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Mohit Singh Baweja first came to my attention when I interviewed him a story I wrote for the NZ Herald about Garden Genie. Now he is investigating opportunities where Windows Phone 8.1 meets the internet of things.
This looks like an interesting idea, one that New Zealand investors should consider getting behind. New Zealand has some of the world’s most advanced farmers.The internet of things promises to bring around another agricultural revolution and we have smart developers with the right skills and culture to make things happen.
Originally posted on Mohit Singh Baweja:
I’m really excited about the next big bubble in technology, you must have heard the buzz word’s.
Yes, that’s right. I’m talking about the internet of things. Business insider reports that it will drive trillions in economic value.
At the same time, we’re seeing big player’s starting to emerge in our market. Targeting at the platform level to enable consumer scenarios to be built by developers.
- Windows & Windows Phone 8.1 Bluetooth LE apps
- Android wear – for developer
- Azure cloud service for powering Internet of things
I’m now experimenting with scenarios around Windows Phone – check out the trailer :)
There are some other interesting projects happening around the world, one of which a friend of mine (Jonny Lin) who is working in collaboration with Microsoft, check it out – Bringing the internet of things to London underground.