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.

Zebra Technologies Global Study Shows Internet of Things Solutions are Ripe for Adoption

Zebra Technologies Global Study Shows Internet of Things Solutions are Ripe for Adoption: "IInternet of Things related technologies are being used to help solve business challenges, drive innovation and enhance productivity. Zebra Technologies Corporation (NASDAQ: ZBRA) today issued survey results that show the Internet of Things (IoT) is no longer a concept, but a reality that is improving the operations of global enterprises. Read more about Zebra Technologies Global Study Shows Internet of Things Solutions are Ripe for Adoption



Bernie Hunt; IoT International Forum – Third Meeting, Bled

For those of you who know, it is clear: the Internet of Things is one of the key developments that will change the way we use the Internet over the coming years. We are now developing the technologies, the first services, and the ethics around making use of the many “Things” that are connected to the Internet and that are continuously collecting data, and/or are ready to act upon programmed impulse or human command. Read more about Bernie Hunt; IoT International Forum – Third Meeting, Bled



Richard Booth: Why wait for the IoT? MioT – My internet of Things – is here!

Rob van de Linden, CEO of Ciseco, guest post: "As a researcher, research director, and CTO, I have been privileged to have witnessed the birth of the Internet of Communications, the Internet of Programs (distributed computing), the Internet of Data (the web) and the Internet of People (Social Networks). In each case, the impact on business has been beyond any early expectations.

 


Vadim V. Chekletsov & Vladimir I. Arshinov: Social Responsibility in Internet of Things

Posted in Wired by Bruce Sterling: “

The Internet of Things project declare our new possibility to (inter)connect «6А»- Anyone, Anything, Anytime, Any place, Any service, Any network: “

So the Internet of Things (IoT) concept is a vision in which persons, groups, objects, systems etc. will be strongly connected, and it touches profoundly all aspects of society. Read more about Vadim V. Chekletsov & Vladimir I. Arshinov: Social Responsibility in Internet of Things



JUMP magazine: Moving from big data to attribution

JUMP magazine: Moving from big data to attribution: "With only two weeks until our JUMP conference in New York on November 1, we've pulled together some of our best pieces on integrated marketing from our staff and guest writers for our Fall magazine. "Joined-up" or integrated marketing really matters. It can enhance the customer experience, while increasing engagement, satisfaction, sales and profits. Read more about JUMP magazine: Moving from big data to attribution



Bob Dahlberg: Arrayent, "the Cisco of small things."

It is Arrayent's philosophy that things should be things (reliable, easy to install), not turned into little computers (complex, need rebooting). Arrayent is a cloud-based service, that pushes communication complexity to the Cloud where cost and complexity are best managed. The Cloud enables Arrayent to Read more about Bob Dahlberg: Arrayent, "the Cisco of small things."



Sanjay Poonen: Making The Internet Of Things A Reality With Mobile Management

Sanjay Poonen (Forbes): "Last week I told you about my vision of the future where alarm clocks and calendars and coffee machines all talk to each other. It’s a future where the Internet of Things (IoTs) and Machine-to-Machine (M2M) conversations are the “social network of machine and man”, making our lives enormously easier and more productive.   Read more about Sanjay Poonen: Making The Internet Of Things A Reality With Mobile Management



PR web: “Cities are becoming too complex to be run by old management and information systems.

 “Cities are becoming too complex to be run by old management and information systems. Mayors will still be the orchestra leader, but they will be assisted by systems that make it easy for every citizen to play their part in finding and solving problems.” Jan Muehlfeit, Chairman of Europe Microsoft, Read more about PR web: “Cities are becoming too complex to be run by old management and information systems.



Sun Yunchuan: IIKI 2012: Workshop on Identification, Information and Knowledge on the Internet of Things URL

IIKI 2012: Workshop on Identification, Information and Knowledge on the Internet of Things. The Internet of Things (IoTs) provides a promising vision of the future world where the virtual world of information integrates seamlessly with the real world of things.  Read more about Sun Yunchuan: IIKI 2012: Workshop on Identification, Information and Knowledge on the Internet of Things URL



Rohan Pearce : Contiki: An operating system for the 'Internet of Things'

(Computerworld) 05 October, 2012): "The 'Internet of Things' (IoT) is a phrase generally considered to have been coined by Kevin Ashton in 1999. Ashton, who is now general manager of Belkin, came up with the phrase while working at Proctor & Gamble. In his words it combined "the new idea of RFID in P&G's supply chain" with the "then-red-hot topic of the Internet". Read more about Rohan Pearce : Contiki: An operating system for the 'Internet of Things'



Steve Patterson; Android joins the 'internet of things'

Steve Patterson: "The Ube team applied their experience in consumer electronics, semiconductors and high-volume manufacturing to improve and reduce the cost of home automation. They believe that they will find customers that will buy their smart power outlets and light dimmers. Made digital by the addition of an Android SoC, these commonplace devices are designed to control and measure power. Read more about Steve Patterson; Android joins the 'internet of things'



Arlen Nipper on The Internet of Things: It is here.

Arlen Nipper "has been designing embedded computer hardware and software for 33 years. Arlen graduated from Oklahoma State University and worked in the oil patch for 10 years learning tons of useful stuff about "how things work" in the real world. The next part of Arlen's career path led to signing up with a startup technology company called NovaTech providing design and integration services using embedded computer technology." Read more about Arlen Nipper on The Internet of Things: It is here.



Siegfried Dais: Looking for unusual approaches and new business models

 

Dr. Siegfried Dais, Deputy Chairman of the Board of Management of Robert Bosch GmbH, speaks about a lab for the internet of things & services (IoT), which Bosch founded in September 2012 with the University of St. Gallen (HSG).

He also explains why the cooperation between industry and academia is important for Bosch. Read more about Siegfried Dais: Looking for unusual approaches and new business models



IoT Semantics challenges and Interoperability, 22-23 October 2012- Mandelieu

Internet of Things (IoT) features an increasingly large number of diverse devices and resources that report resource status, provide observations and measurements, and communicate with other resources or even applications. The distributed and heterogeneous nature of the IoT makes interoperability among "Things" a challenging task and necessitates techniques that can facilitate automated machine processing. Read more about IoT Semantics challenges and Interoperability, 22-23 October 2012- Mandelieu



*Digital Cultures Research Centre/UWE - PhD Scholarship*, *Closing date for applications is Wednesday 31 October*

The Digital Cultures Research Centre (DCRC) at the University of the West of England in Bristol is recruiting a new fully-funded PhD student to start in January 2013. We are looking for an excellent PhD candidate in one of the research theme areas of Play, Collaborative Media, Pervasive Media and the Attention Economy. Read more about *Digital Cultures Research Centre/UWE - PhD Scholarship*, *Closing date for applications is Wednesday 31 October*



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