The authors have done an excellent job of reviewing the foundations of today s IOT and describing real world scenarios Their narrative is an enjoyable, entertaining book that is hard to put down The authors have walked through the horizontal view technology platform and also vertical view scenarios for industries and sectors The authors have done an excellent job of reviewing the foundations of today s IOT and describing real world scenarios Their narrative is an enjoyable, entertaining book that is hard to put down The authors have walked through the horizontal view technology platform and also vertical view scenarios for industries and sectors The Silent Intelligence is a book about the Internet of Things We talk about the history, trends, technology ecosystem and future of Connected Cities, Connected Homes, Connected Health and Connected Cars We also discuss the most exciting growth areas for entrepreneurs and venture capital investors We share exciting stories and unique opinions of thanindustry veterans, experts and visionaries from Google, Ericsson, ATT, Qualcomm, SAP, MIT, Jawbone and many others We called this book The Silent Intelligence because most of the activity and growth in the space so far has been outside of mainstream visibility Our aim is to help executives, entrepreneurs, investors and everybody who is interested in this topic, better understand the opportunities and challenges of the Internet of Things We also hope that the new growth opportunities discussed in this book will be as exciting to you as they are to us A nice overview of the Internet of Things field It talks about challenges in hardware, analytics and many others and also how companies are solving them Talks also about business models and disruption A very good book to have insights about the revolution happening now. Excellent book, I read this from beginning to end, in one sitting There are about 160 well written and easily read pages, which give an excellent overview of the Internet of things or M2M machine to machine Read this book for a glimpse of the future, you won t regret it. While this book felt very hurriedly written and edited, I m happy to excuse those factors given the reality of trying to get topical information out in a timely enough fashion to be relevant, and to give readers time to act on the information.I was pleasantly surprised at the attention that was paid to the underlying factors that will ultimately impact the monetization of the Internet of Things, and particularly wearable devices I honestly expected to see just a survey of the gee whiz cool de While this book felt very hurriedly written and edited, I m happy to excuse those factors given the reality of trying to get topical information out in a timely enough fashion to be relevant, and to give readers time to act on the information.I was pleasantly surprised at the attention that was paid to the underlying factors that will ultimately impact the monetization of the Internet of Things, and particularly wearable devices I honestly expected to see just a survey of the gee whiz cool devices that comprised today s IoT, along with some winking speculation on what was around the corner Instead, the authors delivered some real business strategy thinking and guidance here, an example of which is the thorough discussion about the market forces that will swirl around as successful, economically viable device manufacturers fall out This background has made today s wild speculation about the Apple iWatch muchinteresting to listen to, and even convinced me to buy a few shares of an specialty hardware manufacturer that I thought might benefit.This wasthan good enough to put Mr Kellmereit on my watch list for his next book Easy read..Good for beginners Very high level , A inside look into the future of techAs someone very interested by the way technology is being shaped, a book about machine to machine learning and smart, automated systems was a fascinating subject My favorite bits of the book were the ones where they used relevant, new to now examples like Tesla, Google s car program, and so on as well as old examples of companies gone wrong, like HP s ill fated but ahead of their time memory storage solutions Unfortunately, the book was a bit dry overall, A inside look into the future of techAs someone very interested by the way technology is being shaped, a book about machine to machine learning and smart, automated systems was a fascinating subject My favorite bits of the book were the ones where they used relevant, new to now examples like Tesla, Google s car program, and so on as well as old examples of companies gone wrong, like HP s ill fated but ahead of their time memory storage solutions Unfortunately, the book was a bit dry overall, and I craved apersonal glimpse into the world we re all about to be thrown into Interesting times are ahead This book carries some of the worst elements of the start up mentality This book renders itselfinnovative, important and creative than it actually is It certainly captures the way in which machines connect to other machines This connectivity enabled through sensors creates big data for often quite small and self oriented purposes, particularly for health The problem is that the book descriptive, rather than analytical Therefore, he was describing the present, rather than pro This book carries some of the worst elements of the start up mentality This book renders itselfinnovative, important and creative than it actually is It certainly captures the way in which machines connect to other machines This connectivity enabled through sensors creates big data for often quite small and self oriented purposes, particularly for health The problem is that the book descriptive, rather than analytical Therefore, he was describing the present, rather than providing trajectories to and for the future This is an interesting overview about the convergence of sensors, wireless, and data processing The book has a very strong marketing white paper vibe to it which detracts from the story The convergence of technologies is opening the door for devices to be placed around and communicate with each other Asdevices are interconnecting the convergence of data allows for a growing understanding of what is going on in the world and to adapt accordingly for personal and business purposes.