Poll: Are You Ready For the Internet Of Things?

Steve McCaskill is editor of TechWeekEurope and ChannelBiz. He joined as a reporter in 2011 and covers all areas of IT, with a particular interest in telecommunications, mobile and networking, along with sports technology.

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We want to know what you and your business is doing about IoT. And why not enter our competition to win an Edison board and help from Intel?

By all accounts, the Internet of Things (IoT) is predicted to be the ‘next big thing’ in the world of IT, with the number of connected devices expected to quadruple by the end of the decade as hardware costs come down and new applications emerge

Businesses and public sector organisations are being encouraged to take advantage of the many benefits of M2M technology, which proponents say can make them more efficient and help them make the most of new markets and opportunities.

intel edisonPotential uses in the healthcare, manufacturing and energy industries have long been touted, while smart cities promise to revolutionise the way local authorities serve their citizens. Consumers can also participate in the revolution as smart homes and connected cars could change the way people live their lives.

But do you plan to add your home or business or do you already? We want to know what you’re doing or what’s holding you back.

And to help you, we’ve teamed up with Intel to try and find the next big IoT idea. If you’re a developer or programmer with a great idea, and now want to take it to the next level, this could be right up your street.

Our lucky winners will not only receive a full set of Intel Edison hardware and Sensor Starter kit, but will be taken to Intel’s Swindon Ignition IoT lab, where their idea will become reality, helped by some of Intel’s top minds.

The winning ten projects will also be featured on the Intel Developer Zone website, displaying your idea to the world.

So if you think this is for you you – click here and get ready to wow us.

Internet of Things: Do you use M2M applications or services?

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