I’ve been working on a project recently that entails using internet of things (IoT) devices interacting with communications development platform Zang Cloud. Recently I purchased a home and realized I wanted to automate different functions using IoT devices. I have a development background in web development (mostly PHP, Python and SQL) so I decided to put those skills to the test.
Whether you’re a developer, a departmental head or member of the C-Suite, there is no better place to check out the latest happenings in the unified communications community than at Enterprise Connect. With over 60 conference sessions, keynotes and sessions from industry experts and over 180 exhibitors, Enterprise Connect attendees gain a broad and unique perspective that allows them to go back home with a stronger network and armed with the knowledge necessary to help your business outpace the competition.
In his piece, “The Paradox of our Time,” famed comedian and social commentator George Carlin pointed out some of the most irreconcilable challenges facing our society today. In one portion of the piece, he stated, “We build more computers to hold information to produce more copies than ever, but have less communication.”
Peanut butter and jelly. Wine and cheese. Simon and Garfunkel. Let’s face it—some things are just better together. And with that spirit in mind, today we’re highlighting the work of Valerie Heath, who is hard at work managing and developing in Avaya’s Sandbox Labs to demonstrate what happens when you combine Zang, Breeze and the Internet of Things.
By all accounts, the morning of Saturday, January 13, was like any other for the residents inhabiting the islands that make up the state of Hawaii. But instead of waking to an alarm clock, residents received a much more distressing wakeup call.