Implementing Internet of Things at Your Library: Tips and Tricks (20 minute session)
Internet of Things (IoT) is emerging in for libraries. However, implementing this technology can be extremely challenging. Obstacles such as open networking, hardware reliability, and expertise make it difficult for libraries to support IoT.
This presentation will highlight how a library was able to implement an IoT playground environment, both physical and virtual, for patrons to discover the technology. It will demonstrate how librarians can support patrons in teaching how to program and develop IoT items for research and library projects. It will describe why IoT is beneficial for libraries and the needs for implementing the technology at other libraries.