Towards the Internet of Things IIC Brussels Telecommunications and Media Forum, 26 th  March 2009 Gérald Santucci, Head of...
20 Years of ICT Revolution: The Unceasing ‘Grail Quest’   <ul><li>Ubiquitous Computing </li></ul><ul><ul><li>Mark Weiser, ...
A Future Internet of Things - IoT Early applications, based on RFID, NFC, ZigBee, Bluetooth…, which may eventually evolve ...
What are “Things”? <ul><li>Devices and appliances </li></ul><ul><ul><li>Static information appliances </li></ul></ul><ul><...
R&D Requirements to enable the IoT <ul><li>Technology for context-aware, reliable, embedded, energy-efficient and secure d...
From Research to Standardisation in Europe
<ul><li>Policy context </li></ul><ul><ul><li>Future Internet Assembly </li></ul></ul><ul><li>Commission Communication (Jun...
Useful Links <ul><li>http://ec.europa.eu/information_society/policy/rfid/index_en.htm  (RFID & IoT Policy) </li></ul><ul><...
 
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  1. 1. Towards the Internet of Things IIC Brussels Telecommunications and Media Forum, 26 th March 2009 Gérald Santucci, Head of Unit European Commission DG INFSO
  2. 2. 20 Years of ICT Revolution: The Unceasing ‘Grail Quest’ <ul><li>Ubiquitous Computing </li></ul><ul><ul><li>Mark Weiser, Xerox PARC 1988-1991 </li></ul></ul><ul><li>Tangible Media </li></ul><ul><ul><li>Hiroshi Ishii, MIT Media Lab 1995 </li></ul></ul><ul><li>Ambient Intelligence </li></ul><ul><ul><li>IST Advisory Group 1999 </li></ul></ul><ul><li>Pervasive Networks </li></ul><ul><li>Internet of Things </li></ul><ul><ul><li>Kevin Ashton, P&G 1998 </li></ul></ul><ul><li>Everyware (« Ubimédia ») </li></ul><ul><ul><li>Adam Greenfield 2006 </li></ul></ul>
  3. 3. A Future Internet of Things - IoT Early applications, based on RFID, NFC, ZigBee, Bluetooth…, which may eventually evolve into IoT applications
  4. 4. What are “Things”? <ul><li>Devices and appliances </li></ul><ul><ul><li>Static information appliances </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>Mobile information appliances </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>Mobile devices </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>Static devices </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>Smart sensors </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>Microprocessors and microcontrollers </li></ul></ul><ul><li>Machines </li></ul><ul><ul><li>50-70 billion machines of all types, of which less than 1% are connected today </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>Thousands of M2M devices per person in the future (“Internet of Devices”) </li></ul></ul><ul><li>Objects </li></ul><ul><ul><li>There are about 50,000 billion “things” on Earth </li></ul></ul>
  5. 5. R&D Requirements to enable the IoT <ul><li>Technology for context-aware, reliable, embedded, energy-efficient and secure distributed networks of cooperating sensors/actuators </li></ul><ul><ul><li>Embedded systems, wireless autonomous transducer systems, robotics </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>Underlying components, nano-electronics and micro-systems </li></ul></ul><ul><li>A global system level approach is required </li></ul><ul><li>New design principles and models of interaction </li></ul><ul><li>Europe can take advantage of the ARTEMIS and ENIAC JTIs and the EPoSS ETP </li></ul>
  6. 6. From Research to Standardisation in Europe
  7. 7. <ul><li>Policy context </li></ul><ul><ul><li>Future Internet Assembly </li></ul></ul><ul><li>Commission Communication (June 2009?) </li></ul><ul><ul><ul><li>Towards an Action Plan for Europe </li></ul></ul></ul><ul><li>Synergizing European strengths </li></ul><ul><ul><li>Cluster of European projects on RFID and IoT </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>ARTEMIS and ENIAC JTIs; EPoSS ETP </li></ul></ul><ul><li>Promoting international dialogue </li></ul><ul><ul><li>Cooperation with the U.S.; Japan; China; Korea </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>CASAGRAS, GRIFS EU-funded projects </li></ul></ul>Role of the European Commission
  8. 8. Useful Links <ul><li>http://ec.europa.eu/information_society/policy/rfid/index_en.htm (RFID & IoT Policy) </li></ul><ul><li>http://cordis.europa.eu/fp7/ict/enet/home_en.html (FP7) </li></ul><ul><li>http://www.fi-prague.eu/ (Prague Conference) </li></ul><ul><li>http://www.fi-prague.eu/program/workshop-internet-of-things.html (IoT Workshop) </li></ul><ul><li>http://guest.cvent.com/EVENTS/Info/Summary.aspx?e=535782a0-3538-4a67-8bdd-9526e13b30d9 (IoT Europe 2009 Conference) </li></ul><ul><li>http://www.rfidglobal.eu/ (CASAGRAS) </li></ul><ul><li>http://www.rfid-in-action.eu/cerp (CERP-IoT) </li></ul>

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