These guys mounted HD cameras to the international space station and is now streaming – free of charge the first full color HD video of earth from space. The whole world, all the time, in high definition - available to anyone with an Internet connection. They can spot objects (according to the company “as small as one metre”). Bottom line – great example of democratization of technology. A small team of individuals can now do what in any previous time only companies / governments can do. As the video resolution continue to raise exponentially, companies like URTHECAST could soon help you find an empty parking spot (if your car won’t drop you and find one itself by then…). Already today they can track animal migration, traffic…etc..
Alphabet’s Sidewalk Labs strikes deal to turn 800 acres of Toronto into an ‘internet city’
Google spinoff will bring Wi-Fi hubs and other smart city innovations to the shores of Lake Ontario
73% of Executives Are Researching & Launching IoT Projects In 2017
73% of senior executives are either researching or currently deploying IoT. The IoT platform market is expected to grow 35% per year to $1.16B by 2020. These and many other fascinating findings are from Verizon’s State of the Market: Internet of Things 2017, Making way for the enterprise