The Web of things vision: Things as a service and interaction patterns

@article{Christophe2011TheWO,
  title={The Web of things vision: Things as a service and interaction patterns},
  author={Benoit Christophe and Mathieu Boussard and Monique Lu and Alain Pastor and Vincent Toubiana},
  journal={Bell Labs Technical Journal},
  year={2011},
  volume={16},
  pages={55-61}
}
This paper presents our vision of the Web of Things, where real world objects and cloud services interact through the web. In this prospect, mechanisms to embody object-as-a-service, along with novel navigation and interaction paradigms are needed to enable common physical objects in the surroundings to be considered as new stakeholders in traditional web applications.