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Ericsson envisions connected “Thinking Cities”

Ericsson envisions connected “Thinking Cities”

Just yesterday we talked about Evrythng pushing for "The Internet of Things" involving the digital interconnectedness of all physical objects around us, well Ericsson has long had an even grander vision applied to growing urban areas in what the company calls its Networked Society Project. Recently, they've delved deeper into this initiative with a new video called "Thinking Cities" to show the potential beauty of information and communication technology when deeply woven into cities backed by positive motives.

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Evrythng to connect physical objects to the internet

Evrythng to connect physical objects to the internet

Can you imagine a world where every physical object around you is somehow connected to the internet? A world where your toaster warns you about inclement weather, your digital camera suggests when it's best to go out for a shoot, and your musical instrument connects you with other same-level musicians in your area. This initiative is so called "The Internet of Things" and a new company called Evrythng has plans to really start pushing the envelope in this arena.

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Qualcomm demos Digital 6th Sense [Video]

Qualcomm demos Digital 6th Sense [Video]

Qualcomm has outlined its expectations for a "Digital 6th Sense" - the integration of augmented reality technologies that aren't just marketing gimmicks but which streamline the way we interact with devices and content. CEO Paul Jacobs demonstrated two implementations at IQ2011 this morning, first a DVD/Blu-ray preview system that can display multiple trailer streams based on which DVD cases your smartphone camera is pointed at, and then a gesture-based interface that turns a handset's microphone into an ultrasound sensor. It's what Jacobs describes as the company's vision of "the internet of everything."

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