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Brompton folding bikes joins the Internet of Things

A ‘hack day’ held with IoT platform company EVRYTHNG could see Brompton folding bikes joining the Internet of Things as the two companies explored together the possibilities of a connected bike. Joon Ian Wong over at digital news outlet Quartz tells us how it went.

application ideas included tracking air quality and other environmental information, so riders could gauge pollution on a route; an app that would send an emergency message if it detected a sudden impact to the bike; and a program that would automatically turn on a house’s lights and phone the owner if unwanted motion was detected.

Read the full article on Quartz