There is understandable interest in the Internet of Things fral all people involved with Geospatial Technology, as after all location is a foundational component for many IoT applications. I still love the fact that my central heating is controlled by a Nest thermostat monitoring the location of my smartphone, making sure my home is not heated unnecessarily, while turning on the heating when I am 30 minutes from home.
Yesterday Google Research announced the Google Internet of Things (IoT) Technology Research Award Pilot, a programme to provide Research with IoT technology to carry out short term experiments.
Technology available include;
- OnHub Router, Chrome Boxes.
- The Google beacon and Physical web platform.
- Google Cloud Platform IoT Solutions
Submit your proposal by February 29th in order to be considered for a award. We are looking for projects that offer impact and interesting ideas so priority will be given to research that can make immediate use of the todays technologies.