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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.

25/12/2013 - 09:07
Source: "ThingMagic's product line of embedded ultrahigh-frequency (UHF) RFID reader modules, which include (from left) the Mercury5e-Compact, the Mercury5e, the Mercury6e, and the Micro. The Mercury6e, released in 2011, for instance, is a high-power, four-port, UHF module that's able to read up to 750 tags per second, up to 30 feet...
24/12/2013 - 20:40
Source: "There’s usually a lot of connecting of things involved with making the Internet of Things do something useful. Whether it be detecting messages on Twitter, listening to IRC, watching a Websocket or grabbing a web page, each source then needs to be processed and if required make something happen. Now, you can write a lot of code...
24/12/2013 - 10:39
Source: "Early next year, all the disparate connected devices measuring and recording conditions in tiny areas around the world – the “Internet of Things” – will be searchable thanks to a Google-like engine called Thingful. You can get an idea of the size of this network by looking at Thingful’s world map, which...
23/12/2013 - 20:45
Source: "The Internet of Things revolution is upon us, and by the year 2020, there will be over 30 billion connected things in the world. With the world’s population increasing and resources becoming more precious, this interconnection promises to supply real-world data to drive higher efficiencies and to streamline business practices....
22/12/2013 - 22:12
Source: „You are driving home when you receive an alert from your printer to pick up some ink, since it is running out. While picking up the printer ink, you receive an alert from your wine cellar to pick up that pinot noir, because it is on sale at the store across the street and it would go well with your dinner selection for this weekend...
22/12/2013 - 10:03
Computerizing people may be next step in tech, Steve Johnson: „It's likely the world in the not-so-distant future will be increasingly populated by computerized people like Amal Graafstra.   The 37-year-old doesn't need a key or password to get into his car, home or computer. He's programmed them to unlock at the...
22/12/2013 - 09:57
  Source: "It’s that time of the year where people try to connect their Christmas lights to the internet.     This used to be a rather maker-based endeavour but it’s taken on new heights with the past year’s corporate interest in the topic.     So here are the top 5...
21/12/2013 - 22:30
Parking Panda: "Cars have been at the forefront of the sharing economy since Uber launched. But did you know you can become micro-entrepreneur by selling the unused space in your driveway? Nick Miller launched Parking Panda in Baltimore in 2011 as a matchmaker app for empty parking spaces and drivers who need places to park. Initially, the...
21/12/2013 - 10:03
Source: "Things would have no problem remembering passwords like "jH6Gf!e6Bf@." But even for things, passwords are less than ideal. It is easy enough to say that, in the Internet of Things, things will have identities. (It must be easy because every identity management vendor appears to be saying it). Toothbrushes, toasters, jet...
20/12/2013 - 23:30
This group wants to flush out Internet of Things projects in Ghent, Antwerp, Leuven and Brussels in order to create synergies and interoperability of levels of infrastructure. It also wants to bring in endusers into this process. It is aligned with the FP 7 Project Sociotal.eu that is aiming at building an ecosystem of citizen centric services....
20/12/2013 - 17:33
The ITU is organizing a Workshop on “Internet of Things – Trends and Challenges in Standardization” in Geneva, Switzerland, on 18 February 2014. The workshop will be collocated with the IoT Global Standards Initiative (IoT-GSI), 19-25 February 2014. The key objectives of the workshop are to assemble IoT experts from industry,...
20/12/2013 - 17:13
The IoT Forum is delighted to announce that next year’s IoT Week will be hosted in London between Monday 16th June and Friday 20th June at the Grange Tower Bridge Hotel located in the heart of the city. IoT Week originated in European IoT Research Cluster to become the pre-eminent event attracting industry and academia from around the world...
20/12/2013 - 11:18
Source: "The expression “Internet of Things” (IoT), coined back in 1999 by Kevin Ashton, the British technology pioneer who cofounded the Auto-ID Center at the Massachusetts Institute of Technology, is becoming more and more mainstream. In opening the IoT Week 2013 with a pre-recorded video message, Ashton insisted on the...
20/12/2013 - 09:45
Source: ...."But should we want it? Corporations and technology evangelists approach the world as a discrete set of problems that can be solved in maximally efficient, convenient ways, and these successes will come with a variety of trade-offs. In these hyper-connected systems, the gatekeepers hold all the power. How comfortable would...
19/12/2013 - 22:13
Source: "Robert Bosch, which has been driving the internet-of-things trend, is establishing a separate unit to make devices and objects talk to each other. The company, Bosch Connected Devices and Solutions, will build compact electronic products and provide software designed to achieve connectivity across a broad range of applications. The...