March 2013 – Mobile World Congress 2013

By Zach Shelby, Sensinode, & Niclas Krantz, Ericsson The event of the year for the telecom industry is the Mobile World Congress. In the last week of February, tens of thousands of industry professionals, media and investors gathered in the Spanish city of Barcelona to get updated on the latest news, meet customers and gather … Continue reading

March 2013 – Smart Energy Summit

By Mike Coop, Marcom Co-Chair The IPSO Alliance sponsored the Parks Associates Smart Energy Summit, held in San Antonio, TX last month.  Mike Coop from GreenWave Reality participated on a panel entitled “Device Interoperability: A Progress Report”; other panelists included ARM, Qualcomm, the UPnP Forum, and IPSO members Sigma Designs and Silicon Labs.  In the … Continue reading

March 2013 – Spring Member Meeting

By Geoff Mulligan, IPSO Chairman The IPSO Alliance is excited to announce our second European member meeting.  Our Spring 2013 Meeting will be held in Helsinki on May 20 and 21.  We are planning a packed agenda including updates from each of our committees, the beginning of the planning process for upcoming 2013 events and … Continue reading

January 2013 – Secretary’s Message

We Have Seen This Movie Before Growing up I remember the long pending arrival of televisions that could hang on your walls.  It seemed like a marketing promise that never came to fruition.  A 1954 Popular Mechanics article (no, I’m not that old) may have been one of the first sources to discuss the potential … Continue reading

January 2013 – Featured Alliance – IP500

By Chris Carnevale, IP500 In 2007, the IP500® vision to form an open, fully interoperable and robust IP-based sensor network solution for commercial building and other sensor applications began.    Formally established in 2010, the IP500® Alliance is comprised of international OEMs and system manufacturers. These member companies are focused on the end user and have … Continue reading

January 2013 – CES

By Mike Coop, GreenWave Reality Another Consumer Electronics Show has come and gone; as usual, vendors announced technologies ranging from broadly beneficial to patently absurd.  Based on actual product introductions, a number of categories seemed to make concrete market progress over the previous twelve months, including less insanely expensive ultra high definition television (UHDTV, also … Continue reading

January 2013 – IETF 85 Bits ‘N’ Bites

Ericsson shows how social media and light bulbs with IP addresses can bring a brighter future From the Ericsson Blog Ericsson participated in an IPSO (IP Smart Objects) Alliance demo session at the 85th IETF meeting in Atlanta to show what is possible when the technologies we are developing work together seamlessly across different vendors … Continue reading

January 2013 – Technical Information Updated by the TAB

By Jari Arkko The TAB has been working on developing new content for the “Technical Information” section of the IPSO Website and rolled out the new information earlier this week. It was a priority for the TAB to update the website to include the most relevant and informative information available. The new information on the … Continue reading

January 2013 – The IPSO IoT Innovation Contest

The IPSO Alliance is announcing the Internet of Things 2013 Innovation Contest that invites people and companies from around the world to submit new Internet Protocol enabled Smart Objects that demonstrate the power of the Internet of Things. The goal of this contest is to bring forth exciting new concepts and devices that use the … Continue reading

January 2013 – Spring Member Meeting Announced

By Geoff Mulligan I am pleased to announce that we have scheduled our Spring 2013 meeting in Helsinki, Finland for the week of May 20th, with an Interop scheduled to follow the meeting. Please watch the Interop mailing list for information related to that event.  You can manage your subscriptions to the mailing lists on … Continue reading