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Market-based user innovation in the Internet of Things

Kortuem, G. and Kawsar, F. (2010). Market-based user innovation in the Internet of Things. In: 2nd International Internet of Things Conference, 2010, 29 Nov - 01 Dec 2010, Tokyo, IEEE, pp. 1–8.

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The importance of user innovation is widely accepted, but the development of the Internet of Things is primarily driven by large commercial players. Using an innovation perspective, this paper identifies how user innovation and market-based innovation can be combined in the Internet of Things (IoT). A survey of tools for user/developers in the IoT space uncovers a rich set of tools for creation of hardware, software and data but reveals poor support for distribution and sharing of such artifacts. To address this shortcoming we propose connected marketplaces as a way to provide users/developers with rich opportunities for sharing and trading of artifacts, and to enable effective user innovation in the IoT.

Item Type: Conference Item
Copyright Holders: 2010 Institute of Electrical and Electronics Engineers, Inc.
Extra Information: ISBN: 978-1-4244-7414-1
IEEE Catalog Number CFP1014K-ART
Keywords: Internet of Things; digital markets; smart buildings; user innovation
Academic Unit/Department: Mathematics, Computing and Technology > Computing & Communications
Item ID: 31628
Depositing User: Gerd Kortuem
Date Deposited: 23 Jan 2012 09:49
Last Modified: 10 Dec 2012 13:29
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