While the Internet started as a communication network used to connect computers, it has now turned into a massive infrastructure reaching out to billions of users and their computers, tablets, smartphones, and other devices. The Internet continues to evolve, and we are getting closer to the point where every intelligent device can be integrated into the Internet to pave the way to innovative applications in various domains, ranging from eHealth to smart homes and smart cities. This is the new paradigm known as the “Internet of Things” (IoT).

For the third  year running, the Institute for Information Systems and Networking (ISIN) of the Department of Innovative Technologies (DTI) of the University of Applied Sciences of Southern Switzerland (SUPSI) is organizing a Summer School on the Internet of Things. This year’s summer school focuses on the following topic: “The Internet of Things and the Smart Home”