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.

Don Clark: Qualcomm Steps Up Attack on Internet of Things

Source: “The San Diego-based company, in news pegged to an analyst meeting in New York Wednesday, is introducing an unusual chip line that combines communications functions–including Wi-Fi, and the ability to send data down power lines–with a substantial amount of computing capability. Amir Faintuch, president of the unit known as Qualcomm Atheros, said the hybrid chips will let relatively simple devices like home gateways, routers and media servers do much more than they do now. Read more about Don Clark: Qualcomm Steps Up Attack on Internet of Things



fourth issue of AR[t]. Augmented Reality, art and technology

The AR Lab is very pleased and proud to announce  the Lab’s fourth issue of AR[t]. Augmented Reality, art and technology. AR[t] is an inspiring magazine series for the emerging AR community in and outside The Netherlands. The magazine is run by a small and dedicated team of researchers, artists and lecturers of the AR Lab , based at the Royal Academy of Arts The Hague,  Delft University of Technology and Leiden University. In AR[t], we share our interest in Augmented Reality (AR), discuss its applications in the arts... Read more about fourth issue of AR[t]. Augmented Reality, art and technology



Paul Rako: The Internet of things (IoT) will enable profound improvements in productivity

Source: "Bob Dible is an engineer that now works on his family farm in Kansas. He describes the technological strides made in agriculture. “We generate GPS (global positioning system) yield maps using data from the combine as it harvests. That helps us determine what nutrients are needed the next season at various parts of our 4-square-mile farm. We then program those different nutrient mixes and locations... Read more about Paul Rako: The Internet of things (IoT) will enable profound improvements in productivity



Jason Corsello: What the Internet Of Things Will Bring to the Workplace

Source: "We all live in a world dominated by networked devices — not just smartphones, but also smart coffee pots, thermostats, vacuum cleaners, running shoes, wrist bands, even smart Coke machines. That new world — the Internet of Things, as it’s been coined, or machine-to-machine (M2M) technology — will soon be permeating the workplace, and we’re not just talking about Google Glass...So how might the workplace “Internet of Things” take shape in the years to come? Read more about Jason Corsello: What the Internet Of Things Will Bring to the Workplace



Dan Tynan: The Internet of Things is a big deal

Source: "Hear that? It’s the sound of all our smart devices, chattering away to each other just below the threshold of consciousness.
As I walk between my desk and the snack machine (for the second time this morning), the Jawbone Up on my wrist is quietly counting my footsteps, the better to chide me later for not getting enough exercise. At home, my Nest Thermometer is monitoring my movements and learning my habits to ensure I don’t waste electricity and money heating an empty house. Read more about Dan Tynan: The Internet of Things is a big deal



Harbor Research: Has Anyone Seen A Real Internet of Things Ecosystem?

Source: "Smart Systems and the Internet of Things is real and many, if not most, of its silicon, software, and network pieces are finally beginning to fall into place.  But creative business development among technology developers has not kept pace with their technology innovations. The tech tools may be 21st century, but the business thinking of the tool “creators” has too often remained in the 20th. Yet, despite considerable progress in many areas... Read more about Harbor Research: Has Anyone Seen A Real Internet of Things Ecosystem?



Daniel Castro: Thirty (Plus) Ways The Internet of Things is Changing The World

Source: "The "Internet of Things" refers to the concept that the Internet is no longer just a global network for people to communicate with one another using computers, but it is also a platform for devices to communicate electronically with the world around them.

The result is a world that is alive with information as data flows from one device to another and is shared and reused for a multitude of purposes. Read more about Daniel Castro: Thirty (Plus) Ways The Internet of Things is Changing The World



Krystal Temple: Intel Forms Group to Accelerate Internet of Things Market

Source: "Intel has created a new organization to accelerate and broaden its reach into market segments and applications commonly referred to as the Internet of Things (IoT). Called the IoT Solutions Group, this new organization will include the Intelligent Systems Group and Wind River organizations, bringing together the intelligent systems hardware, software, services and platform elements together into one organization. This is the next step in the company’s ongoing Read more about Krystal Temple: Intel Forms Group to Accelerate Internet of Things Market



Robert X. Cringely: Welcome to the Internet of things. Please check your privacy at the door

Source: "Your smart devices are talking about you, and they have a lot to say. This time, opting out may not be an option. Ever get the feeling all those smart devices you own are talking about you behind your back? There was a time when you'd be considered paranoid if not wholly delusional.

Now you're just part of the so-called Internet of things. Like it or not, the IoT is already here. You can either get on the IoT bus Read more about Robert X. Cringely: Welcome to the Internet of things. Please check your privacy at the door



Paul Wallbank: Is Australia ready for the Internet of Things?

Source: Australia is falling behind in the global technology stakes, with the inability of our political and business leaders to invest and collaborate costing us dearly in the connected global marketplace. While we flounder with our broadband options, the global market is getting more connected than ever before. The cloud computing, mobility and Big Data trends have already forced businesses to rethink their strategies. But are they ready for what lies ahead? Read more about Paul Wallbank: Is Australia ready for the Internet of Things?



Samir Alam: Samsung, Tizen and the Internet of Things revolution

Source: "In this part we take a deeper look into the much bigger story behind why Samsung is pushing Tizen, one that enters into the Internet of Things, considered by many to be the defining technology trend of the coming years. Samsung is the No 1 hardware manufacturer in the Android ecosystem. But sometimes, even leaders are slaves to others. And currently, Samsung plays slave to two masters: Microsoft and Google. Read more about Samir Alam: Samsung, Tizen and the Internet of Things revolution



What is 'search' in Internet of Things?

Source: "It’s a lot easier to start asking Siri for information instead of typing search terms into a box compared to thousands of enterprises ceasing to upgrade to the next version of Windows.  

 

Google’s 76% market share.  

Facebook’s 900 million monthly users.  

 

They just aren’t as sticky as they seem. Read more about What is 'search' in Internet of Things?



Mike Elgan: Here comes the age of ambient everything. Change is in the air.

Source: While shopping at the grocery store recently and wearing Google Glass, I got an incoming social media alert referring to a phrase used by the Pew Research Center: "ambient news."
Wait, what the heck is ambient news?
Pew uses that phrase to characterize the experience of getting news in social streams, especially on the social sites Reddit, Twitter and Facebook. Read more about Mike Elgan: Here comes the age of ambient everything. Change is in the air.



Ed Moyle : Securing the Internet of Things: 5 Easy Pieces


Source: "The Internet of Things has been receiving quite a bit of attention. Definitions vary, but at its core the concept is a simple one: Extend computing and data-processing capability to the physical world around us. The earliest manifestations of this are starting to be seen already in the growth of smart devices: televisions, automobiles, appliances, electric meters, etc.
Certainly, one can imagine numerous scenarios... Read more about Ed Moyle : Securing the Internet of Things: 5 Easy Pieces




Jason Hannula: Internet of Things: Intelligence Enabled

Source: "The Internet of Things is following in the footsteps of Moore's Law toward cheaper and more powerful computer chips. Economical machine sensors with enabled communication technology are approaching commodity price points where all things can have a connection.

This feeds into predictions of over 30 billion connected devices worldwide by 2020, as quoted by Samir Alam in BizTech2.com. Read more about Jason Hannula: Internet of Things: Intelligence Enabled



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