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Nov 21, 2013 (3 years and 8 months ago)

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SMART OBJECTS

Greg
Berryman

Erin Cavanaugh

Mary
Beth Mathias

Matt
Tryniecki


TABLE OF
CONTENTS


What are smart objects?


Advantages/Disadvantages


Industry Examples


Leaders in the Field


How can smart objects help YOUR company?


What does the future look like for smart objects?

What are smart objects, and how are
they used?


The Internet of Things



Examples of Smart
Objects



How Smart Objects Work



Information & Analysis


Automation & Control





What are some advantages of smart
objects?


Damage avoidance


Mississippi River Bridge Disaster


Risk minimization


Huge data mines allow better
decision
-
making


Costs diminished


Increased revenues


Retail companies can track
customer behavior to create
optimal retail layouts


Better healthcare


Real time symptom analysis


Decrease electricity usage


“smart grid”


What are some disadvantages of
smart objects?


Expensive


Privacy concerns


“…not a safer society but a
surveillance society”


Security issues


Huge quantity of data


Too much reliance on them?


Mimics human decision making


Industry Examples


Tracking consumer
behavior


Tracking traffic patterns


Track water and energy
usage


Smart cars


‘Superstructures’’


Sensor implants in
humans and animals

Leaders in the Field


Pacific Northwest National
Laboratory


Electricity
grids


Medtronic


Health
devices


E
-
Zpass
,
iZoom



Payment technique


WalMart



Inventory
management


USA

Passport security



How can smart objects help
YOUR company?


Better customer service



Companies can charge by specific usage



More effective advertising



Security for your business



Precision monitoring of business activities
and optimization of systems

What does the future look like for
smart objects?


Businesses must prove that
sensor driven business
models are actually better



Companies need to read up
on data and privacy rules


The price of sensors and actuators must go down, and these
things must work in harmony with computers



Process optimization and energy efficiency should be good
early targets


Conclusion

A bright and exciting future with
some hurdles to jump

Questions?