Internet of Things News

a selection of what is going on since 2009


strategic IoT advice

Jared Newman: Google won’t let other companies use the Home Hub’s best feature

19/01/2019 - 10:06

When Google released the Home Hub smart display last October, product lead Ashton Udall was emphatic about the importance of a feature called Ambient EQ, which measures the room’s lighting conditions and adjusts the screen’s brightness and color temperature accordingly. This makes the Google Home Hub feel more natural as...

Elizabeth Montalbano : RFID to Track Body Movements for Novel Smart Technologies

19/01/2019 - 10:04

Researchers at Carnegie Mellon University have developed ways to use RFID tags to track movement, allowing integration of the tags into next-generation wearable designs and other smart applications. RFID tags have been around long enough that they are almost an overlooked technology in terms of new advancements. However, Carnegie...

Atanu Sinha: Harnessing real-time IoT sensor data to shape a more intelligent future

19/01/2019 - 10:02

Organizations today are collecting data at every business level and in volumes that in the past were unimaginable. Businesses are now focusing on the spatial component of this data – where products are advertised, shipped, consumed, and even where the product inventories age on the shelves over time. The integration of spatial...

Colm Gorey: Battery-free IoT chip claims to harvest energy from thin air

19/01/2019 - 10:00

This week in IoT, a new chip claims to be able to power itself solely off the deluge of radio signals surrounding us. If you hear about a device that can be powered passively just by the air around it, you might be (rightly) sceptical. However, according to The Verge, a start-up going by the name of Wiliot seems to be on to something with a new...

Council advises you on Ecosystem management.
We help you build quality relationships with all stakeholders by curating a conversation.

Iotday april 9th

IoT council membership

exchange information about platforms, applications and services

council members

Kabir Ahmad
Kabir is serving as Associate Director capacity with Mind Commerce, a technology market research firm based in Washington DC. He is focused on providing cutting edge research, analysis, and consulting services to Fortune 1000 companies on emerging technology areas including IoT, AI, Robotics, 5G...
Jop Esmeijer
Jop Esmeijer is an innovator and researcher at the strategy department of TNO, the Netherlands Organisation for Applied Scientific Research. His main research area is the societal impact of ICT, with a focus on (future) internet technologies such as Big Data and the Internet of Things. Jop also...
Maanak Gupta
I am currently a doctoral student in Institute of Cyber Security, UT San Antonio, Texas, USA. My primary area of interest is cybersecurity, where we focus on access control models and implementation. Besides the foundational aspects of authorization, we apply our research in different domains...

IoT Day

talk about the Internet of Things on april 9th

Early 2010 Council proposed to hold very small Council meetings anywhere in the world on April 9. These can vary to having a cup of coffee with someone and talk about the Internet of Things or hosting a dinner at your place, or going for a walk on the beach, as long as it is on April 9 and about IoT. No matter where you are in the world, you can participate on #iotday on April 9th, 2017. Submit and share the details of your event at

IoT events

meet our media and knowledge partners