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.

Franck Le Gall: The 3rd Internet of things business week is organizing a business pitch contest

The 3rd Internet of things business week is organizing a business pitch contest aimed at fostering the networking of IoT business stakeholders to encourage the transition ‘from IoT use cases to IoT business cases’. Read more about Franck Le Gall: The 3rd Internet of things business week is organizing a business pitch contest



John Rath: Internet of Things; Buzz or Big Business? + European Advancement

Source: "Although the term Internet of Things is over a decade old, advances in technology, proliferation of connectible devices and supporting ecosystem of clouds and connectivity have accelerated the market significantly. Gartner defines the Internet of Things (IoT) as the network of physical objects that contain embedded technology Read more about John Rath: Internet of Things; Buzz or Big Business? + European Advancement



Jeffrey Burt: Cisco: Global Internet Traffic Will Triple by 2017

Source: "More connected users and devices and faster network speeds are driving the growth, according to a study by Cisco. Internet traffic worldwide will grow three-fold by 2017, with non-PC devices like smartphones and tablets increasingly becoming the drivers of that traffic, according to a report by Cisco Systems....It also predicts that the Internet of Things—
 


Living bits and things 2013 - Call for Speakers

For the third year in the row, the Living bits and things 2013 event will take place from 12th to 13th November 2013 in Bled, Slovenia. Living bits and things is positioned as the first and still the only IoT/M2M event targeting Central and South East Europe with focus on »delivering value and benefits for business and life«.
You already know you wish to speak at Living bits and things 2013?


Latif Ladid: 6LoWPAN Plugtests

ETSI is organizing the 1st 6LoWPAN Interop event (Plugtests) in Berlin, Germany on 27 and 28 July 2013 with the support of IPSO Alliance, FP7 PROBE-IT and IPV6 Forum. This event will be co-located with the 87th IETF meeting (28 July - 02 August 2013). The 6LoWPAN (IPv6 over Low power Wireless Personal Area Networks) Plugtests event offers test sessions where vendors assess the level of interoperability of their implementations Read more about Latif Ladid: 6LoWPAN Plugtests



Ashlee Vance: Behind the 'Internet of Things' Is Android—and It's Everywhere

Source:..."Android is becoming the standard operating system for the “Internet of things”—Silicon Valley’s voguish term for the expanding interconnectedness of smart devices, ranging from sensors in your shoe to jet engine monitors. As each of these devices hits the market, Google further outflanks Apple and Microsoft (MSFT) Read more about Ashlee Vance: Behind the 'Internet of Things' Is Android—and It's Everywhere



Shira Ovide: Mickey Mouse Will Be Part of the ‘Internet of Things’

Source: "Tom Staggs, the chairman of Walt Disney ’s theme parks and resorts division, said Wednesday his company is working on technology that would let costumed Mickey Mouse speak for the first time ever. The talking Mickeys, and other Disney characters, may even be able to greet little Jimmy by name, thanks to Disney’s MagicBand, Read more about Shira Ovide: Mickey Mouse Will Be Part of the ‘Internet of Things’



Martyn Casserly: Internet of things: what it is

Source: "The idea of this new system is a reasonably simple one, but the applications can become incredibly complex depending on how many devices are involved. In its basic form the internet of things incorporates devices that can communicate with other devices remotely. So if you've ever been out and about, remembered that you didn't set the PVR to record Game of Thrones, Read more about Martyn Casserly: Internet of things: what it is



Katie Fehrenbacher: Nest meet Glass, the learning thermostat lands on your eyes

Source: "The Nest learning thermostat and Google Glass have had a love child and it’s called Glass Nest. Developer James Rundquist got his Google Glass unit earlier this month wanted to get his hands dirty with some Glassware development, he tells me in an interview. The result is a mash up between two of the most buzzy devices to hit the Internet of Things in 2013. Read more about Katie Fehrenbacher: Nest meet Glass, the learning thermostat lands on your eyes



Sam Dunne: As with the Internet of Things, all the hype may be diverting us away from more simple innovations.

Source: "The hype surrounding the Internet of Things seems timid (or at least niche) compared to the anarchistic, and sometimes doom-laden, narrative surrounding developments in additive manufacturing of late. Belgian 3D printing experts Materialise Read more about Sam Dunne: As with the Internet of Things, all the hype may be diverting us away from more simple innovations.



Rob van Kranenburg: The IoT Forum and Internet of Things Challenges in Brazl

The Internet of Things is a very multifaceted phenomenon....

What we are beginning to see is how rigid and how un dynamic our current institutions are that area attempting to steer these developments. Realising that we are just at the beginning with DIY nano and DIY bio it is interesting to see what are the chances of the big blocs in the world to take advantage of IoT. Read more about Rob van Kranenburg: The IoT Forum and Internet of Things Challenges in Brazl



Emily Savage: a quick update on this year’s Content and Apps for Automotive Conference (June 18-19th, Munich).

Facebook and TripAdvisor will be taking part in an exclusive fireside chat led by Strategy Analytics. This on-stage interview will reveal the new automotive pursuits of these two popular consumer services, to enable the industry to better integrate with their data in future products.
 


A Service Infrastructure for the Internet of Things based on XMPP

Source: Sven Bendel, Thomas Springer, Daniel Schuster, Alexander Schill: A Service Infrastructure for the Internet of Things based on XMPP. "Following the vision of an Internet of Things (IoT) real world objects are integrated into the Internet to provide data as sensors and to manipulate the real world as actors. Read more about A Service Infrastructure for the Internet of Things based on XMPP



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