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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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...

Dana Blouin: Don't Sell the Internet of Things Short

26/05/2015 - 19:44
What's in a name? According to the Technology Partnership (TTP), a Cambridge, England-based tech firm, quite a lot. Last week, the TTP issued a report, which I can only assume was meant to stir the collective pot that is the Internet of Things (IoT). TTP claimed that we should really be referring the IoT as the Internet of Sensors...

Aaron Hand: It’s Not the Internet of Things; It’s a Business Case

26/05/2015 - 19:30
It doesn’t make any sense to buy or sell IoT as a concept, but rather the value the related technologies can bring, whether for turbines or cows. Panelists at The Automation Conference discuss real-world use cases and the best way to get started. The amount of data available to us every second of the...

Thor Olavsrud: Why Johnnie Walker joined the Internet of Things

26/05/2015 - 19:28
British beverage company Diageo is the largest producer of spirits in the world and owner of some of the world's most storied brands, including Crown Royal, Smirnoff, Ketel One, Gordon's, Tanqueray, Captain Morgan and Johnnie Walker. Tradition is a byword at Diageo, but so is innovation. "A lot of our brands are 300 or...

Final Programme and Last Chance for Early Bird - IoT Week in Lisbon!

26/05/2015 - 16:34
The IoT Week 2015 is devoted to the creation of ecosystems, partnerships and value chains across the domains to ensure rapid deployment of interoperable and replicable IoT solutions. IoT Week 2015 will contribute to understanding of the future of the IoT in large scale deployments considering the technological...

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