Internet of Things News

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.

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4/10/2009 - 11:14
Designer Ronen Kadushin says: "Open Design is a personal attempt to close a creativity gap between product design and other fields (music, graphic design, animation and photography), which found their creative output in phase with the realities of information technology and economics.  The Open Design method is based on the principles of the…
30/09/2009 - 21:17
This workshop was held in 2009 during the Council launch. A report of this workshop is published in the Journal of Participatory Medicine, by Cristiano Storni.Here you can find a series of slide framing the workshop themes. Here below a conceptual map aimed to provide an open conceptual space to be explored during the workshop. Here some further…
25/09/2009 - 13:38
In this new report by Statewatch and the Transnational Institute: NeoConOpticon - The EU Security-Industrial Complex, Ben Hayes claims: "Despite the often benign intent behind collaborative European ‘research’ into integrated land, air, maritime, space and cyber-surveillance systems, the EU’s security and R&D policy is coalescing around a high…
22/09/2009 - 01:00
In his lecture Taking Internet connectivity to the next stage Bob Frankston says: "The Internet was designed as a solution to the pragmatic problem of exchanging messages between two end points without depending on any particular services in the middle. The result has been a phenomenon that has had a major effect on society. We've been able to…
21/09/2009 - 11:44
From the New York Times: "Karin Landsberg, 42, a self-described “eco-geek” in Seattle, was so curious that she invited researchers from the Massachusetts Institute of Technology into her home last month to fish 12 items out of her garbage and recycling bins — a can of beans, a compact fluorescent light bulb — and tag them with small electronic…
19/09/2009 - 00:38
Council and Tinker.it! presented: Are you ready for the Internet of Things? A LIFT @ Home event, december 4, 2009, Brussels, at  IMAL.org The movies by filmers Suzanne Hogendoorn and Joris Holtermans are on the Council Conference Channel on youtube. The evening program was streamed by IMAL and is archived. You can watch it. IMAL was packed…
13/09/2009 - 14:32
The age of ubiquitous computing is here: a computing without computers, where information processing has diffused into everyday life, and virtually disappeared from view. What does this mean to those of us who will be encountering it? How will it transform our lives? And how will we learn to make wise decisions about something so hard to see?…
12/09/2009 - 15:14
A particular group of miniature power generators consists "of devices that recycle energy available in the ambient. They are referred to as scavengers. Typical ambient energy sources are heat or mechanical vibrations." In an IOT environment this becomes even more urgent. Already we can talk of The Monster footprint of digital technology: "When we…
5/09/2009 - 11:22
In his Mobile Internet of Things Blog, Florian Michahelles writes "Liam Bannon commented on how industry has changed, he gave the example of a senior executive who has changed his instructions from "evaluate" (something the company has developed) over "develop" and "explore" to "come up with something interesting". Liam outlined herewith a clear…
28/08/2009 - 11:53
There is a well known mock-up image of a Google search result, where the query "my fucking keys" gets the answer "On the top of the fridge, right where you left them dipshit". This captures the essence of the Internet of Things beautifully: the virtual and the physical world get connected and collapse into one world, allowing us to search the…
26/08/2009 - 14:35
Wireless is increasingly pulling in all kinds of applications, platforms, services and things (rfid) into networks. Many people communicate through mobiles, blackberries, digital organizers, palmtops. Cars become information spaces with navigational systems and consoles like Nintendo DS have wireless capacities and get linux kernels installed.We…
24/08/2009 - 17:22
TCP/IP is the set of network communication protocols – the language - of the Internet (Transmission Control Protocol/Internet Protocol) that ran officially on the ARPA network (the precursor of the internet) in 1983. Because of the military and academic background of the internet, the world wide web was made possible in 1993 with the browser’…
24/08/2009 - 17:15
RFID technology is at a crucial point, in terms of standards and policies, regulations and deployment and services. As technology becomes ever more deeply embedded in everyday life and the experienced economies, it can no longer see design as a front-end tool, nor as a social and cultural issues as a sphere that has to mold itself around new…
24/08/2009 - 17:04
The first requirement for building an ambient society is a debate with all stakeholders; citizens, small and medium enterprises, multinationals, semi government and government institutionson the granularity of experience that counts as input for the hard wired sensors that are the first line of picking up signals that count as data for the…
24/08/2009 - 17:02
Currently we can discern two main blocks of thought on IoT.  The first is a reactive framework of ideas and thought that sees IoT as a layer of digital connectivity on top of existing infrastructure and things. This position sees IoT as a manageable set of convergent developments on infrastructure, services, applications and governance tools. It…