Tag Archive: Internet of Things

May 18 2012

What’s next? New digital communications for construction marketing

On Wednesday afternoon, I spoke at the latest half-day conference organised by Ross Sturley and his energetic team from the Chartered Institute of Marketing’s Construction Industry Group (CIMCIG). The event, at the Building Centre in London, was focused on digital communications for construction marketing, and I had the final presentation, looking into the future. Filling such a …

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Apr 27 2012

Air quality egg Kickstarted!

An update. I wrote a month ago (Kickstart an Air Quality Egg) about a “crowd-funded” project to build domestic air quality sensors. This morning I learned that the Kickstarter project, facilitated by Pachube, had successfully achieved its funding thanks to me and 926 other backers. Moreover, the original target of $39,000 dollars was smashed, with the …

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Mar 27 2012

Kickstart an Air Quality Egg

I’ve been looking for excuses to talk about Pachube (founder Usman Haque has contributed to past Be2camp events I’ve been involved with), the Internet of Things and about crowd-sourced funding of innovations, so an email from Pachube announcing the launch of its Kickstarter fund-raising programme to build a batch of web-enabled air quality monitoring devices was very …

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