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“For a device to be IoT-compatible or an IoT-based application, it should have very little or no human interaction for its control.”

T. Anand is a principal consultant at Knewron, a technology service firm working in niche service areas of techno-managerial business solutions, intelligent systems, process re-engineering, prototype design & development and end-to-end customised solutions. He speaks to Janani Gopalakrishnan Vikram about the Internet of Things, and


“Bluetooth Smart offers rapid rollout of low-power consumer products around the latest smartphone and tablet platforms creating a large addressable market.”

  Nitin Gupta, lead engineer, µEnergy Applications, CSR India Pvt. Ltd., is an expert in Bluetooth Smart, the low-power variant of Bluetooth. He tells us about the relevance of Bluetooth Smart for the IoT. He will also be speaking at Electronics Rocks, about how BT

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“If PCs had two form factors, desktop and laptop, and mobile computing had tens of form factors, from candy bar, flip, slide, touch, smartphone, tablet and phablet, the IoT will have millions of form factors.”

Guru Ganesan – managing director, ARM – India, speaks to Janani Gopalakrishnan Vikram about the diversity that characterizes the Internet of Things (IoT), the kind of processors and tech building blocks needed to support that diversity, and about some of the interesting IoT products that

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“The critical challenge is that most of the devices have to be extremely low powered—solar powered wherever possible.”

Shyam Ananthnarayan, vice president – Marketing, Embedded Product Design and Biswajit Biswas, head – Strategy, Wireless Communication, Tata Elxsi, explain to Janani Gopalakrishnan Vikram and all our readers the evolutionary significance of the Internet of Things, the communication backbone required for it as it unfurls,


What is IoT ?

The answer, in plain English… Some think the Internet of Things (IoT) is the moon, and we are still developing the parts of the spaceship that can fly us there. They think we are nowhere close to the IoT. To them, the IoT means a