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Saturday, December 28, 2013

Sharks in the Internet of Things

Sharks triggering tweets in at Australian Beach.  A clever idea.  Sensors providing warnings in the narrow bandwidth of tweets.  This may provide some hints as to how to integrate other entities in the IOT.  Worth following.  Note here that the tags are on the shark, so untagged sharks could be a problem.  " ... Scientists have tagged more than 300 sharks in the area with transmitters, according to Sky News. Each time one of the tagged sharks swims around 1 kilometer (0.6 miles) from the beach, signals trigger a tweet to automatically publish on Surf Life Saving Western Australia's Twitter account (@SLSWA). ... "    From Mashable.

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