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home::urban iot 2010::first international workshop on the urban internet of things
"The goal of this workshop is to gather original and inspiring contributions from technology experts, researchers in academia and industry, designers, urban planners, and architects interested in sharing their knowledge, experiences, and best practices for building smarter cities."
internet  urban  iot  ubiquitouscomputing  japan  tokyo 
december 2010 by dunc
Living Labs Global
The Well Connected City: How innovation in services and mobility contributes to sustainability. Design London | Living Labs Global. Event report and photos. More info also at http://blogs.driversofchange.com/emtech/2010/03/the-well-connected-city.html

Imperial College, London, March 9th, 2010
uia  city  ubiquitouscomputing  imperialcollege 
march 2010 by dunc
Business Opportunities from Remote Device Management M2M and the Internet of Things
"This survey and report has been researched and published by Beecham Research, an independent analyst and consulting firm that specializes in M2M and the “Internet of Things” and serves both the adopter and technology supplier communities." free but you need to sign up to their site.
sensei_fp7  convergence  ubiquitouscomputing  internetofthings  rfid  monitoring 
september 2009 by dunc
CORDIS : ICT : Programme : Components, systems and engineering : NECS
Final Workshop of the Study on "Monitoring and Control: Today's Market and its evolution till 2020" Some useful facts and figures on ubicomp market esp. in Europe
sensei_fp7  convergence  ubiquitouscomputing  rfid  monitoring  internetofthings 
september 2009 by dunc
HINTeractions: facilitating informal knowledge exchange in physical and social space
UCL / Arup CASE project - Paper from TEI '09, Tangible and embedded interaction archive, Proceedings of the 3rd International Conference on Tangible and Embedded Interaction.
ucl  CASE  hinteractions  ubiquitouscomputing  research 
april 2009 by dunc
SENSEable City
"The real-time city is now real! The increasing deployment of sensors and hand-held electronics in recent years is allowing a new approach to the study of the built environment. The way we describe and understand cities is being radically transformed - alongside the tools we use to design them and impact on their physical structure." and in particular the flickr tourism project: http://ieeexplore.ieee.org/xpl/freeabs_all.jsp?arnumber=4653470
convergence  ubiquitouscomputing  visualization  sensors  crowdsourcing  etech  Conferences09Redux  internetofthings 
march 2009 by dunc
Herman Miller - for Business - Programmable Environments
via Jennifer Magnolfi at ETech "What if our buildings could respond to change as easily as we do? What if buildings never became obsolete, but instead could keep up with our own speed of adaptation and change? What if they were Always Building? Could technology reinvent our environments? If our habitats were programmable, what would we ask of them?"
convergence  design  transmedia  ubiquitouscomputing  usercentred  sensors  etech  Conferences09Redux  internetofthings 
march 2009 by dunc
Siftables
When can i get these..."Siftables are cookie-sized computers with motion sensing, neighbor detection, graphical display, and wireless communication. They act in concert to form a single interface: users physically manipulate them - piling, grouping, sorting - to interact with digital information and media. Siftables provides a new platform on which to implement tangible, visual and mobile applications."
convergence  ubiquitouscomputing  interactive  interface  etech  gesture  Conferences09Redux  internetofthings 
march 2009 by dunc
Manifesto of Open Disruption and Participation by Eric Paulos
Eric Paulos manifesto: We must change our mantra: “not usability but usefulness and relevancy to our world, its citizens, and our environment" We have the power to create an entirely new form of citizen volunteerism, community involvement, and participation. We need to think big impact – outside of our immediate world of academic ubiquitous computing.
convergence  ubiquitouscomputing  voluntourism  citizenscience  etech  Conferences09Redux  internetofthings 
march 2009 by dunc
7.5th Floor » Blog Archive » On Urban Attractiveness
A city’s attractiveness is determined by a wide range of elements based on their own wealth, security (i.e. The Safe City By Leo van den Berg), history, cultural assets, and excellent landscape, measured with quantitative data such as in Richard Florida’s work and the indexes of Mercer, and the UN’s State of the World’s Cities, Quality of “Business” Life.
