Taron Foxworth

Internet Of Things, Web, and Hardware

Class 6

Voice assistants will augment, not replace, the human workforce

Gartner predicted that by 2020, users will complete 30 percent of web browsing sessions without a screen.

Sigfox IoT Network Targets 6 Million Device Connections This Year

The company expanded its network to 45 countries and its network of connected devices grew 65% to 3 million, according to a presentation of its 2017 results and a 2018 roadmap. The Sigfox network now reaches 800 million people worldwide.

Will Consumers Develop Romantic Relationships With Their Virtual Assistants?

“People are engaging with their voice-activated speakers as if they were human,” Google said. “They’re saying ‘please,’ ‘thank you,’ and even ‘sorry.’ People perceive the devices as more than just an electronic toy; they’re more akin to another person or a friend.”

Real world 4G LTE vs. 5G test benchmark: 14x bandwidth

The 4G maintained a stable 50 MBit/s

The 5G connection yielded significantly higher bandwidth. It constantly stayed above 700 MBit/s.

Project Proposals

Where you can start?

REsources

Hosting

https://zeit.co/now

Heroku

MQTT Broker

HiveMQ

CloudMQTT

Web Frameworks?

Digital Ocean

AWS

Git?

Class Goal

Speak to the Internet

🗣🔊

Voice

Does any one own an Alexa?

🗣🔊

Voice

Nothing is magic

What's Actually Inside

What's Actually Inside

What's Actually Inside

Pro TIP

Building your own version of Alexa and skill

Alexa Skill

Creating A skill

Webhooks

To the whiteboard!

Sorry, no diagram. They all sucked

Invocation Name

Alexa, ask [invocation name] [utterance].
Alexa, ask [the office] [about the plants].

Intents, Slots, and Utterances

OfficePlantsIntent about the plants
OfficePlantsIntent about {PlantName}

"Alexa, ask the office about the plants"

Intents, Slots, and Utterances

Intents, Slots, and Utterances

{
  "intents": [
    {
      "intent" : "OfficePlantsIntent",
      "slots" : [
        {
          "name" : "PlantName",
          "type" : "LIST_OF_PLANTS"
        }
      ]
    }
  ]
}

My new skill

Creating your own skill Part 1

Alexa, ask my kit to turn on the light?

 

Creating your own skill Part 2

Alexa, ask my kit the temperature?

 

Creating your own skill Part 2.5

Building your own web service.

 

Copy of Internet of Things - Class 5

By Taron Foxworth

Copy of Internet of Things - Class 5

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