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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20/10/2013 - 09:50
Source: "A new International Data Corporation (IDC) ranking of G20 countries based on suitability preparedness for the IoT opportunity helps vendors by creating a weighted, single, ordered point of guidance for vendors looking to globalize IoT.

"The market potential from the increasing adoption of Internet of Things (IoT) solutions is not a…
20/10/2013 - 00:15
Source: Interoperability for the Internet of Things: "Previous articles in this series discussed architectures and approaches to provide meaningful interoperability. Protocol interoperability allows any application to interact with any connected thing using any M2M protocol. Interoperability also provides for reuse of software components, allowing…
20/10/2013 - 00:09
Source: "The highway getting a bit too congested? No problem. In the world envisaged by the regulators in the U.K., the government will simply take control of your steering wheel to take you to an off-ramp and then an alternate route. Are rubberneckers slowing down traffic as they gawk at an accident by the side of the road? That same government…
19/10/2013 - 20:27
Source: "A new, more visual and easy-to-read issue of the comic book “Internet of Things!” (IoT) is designed to inform politicians, the general public and business managers about the potential of IoT. The new book is a business edition. A business edition of the “Internet of Things!” comic book has just been published. The new issue of the comic…
19/10/2013 - 17:00
Li-Fi : In China, tap light bulbs to access internet: "Chinese scientists have successfully developed a new cheaper way of getting connected to internet by using signals sent through light bulbs instead of radio frequencies as in 'Wi-Fi', a move expected to radically change process of online connectivity. Four computers can be connected to…
19/10/2013 - 16:31
Source: "With the HTML5 WebSocket standard the Web is about to take a fast, gigantic leap forward when it comes to Web communication, a leap that will take the established world of legacy Web solutions by surprise. We have already felt the beginnings of that change. The Web is moving into its next phase, morphing from a static and stale network to…
19/10/2013 - 16:25
Source: "Which phrase is more indicative of the Internet-of-Things (IoT) depends upon your viewpoint, namely, from the process or the products. This week, my attention was on the Internet-of-Things (IoT). Earlier this week, several experts from ARM, Cadence and other companies shared the challenges of integrating essential analog mixed signal and…
19/10/2013 - 00:09
Source: "Makers may be hobbyists ‘first’, but INEX thinks they will be capitalists that last. First, let me start by saying that I am an inconsistent and marginal hobbyist.  Every year I roll out grand veggie and herb garden designs, new plans for this hedge or that bed, and a three-phase plan for pruning, pulling and replanting trees. And … we…
17/10/2013 - 22:05
Source: "Li Wei, who took a vacation to escape her big city life, did not expect her short stay in the small coastal city of Wanning on China’s tropical island of Hainan Province, to be so “digital.” “Download a film within two minutes, scan two-dimensional codes with phones to learn about tropical plants, and make a body-building plan at the…
15/10/2013 - 20:54
Source: "For example: 'Smart' meters for electricity are touted for sending the power company moment-by-moment data about each customer's electricusage, including how usage compares with users in general. This is implemented based on general surveillance, but does not require any surveillance. It would be easy for the power company to calculate…
15/10/2013 - 10:29
Source: "Alternatively, using an innovative new thermostat that wirelessly transmits the current temperature, at precisely defined time intervals, to an Internet-based application certainly eliminates the possibility of the two human errors in my example. However, there are other ways a data quality issue could occur.  For example, the thermostat…
15/10/2013 - 10:22
Source: 'We are moving from a world in which physical products are separate to one in which they are connected.  Computers were just the beginning.  Appliances and engines now send alerts when they need to be serviced.  Cameras upload their photos automatically.  Vending machines trigger their own restocking.  Crops feed and water themselves.…
15/10/2013 - 10:11
Source: "The coming “Internet of Things” spells impending disaster for CIOs everywhere. (Yes, I went there.) And it’s not because of the number of things joining networks — it’s because of the volume, variety and complexity of data generated by and about those things. Here’s the dirty little secret, or some would say the elephant in the room: IT…
14/10/2013 - 10:06
Source: "Tom and Tori writes, "JavaOne 2013 gave Java developers a non-stop exercise replete with education and entertainment, strategy, technical, and community keynotes book-ending the conference, technical sessions, hands-on labs, panel discussions, tutorials, demos, a rock concert, widespread networking, code challenges, and much more. By now…
14/10/2013 - 10:01
Source: "It has been over a decade since people started to talk about Ubiquitous Computing or the Internet of Things (almost three decades for the former). Back then it was a dream, more or less. Today it is a reality, with many of us surrounded by several "internet capable" devices at every moment. There has been a lot of work recently in some…