convergence  ubiquitouscomputing  selfsurveillance  uia  urbanlife2030  internetofthings 
january 2009 by dunc
e-AR Sensor to Improve Athletes' Performance - Medgadget - www.medgadget.com
Professor Guang-Zhong Yang, Chairman of the Imperial College London Imaging Sciences Centre, and colleagues, are developing a miniaturized Bluetooth enabled monitor that promises to improve training and performance of athletes. In addition, Dr. Yang's startup called Sensixa is working on a whole line of interesting physiologic monitors.
convergence  ubiquitouscomputing  health  sensors  wsn  internetofthings 
january 2009 by dunc
30. The Internet Of Things - TIME's Best Inventions of 2008 - TIME
In September, a group of high-tech companies that includes Cisco and Sun formed the IP for Smart Objects Alliance.
convergence  sensei_fp7  ubiquitouscomputing  internetofthings 
december 2008 by dunc
The next development of the net: the internet of things | Technology | The Guardian
Sometime between now and 2010, the internet is poised to reach beyond virtual space and take root in the physical world. According to many futurist thinkers, almost every object you can see around you carries the possibility of being connected to the internet. This means that your domestic appliances, your clothes, the books on your shelves and your car in the driveway may one day soon be assigned a unique IP address, just as both computers and web pages are assigned them today, to enable them to talk to each other.
sensei_fp7  ubiquitouscomputing  realworldinternet 
october 2008 by dunc
Detecting earthquakes with laptops | Shake it all about | The Economist
IF YOU drop your laptop computer, a chip built into it will sense the acceleration and protect the delicate moving parts of its hard disk before it hits the ground. A group of researchers led by Jesse Lawrence of Stanford University are putting the same accelerometer chip to an intriguing new use: detecting earthquakes. They plan to create a network of volunteer laptops that can map out future quakes in far greater detail than traditional seismometers manage. [via olivier, thanks!]
convergence  selfsurveillance  spimes  ubiquitouscomputing  monitoring  internetofthings  iot 
october 2008 by dunc
Adam Greenfield keynote talk - data visualization & visual design - information aesthetics
some quick notes from Adam Greenfield's keynote talk. Adam is instructor at the Interactive Telecommunications Program & well known from his book Everyware about the social & ethical implications of ubiquitous computing. some general observations, including 5 ethical guidelines for the design of ubiquitous systems
ubiquitouscomputing  convergence  spimes  seewatt  internetofthings  iot 
september 2008 by dunc
Tracking productivity in the workplace | Every move you make | The Economist
Each badge is fitted with a set of motion-sensors, a microphone, a microprocessor and a radio transceiver that allow it to sense and broadcast back to base a person’s location, the direction he is moving in if walking, the movements of his body if he is stationary, and the timbre and inflection of his voice if he is talking—together, of course, with the length of the conversation and the identity of the other party if he, too, is a badge-wearer.
productivity  ubiquitouscomputing  convergence  sensors  sensei_fp7  internetofthings 
september 2008 by dunc
thisplacement » Adventures in Urban Computing
This is a write-up of my diploma project in interaction design from the Oslo School of Architecture and Design. The project is entitled ‘Adventures in Urban Computing’ and this weblog post contains a brief project description and a pdf of the diploma report.
urbancomputing  convergence  ubiquitouscomputing  internetofthings 
august 2008 by dunc
Podcast: You are a Sensor -
Clever researchers have determined that you, even without a portable device can be an effective geographic sensor. This week we explore examples of how individuals can act as effective sensors for disease or natural disaster.
convergence  wsn  ubiquitouscomputing  internetofthings 
july 2008 by dunc
Situated Technologies Pamphlets 1: Urban Computing and its Discontents by Adam Greenfield, Mark Shepard (Book) in Arts & Photography
The Situated Technologies Pamphlet series explores the implications of ubiquitous computing for architecture and urbanism:
ubiquitouscomputing  books 
july 2008 by dunc
arsenal research | R & D Topics | Mobility | Telematics solutions for mobility applications | People Flows and Crowd Dynamics
One of the key objectives of arsenal research is to gain quantitative insights into the motion and orientation behavior of people in infrastructures such as train stations, airports and shopping centers.
