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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.

25/09/2009 - 13:38
In this new report by Statewatch and the Transnational Institute: NeoConOpticon - The EU Security-Industrial Complex, Ben Hayes claims: "Despite the often benign intent behind collaborative European ‘research’ into integrated land, air, maritime, space and cyber-surveillance systems, the EU’s security and R&D policy is...
22/09/2009 - 01:00
In his lecture Taking Internet connectivity to the next stage Bob Frankston says: "The Internet was designed as a solution to the pragmatic problem of exchanging messages between two end points without depending on any particular services in the middle. The result has been a phenomenon that has had a major effect on society. We've...
21/09/2009 - 11:44
From the New York Times: "Karin Landsberg, 42, a self-described “eco-geek” in Seattle, was so curious that she invited researchers from the Massachusetts Institute of Technology into her home last month to fish 12 items out of her garbage and recycling bins — a can of beans, a compact fluorescent light bulb — and tag...
19/09/2009 - 00:38
Council and Tinker.it! presented: Are you ready for the Internet of Things? A LIFT @ Home event, december 4, 2009, Brussels, at  IMAL.org The movies by filmers Suzanne Hogendoorn and Joris Holtermans are on the Council Conference Channel on youtube. The evening program was streamed by IMAL and is archived. You can watch it. IMAL was...
13/09/2009 - 14:32
The age of ubiquitous computing is here: a computing without computers, where information processing has diffused into everyday life, and virtually disappeared from view. What does this mean to those of us who will be encountering it? How will it transform our lives? And how will we learn to make wise decisions about something so hard to see?...
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...