Smart home tech is a case in point: Tech giants need to embrace ecosystem interoperability for the Internet of Things to realize its potential.
Dominique Guinard is a technologist, entrepreneur, author, and expert in the Internet of Things. He is a co-founder and CTO at EVRYTHNG, a startup that has developed a platform to help make everyday products smarter by giving them unique digital identities. He is also a co-founder of the WebOfThings.org initiative, which he set up with others in 2007 while he was working on his Ph.D. thesis. Previously, Dominique developed IoT solutions for SAP, Nokia, and Sun Microsystems. His first book, Building the Web of Things, is out now.