David Knight

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David Knight is the founder and CEO & CTO of Terbine, the first commercial marketplace for the world’s physical data. A serial entrepreneur, his background is in core technologies including multi-spectral sensing and communications, messaging, enterprise software and distributed systems. An original executive of the Ansari XPRIZE that helped launch the private space industry, he continues to promote STEM education through innovative large-scale projects. Reach him @IoTcurator.

The opinions expressed in this blog are those of David Knight and do not necessarily represent those of IDG Communications, Inc., its parent, subsidiary or affiliated companies.

Data or metadata? For the IoT they’re both important

Cars and the IoT: The lane lines are blurring

Cars and the IoT: The lane lines are blurring

For over 100 years, the world of automobiles has had the road to itself -- now with the digitization of everything, data is starting to rule the road.

Welcome to a world of sensors

Welcome to a world of sensors

Sensor technology is evolving so rapidly that previously unthinkable options for capturing happenings in the physical world, are becoming viable -- and pervasive.

Who owns the data from the IoT?

Who owns the data from the IoT?

Data ownership, rights and licensing are becoming important as businesses start to share and monetize the output from their IoT systems.

CES: The Car Electronics Show?

CES: The Car Electronics Show?

The line between the traditionally separate consumer electronics and automotive worlds is rapidly disappearing, as evidenced by this year's CES in Las Vegas.

Is voice the 'killer app' for consumer IoT?

Is voice the 'killer app' for consumer IoT?

Voice-enabled devices, dominated by Amazon's Alexa system, are finally making the "smart home" a reality.

Time to monetize the IoT

Time to monetize the IoT

As the Internet of Things evolves, the means to generate revenues from its existence and use are starting to become apparent.

The IoT: Where we are, and where we're heading

The IoT: Where we are, and where we're heading

A look at the history of technology adoption, and where the IoT fits into the cycle currently.

A feast of the sensors

A feast of the sensors

Key to the emergence of the IoT are sensors. What do sensors do, and how are they affecting the evolution of applications?

The Internet of Trees

The Internet of Trees

With virtually everything becoming sensor-laden and connected, even nature is a source of big data.

Growing the IoT: Chaos vs. Curation

Growing the IoT: Chaos vs. Curation

Virtually every paradigm-shifting technology goes through several key phases; time to assess where we are with the IoT

Are you a 'human sensor platform'?

Are you a 'human sensor platform'?

The proliferation of wearables, along with an ever-expanding list of features on smartphones, are turning humans into roving sensor platforms. What does it mean for you, and business?

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