The Internet of Things is becoming huge. Numbers increase exponentially. From two billion in 2006, over 200 billion “things” will be connected by 2020. That includes 1.9 billion home devices and 90% of all running cars. Over 82% of businesses will be impacted.
When the Ariane 5 rocket exploded mid air in June 1996, only 36 seconds after its test launch, the software aboard the spaceship was working within official specifications. Still, it was a software error that had caused the disaster.
Figures prove it: cloud technology is on the rise. Dynamic companies understand that infrastructure as a service is becoming essential when they seek scalable optimization. The world’s largest cloud provider at the moment is Amazon.
There is no innovation without risk. And no success without several prior failed attempts. Testing a product idea is the safest way to try something new. The digital version of initial product testing is software prototyping.
Mircea Marghidanu, lead developer at Unity3D was our guest at Tech Talks@Tremend for a presentation on game development, code testing and human perception limits.
Less than 24 hours left until Tremend’s Ultimate Hackathon Challenge is ON. April 9 will be nothing short of a legendary day here, and one of the reasons is the cool theme we picked for this year is internal competition: Internet of Things apps and products.