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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David Curry: Are telecoms being overlooked in smart city deployments?

31/05/2016 - 08:20
Communications and networking might be overlooked by smart cities, missing out on the potential capabilities of partnering with telecoms to build “heterogeneous networks” that deliver service to multiple platforms. The Global Mobile Suppliers Association (GSA) claims — in its latest report titled “The...

Mike Wheatley: The 5 biggest markets the IoT is poised to disrupt

31/05/2016 - 08:18
Few disagree that the Internet of Things is accelerating at rapid speed. Gartner Inc. predicts there’ll be more than 25 billion connected devices in the world by 2020, generating revenues of more than $300 billion for those who catch the wave. But even with this massive amount of growth being forecast, most enterprises fail...

Deborah Cobin: Should we fear the Internet of Things?

31/05/2016 - 08:16
The IoT is a concept that proposes a wide variety of devices to be connected with each other. The Connected Conference that took place in Paris introduced us to a palpable image of what the Internet of Things really is and how it will look like in our lives. The high-tech home that the organizers built for the attendees was as frightening...

Benjamin Bratton /// The Stack We Have and The Stack To Come: Designing Sovereignty and the Geopolitics of Computation

30/05/2016 - 22:06
What does Planetary-Scale Computation actually do? We need to take a step back and see a big picture that is different from what was predicted. A new kind of political geography is emerging before our eyes. We should view smart...

2nd EAI International Conference on Smart Objects and Technologies for Social Good (GOODTECHS 2016) NOVEMBER 30 - DECEMBER 1, 2016 | VENICE, ITALY

30/05/2016 - 21:53
In GOODTECHS we are interested in experiences with the design, implementation, deployment, operation and evaluation of smart objects and technologies for social good. Clearly, we are not...

Ianus Keller, Wouter van der Hoog, and Pieter Jan Stappers: Gust of Me: Reconnecting Mother and Son

30/05/2016 - 21:43
Digital communication technology isincreasingly affecting the way people organizetheir social contacts. Product designers therefore must understand users’ needs, not only on a functional level (what information they share) but also on an affective,...

ETSI's IoT / M2M Workshop, takes place on 15-17 November 2016 in ETSI HQ,

30/05/2016 - 21:05
ETSI's IoT / M2M Workshop, taking place on 15-17 November 2016 in ETSI HQ, has become a must-attend for anyone involved in IoT standards, whether at IoT standards management / technology roadmap and planning, IoT standards development, or IoT standards users and followers.

PTI: Engineers build 5G-capable stretchable electronics for the Internet of Things

30/05/2016 - 17:46
The newlw developed integrated circuitry can be stretched without affaecting its performance, perfect for wearable electronics that will be a large part of the IoT revolution. Scientists have created the world's fastest stretchable, wearable integrated circuits, an advance that could drive...

Ahmad Fuad: Training in the age of Internet of Things

30/05/2016 - 17:44
Digital revolution has started haunting entire business world. It is proving to be a serious threat to the traditional ways of running a business. Digitalization has thoroughly challenged old and even successful models that have been integral part of the business for many years. It is changing almost everything that includes systems,...

Keith Noonan: Understanding the Internet-of-Things Data Boom in 12 Slides

30/05/2016 - 17:43
The Internet of Things is expected to generate trillions of dollars in business over the next decade. But where does that value come from? The Internet of Things (IoT) is one of the most talked about trends in tech and promises to connect a wide range of previously disparate devices in a revolutionary...