Vol 122 Issue 1 2008-03-31 Article 19651 from section "Features"

Sun's Roger Meike Sees Them Turning Up Just About Everywhere

In its effort to stay ahead of the market, Sun inaugurated the Sun
Small Programmable Object Technology (Sun SPOT) project, a hardware
and software platform designed to overcome the challenges that
currently inhibit the development of the emerging network of things.
Project Director Roger Meike sees the field as promising, saying,
"These little devices may be something where you have hundreds of
them in your car and thousands of them in your home and office and
they're just surrounding you every day. Al Riske writes about the
Suns SPOT project.

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