cim  peoplecounting  tracking  convergence  ubiquitouscomputing  internetofthings 
june 2008 by dunc
Fuel Conservation No Idle Matter at UPS
UPS uses GPS to "minimize the number of left turns... reduces idling which in turn lowers fuel consumption... multiply it across 88,0000 vehicles making nearly 15 million deliveries every day during the course of a year, it adds up."
convergence  gps  ubiquitouscomputing  internetofthings  geoweb  locationawareness 
may 2008 by dunc
OZCHI 2008 - "Designing for Habitat & Habitus"
The role of technology in supporting and enhancing our relationships with(in) the settings we inhabit and designing interactions that can sustain affective and diverse cultural and environmental life-experiences.
hci  conference  2008  ubiquitouscomputing 
may 2008 by dunc
Situated Technologies: Toward the Sentient City
An exhibition critically exploring the evolving relationship between ubiquitous/pervasive computing and urban architecture - SUBMISSION DEADLINE: June 27, 2008
architecture  competition  ubiquitouscomputing 
may 2008 by dunc
Orange Cone: Sketching Smart Things, a presentation for CHIFOO
lecture theme this year is "From Ideation to Innovation," and I used the theme as an opportunity to describe our recent projects, including our work with the Henry Ford, and our products, and the theoretical framework that we're developing to think about
ubiquitouscomputing  convergence  physical_computing  internetofthings 
february 2008 by dunc
cityofsound: The Personal Well-Tempered Environment
Excellent write up by Dan of his talk at Interesting South, Sydney. If you want to understand why i am measuring *stuff* or what is that i am doing then read this.
ubiquitouscomputing  convergence  wsn  internetofthings 
january 2008 by dunc
Pervasive 2008 | May 19-22, 2008 | International Conference on Pervasive Computing
Pervasive 2008, held May 19-22, 2008 in Sydney, Australia. This annual conference is the premier forum for researchers to present their latest results in all areas related to the design, implementation, application and evaluation of pervasive computing.
conference  2008  ubiquitouscomputing 
october 2007 by dunc
Sustainable Interaction | Main / HomePage
how Ubicomp research can intersect with values and practices linked to environmental sustainability. concerns about resource depletion, global warming, and environmental degradation have led people to reconsider their actions and the impact on the planet.
seewatt  sustainability  interaction  conference  ubiquitouscomputing  2007 
may 2007 by dunc
UCS 2007
International Symposium on Ubiquitous Computing Systems (UCS 2007) held in Akihabara, Tokyo, Japan on 26-29th of November, 2007.
2007  conference  ubiquitouscomputing  japan 
may 2007 by dunc
MIT OpenCourseWare - Pervasive Human Centric Computing
wide range of topics that have to do with the post-pc era of computing. It is a hands-on project course - iPAQ handheld computers, cell phones (series 60 phones), speech processing, vision, Cricket location systems, GPS, and more.
python  mobile  ubiquitouscomputing  mit 
april 2007 by dunc
CitySense - urban scale sensor network
CitySense is an urban scale sensor network testbed that is being developed by researchers at Harvard University and BBN Technologies. CitySense will consist of 100 wireless sensors deployed on light poles around the city of Cambridge, MA.
research  sensors  urban  ubiquitouscomputing  wireless  wsn 
april 2007 by dunc
Workshop on the Issues of Designing and Evaluating Ambient Information Systems :: Conference on Pervasive Computing
Ambient information systems (which include ambient, peripheral, glance-able, and subtle displays) are non-invasive and provide useful information while blending smoothly into our surroundings. These technologies are meant to be minimally attended and perceivable from outside the range of a person's direct attention, providing pre-attentive processing without being overly distracting. Examples range from large ubiquitous public displays to small bouncing icons on the Macintosh's dock.
conference  ubiquitouscomputing  2007  convergence  selfsurveillance  internetofthings 
december 2006 by dunc

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