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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Andrew Dalton: The NSA wants to spy on the Internet of Things. Everything from thermostats to pacemakers could be mined for intelligence data.

11/06/2016 - 11:58
We already know the National Security Agency is all up in our data, but the agency is reportedly looking into how it can gather even more foreign intelligence information from internet-connected devices...

Jon Reed: The dos and don’ts of IoT – a customer panel shares Internet of Things progress

11/06/2016 - 11:55
From the keynote stage at LiveWorx 2016, President James Heppelman asserted that the Internet of Things wasn’t just IoT. Getting results from IoT is about IoT + Analytics. Add in VR/AR (virtual and augmented reality) and we’re even closer. Which led me to tweet...

Tom Bradicich: The Internet of Things: Driving Efficiency

11/06/2016 - 11:53
The IoT, or Internet of Things, has achieved celebrity status today. It seems everywhere we turn, “everybody wants to get into the act” (1). IoT partnerships, products, strategies, visions, and pontifications are rolling out in rapid succession across many industries. In general this is positive. The IoT holds great promise as a means...

Benny Evangelista: Smart toothbrushes the latest Internet of Things battleground

10/06/2016 - 15:24
Teeth are becoming the latest battleground in the technology industry’s push to make ordinary objects smart. The health care arm of Dutch technology company Philips is introducing a $200 toothbrush on Thursday with built-in gadgetry that can tell the users whether they’re brushing...

David Pogue: What is the Internet of Things?

10/06/2016 - 15:22
Yahoo Tech Video You hear it all the time: “the Internet of Things.” What does it mean? It’s actually not that hard to understand, once Yahoo Tech's David Pogue explains.

Kyle Wiens: Copyright, the Internet of Things, and the End of Ownership

10/06/2016 - 15:20
People don’t want to own anything anymore. They much prefer licenses that let them use it. At least that’s what lawyers from The Software Alliance—a trade group representing the likes of Microsoft and Adobe—and the Motion Picture Association of America told the Copyright Office. Through an unlikely sequence...

Verizon Insights Lab: State of the Market: Internet of Things 2016 Report

10/06/2016 - 15:18
A lot's changed in a year. Enterprise organizations aren't just talking about the possibilities of the Internet of Things (IoT) anymore. Many now see it as core to their strategy. IoT is now mainstream. Over the last year, enterprises shook off a "start small, think big" mindset to IoT, and are now...

Olivia Cho: Internet of Things is Booming, But States Are Falling Behind

10/06/2016 - 15:16
The “Smart Cities” movement continues to gain traction, but what role is the Internet of Things (IoT) playing at the state level? A new report released by the National Association of State Chief Information Officers (NASCIO) reveals states are unprepared for the IoT movement: Only one out of five state...

Leslie Langnau: The Internet of Things— it’s about security

10/06/2016 - 15:15
The IoT juggernaut continues: Forecasters like Gartner Research predict that the typical home will have nearly 500 networked devices by 2020 (not me; I’m still wondering why bother?). Big name companies like GE and Siemens pitch their IoT successes at various conferences. The much-hyped Internet of Things...

Fact Not Fiction: Ipswitch’s Independent Research Reveals How IT Teams Are Preparing Today For The Rise Of Intelligent Machines

10/06/2016 - 14:36
New global research shows rapid adoption of intelligent machines used for automating and optimising business and IT processes. 92% of IT professionals surveyed recognise the technology is now central to the...