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29/11/2011 - 16:28
video: "Blueberry by TERTIUM Technology is an RFID reader in a keychain shape able to read an RFID tag (HF or UHF) and send it via Bluetooth to any device with this interface. BlueBerry was created considering the fact that a person usually has a mobile phone and a set of keys in his or her pockets. From this fact, the idea of creating a device...
27/11/2011 - 16:13
Council: Can you give us an idea of the event? Tomaž Vidonja: "After we started the Opcomm competence center - a national IoT project - in the beginning of this year we found out there are many IoT activities going on in the Europe. But mostly events, projects and organisations active in the IoT could be found in certain regions and countries,...
24/11/2011 - 18:59
Council: Where did you get the name?: David Carr: 'Twine comes from a few things: We liked the word itself because it's a common household object rather than something tech sounding.  We designed Twine to be accessible to a broader audience than just technology oriented users, and hopefully the name reflects that.  Twine as a kind of...
22/11/2011 - 22:29
Social Cities of Tomorrow. International Conference & Workshop, Amsterdam, 14-17 February 2012: How can we use digital media technologies to make our cities more social, rather than just more hi-tech? The organizers invite you to send in a project for public presentation at the International conference Social Cities of Tomorrow: New Media and...
20/11/2011 - 17:01
Tomaž Vidonja: With "Living bits and things 2011" the Internet of Things spreads to other regions: "On Monday, 14 November 2011, the first regional event in the field of the Internet of Things entitled "Living bits and things 2011" was held in Ljubljana. The event was organised by Opcomm Competence Centre which operates in the framework of ICT...
18/11/2011 - 19:25
Chris Anderson: Why the Internet of Things finally makes sense: "After a decade of hearing about “the Internet of things”, where everything will have an IP address, I’m starting to finally believe it. What’s changed? The Open Hardware movement, which is doing for connected devices what the Web did for information. The old vision of the Internet of...
18/11/2011 - 14:22
Christian Nold and Rob van Kranenburg: "We propose a series of indicative standards that test the waters, raise awareness and make visible the gap between where we are now and where have to go. The triple challenges of climate change, peak oil and social breakdown are coming. The question is not if, but when. Our standards are a shock therapy to...
18/11/2011 - 11:54
The Berlin Programme: "The IoT International Forum aims at creating a platform for global debate on IoT, and bringing together technology and service providers, academics, end-users and actors from multiple application domains, and policy makers. The fundamental belief of the Forum is that a common Internet of Things has the potential to bring...
17/11/2011 - 18:22
Larry Dignan: AT&T eyes healthcare, autos in Internet of things race: "AT&T sees “near endless” growth for connecting a bevy of everyday devices ranging from prescription drug caps to health monitoring systems to your car and home. Glenn Lurie, president of emerging devices, resales and partnerships at AT&T, on Wednesday outlined a...
17/11/2011 - 13:58
On December 9, 2009, the first Council-conference was held in Brussels. A wide variety of researchers, artists, IT-professionals, architects etc. gathered to discuss questions and answers concerning the Internet of Things. Part of this debate was focused on sub-themes, one of those was ‘Home-Sense’: what are the consequences, implications...
15/11/2011 - 23:54
Submission Deadline: December 31, 2011The LAMDa workshop aims at discussing the impact of Dual Reality and Mixed Reality on Location Awareness and other applications in Smart Environments as well as their impact on human sociability in general.CALL FOR PAPERSLAMDa'12 Workshop on Location Awareness for Mixed and Dual Reality (LAMDa)In conjunction...
15/11/2011 - 15:23
Hayley Tsukayama: Google X and the 'Internet of Things': "There’s an idea that’s been gathering steam in the tech world for years now, a concept called the Internet of Things. More than just a catchy and vague description, the Internet of Things is the kind of “Jetsons”-esque future that we’ve been dreaming of since the dawn of the technological...
11/11/2011 - 10:51
Today, the Internet -- tomorrow, the Internet of Things?, TechWorld, Lamont Wood: "If the Internet of Things (IOT) continues its current rate of progress, three works of fiction frequently cited by the sources for this story might prove to be prophetic: Minority Report, the 2002 movie starring Tom Cruise in which the main character is (amidst...
11/11/2011 - 10:47
Glyn Moody: Why The Internet of Things Will Be Open: "One of the games that journalists, analysts and pundits in general like to play is predicting The Next Big Thing. I've been doing this so long - over 20 years - that I have the dubious distinction of failing to predict the Internet as a mass medium (but then Bill Gates did as well, so I don't...
08/11/2011 - 13:49
 The Internet of Things (IOT) may be imagined as an extension of the internet as we already know it. In this vision it extends the concept of the internet with new actors, new 'things': cats, shirts or personal data. In an IOT things become zones of negotiation between many people on- and offline. The definition of the 'thing' as a zone of...