This post is an excerpt of the Chapter 4 of “Getting Started with Embedded Systems” in Building the Web of Things, a Manning book by Dominique Guinard and Vlad Trifa. There are two broad categories of physical objects in the Web of Things: tagged objects and connected objects. The first category comprises various tagging technologies that are attached to a product, such as barcodes, QR codes, NFC or RFID tags, IR/AR and so on. In this case, objects are not directly connected to the web but only passively, because there’s a need for another device or application to interact with...
Okay, our WoT device for Chapter 2 is now fully back up and running and so is the camera, enjoy! For the records the issue was an SD card fault. As said in the book, do not use SD cards in production! :D #webofthings @wotbook @ManningBooks pic.twitter.com/3wNPq0ZmOR
@VWGroup submitted a new version of their #viwi protocol as a @w3c member submission: a spec for accessing infotainment via a #WebAPI, nicely fitting the #webofthings style. Well done @VWGroup w3.org/Submission/201… #IoT #ConnectedCars #REST #JSON pic.twitter.com/wikO1UwZsy
We just released a new version of digital-link.js with compression as specified in the current @gs1 #DigitalLink 1.1 draft standard. Shorter Web IDs to support more use cases with limited tag sizes! Play with it on digital-link.tools #IoT #WoT #DigitalIdentities @EVRYTHNG pic.twitter.com/NzwaK6ptd2