Internet of Things News

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.

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14/01/2014 - 20:38
"As urbanization and its consequences become the issue of modern cities, the concept of Smart City comes as the solution. Though a lot of research on the topic has been done, still no clear definition is given for both: Smart City itself and the factors of a successful Smart City. While most of the literature centers the role of ICT it is not a…
14/01/2014 - 18:28
On behalf of the OpenIoT consortium we are happy to announce the availability of the OpenIoT open source project, which includes a middleware platform and tools for cloud-based IoT applications. The OpenIoT open source project is available at github, along with accompanying documentation. OpenIoT is an open source blueprint middleware…
14/01/2014 - 17:43
Source „The RFID tagging of apparel is now the largest and fastest growing application of RFID in retailing, the retail supply chain and associated industries. About 100 organizations are tagging apparel in trials and rollouts. Just two - taken together - will buy 500 million tags yearly. According to new IDTechEx analysis, the systems and tag…
13/01/2014 - 23:35
Source: "According Nest founder Tony Fadell, the acquisition won't affect the day-to-day operation of Nest, nor will it change anything about its branding. "Nest will stay Nest," says a company rep—though when has that ever truly been the case with a Google acquisition? Fadell explains his reasoning in a post on his blog, relayed to us through…
13/01/2014 - 21:58
Computer science is faced with many challenges as the digital universe expands.     From mobile and cloud computing to data security, addressing these issues can require large, structural changes, but an examination of these problems can lead to organizational solutions and improvements in the world.       See more
13/01/2014 - 17:52
Source: „Companies from Google Inc. to Bayerische Motoren Werke AG (BMW) are racing into this so-called Internet of Things. The Department of Transportation and the Federal Trade Commission are moving more deliberately, concerned that devices may be vulnerable to hacking, lead to misuse of personal data or even cause physical harm to their…
13/01/2014 - 17:42
Source: "It’s two weeks before xmas and Alice is on full swing. As single mother, she needs to take care of her son Bob. Between her work, Bob and a bit of social life with her friends she does not have much time for anything else, and she made an art of saving time, doing things in parallel as much as possible. Alice is very excited as she got…
13/01/2014 - 14:34
We live in a world where digital data, material objects and social practices are increasingly connected and interdependent. What are the challenges in designing for this new ecology of materials, artefacts and interactions? 
Four international speakers will address this question from a rich set of perspectives, from ubiquitous computing to the…
12/01/2014 - 14:52
Source: "Novelist Philip K. Dick anticipated by four decades the Internet of Things, a phenomenon touted loudly by the press from this week’s Consumer Electronics Show in Las Vegas. Internetaware automobiles, toothbrushes, mattresses, infant monitors, fitness trackers, pet collars, tennis rackets, lightbulbs, toilets, bathroom scales, “wearable…
12/01/2014 - 10:32
Source: "Hardware is shattering into smaller and smaller pieces. We are heading for an Ambient Computing future, where small, specialized personal devices communicate over cloud-based services and sink into the background, hiding complexity and activating only when needed. In this presentation we discover that as the hardware arena becomes more…
12/01/2014 - 09:57
Source: "Turning inanimate objects into wirelessly connected devices would revolutionise the everyday lives of their owners. But could cyber attackers conceivably turn your cooker, your car or even your cardigan against you? It may be the cutting edge of consumer technology, but the so-called Internet of Things begins at home. Last week at the…
11/01/2014 - 20:48
Source: „A decade before people were talking about the “Internet of Things,” there was Nabaztag, a Wi-Fi connected, rabbit-shaped device that could read your email, news, and other digital information aloud. Though it wasn’t a huge success, Nabaztag gave us a glimpse of what was possible when you connected things in the real world the Internet.…
11/01/2014 - 12:40
Source: "Kevin Ashton, a British technology pioneer who co-founded the Auto-ID Center at MIT, which created a global standard system for RFID and other sensors, coined the phrase "Internet of Things" back in 1999. His Internet of Things (IoT) is a system where the Internet is connected to the physical world via ubiquitous sensors. And sensors…
10/01/2014 - 16:45
Source: „The computers are breeding. Little computers serving different purposes are invented every year. First, the computers became small enough to be held in palms and laps, and then they entered into phones.  Thanks to Steve Jobs, a new branch of tablets have been added to the technological evolution tree. Samsung added the watch to the…
10/01/2014 - 16:31
Source: "Doors that unlock via smartphone. Household appliances that can be operated remotely. Baby clothes with sensors that notify parents when their child rolls over. The so-called Internet of Things – highlight of the Consumer Electronics Show — promises untold wonders. But it also will require rules, federal officials say. At a panel…