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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CfP: 3rd FoCAS Workshop on Fundamentals of Collective Adaptive Systems

02/07/2015 - 13:05
Collective Adaptive Systems (CAS) is a broad term that describes large scale systems that comprise of many units/nodes, each of which may have their own individual properties, objectives and actions. Decision- making in such a system is distributed and possibly highly dispersed, and interaction between the...

Giulio Coraggio: Top 5 takeaways on connected cars

02/07/2015 - 12:08
Our DLA Piper connected cars webinar was an amazing event with 200+ attendees and interesting speakers addressing the most relevant issues that such kind of Internet of Things (IoT) technology is going to face. You can find the material and the recording of the webinar on the presentations and events page here and below are my personal...

Stacey Higginbotham: Microsoft's new code changes the balance in the Internet of things standards war

01/07/2015 - 19:13
Microsoft contributes open source code to connect older connected building and home products to the Internet of things. Microsoft has submitted code to the AllSeen Alliance that will make it easier to connect devices on older networks to the...

Loretta Chao: Ernst & Young Acquires Consulting Arm Specializing in ‘Internet of Things’

01/07/2015 - 19:02
Ernst & Young Global Ltd. said Tuesday that it acquired the systems consulting arm of manufacturing intelligence firm Entegreat Inc. A team of consultants that have “worked with some of the leading manufacturing companies in the world,” including...

Jonathan Vanian: How Cisco is trying to cash in on the Internet of Things

01/07/2015 - 18:57
Cisco, which sees big money in the emerging Internet of Things market, has rolled out new initiatives to target the market. Cisco Systems sees big money in the emerging Internet of Things market, $19 trillion in fact, and on Monday it rolled out a number of initiatives intended to help the networking giant...

Alphaville announces the launch of IOTORAMA a new interactive project about the “Internet of Things”.

01/07/2015 - 12:37
London agency and creative studio Alphaville announces the launch of IOTORAMA†, a new interactive project where people can learn about the “Internet of Things” in a playful way. IOTORAMA consists of a web experiment available for...

Stacey Higginbotham: Washington D.C. has met the Internet of things and it's freaked out

30/06/2015 - 19:15
The Capitol is awash in articles about the Internet of things. Here’s what politicians really need to know. The Internet of things has gone to Washington and the Capitol has responded with confusion and fear. This week Politico devoted an entire issue of its new...

Fabrizio Sestini: CAPS – Collective Awareness Platforms for Sustainability and Social Innovation

30/06/2015 - 19:13
As you may know, there is a part of the Horizon 2020 research programme which is pioneering the potential of Internet networks for enabling new forms of collective awareness and action, fostering increased collaboration among citizens, with the...

Joey Mak: Vice President Schook to Co-chair Internet of Things Council Talent Committee

30/06/2015 - 15:12
We were delighted upon learning that our Vice President for Research, Larry Schook (@VPRSchook), has been named Co-Chair of the Talent Committee for the Illinois Technology Association (ITA) Internet of Things Council. Kim Majerus (@kmajerus), Vice President of State, Local...

Phil Howard: Politics won’t know what hit it

30/06/2015 - 15:10
In the evolving conversation about the “Internet of Things” — the growth of networked everyday objects and the data they generate — analysts tend to focus on business opportunity, or the security risks, or the potential for making our cities smarter. But larger than all of those possibilities, and of key public importance, is the impact of...

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