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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...
23/05/2010 - 10:29
Peter FRIESS:  "As you are probably aware the European Commission will soon fund several new Research projects and Support actions which will exclusively deal with the Internet of Things and bring further potential to our Cluster. 2009 has been a year of transition – harvesting the fruits from the research on more RFID-related topics and...
22/05/2010 - 09:50
"Think you know what it takes to make the energy systems that serve a city more efficient? Given the opportunity, could you make the city’s water cleaner and more plentiful, its banks more robust and customer-centric and its retail stores more innovative?"
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18/05/2010 - 18:26
"Distributed sensors and sensor networks deliver huge amounts of real-world data - but how can we make effective use of these data? How can we use it to control real-world processes in a timely manner,  and how can we control the sensing systems themselves? Future networked embedded systems will have a sensing part, but they also act on the...