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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.

04/01/2019 - 09:38
NEPCON China is a prestigious professional trade platform and exhibition on SMT (surface mount technology) and EMA (electronics manufacturing automation). It brings together over 500 renowned brands from the electronics manufacturing industry around the globe with innovative equipment, materials, and system integration solutions covering covering...
04/01/2019 - 09:17
Beekeepers in the United States and Canada are piloting wireless technology from Montreal company Nectar to capture hourly sensor readings and related analytics regarding the health of their hives, in order to prevent the loss of bee colonies. Jan 03, 2019—Beekeepers face logistical and time challenges when it comes to managing the conditions...
04/01/2019 - 09:15
Facility managers will capture actionable data from myriad technologies when enabled by the IoT ecosystem layer. The stalwart of buildings in the Americas has been that technology was the problem of the tenant. Facilities and those that built these structures were free from significant concern so long as power and utilities existed with the...
04/01/2019 - 09:13
The next generation cellular network 5G took off at a phenomenal rate over the past year, with major telecommunications and mobile operators rolling out tests and trials of the fifth generation mobile system. Although this year did not yet see vast adoption of the network, a number of mobile operators are expected to roll out subscriptions in...
03/01/2019 - 16:01
Insurance has changed. Agile start-ups and innovative insurers have demonstrated that customers are responding to products and services that match their lifestyles and inspire engagement. The imperative is on insurers to act now. Connected Insurance Europe 2019 is the only forum uniting the core pillars of insurance management to explore how...
03/01/2019 - 09:08
Japan’s largest business lobby stressed on Tuesday the importance of structural reforms while pushing for actors in the political and corporate spheres to drive the innovation they say will help overcome the nation’s labor and productivity challenges. In his new-year message, Hiroaki Nakanishi, chairman of Keidanren, said the organization will...
03/01/2019 - 09:04
Google hopes one day its users will be able to simply wave their hands through the air to control their mobile devices. And now the Federal Communications Commission is making this goal possible, Reuters reported Tuesday. The technology behind this goal is better known as Project Soli. Google's Advanced Technology and Projects Team first began...
03/01/2019 - 09:03
Two giant industrials, Bosch and Volkswagen, are among companies that are taking seriously the idea that the Internet of Things (IoT) and decentralized data marketplaces should co-exist. That means a type of "blockchain meets IoT" is likely in our future. Both German organizations have recently teamed up with fellow-country, decentralized...
03/01/2019 - 09:01
Private equity firms searching for the next big thing are looking with excitement to the Internet of Things (IoT) and the Gartner forecast that 20.4 billion connected devices will be in use by 2020. IoT growth rates are astounding, but the risks and rewards for investors will come from how industry players deal with new security threats. The...
03/01/2019 - 08:51
"The cryptocurrency is going on an energy diet to compete with more efficient blockchains Bitcoin soaks up most of the hype and the opprobrium heaped on cryptocurrencies, leaving its younger and smaller sibling Ethereum in the shadows. But Ethereum is anything but small. Its market capitalization was roughly US $10 billion at press time, and...
02/01/2019 - 21:55
Goods, persons, houses, situations  and Industrial processes all radiate data and create digital footprints and ideally twins. These twins exist as sets of properties in an analytic layer that is in many commercial hands at the moment but not under democratic multi stakeholder control. Whoever or whatever gains agency in and on that layer...
02/01/2019 - 18:24
Connected Claims USA (June 5th & 6th, Chicago) is the only forum discussing the technologies and strategies shaping the future of claims. The insurance industry is entering an age of disruption and digital transformation, and as both the moment of truth for fulfilling the customer promise, and a significant cost center, claims is a priority...
02/01/2019 - 18:10
Conversational user experiences, in the form of chatbots and voice interfaces, are overtaking many of the traditional ways in which we interact with machines. Since the rise of computers, human-machine interfaces typically had some form of Graphical User Interface (GUI) which enabled direct (if limited) interaction with devices and their...
02/01/2019 - 09:25
The Internet of Things has the potential to make Asia’s bustling cities safer, cleaner, and greener. But to build truly smart cities, more data must be freed and shared, says Michael Ding of Envision. What if trains could teach their drivers how to drive better, saving us time and energy? What if air-conditioning units could learn about the...
02/01/2019 - 09:24
We've made it to 2019. There are a lot of buzzwords being touted for this year; top of the list are artificial intelligence, Blockchain and, once again, the internet of things (IoT). Yes, it's that time of year where I don my pointy hat of stars and guess what the year ahead might bring. The most interesting area for me this year is what will...