The Internet of Things (IoT) is a vision. It is being built today. The stakeholders are known, the debate has yet to start. In hundreds of years our real needs have not changed. We want to be loved, feel safe, have fun, be relevant in work and friendship, be able to support our families and somehow play a role - however small - in the larger scheme of things. So what will really happen when things, homes and cities become smart? The result will probably be an tsunami of what at first looks like very small steps, small changes. The purpose of Council is to follow and  forecast what will happen when smart objects surround us in smart homes, offices, streets, and cities.

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Alex Scroxton: The internet of things could save the honeybee from extinction

07/07/2015 - 10:06
In a report on the internet of things (IoT) released in 2014, the UK government’s chief scientific advisor Mark Walport warned against “trivialising” the potential applications of the IoT. Walport said talk of intelligent fridges that can order fresh milk online and washing machines that book their...

John Greenough: From fitness trackers to drones, how the Internet of Things is transforming the insurance industry

07/07/2015 - 09:56
The ability to bring internet connection to nearly every type of consumer device will have huge implications for the insurance industry over the next five years. Insurers looking to cut costs, improve business practices, and better assess...

SCDigest's OnTarget e-Magazine: RFID and AIDC News: Companies that Embrace Internet of Things Service Model will be the Winners, Harvard Business Blogger Says

07/07/2015 - 09:42
The Internet of Things (IoT) - or Internet of Everything, take your pick - is going to have profound implications in many areas of business, and no more so than how companies interact...

Gordon Feller: The Internet of Things - Converging OT and IT

06/07/2015 - 22:05
There's much debate about the potential value of the Internet of Things (IoT). But what is it really? IoT is the intelligent connectivity of smart devices, expected to drive massive gains in efficiency, sustainable growth and quality of life. In other words, when objects can sense each other and communicate, it changes how and...

China launches ‘Internet Plus’ plan to integrate traditional industries for economic growth

06/07/2015 - 17:24
China on Saturday unveiled an “Internet Plus” action plan, aiming to integrate the Internet with traditional industries and fuel economic growth, Xinhua reported. The notion of “Internet Plus” was mentioned by Premier Li Keqiang in March when...

Scott Nelson: How the Internet of Things is disrupting the C-suite

06/07/2015 - 17:23
We’ve heard so much about the Internet of Things (IoT) but one topic within the business dialogue that needs to be addressed is how the IoT is disrupting the C-suite. Over the past three years, I have worked with and observed executives struggling to meet the IoT expectations of shareholders and customers alike. Recently I...

Investopedia: Why Cisco Bought OpenDNS for $635 Million

06/07/2015 - 17:21
NASDAQ: CSCO) recently agreed to buy network security firm OpenDNS for $635 million in cash. OpenDNS hosts a cloud computing security suite called Umbrella, which shields enterprise customers from malware, phishing, bots, and targeted online attacks. The company has a free user base of 50 million and more than 10,000 paying customers...

Julian Philips: India innovates on the Internet of Things

04/07/2015 - 11:24
The Internet of Things (IoT) revolution promises to change the way we live, and there are several Indian-made products that could contribute to it. While India may not have that many successful products in the software space, it is making IoT devices that are comparable to any in the world. Its large talent pool of mobile app developers...

Rob Dunn: How much to you know about the Internet of Things?

04/07/2015 - 00:49
Internet of Things or IoT.  This buzzword has been floating around for the past few years, but what does it actually mean? Here’s a quick summary: Today, every product (or “thing”) has its own IP Address, allowing it to reside on the Internet and connect to other “things.” These connections allow communication between...

Raghu Das: China RFID leverages the Internet of Things

04/07/2015 - 00:38
Wireless networking is rapidly pervading society, not least in China, where allied topic RFID is lifting off very rapidly. It follows the world's largest RFID order, that for the National ID cards of China, and other big orders such as library tagging in three cities dwarfing all other library tagging in the world. The unique new IDTechEx...

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