Internet of Things News

a selection of what is going on since 2009

Chuck Martin: SapientNitro Takes On The Internet Of Things By Rapid Innovation On-The-Fly

24/09/2016 - 08:17
Innovation around the Internet of Things is coming from many places. Now a major agency is working to institutionalize the process by identifying topics to tackle and then assigning agency employees to rapidly create a concept and take it to prototype stage almost overnight. During a visit to the Boston offices of SapientNitro...

Harry Rudolfs: Trucking and the Internet of Things

24/09/2016 - 08:15
With semi-autonomous and platooned trucks on the horizon, modern truck electronics is going through a growth spurt. This is an inter-connected world that includes everything from a driver’s personal smart phone with an abundance of trucking-related apps, to the OEM’s telematic implants, remote diagnosis and big data analytics. The “Internet of Trucking” is having a profound effect on how trucks are...

RFID in China 2015-2025: Forecasts, Players, Opportunities : Data and analysis of the technologies, markets and value chain

24/09/2016 - 08:14
LONDON, Sept. 22, 2016 /PRNewswire/ -- This report provides quantitative analysis and unprecedented level of insight into China's RFID industry, analyzing the market by application, region, frequency band and value chain. The report develops a ten-year segmented market...

Lindsey O'Donnell: IDC: Internet Of Things Gaining Traction As Enterprises Look For The Next Level Of Data Analytics

23/09/2016 - 08:48
The Internet of Things market is gaining traction as enterprise companies pivot away from proof-of-concept projects to actual scalable IoT deployments in 2016, a report by market research firm IDC found. According to the report, 31 percent of organizations have launched...

Mark Weiser and John Seely Brown: Designing Calm Technology

23/09/2016 - 08:47
Bits flowing through the wires of a computer network are ordinarily invisible. But a radically new tool shows those bits through motion, sound, and even touch. It communicates both light and heavy network traffic. Its output is so beautifully integrated with human information processing that one does not even need to be looking at it or near it to take advantage of its...

Chase Martin: 'Calm Design' Recommended For Internet Of Things Experiences

23/09/2016 - 08:43
When designing experiences for the Internet of Things, one expert says more is not always better. That is the general idea behind the so-called ‘calm’ approach to technology and how it interacts with humans, according to Amber Case, fellow at Harvard University’s Berkman Klein Center for Internet and Society. In a presentation...

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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.

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


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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.

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Awareness sessions are tailored fully to the client. We arrange personalized meet-ups with thinkers and experts to bring you just in time key expertise.

At an Enterprise IoT level, we have partnered with Machina Research, the leading IoT analyst firm, to offer you their Enterprise IoT Workshops. These highly interactive one or two day workshops, delivered by industry professionals, can provide you with the expertise you need on your IoT journey.

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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

Stéphanie Bacquère
Toby Ruckert
Marcus Taylor
Alan Munro
Daniel Garrote
Justin McKeown
Frans Jorna
Ashu Joshi
Ricardo Murer
Erin Anzelmo

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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.

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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.

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