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Council brings you news on Internet of Things. It aims to offer the latest on technical building blocks but also tries to put this digital transition into a social and circular economy context.

28/09/2017 - 10:04
Don't believe predictions that say the future is trending towards city living. Urbanization is actually reaching the end of its cycle, says logistics expert Julio Gil, and soon more people will be choosing to live (and work) in the countryside, thanks to rapid advances in augmented reality, autonomous delivery, off-the-grid energy and other...
28/09/2017 - 09:40
Enterprise software giant SAP SE became the latest company to jump on the blockchain bandwagon Wednesday, this time focusing on bringing the technology to the “internet of things.” The company outlined its new blockchain initiative, saying it will partner with a number of information technology firms and consultancies, including NetApp Inc.,...
28/09/2017 - 09:35
These and many other fascinating findings are from Verizon’s State of the Market: Internet of Things 2017, Making way for the enterprise (16 pp., PDF, free, opt-in). The Verizon study found that the Internet of Things (IoT) gained significant momentum in 2016, with 2017 IoT investments accelerating. The majority of investments today are in IoT...
28/09/2017 - 09:25
Needham, Mass. & Barcelona, Spain / September 27, 2017 – Bigbelly, the world leading Smart City Solutions Provider specializing in smart waste and recycling systems, announced today its presence at the IoT Solutions World Congress (October 3-5, Barcelona) where it will moderate and participate in three panel discussions on the role smart...
27/09/2017 - 04:19
The internet of things can conjure up grand visions of driverless cars speeding around smart cities blanketed by billions of sensors communicating over 5G mobile networks. At a grassroots level, however, groups of citizens are starting to use the data and sensors for their own purposes. Small-scale projects aimed at solving local problems have...
27/09/2017 - 03:52
Two Years After Launch of Smart Cities Initiative, Phoenix Demonstrates The Power of Local Government’s Role in Economic Development More people are migrating to cities – a recent estimate predicted that by 2025, 34 cities worldwide will have populations in excess of 10 million people. The increased pressure on cities today from a population...
27/09/2017 - 03:50
Today, the total number of devices that are related to the internet of things has reached a record 20 billion units worldwide. The number of sensors and special portable devices will double next year. This is the largest technological expansion in the history of humankind and will lead to the creation of cities controlled by artificial...
27/09/2017 - 03:47
Activities for Phase I of the Muttrah Smart City Project would be kick-started with a hackathon in November and call for research proposals from academia, said Dr Ali Al Shidhani, Director of Research Centres, The Research Council (TRC). At the hackathon, computer programme developers, project managers, designers and other experts would...
27/09/2017 - 03:45
When we talk to our customers about their cloud strategy, it comes through loud and clear: they need choice and flexibility in where to run their workloads and applications. There’s no question companies are rapidly turning to the cloud and seizing the opportunities it brings – increased agility, faster innovation, just to name a few. The...
26/09/2017 - 19:48
Insurance Nexus sat down with VP Enterprise Digital Marketing from Travelers, the Chief Marketing Officers from Pure Insurance and Insureon to ask their key strategies in driving customer engagement and the impact on insurance revenues. We Asked Our Industry Experts: What are the major hurdles to achieving a seamless (if not enjoyable...
26/09/2017 - 07:40
According to Re-Imagine group chairman and serial tech entrepreneur Peter Hirshberg, we are at a decisive moment in our innovation economy.  Silicon Valley – or, at least, the “ethos of Silicon Valley” – is spreading all over America, Hirshberg insists. And Silicon Valley is reinventing what he calls “secondary” places like Youngstown, Ohio...
26/09/2017 - 07:36
In conversation with BW Smart cities' Nivedhana Prabhu, Divisional Commissioner, Varanasi, Nitin Ramesh Gokarn, talks about the aim and importance of developing the city to become smart while preserving the culture of a beautiful city like Varanasi "To rejuvenate the oldest Indian living city of Varanasi as a great place to live and visit by...
26/09/2017 - 07:34
We examine whether the emergence of Artificial Intelligence, Bots and the Internet of Things could one day make contact centre agents obsolete Sci-Fi fans among you will now doubt be tuning in over the coming weeks to new Channel 4 drama Electric Dreams, a series of one-off stories based on the work of Philip K. Dick. Writing from the 1950s...
25/09/2017 - 17:28
Making by Hacking: Citizens of change creating the future now is the motto chosen this year to convey the moment we are experiencing now. It reflects not only the work we do every day but where we want to reach and, more importantly, how we want to reach it. It is, therefore, not only a new way of being but also of thinking and...
25/09/2017 - 11:07
The Netherlands – February 17, 2017 – Today, the Madaster Foundation has been launched in Amsterdam. The Foundation acknowledges our planet as a closed system in which resources should not be wasted. According to Thomas Rau – one of the founders of Madaster and author of the revolutionary book ‘Material Matters’ – “Waste is material without an...