Category Archives: internet of things

Smart research

Use Case: Smart research on the Intelligent Campus What’s the issue? The Intelligent Campus is bringing together the features of the university campus with developments, such as the Internet of Things, to provide new research opportunities. An university campus offers an ideal environment for experimentation with a large population that is likely to be motivated … Read more

Future City Predictions – A glimpse at Cities of the Future

So this video talks about the cities of the future. What do you think the university and college campuses of the future will be like? Let us know in the comments. Do you ever wonder what cities will be like in the next few decades? With over two thirds of our population living in urban … Read more

Hijacked vending machines cause chaos

A university had been receiving an increasing number of complaints from students across campus about slow or inaccessible network connectivity. It turned out that hijacked vending machines (and 5,000) other Internet of Things (IoT) devices attacked the university network and slowed it right down. The investigation into the campus network slow down found problems with … Read more

What are our new priorities, and what next? #codesign17

There has been plenty of hype over artificial intelligence and the internet of things. We believe it may be time to put aside the cynicism that this kind of hype generates and look seriously at how we can take advantage of these emerging technologies to improve the student experience, research and the management of our … Read more

Join us for a live Tweetchat 20th January 2017

Join us for a live tweet chat on the subject of the intelligent campus by using #codesign17 on Friday 20 January 12:30-13:30. There has been plenty of hype over artificial intelligence and the internet of things. We believe it may be time to put aside the cynicism that this kind of hype generates and look seriously at how … Read more

Why connecting all the world’s robots will drive 2017’s top technology trends

By Tom Garner, University of Portsmouth If you want to make predictions for the future, you need to find the trajectory of events in the past. So to work out what shape digital technology will likely take next year, we should look back to the major developments of 2016. And the past year’s developments point … Read more

Intelligent Campus: Next stage of Co-Design 2017

Late last year we kicked off a consultation to identify what big new ideas Jisc should focus on once we have completed our current R&D projects. That consultation focused on 6 possible challenges: What does the imminent arrival of the intelligent campus mean for universities and colleges? What should the next generation of digital learning … Read more

Building a smart campus?

As part of the co-design challenge looking at the intelligent campus, one area that we have found interesting and would like your views on is the smart campus. In the past we had standard televisions, today most televisions that are sold are smart televisions, as well as having traditional tuners, they are also able to … Read more