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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.

04/01/2013 - 10:53
With Great Intelligence Comes Great Responsibility:" Just think of this familiar scenario — a friend wants to drop something by your house while you’re at work, but she can’t because you’ve locked the door. It’s an everyday problem, and it inspired Sanjay Sarma, a professor of mechanical engineering at MIT, to...
03/01/2013 - 15:45
Lori Bitter: "Many of the presentations focus on technology that monitors consumers, and much is focused on health care, caregiving and health-related reporting. To truly capture the imagination and marketshare of the lucrative boomer consumer market, we need to pull back to the larger concept of the “the Internet of things.”...
03/01/2013 - 15:35
Paul Lindner: "A city’s skyline is a testament to the transformative power of technology—skyscrapers made possible only by the Bessemer steel manufacturing process introduced in the 19th century.  Now in the 21st century, the world is undergoing another major transformation, as new MEMS and 3D semiconductor manufacturing...
03/01/2013 - 15:32
Source: "The internet of things and connected devices are going to be a big topic at the Consumer Electronics Show next week in Las Vegas, as companies seek to wow the audience with connected fridges, iOS-based home automation products and dongles galore that will connect everything in your home to some wireless standard or another. But amid...
02/01/2013 - 14:41
Anindya Batabyal: "The Internet of Things is a vision. It’s being built today. It’s the idea that at some point billions of electronic devices and sensors will be connected to the Internet in parallel to the hundreds of millions of people who have access to the Net. The idea of the Internet of Things is on the verge of becoming a...
31/12/2012 - 11:47
Source: "People have been talking and writing about the “Internet of Things” for more than a decade. It’s the idea that at some point billions of electronic devices and sensors will be connected to the Internet in parallel to the hundreds of millions of people who have access to the Net. But, unlike so many of the whiz-bang...
28/12/2012 - 17:28
Source: "Springboard is a UK-based start-up incubator that combines investment capital with an intensive 13 week mentor-led accelerator program. The program ends with an investor day where the teams present their propositions to an audience of angel investors and venture capitalists. Springboard provides fantastic office spaces at the Google...
24/12/2012 - 23:01
  Source: "The ZigBee Alliance recently announcedZigBee PRO Green Power, a feature designed to enable the connection of energy harvestingdevices to a ZigBee network. Laurent Giai-Miniet, CEO of EnOcean, the inventor of the patented energy harvestingwireless technology, comments on this:   "The announcement of the...
24/12/2012 - 22:49
Source: It’s on the latest edition of Wired magazine, but this is not really surprising. It was on The Economist, but this might not be totally surprising as well. It’s on mainstream newspapers, where self-certified experts show to the greater public “the magnificent ends and progressive”, or else, the dark ages we will be...
23/12/2012 - 10:15
TechNode, the first resource for the Chinese tech and internet industry: "The theme of LeWeb conference, that just ended and whose acquisition by Reed Midem has just been announced, was “the Internet of Things”. It’s not a huge surprise that Loïc and Géraldine Le Meur chose this theme. With the development of...
22/12/2012 - 14:58
History will judge us. We can either continue down the perilous path of considering the Internet of Things as the mere application of current core technologies, in particular Radio Frequency Identification, or insist on a new direction. If we don't change course, if we look to the challenges ahead with the concepts of today, if we let...
22/12/2012 - 13:53
In October 2012 Rob van Kranenburg and Sammy Shen organised a high level-meeting o at the Sensing Centre China (SCC), National Contact Point for IoT in the region of Wuxi. One of the key points that emerged was the difference in business models for IoT in China and Europe. In Europe it is possible to sell IoT as business-management solutions for...
21/12/2012 - 23:28
  John Koetsier: "Over five billion wireless connectivity chips will ship in 2013, according to ABI Research, as our appetite for everything mobile continues to grow. Bluetooth and WiFi are both growing, of course, but so are lesser-known specs such as Zigbee, UWB, and yes … even NFC. Most of those five billion chips won...
21/12/2012 - 17:15
Mathieu Boussard: The IoT-A project has made its list of Unified Requirements available on its website, and that in an inter- active and searchable format. The Unified Requirements serve as both foundation and validation benchmark for the Architectural Reference Model (ARM), which is one of the major outputs of IoT-A. The requirements were...
19/12/2012 - 09:53
Council:  Today (19/12/2012) Arrayent announced that  Whirlpool Corporation, Pentair,  First Alert and SALUS Controls PLC have selected the Arrayent Connect Platform to power their forthcoming connected product initiatives.  They join consumer product companies  Monster, Mattel, Hunter Fan and Chamberlain/LiftMaster...