On the Internet of Things, Nobody Knows You’re a Dog
June 19, 2014
IEEE Spectrum: SmartAmerica Challenge brings things and people together to create a more-connected country
What do a dog packing a microprocessor, sensors, and batteries in its harness, a 2-meter-tall robot, and drones have in common? They, along with some 600 humans, attended the SmartAmerica Expo last week at the Walter E. Washington Convention Center, in Washington, D.C. The expo was the culmination of a SmartAmerica Challenge, the brainchild of Presidential Innovation Fellows (PIFs) Geoff Mulligan and Sokwoo Rhee.