The Capitol is not connected to the Internet
It seemed like a simple request by my editor: Find a good example of the Internet of Things being used on Capitol Hill.
It turned out to be impossible.
House Minority Whip Steny Hoyer’s office talked up his new iPhone app — Whipwatch — which blasts out push-notice alerts when there’s about to be a floor vote. It’s a nice improvement on an outdated system but is really just a mobile app.
Rep. Suzan DelBene, the co-chair of the Internet of Things Caucus, wears a Microsoft Band on her wrist...