The 5 Principles of IoT UX Design

I had a great conversation with Jenae Ramos, UX designer and co-organizer of Orlando’s Downtown UX Meetup, talking about design and the Internet of Things. Jenae joked that designing for the screen involves many permutations of “fancy rectangles.” While that is completely…

How IoT Will Revolutionize Healthcare

In a recent panel we had at the Orlando IoT Meetup, we were discussing the future of the Internet of Things. Ashley Simmons, the Director of Innovation at the Florida Hospital, gave some insight to the future of healthcare when…

Is IoT A Fad?

Is the Internet of Things a fad? If you want the “Too Long, Didn’t Read” version: No. It’s actually been here a while and the concept won’t be going away any time soon, although it will undoubtedly change form as technology…

Internet of Things 101: How Does IoT Work?

As the organizer of Orlando IoT, I don’t get a lot of 101-level questions about the Internet of Things. Typically, the questions are like the one I was asked recently that went something like this: “How do I get two Arduinos to…

August Orlando IoT MeetUp Recap

August’s meetup was full (chock-full, even) of lightning talks. We had some great and varied projects discussed. In order: “Bats on the Web” by Jerry Reed Jerry Reed, a professor at Valencia University, introduced us to a project he and…