Lauren K. Ohnesorge: Why everyone will be wearing that RFID bracelet in Pinehurst

Source: „For credit card company American Express (NYSE: AXP), the U.S. Open in Pinehurst is a pilot program for what execs are saying could be the new interactive technology status quo.
American Express, a sponsor of the U.S. Open, is trying to get people to do more than golf clap in Pinehurst.
“Knowing how we’re now moving into this very technological and mobile age, and given that your phones are not allowed onsite,

Antonio Jara: The 1st International Conference on IoT Technologies for HealthCare

27 - 29 October, 2014 – Rome, Italy    
 
HealthtyIoT 2014 is the first one of an international scientific event series dedicated to Internet of Things and Healthcare. The Internet of Things, as a set of existing and emerging technologies

Colby Hochmuth: The Internet of government things

Source: „In many corners of the tech world, the Internet of things is an abstract concept still in the development stage. The federal government has spent more than $300 million on Internet of things-related research in the last five years, and this week officials hailed it as the next wave of innovation.
At the SmartAmerica Expo on June 11 in Washington, D.C., U.S. Chief Technology Officer Todd Park and GSA Administrator Dan Tangherlini pegged the Internet of things

Raffaele Giaffreda: IoT Innovation: from application scenarios to pilots and deployments

IoT Week: Speakers in this workshop will present, from the listed EU project in the agenda, the achieved results that are best fit to make a durable impact and contribute to IoT innovation. Presentations will focus on pilots, implementation activities with real stakeholders, integration activities and opensource releases which have been made available to the IoT community. The ultimate goal is to assess the innovation and impact

Avri Doria: IGF Bali: 12. June 2014 / 17.15 – 18.30, Meeting of the Dynamic Coalition on the Internet of Things

During this session we invite all that want to contribute to the debate on progressing IoT at a global level, building on the results of the meeting of the Dynamic Coalition on IoT (further: DC IoT) during the IGF in Bali, November 2013, and in preparation of the DC IoT meeting during the IGF that will take place in Istanbul, September 2014.

Luke Dormehl: Internet of Things: it's all coming together for a tech revolution

Source: „Fitness trackers: Jawbone recently filed a patent for a method of measuring body fat percentage using smartphones. By sending impulses from the phone using its vibrate feature, the device would wobble your fat, measure the frequency of the wobbles and so allow it to determine your body fat percentage. This could then be used to create a more tailored fitness regime.

Nancy Gohring: Predictive data, the real workhorse behind the Internet of Things

Source: „The market for connected devices like fitness wearables, smart watches and smart glasses, not to mention remote sensing devices that track the health of equipment, is expected to soar in the coming years. By 2020, Gartner expects, 26 billion units will make up the Internet of Things, and that excludes PCs, tablets and smartphones.
With so many sensors collecting

The Cisco Internet of Things (IoT) Innovation Grand Challenge

Source: „The Cisco Internet of Things (IoT) Innovation Grand Challenge aims to recognize and support up-and-coming innovators, entrepreneurs and early-stage startup businesses that are capturing IoT opportunities. The focus of the Challenge is to spearhead an industry-wide initiative to accelerate the adoption of breakthrough technologies and products that will contribute to the growth and evolution of the Internet of Things.”

Ken Hess: Preparing for the Internet of Things

Source: „What are you doing to prepare for the Internet of Things in your company? How are you going to handle connectivity of the new internet-enabled "things"? How will you handle the new bandwidth requirements from network-hungry devices? Are you prepared for the amount of storage required to maintain those devices? What about security concerns for new devices? And, how will you handle the significant amount of device and user management that's coming your way?

Claudia Buck: Microchips in our passports and credit cards: Are they safe?

Source: „* Addressing consumer fears, security officials offer ways to prevent data thieves from 'skimming' the tiny devices U.S. passports have them. And these days, many more U.S. credit cards are starting to carry them, too. The tiny plastic chips embedded in passports and credit cards are primarily designed to thwart fraud and counterfeiting. But they also make many credit card users and travelers uneasy about the potential for someone

Tech giants scramble for lead on 'Internet of Things

Source: „It's not just smartphones and tablets anymore. The world's tech giants are now battling over a wider array of connected devices, from refrigerators to cars to wristwatches.

Announcements in recent days from Apple and Samsung made clear they are staking their claim to the "Internet of Things" following Google's announcement earlier this year that it was creating a new Android platform for wearable electronics.

"The Internet of Things

Lyons George: Will the Internet of Things Save BlackBerry Ltd.?

Source: „It's no secret that BlackBerry (NASDAQ: BBRY  ) has been having a rough couple of years. And if a recent report from market research firm IDC is any indication, the lumps may well keep coming for the ailing Canadian tech giant. By 2018, the report indicates, the company's share of the global smartphone market could fall as low as 0.3%.
Of course, BlackBerry insiders and investors alike are accustomed to this brand

Mark Wilson: A closer look at the Internet of Things: A new industrial revolution

Source: "The Internet of Things is just the latest buzzword that is being used to push all manner of products. Let's cut to the chase - it's just about "stuff" (other than obvious things like computers and phones) connecting to the Internet. Nothing more than that. But this dismissive sounding definition is not meant to undermine the importance or the significance of the IoT. We've spent the last 20 years or so getting used

Patrick Thibodeau: Will Apple's Internet of Things vision hurt a beautiful idea?

Source: „Ah, the connected world. You wake up in the morning, and give iPhone's Siri a pleasant command: "Good morning." In response, lights turn on, music starts playing and the coffee maker begins brewing just as your day begins.
Apple's just announced approach to home automation and the Internet of Things is via its new Homekit, a framework and network protocol for controlling devices in the home.

9th Summer School on IoT and Applications: senZations'14, August 31 - September 6, 2014, Biograd na moru, Croatia

The senZations summer school has become an annual event on the agenda of young researchers in Europe. Covering a range of novel topics from wireless sensor networks to M2M to Internet of Things and their applications with support of excellent lecturers

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