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DETAILS


Welcome to the 2011 Awards!
Join us in honoring the year's best projects, companies and ideas that are helping to create the Internet of Things.  


Please take a few moments to submit a nomination or vote for your favourites in each category.

Timeline:
Nominations and Voting: Nov 22-Dec 16th
Winners Announced: Dec 19th

CATEGORIES


vote1Each of the 9 categories will have a winner, runner-up and an Editors' Choice selection. 
2011 List of Categories:

-Consumer Product
-DIY Project
-Technical Development
-Networked Art
-Enterprise Implementation  -Self Tracking Product
-Environmental Implementation -Design Fiction

-Open Source Project

RULES


Voting and Nomination Guidelines:
- You are allowed to nominate yourself.
- Spamming is not allowed (Promoting is encouraged). Users are allowed 3 votes per category.
- Nominated websites and products must be publicly available.
There are no fees to nominate companies for consideration.
- Since this is the first annual IoT Awards, nominations can be given for work completed before the 2011 calendar year.

- Submissions for multiple categories are allowed.

Please send any additional questions or comments to hello@postscapes.com
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best-networked-art
These networked art projects show the many ways to use connectivity and real-time information such as weather data, pollution sensors and wave monitoring to visualize and engage our environment in new ways.

2011 Best Networked Art

Total Votes: 494

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By Timo Arnall, Einar Sneve Martinussen, and Jack Schulze
http://www.nearfield.org/
Data: Wi-Fi Signals
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By: David Bowen
http://www.dwbowen.com/
Data: Wave
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By: Dan Goods,Nik Hafermaas,Aaron Koblin
http://www.ecloudproject.com/
Data: Weather
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Tlight: the interactive T Hotel
http://paraimpu.crs4.it/application/tlight



The permanent installation named Tlight, created by the Quit group and connected to the Web thanks to Paraimpu, allows everyone to change the color tones and the behavior of the lights placed on the top of the big glass tower of the T Hotel of Cagliari, Sardinia, just posting a message by Twitter.

The fascinating and suggestive installation is one of the [More...]first+real%2C+permanent+experiments+and+applications+of+Paraimpu.+%3Cbr+%2F%3E%0D%0A%3Cbr+%2F%3E%0D%0ATo+interact+with+it%2C+post+a+message+on+Twitter+with+hashtag%3A+%23thotel+and+writing+a+phrase+containing+one+of+the+following+words%3A+%3Cbr+%2F%3E%0D%0Ared%2C+blue%2C+green%2C+orange%2C+yellow%2C+white%2C+cyan%2C+purple%2C+wave%2C+different%2C+couple%2C+full%2C+pulse+and+random.+%3Cbr+%2F%3E%0D%0A%3Cbr+%2F%3E%0D%0AFor+example%3A+++%23thotel+blue+is+the+color+%3Cbr+%2F%3E%0D%0A%3Cbr+%2F%3E%0D%0AMore+info+and+brochures+download+at%3A+http%3A%2F%2Fparaimpu.crs4.it%2Fapplication%2Ftlight
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By: Mark Hansen and Ben Rubin
http://earstudio.com/
Data: Text
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LightBridge



http://arts.mit.edu/fast/lightbridge/
By: Susanne Seitinger, Pol Pla

Description:
The LightBridge installation is made up of a 10,000 pixel display activated by a variety of sensors including proximity sensors, cameras, buttons, mobile phones, and microphones. The work also allowed for community participation by having people visit a website and design [More...]their+own+interactive+light+effects+in+advance+and+then+experience+the+designs+during+its+opening+days.
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TABLEAU: Physical email

By: Supermechanical
http://supermechanical.com/tableau/

Description: "Tableau is an refinished heirloom nightstand that stores and retrieves memories using a Twitter account. It acts as a bridge between users of physical and digital media, taking the best parts of both. The nightstand quietly drops photos it sees on its Twitter feed into its [More...]drawer%2C+for+the+owner+to+discover.+Images+of+things+placed+in+the+drawer+are+posted+to+its+account+as+well.%22
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By: Matt Roberts
http://mattroberts.info/category/network-art/
Data: Wave
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By: Soo-in Yang and David Benjamin of The Living
http://www.thelivingnewyork.com/
Data: Pollution
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By Revital Cohen
http://www.revitalcohen.com/

Details: The object is fed information from her doctor, therapist and bank manager via an online service and when she is physically, mentally and financially ready to conceive the object awakes, seeking her attention. Acting as a "constant reminder of the temporary and fragile nature of fertility."
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Tomorrow Is Another Day



By: Mathieu Lehanneur
http://www.mathieulehanneur.fr

Description: Drawing on the inevitable death of the patients of the ward, the device projects a clear image of the weather that is to come the following day gathered in real-time via the internet, offering insight into the the next day's forecast. The data is visualized [More...]through+a+network+of+honeycomb+structures.
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Thanks to everyone who participated in this year's awards - Over 100 projects and 16,000 votes were submitted.