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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.

31/01/2020 - 06:44
The RFID is a technology where an antenna broadcasts energy to the tag, which in turn returns the modulated energy back in the form of back-scatter A RFID tag is an electronic tag that exchanges data with a RFID reader through radio waves
30/01/2020 - 18:57
The key argument thus goes: If the modern world that can be characterized by the increasing ability of men to master the environment with tools leads to an decrease in psychological wellbeing as it caters only to ‘convenience’, not to ‘excitement through discovery’ or ‘excitement through satisfying curiosity’ (and…), then IoT and the smart...
29/01/2020 - 02:20
The U.K. government recently introduced new legislation to improve security standards of the consumer Internet of Things. The law, launched by the Department for Digital, Culture, Media, and Sport (DCMS), will mandate that IoT devices sold in the country must adhere to advanced security standards. The new regulations, jointly developed by DCMS...
29/01/2020 - 02:19
The new capital will cover 700 square kilometers, or 270 square miles, making it about the size of Singapore, and will be located 35 kilometers, or 21 miles, east of Cairo.  Plans for the city include a new parliament and presidential palace, Egypt's largest airport, Africa's tallest tower, the Middle East's largest opera house, a $20bn...
29/01/2020 - 02:17
When customers think of paying for their lunch with their phone or smartwatch, it seems like a relatively novel concept. Being able to make a transaction without cash or a credit card changing hands has been one of the greatest conveniences of emerging technology. But the technology that powers it isn’t really “emerging” — it’s something we’ve...
28/01/2020 - 16:13
...Finally, there are many sticky legal issues that must be resolved before driverless cars can be made available on a widespread basis. For example, what if an autonomous vehicle hits a pedestrian? Is the company responsible or the owner of the vehicle? Should the AI in vehicles prioritize the safety of those in the vehicle or those outside? What...
28/01/2020 - 14:28
Failure is Not an Option: Realize the Potential of Data Science From Swiss Re, AmFam, and Blue Cross and Blue Shield With 90% of carriers actively investing in new data projects, project failure is not an option. Artificial intelligence (AI) and machine learning (ML) have become mainstays in the insurance industry, equipping insurance...
28/01/2020 - 09:34
The Institute of Information Management at the renowned Business School University St. Gallen organizes an event in Zurich (May 14th -  Smart IoT & Mobile Business Best Practice Awards), where the research institute gives a trophy for IoT solutions that show especial business value. (Therefore called “Business Best Practice Award”)....
28/01/2020 - 09:24
automated tool rental „toolbot The winner of the IoT-EPI Challenge 2017 is now called toolbot and started a beta phase in Berlin last year. Power tools can be reserved on the website www.toolbot.de and picked up in Berlin in late shops. The startup wants to validate the market before the roll-out and answer various questions about the IoT...
28/01/2020 - 09:17
When the founders of Library Land first decided to join forces, it was to start a PR agency — and they needed to find a good spot to meet. Instead of opting for a Starbucks or a WeWork, the two settled on a quiet study room at a library in Newton, MA. The duo, Adam Zand and Greg Peverill-Conti, tried their luck with a different library for...
28/01/2020 - 09:15
One morning in her freshman year, Jasmine Sun got a text from her mom: “Don’t you have class right now? Why are you in your dorm?” Her mom, Joan Chen, lives in the Seattle area and had noticed that Jasmine’s location cursor on Life360, the location-sharing service where family members can keep tabs on each other, was still in her dorm room at...
28/01/2020 - 09:13
Jan 27, 2020—Technology company Checkpoint has released a new version of its HALO Internet of Things (IoT) software platform to support in-store fulfilment of omnichannel orders, including a feature known as "task management" and updated omnichannel-based functionality in an app used in stores. The software automatically routes online orders to...
28/01/2020 - 09:12
“The spread of information networks is forming a new nervous system for our planet.” In a landmark speech delivered ten years ago at the Newseum—Washington’s shrine to the First Amendment—US Secretary of State Hillary Clinton foreshadowed the internet’s potential to improve human life. Drawing a contrast between the State Department’s work on...
27/01/2020 - 09:10
Saudi IoT will Redefine, Rejuvenate, Recreate, Reconnoitre and Resonate the New Wave of Technology in KSA Saudi Arabia is amidst an imminent Transformation, where Saudi IoT compliments this phase complying to the Kingdom’s Vision. The entire focus is on Digital Transformation, it has rapidly augmented to be a “Megatrend”, and Saudi IoT is a...
27/01/2020 - 08:08
..."Blockchain can, therefore, be described as a shared, trusted, public ledger of transactions, as a distributed accounting machine, or supranational governance machine, that everyone can inspect, but which no single user controls. This system allows us to replace the role of many trusted intermediaries, securely managing and verifying...