The Internet of Things (IoT) is a vision. It is being built today. The stakeholders are known, the debate has yet to start. In hundreds of years our real needs have not changed. We want to be loved, feel safe, have fun, be relevant in work and friendship, be able to support our families and somehow play a role - however small - in the larger scheme of things. So what will really happen when things, homes and cities become smart? The result will probably be an tsunami of what at first looks like very small steps, small changes. The purpose of Council is to follow and  forecast what will happen when smart objects surround us in smart homes, offices, streets, and cities.

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Hermes Huang: Survey community-based science in Asia

30/05/2015 - 11:00
My name is Hermes Huang, and I am a researcher currently based at Chulalongkorn University in Bangkok. I am currently working with Irene of the House of Natural Fiber (HONF) Yogyakarta and Denisa Kera from the National University of Singapore on a new project regarding community-based science in Asia. Assisting us with this project is...

Michael Hatamoto: The Woz shows concern of an Internet of Things bubble that could burst

30/05/2015 - 10:39
The Internet of Things (IoT) already is proving disruptive, and will only continue to pick up momentum in the years to come. The IoT market could emerge into a $290 billion market by 2017, with 30 percent year-over-year growth, as more consumers and companies embrace connected...

Samuel Gibbs and Sam Thielman: Google takes aim at the internet of things with new Brillo operating system

30/05/2015 - 10:37
Google intends to be the center of the connected home with its new “internet of things” operating system, Brillo. Google Brillo is designed to run on and connect multiple low-power devices, connecting anything from a washing machine to a...

Alec Scott: 8 ways the Internet of things will change the way we live and work

30/05/2015 - 10:34
IBM’s Almaden lab is sacred ground for techies. Set in the middle of 700 grassy acres on a hill south of San Jose, its scientists have filed thousands of patents. They’ve won Turing and Nobel prizes. And almost 60 years ago, they pioneered the first bulky disk drive. Since then, they’ve been...

Brady Dale: This woman wants to make the Internet of Things cheaper, simpler and more efficient

29/05/2015 - 08:30
Anne Lauvergeon is chairman of the board of Sigfox, a French startup that wants to be the Ma Bell of the Internet of Things. Anne Lauvergeon says her first husband used to say, “‘The problem with Anne: she has no ambition.” And while Lauvergeon claims to agree...

Identiv Awarded Four Mobility Patents to Advance the Internet of Things

29/05/2015 - 08:27
FREMONT, Calif., May 28, 2015 (GLOBE NEWSWIRE) -- Identiv, Inc. (Nasdaq:INVE) has been awarded four U.S. patents by the United States Patent and Trademark Office (USPTO) for its NFC, mobile and security inventions. Identiv has a strong intellectual property (IP) portfolio of more than 75 patents, granted and...

Jeff Freedman: RFID and the Supply Chain: How the Technology Is Increasingly Being Used By Procurement

29/05/2015 - 08:25
Radio Frequency Identification (RFID) is one of the major technologies that will become ubiquitous in the supply chain and is poised to have a dramatic impact. RFID technology has actually been around since the 1970s, but it has only started to have a...

Marc Ambasna-Jones: Will automation and the internet of things lead to mass unemployment?

28/05/2015 - 12:45
“If we do this wrong, the technology providers could end up destroying hundreds of millions of jobs with products and services in the cloud, which makes these businesses indispensable and very rich,” says Gerd Leonhard, futurist, author and CEO of The Futures Agency....

John C. Dvorak: The Internet of Things: a Surveillance State in Disguise

28/05/2015 - 12:43
In many EU countries, entire herds of cattle are carefully "micro-chipped" so the animals can be monitored. What if we did the same to people? It would be difficult to become a criminal or (gulp) a terrorist! Obviously, nobody is going to allow that to happen. For now, we'll just have to track our dogs,...

Paul Daugherty: Internet of Things Drives Outcome-Based Business Models

27/05/2015 - 10:47
A worker holds sensors during the official opening of the Japanese-German manufacturing joint venture, the automotive supplier JaDe Sensortechnik GmbH, in Dresden, Germany, Monday, March 23, 2015. The new company produces sensors and sensor systems for automotive manufacturers. Jens Meyer/Associated...

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