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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.

12/09/2009 - 15:14
A particular group of miniature power generators consists "of devices that recycle energy available in the ambient. They are referred to as scavengers. Typical ambient energy sources are heat or mechanical vibrations." In an IOT environment this becomes even more urgent. Already we can talk of The Monster footprint of digital technology...
05/09/2009 - 11:22
In his Mobile Internet of Things Blog, Florian Michahelles writes "Liam Bannon commented on how industry has changed, he gave the example of a senior executive who has changed his instructions from "evaluate" (something the company has developed) over "develop" and "explore" to "come up with something...
28/08/2009 - 11:53
There is a well known mock-up image of a Google search result, where the query "my fucking keys" gets the answer "On the top of the fridge, right where you left them dipshit". This captures the essence of the Internet of Things beautifully: the virtual and the physical world get connected and collapse into one world, allowing...
26/08/2009 - 14:35
Wireless is increasingly pulling in all kinds of applications, platforms, services and things (rfid) into networks. Many people communicate through mobiles, blackberries, digital organizers, palmtops. Cars become information spaces with navigational systems and consoles like Nintendo DS have wireless capacities and get linux kernels installed.We...
24/08/2009 - 17:22
TCP/IP is the set of network communication protocols – the language - of the Internet (Transmission Control Protocol/Internet Protocol) that ran officially on the ARPA network (the precursor of the internet) in 1983. Because of the military and academic background of the internet, the world wide web was made possible in 1993 with the browser...
24/08/2009 - 17:15
RFID technology is at a crucial point, in terms of standards and policies, regulations and deployment and services. As technology becomes ever more deeply embedded in everyday life and the experienced economies, it can no longer see design as a front-end tool, nor as a social and cultural issues as a sphere that has to mold itself around new...
24/08/2009 - 17:04
The first requirement for building an ambient society is a debate with all stakeholders; citizens, small and medium enterprises, multinationals, semi government and government institutionson the granularity of experience that counts as input for the hard wired sensors that are the first line of picking up signals that count as data for the...
24/08/2009 - 17:02
Currently we can discern two main blocks of thought on IoT.  The first is a reactive framework of ideas and thought that sees IoT as a layer of digital connectivity on top of existing infrastructure and things. This position sees IoT as a manageable set of convergent developments on infrastructure, services, applications and governance tools...
16/08/2009 - 20:18
Council is a think tank for the Internet of Things. Forecasting then becomes prototyping. Forecasting by prototyping is a phrase of Ben Russell, the author of Headmap. We believe IoT constitutes an new ontology. Qualities and properties of citizens/endusers, industry and governance will merge to form new leading actors. These three groups...
16/08/2009 - 13:45
In June 2009- the European Commission published its Plan for Action. 16 DG's collaborated together editorially to check the ideas and the content.This in itself should alert us that the Internet of Things is serious business: "Take one example: a suitcase itself can indicate which plane it should be sent to. This is possible thanks to...
10/08/2009 - 21:18
In 2005 Gill Wildman (Plot) and Rob van Kranenburg hosted a seminar on RFID at the Design Council in London titled The Elephant in the Room: Bringing Innovation into RFID Applications. There was no no doubt that RFID had the potential to be a paradigm-shifting technology we stated and everyone is pleased when they get the technology to work,...
10/08/2009 - 21:12
Cities across the world are about to enter the next phase of their development. A near invisible network of radio frequency identification tags (RFID) is being deployed on almost every type of consumer item. These tiny, traceable chips, which can be scanned wirelessly, are being produced in their billions and are capable of being connected to the...
10/08/2009 - 21:07
We believe the "winning solution" to making the most open, inclusive and innovative Internet of Things is to transcend the short-term opposition between social innovation and security by finding a way to combine these two necessities in a broader common perspective. We do a SWOT analysis to see if you are ready for IOT and if so on what...