Fund | ZDNet

Lighting Up Future Utility Models | M2M Now

Using the Internet of Things to Deliver Effortless Customer Service | Salesforce

Internet of Things Can Increase Effectiveness of Field Workers | Rigzone

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.

Events Forecast: IoT Events for 2014

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We’re past the half way point of 2014, but there’s still lots happening this year including many events that we’re looking forward to this fall. Here are a few that we can’t wait to get to.

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M2M Evolution Conference
Las Vegas, Nevada
August 11-14

The event will kick off with the Battle of the Platforms, which will give a glimpse into the variety of platforms within the M2M industry. A number of industry experts will be giving talks on how M2M technology is changing businesses today. Topics include: Customer service, marketing, industry trends, healthcare, and supply chain management.

Super Mobility Week 2014
Las Vegas, Nevada
September 9-11

North America’s largest forum for mobile innovation and the most influential mobile marketplace that brings together the leading authorities on the connected life all under one roof at the Sands Expo and Convention Center in Las Vegas. Mobility supercharges everything.

World Maker Faire New YorkMakerfaire2014
New York, New York
September 20-21

The greatest show and tell on Earth. Part science fair, part county fair, and part something entirely new, Maker Faire is an all-ages gathering of tech enthusiasts, crafters, educators, tinkerers, hobbyists, engineers, science clubs, authors, artists, students, and commercial exhibitors. All of these “makers” come to Maker Faire to show what they have made and to share what they have learned.

Dreamforce 2014
San Francisco, California
October 13-16

Want to know where the industry is headed? Come to Dreamforce. Hosted by salesforce.com, named the world’s most innovative company by Forbes three years in a row, Dreamforce is four high-energy days of innovation, fun, and giving back. It’s your chance to learn from industry visionaries, product experts, and world leaders who can help you transform your business and your life.DF14

Internet of Things World Forum London 2014 
London, England
Nov. 25-26

One of the world’s largest IoT events. The Internet of Things World Forum brings together experts and thought leaders to share industry insights and trends. Speakers from Deutsche Telekom, Jasper, ARM, and many other key players in the industry will all present, making this a must attend conference for those looking to learn more about connected devices, cloud computing, and other emerging technologies.

There are tons of IoT, Big Data, Cloud, Connected Product…the list goes…events out there. Which ones are you attending? Let us know in the comments below, and we’ll update this post. You can also follow us on Twitter and Facebook for real-time updates from each event.

 

This Week in the Internet of Things: Friday Favorites

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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.

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Internet Of Things in 10 Minutes: Hands-On with The Device Cloud | Salesforce Developers Blog

Connected Medical Devices, Apps: Are They Leading the IoT Revolution — or Vice Versa? | Wired

If It Ain’t Broke, Fix It Anyway: How The Internet Of Things Is Changing The Industrial Enterprise | Forbes

White House Maker Faire showcases offbeat innovations | Washington Post

The Internet of Things isn’t About Things, it’s About Cheap Data | GigaOM

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.

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.

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SODAQ: A Prototyping Board with XBee Capabilities on Kickstarter

The Evolution of Arudiuno is Forming the Internet of Things from VINT

The Five Challenges for the Internet of Things Ecosystem via Forbes

How the Internet of Things will Revolutionize Customer Service from the Salesforce.com Blog

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.

Build the Internet of Things with Force.com by Joel Young, Digi’s CTO, at Dreamforce

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Joel Young, Digi International’s CTO, presented “Build the Internet of Things with Force.com” at this year’s Dreamforce conference in San Francisco.

The Internet of Things (IoT) will transform human behavior. Here is an overview of the incoming tidal-wave of change the IoT will bring to world, use-cases of IoT solutions in place today and a live example of building an IoT solution with Force.com.

Have questions about the Internet of Things or this presentation? Let us know in the comments section below or on Twitter.

Digi International at Dreamforce 2012

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We’re excited to join an innovative all-star line up of speakers at Dreamforce 2012 on September 18-21 in San Francisco. We will be hosting the Developer Track, “Build the Internet of Things with Force.com on Friday at 10:30-11:30am

Dreamforce has been called “the cloud computing industry event of the year.” We have to agree that this lineup of presenters makes for one incredible event.

We will be joining the all-star lineup of presenters including:

Jeff Immelt – CEO, General Electric
Gen. Colin Powell – Former Secretary of State
Angela Ahrendts – CEO, Burberry
Tony Robbins – Entrepreneur, author & peak performance strategist
Sir Richard Branson – Founder, Virgin Group

In our session, will explore real-life applications of the Internet of Things. We’ll look at how connections to physical objects can improve business models, better our world and make a impact on our personal lives. And, we may even have a special treat for you.

Are you going to Dreamforce? What sessions and presenters are you most looking forward to seeing? Let us know here in the comments section below or on Twitter. You can see Dreamforce updates, information and commentary with the hashtag #DF12.

If you’re still looking to get your Dreamforce tickets you can learn more here.

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