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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Hiawatha Bray: After car hack, Internet of Things looks riskier

03/08/2015 - 10:15
Last month’s revelation that hackers could remotely seize control of over a million Chrysler automobiles has delivered a stark warning that life in an ultra-networked world could be very dangerous, indeed. “I think it is a seminal moment,” said Paddy Srinivasan, vice president at LogMeIn Inc., a Boston company in...

James Henderson: Internet of Things set to “transcend” the industry sectors

03/08/2015 - 09:29
Cloud computing and mobility has “significantly changed” the information and communication technologies (ICT) industry. According to Frost & Sullivan findings across the region, cloud computing, big data, mobility and low cost sensors are driving the IoT, and the IoT is forcing...

KP Saikiran: Police order RFID tags from non-existent firm

03/08/2015 - 09:27
THIRUVANANTHAPURAM: Kerala police seems to have been conned by a Bengaluru-based firm on a Rs 1.87 crore order for the supply of hardware and software to set up an electronic beat system in police stations across the state. Details accessed by TOI through an RTI query, shows that the police placed an order with Wifinity...

The courageous name of Data Analytics is IoT

02/08/2015 - 23:49
As businesses scramble to adjust to the new and unpredictable data reality, as they relate to not only having the ability to deal together with the quantity of the data but also having the ability to turn the info into info, they're also starting to see growing challenges in meeting requirements in the business enterprise. Supply ad hoc and pre-...

1st International Workshop on Ambient Assisted Living and eHealth (AALEH 2016) January 9, 2016 – Las Vegas, NV, USA

02/08/2015 - 19:54
The advances in computing, communications and sensing technologies have allowed the development of eHealth and Ambient Assisted Living (AAL) services to mainly benefit the elderly and individuals with disabilities....

Antonio Skarmeta: Special Session on Massive IoT Data: Impact on Security, Privacy and Urban Dynamics in Smart Cities

02/08/2015 - 19:52
With the continuous deployment of IoT vast amounts of data are being recorded that can to be analysed in order to reveal interesting relationships, detect events and uncover so far unforeseen and unknown patterns. The...

Will the Internet listen to your private conversations?

02/08/2015 - 19:37
Like a lot of teenagers, Aanya Nigam reflexively shares her whereabouts, activities and thoughts on Twitter, Instagram and other social networks without a qualm. But Aanya’s carefree attitude dissolved into paranoia a few months ago shortly after her mother bought Amazon’s Echo, a digital assistant that can be set up in a home or...

Zaf Coelho: Three factors driving IoT in Southeast Asia

02/08/2015 - 09:27
Gartner estimates that the internet of things (IoT) – a network of devices (things) with embedded technology enabling the transfer of data via the internet – will become a key enabling technology for digital businesses. It forecasts 4.9 billion connected things are in use in 2015; a figure expected to rise to 25 billion by 2020....

Andy Robson: RFID blog: EPC the cheaper, faster and better way to do RFID

02/08/2015 - 09:24
To keep pace with market pressures, supply chains have become ever more complex, creating webs of internal departments, partners and suppliers crossing geographic and political boundaries. Communication in this matrix is key, however, as supply chains tend to develop fairly organically with each business...

Chris Wood: Google to measure air quality through Street

01/08/2015 - 10:12
Google has teamed up with Aclima to incorporate environmental sensors into its Street View cars. Initially tested on three vehicles in the Denver metro area, the partnership should lead to a better understanding of overall air quality in urban environments. Since its introduction back in 2007, Google's Street View platform has...

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