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02/08/2010 - 09:49
For the first time in history the World’s urban population has outnumbered its rural counterpart. Cities have become the predominant habitat of humanity. The requirements of rapidly growing cities, coupled with the contemporary technological possibilities bring about new urban reality that is data. amberConference takes up the relationship between...
27/07/2010 - 14:18
a GigaOM Pro report by Laurie Lamberth: "The “Internet of Things” (IoT) will likely be one of the most important technological advances of this century. The emergence of Cloud computing, meanwhile, has created the application and device management backbone needed to scale to and support billions of connected objects. Consumer,...
10/07/2010 - 09:56
During the IoT conference last month in Brussels, I noticed a general confidence in the possibility to shape the Internet of Things into whatever form we see most fit. But I am asking myself how much of this power is real and how much is imagined by the different participants in the universe of IoT. The European commission has power to restrain by...
08/07/2010 - 09:00
From June until the end of September 2010 you can get a unique discount at seventeen shops in Amsterdam Zuidoost just by paying with Bijlmer Euros. The Bijlmer Euro is a regular five or ten Euro note with a re-usable and removable sticker containing an RFID-tag (comparable to the chip in a disposable travel card). By scanning this chip every time...
05/07/2010 - 20:35
"Together, GS1 Sweden and .SE takes an important step in the development of the Internet of Things. Jointly, they will develop an Object Naming Service (ONS), which opens up to the possibilities of connecting products to the net, and eventually get all physical objects online – an Internet of Things."When online information about any object is...
02/07/2010 - 22:02
The current generation mobile phones can decode product barcodes with ease. In this way mobile phones are becoming a medium to connect everyday objects and provide an ‘Internet of Things' environment. This technology can be used to personalize and extend the package of products and enables consumers to choose those products that are in line with...
30/06/2010 - 22:49
This summer in Shanghai, The Mobile City and Virtueel Platform organize ‘Designing the Hybrid City’, an event that takes place in the Dutch Culture Centre in Shanghai. The event is part of a cluster of events called Adaptation: Designing the Future City that is organized in the context of the World Expo 2010.
26/06/2010 - 09:59
This event is hosted by China Council For The Promotion Of International Trade, mainly open to the leaders of government, experts and scholar in higher education institutes and researching departments, domestic and international Internet of things institutions and associations, users and investors in the field of RFID application....
20/06/2010 - 15:18
RFID is part of the ecology of IPV6, barcodes and all kinds of wireless which make up the linking up of people, things and the environment. If we look at it from our analogue point of view and in our current economic and democratic systems of fear, crisis and control it does not show great promise for more balance, more joy or more happiness....
20/06/2010 - 10:27
"In a resolution adopted Tuesday, the European Parliament officially endorsed the development of the Internet of Things. {C}{C}This resolution frankly encourages the development of an Internet of Things in the European Union. {C}{C}It even calls on the European IoT Commission to "secure co-financing for the implementation of these...
11/06/2010 - 11:43
The concept of self-organization is becoming increasingly  popular in various branches of technology. A self-organizing system  may be characterized by global, coordinated activity arising  spontaneously from local interactions between the system's components. This activity is distributed over all components, without a central...
10/06/2010 - 23:04
Satellite/Border/Footprint is a three-day workshop with Lisa Parks (Santa Barbara, US) at PHOENIX Halle Dortmund, organized by Hartware MedienKunstVerein in the frame of GrenzGebietRuhr.The workshop aims to discover and unveil the non-static and invisible border lines in a productive and critical manner. Workshop participants are (media) artists,...
09/06/2010 - 11:23
"Mobile telecommunications giant Ericsson predicts that 50 billion devices will be wirelessly connected in 2020. Leading computer networking company Cisco sees that the next generation of the Internet will connect 1000 times as many devices as the current Internet. IT company Hewlett Packard plan to deploy 1 trillion smart sensors to monitor the...
07/06/2010 - 14:55
inspired by Rob van Kranenburg and Bruce Sterling, project trapped is an idea of the internet of things created in the most private place i could think of - my home. within trapped i have tagged over 40 objects/data-carriers at my home (such as coffee mug, sugar, basil, my dog Nelle etc.) and equipped myself with an rfid reader. whenever i...
02/06/2010 - 11:21
A full report of the Conference is forthcoming. The Twitter code was iotconf. Pictures by Pierre Metivier are on Flickr.  Usman Haque announced that Current Cost's new 'Bridge' device will use Pachube Enterprise for its backend data management. His slides are on Slideshare. This year's edition has grown into showing a much more mature...