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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.

10/02/2011 - 21:29
Rahul Arora on TMCnet: "ioBridge, Inc., a developer of Web-enabled hardware and cloud-based services, recently announced its new platform for professional "Internet of Things" applications, such as interactive devices, power monitoring, smart appliances, industrial automation, and Machine-to-Machine (M2M) processes. The integrated...
10/02/2011 - 20:30
IDATBCN wants to announce the resolution of the 1st Interaction Design Contest: Building the Internet of Things, the 1st international contest about Interaction Design, working on its first edition the topic of The Internet of Things. The proposals received are about different topics, including sustainability, food and health, energy consumption,...
04/02/2011 - 20:55
The Internet of Things: A Window to Our Future is a text of Gérald Santucci for the post-Council meeting publication that was launched in February 2011. Gérald Santucci is Head of Unit Internet of Things and Future Internet Enterprise Systems, European Commission: We are living through one of history’s swerves. Over the past decade billions of...
04/02/2011 - 19:50
Application Closing Date: 28th January 2011. "Geographic information created by amateur citizens, referred to as volunteered geographic information by Michael Goodchild, represents a shift from authoritative map data towards information generated by the general public through collaboration. The increasing emergence of such data has been brought...
04/02/2011 - 11:49
We are all (more or less) intelligent objects. No, you’re not dreaming – we are already immersed in the Internet of  Things without even knowing it. Microchipped pets, trackable consumer products, biometric passports and geolocation tools all point to a world  where real and virtual are already intricately intertwined. Some 35 billion...
01/02/2011 - 16:39
From IETF Journal: "Over the past decade, we’ve come to think of personal computers, laptops, and mobile phones not just as computing devices but as communications systems as well. The next frontier in the evolution of the Internet will be the ability to connect more than just computers and communications devices; that next step will involve...
01/02/2011 - 16:30
"These days in Vegas, even the cards can tell tales -- and talk to the tables. Ask the armed motorcyclist who stole $1.5 million in chips from a Las Vegas casino. He’ll have trouble cashing out because the chips, some worth $25,000 apiece, were embedded with radio frequency identification (RFID) tags. In the robbery, a man parked a sport...
30/01/2011 - 15:57
The Internet of Things "is the new generation of devices that serve as the Internet’s interface to the physical world. Today’s tiny microcontrollers, sensors, and actuators are powerful, inexpensive, and simple enough to code that anyone with basic programming skills can create a variety of fun, useful, and even profitable systems — such as...
26/01/2011 - 16:54
Sara VerBruggen:  "In 2010 the retail industry has been responsible for reigniting interest in RFID item-level tagging. Changing its tack Walmart, which previously pushed RFID tagging onto suppliers by making them tag pallets of stock, has been working with some of suppliers to implement electronic product code (EPC) labels at the point...
26/01/2011 - 10:33
Sam Varghese: ".. and wherever there is data, the potential exists to value-add as an innovation. At LCA 2011 Cerf calls for 're-imagining' the internet. Cerf's thesis is that the internet needs to be re-imagined for a variety of reasons - the increasing lack of address space, the security problems that haunt the net, and the scope for adding...
24/01/2011 - 22:43
Ben Bashford asks and he has answers too:  "we should be working on developing new tools for doing this. One idea I’ve had is system/object personas. Interaction designers are used to using personas (research based user archetypes) to describe the types of people that will use the thing they’re designing - their background, their needs and...
22/01/2011 - 10:45
Alan Radding: "The Internet of Things has the potential to change our businesses and our lives as much as or possibly more than today’s Internet. It has been a long time in coming, maybe since the advent of bar codes but certainly since the development of RFID tags. The Internet of Things is another aspect of the digital transformation of the...
21/01/2011 - 15:11
Council Interview with Claudio Carnevali (OpenPicus core team): On the limits of OpenPicus: "We don't use low power wireless technologies such as Zigbee. We prefer much standardized ones (Wi-Fi, Bluetooth). The power issue is under control since the MCU can control the Wireless transceiver keeeping it in sleep state when there's no need for...
21/01/2011 - 12:11
The Emergence of Things "brings together some 20 artists who investigate the fundamental components or 'elementary particles' of media, technology and their production processes. Like anatomical surgeons or archaeologists, they dissect our everyday instruments and image production. Some artists approach the theme from the social or political...
21/01/2011 - 09:34
Sam Curren: "Things play a key role in the Internet of the Future. The more connected our devices are, the more power we can gain from their interactions. Along with Great Responsibility, this Power comes with an increasing series of problems. Managing the interactions between multiple devices can be a nightmare to configure and maintain.{C...