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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.

19/03/2011 - 09:56
Thanks to a small chip (NFC tag) incorporated in a card, which can be identified by a reader, real Facebook users will be able to use the service offline and to perform interactions coming from Facebook but in real life. Geoffroy Simon, COO of Getyoo said about the system “all processes are automated and interactions happen in real time, it’s a...
16/03/2011 - 15:33
Oliver Burkeman: "We've been hearing about this moment in digital history since at least 1988, when the Xerox technologist Mark Weiser coined the term "ubiquitous computing", referring to the point at which devices and systems would become so numerous and pervasive that "technology recedes into the background of our lives". (To be fair, Weiser...
15/03/2011 - 22:46
Things Live’s creators are two brothers John and Daniel Giraldo two young Colombians with 26 and 23 years old. What is your background, where did you grow up? : We grew up together in a small middle class neighborhood in Bogotá, Colombia. Since we were young, we shared a taste for study and develop artistic skills, those who discover later, would...
13/03/2011 - 09:38
Dewayne Hendricks: Internet Devices Become Collaborators: "We have more pervasive communication infrastructures that are faster.   They enable a lot of new things.  We've connected more people, but we  haven't connected more things yet.  To me, the next big tipping point is  the "internet of things".  Our...
12/03/2011 - 23:01
Hindustan Times: "A team of Indian-American scientists has developed a smart tracking system, which could very well provide an honourable alternative to the radio tags that were recently tied to the ankles of some Indian students whose California-based university was shut down on charges of visa fraud. "We want technology to be natural and...
10/03/2011 - 22:33
Ed Borden: ..." The challenge the big carriers have right now is that their businesses are built around connecting smartphones, not "things." For the carriers to profitably service the Internet of Things, they have to convince device manufacturers that 3G/4G adoption is the best thing for them... Even though they may only want to send a few kb of...
10/03/2011 - 20:48
In the SMART2020 webinar, guest speaker Simon Giles, partner at Accenture and global lead for Smart Technology Strategy, "argued that the ICT sector has not lived up to the expectations of the media, city governments and other organisations with respect to its role in intelligent urbanisation. Specifically, there has been a failure in the industry...
09/03/2011 - 20:36
"Sensor networks, cyber-physical systems, and cooperating objects are becoming an important part of our daily life. Humans build, deploy, use, and maintain these systems that can sense our activities and influence our behavior. We will increasingly rely on these networked embedded systems, therefore also requiring a secure and privacy-...
06/03/2011 - 09:36
From China Realtime Report by Bob Davis: "For a longtime Washington reporter new to Beijing, like myself, there was plenty that seemed familiar at the opening session of the National People’s Congress – the heavy security, the military band playing the national anthem, the obsequious political aides....Premier Wen Jiabao read a 15,000-word booklet...
05/03/2011 - 15:15
In this workshop we invite researchers and practitioners involved in the design and evaluation of technology-supported games to discuss their experience in relation to means for involving end users as well as experts in the process, before, during and after the product has been completed. Issues such as how the technology affects the process, in...
03/03/2011 - 21:15
The First Pachube International Internet of Things Hackathon is a global 24-hour event that starts on April 8, 2011 at 2pm (UK time) and ends on April 9, 2011 at 2pm (UK time).Calling all developers, designers, makers, mixers, mashers, tinkerers, philosopher-mechanics and sales engineers! Join us in helping to define and build the Internet of...
25/02/2011 - 22:50
 The Taipei Computer Association has formed the Taiwan Internet of Things (IOT) Alliance to promote application of IOT technologies, according to the association. The alliance will boost IOT-based smart applications for daily life, such as medical care, security monitoring, power supply and transportation, in Taiwan and then help Taiwan-based...
21/02/2011 - 21:59
"This opinion is a follow-up to opinion1 5/2010 (WP 175) on the Industry Proposal for a Privacy and Data Protection Impact Assessment Framework for RFID Applications. While this introduction will repeat some elements of context necessary to understand the purpose and the scope of this new opinion, the reader is invited to consult opinion 5/2010...
20/02/2011 - 14:20
 Council proposes to hold very small Council meetings anywhere in the world on April 9. These can vary to having a cup of coffee with someone and talk about the Internet of Things or hosting a dinner at your place, going for a walk on the beach, hack a coffeemachine, dream about birds flying free in networked cities and shiny happle...
20/02/2011 - 10:56
Adam Greenfield: "...If there’s a way to characterize the current relationship between networked informatics and metropolitan experience, it’s that the former tend to cut against the ways we have historically understood city life and the things we have relied on cities to do for us. As we shall argue, the ability to trivially search the space of a...