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February 2016

Datathletics: The Internet of Sports

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So many discussions about the Internet of Things focus on the potential effects on business, the home or transport, but IoT could soon reshape so many different aspects of modern life. Outside of technology, one of my own greatest interests is sport, and even at this early stage of IoT development, we’re seeing a number of projects that could completely change how we watch and play sports. Cisco’s “Connected Athlete” project takes data from sensors in a player’s shoes and transmits it via the stadium’s  WiFi. The core purpose is for coaches and teams to closely monitor performance, but thanks to IoT technology, this data…

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How Will IoT Change the Data Centre?

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The Internet of Things is one of the most exciting areas in technology right now, and one that continues to develop and expand at an incredible rate. I’ve written before about my hopes for IoT and the question of how soon we’re going to see it transform modern living – I think it’s definitely going to happen, however long it takes to reach a wide uptake. But once it does, we’re going to see an immediate, huge impact on one of the other areas I work in – data centre. Leading tech research company Gartner have estimated that by 2020 there will be 26 billion…

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