IEEE Talks IoT

IEEE Talks IoT is an ongoing series of Q&A articles with the IEEE experts.

Oleg LogvinovOleg Logvinov is the Chair of the IEEE P2413 Working Group, Architectural Framework for the Internet of Things (IoT) and Director of Special Assignments at STMicroelectronics' Industrial & Power Conversion Division. As an IoT subject-matter expert, he discusses how IoT will impact a number of areas, including energy management, water conservation and human health, as well as the need for an architectural framework to enable the rapid growth of IoT market.

Question: IoT is very broad in scope in terms of technology and its potential use cases. How can IoT have an impact on everyday life?

Y.K. ChenIEEE Fellow Yen-Kuang “Y.K.” Chen is a steering committee member of the IEEE Internet of Things Initiative. As an IoT expert, he discusses the benefits to individual, the home and the whole communities, as well as how many devices and disciplines must work together.

Question: IoT has a lot of applications. What area is of particular interest to you and why?

Chung-Sheng LiDr. Chung-Sheng Li is an IEEE Fellow and serves as director of commercial systems at IBM’s Thomas J. Watson Research Center. Dr. Li is a recognized authority on the Internet of Things and gave a keynote address at the IEEE World Forum on the Internet of Things (WF-IoT) in Seoul, South Korea, in March 2014.

Question: The “Internet of Things,” almost by definition, is a vast topic. How would you like to begin discussing such a far-reaching subject?

Joe WeinmanJoe Weinman is the author of Cloudonomics: The Business Value of Cloud Computing, the forthcoming book Digital Disciplines, and is the chair of the IEEE Intercloud Testbed initiative.

Question: How do you define the Internet of Things?