Internet of Things News

a selection of what is going on since 2009

IoT-European Platforms Initiative offers special events, mentorship and funding for startups at IoT Week Geneva

29/05/2017 - 10:59

Geneva, June 6th 2017 - International IoT experts from the with 50 Mio EU-funded IoT-Europeans Platforms Initiative (IoT-EPI) will present their support programs for startups  and SME at IoT Week Geneva 2017 from June 6th to 9th. IoT-EPI promotes European knowledge exchange...

Carlo Kristle G. Dimarucut: Internet of Things: Complexity breeds risk

29/05/2017 - 09:08

Technological developments in the past few years have resulted in massive leaps in work, communications and connectivity. There has been an incredible proliferation of personal devices; the size and cost of wireless technology has dropped tremendously; IPv6 makes it possible to assign a communications address to billions of devices; electronics companies...

Keith Noonan: Understanding Samsung's Internet-of-Things Story in 15 Slides

29/05/2017 - 08:59

Samsung sees tremendous opportunity in the Internet of Things and will play a crucial role in the revolutionary connectivity trend. With its wide range of consumer-electronics products, its chip business, and its enterprise connectivity platform, few companies have more to gain from the Internet of Things (IoT) revolution than Samsung...

DeLong: The Future of Work: Automation and Labor: Inclusive AI: Technology and Policy for a Diverse Human Future

29/05/2017 - 08:57

Let me follow the example of our Lord and Master Alpha-Go as it takes the high ground first. Let me, therefore, take the hyper-Olympian and very long run historical point of view. The human brain is a massively parallel supercomputer that fits inside half a shoebox. It draws...

Jared Council: The quest to make Indiana an IoT hub

29/05/2017 - 08:55

Last fall, Fishers Mayor Scott Fadness began noticing signs of an economy that’s undergoing slow but tectonic shifts. He saw a Twitter post that claimed some Amazon shipments see only about 20 seconds of human interaction, mostly because of automation. Separately, a friend at a think tank showed him a picture of a driverless semitrailer. Then he heard about an economic development...

Business & Economy ► SPIEF-2017: The Internet of Things: overcoming the obstacles

28/05/2017 - 09:09

The smart IoT systems are everywhere to optimise business operations, prevent accidents, curb costs and improve the standards of living. Experts expect a three-fold increase in the number of devices within the IoT network over the next five years and the global IoT market to expand at an annual rate of over 15%. The growth in...

what we do

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Council brings you news on Internet of Things. It aims to offer the latest on technical building blocks but also tries to put this digital transition into a social and circular economy context.

Council is a Media and Knowledge Partner with IoT events. As Media Partner we use all our channels (web, social media, newsletter) to promote you among the target audience. As Knowledge Partner we help you program the content and speakers.

Council is a bottom-up IoT ecology accelerator with a large number of early innovators, startup and SME as members. Members exchange information about platforms, applications and services on the Council list.


Iot Council started the IoT day on April 9. 2010. Council proposes to hold small #iotday meetings anywhere in the world on April 9. Since then, every edition has been a huge success. Check #iotday on Twitter and

In the Newsletter we highlight significant recent events and shifts. You can subscribe below. Frequency is every four to six weeks.


what we can do for you

white papers

A large number of hands-on experts in Council can guide you in strategic discussions to produce a working document that inspires everybody in the company.

Our current position text is "The Internet of Things Council defines Europe’s involvement in the smart technology of tomorrow, its effect on everyday life and the development of a new world order."  Pan European Networks 2016.

Council Digital Transformation Development Series

We’ve been around for over ten years, back when the Internet of Things was called ubiquitous computing or ambient intelligence and the iPhone was far, far away. As an independent network of specialists, Council, just like the Internet of Things includes skills and expertise from hardware and software engineers, to designers, strategists, entrepreneurs and even policy makers. This is a challenge for everyone involved or considering using what the Internet of Things has to offer for their products, services and business in general. We want to make this simpler and help you de-risk potential investments.

speaker requests

Are you interested in co-creation workshops with endusers? Do you need a speaker or a moderator for your seminar, conference, or workshop? Do you want advice on the cultural context of #IoT?

The wide range of expertise in Council can facilitate any content domain. Council also is able to present full panels. 

IoT council membership

exchange information about platforms, applications and services

council members

Hossein Ashrafzadeh
Irina Shklovski
James Moulding
Robert van der Veur
DK Matai
Jeroen van Meel
Yodit Stanton
Rasmus Blom
Matteo Gazzurelli
Charles Ikem
Julius Akinyemi

become a member

Members have access to the Council list where discusion is open and sharing of experiences is key. IoT experience or a real interest in Internet of Things is required. Membership is free. Contact us if you are interested to join IoT Council.

associated partners

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IoT Day

talk about the Internet of Things on april 9th

Early 2010 Council proposed to hold very small Council meetings anywhere in the world on April 9. These can vary to having a cup of coffee with someone and talk about the Internet of Things or hosting a dinner at your place, or going for a walk on the beach, as long as it is on April 9 and about IoT. No matter where you are in the world, you can participate on #iotday on April 9th, 2017. Submit and share the details of your event at

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