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The Internet of Things

Duration:
30 minutes
First broadcast:
Thursday 12 September 2013

Six billion people worldwide already have mobile phones. Now the experts are talking about the coming Internet of Things: 50 billion interconnected objects, from cows to coffee machines. Peter Day asks what it means and how it may happen.

Producer: Laura Gray.

  • Contributors to this programme

    David Cleevely

    chairman of Cambridge Wireless and technology entrepreneur

       

     

    Bill McFarland

    vice president of technology at Qualcomm

     

     

     

    Chris Bishop

    Microsoft Scientist

     

     

     

    Stuart Orr

    Accenture

     

     

    William Webb

    CEO, Weightless

     

     

    Zoe Barker

    research assistant, Cow Tracking Project, Writtle College

     

     

    John Torrance

    dairy farmer, Albyns Farm

     

    Debbs Statfold

    probation officer

     

     

    Miles Hodkinson

    founder, Ciseco

     

     

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