Would You Want to Live in a Hyper/CAT City? It Could Be a Smart Thing

Would You Want to Live in a Hyper/CAT City? It Could Be a Smart Thing

Hyper/CAT ! It sounds like some kind of super powered feline, but if a certain group of people in the UK have their way it will be even more powerful than that. For Hyper/CAT it is an emerging new standard, rather like HTML, but for the Internet of Things . It will help everything that is in a smart city talk to everything else. If it were to become globally applicable then all cities in the world would be one day interoperable, connectable, and able to use the same technology. In other words, all the machines, in all the cities, would be able to talk to each other. Is that good or scary? Hyper/CAT is being developed by a consortium of commercial organisations under the umbrella of the InnovateUK Internet of Things (IoT) Interoperability Demonstrator Program . InnovateUK is the new name for Technology Strategy Board. It receives government funding to kickstart emerging tec...

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