International Workshop on Extending Seamlessly to the Internet of Things (esIoT)

Venue: San Paolo Palace Hotel

Location: Palermo, Italy

Event Date/Time: Jul 04, 2012 End Date/Time: Jul 06, 2012
Registration Date: Mar 25, 2012
Early Registration Date: Jan 15, 2012
Paper Submission Date: Jan 15, 2012
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ICTs evolution has led to wireless personal devices such as smart phones, personal computers and PDAs. These devices have in common that they are designed to operate over IP Networks. Hence, the number of devices that are connected to the Internet is growing exponentially. This has led to define a new concept of Internet, the commonly called Future Internet and Internet of Things (IoT).

The objective of IoT is the integration and unification of all communication systems located surrounds us. Thereby, the systems can get control and total access of the other systems for leading to provide ubiquitous communication and computing with the purpose of defining a new generation of services.

Extending Seamlessly to the Internet of Things (esIoT) is an international workshop focused on the integration aspects of the Internet of Things (IoT). The emerging machine-to-machine (M2M) systems should provide transparent access to information and services through a seamless integration into the Internet. On the one hand, the so-called Web of Things aims for direct Web connectivity by pushing its technology down to devices. On the other hand, cost and energy requirements of embedded devices demand efficient protocols and communication patterns, which affect the application layer. This workshop provides a forum to elaborate on ideas and approaches to adapt, extend, or bridge the existing IoT building blocks, such as ETSI M2M, ZigBee, IPv6/6LoWPAN, RFID, and legacy networked embedded systems. In addition, the impact of the IoT on industry, business, and society, including security and privacy requirements, will be discussed.

Tracks & Topics:
Extending things to Internet through IPv6

Architectures for Internet of Things integration
Global connectivity
End to End / Machine to Machine (M2M) protocols
Protocols for smart things: 6LoWPAN / DASH7 / ZigBee IP
Mobility management
Cloud computing and things internetworking
Standardization and regulatory issues

Web of Things

Lightweight RestFul / CoAP / Lightweight SOAP
Lightweight data structured (EXI)
Resource Directory approaches
Semantic description of things and services
New patterns to communicate with things Blockwise, Observe etc…

Security, trust and Privacy

Lightweight implementations of cryptographic stacks
End to end security capabilities from the things
Security for CoAP and ZigBee IP (DTLS, TLS etc..)
Bootstrapping techniques (PANA, EAP, HIP DEX …)
Trust management in the interaction between things
Fault tolerance and robustness: business continuity in the Internet of Things
Privacy in a fully interconnected world: issues and challenges

RFID and end-devices Identification

EPC to IPv6 approaches
ONS and EPCIS for things
NFC integration in the Internet of Things
Human-device interactions based on RFID/NFC
Protocols and algorithms for the massive identification of things
Naming, address management and addressability issues

Performance modeling and network technologies

Performance analysis (QoS, scalability, reliability, etc.)
Channel and traffic models
Routing protocols for the Internet of Things (RPL…)
Sustainable design and technologies (e.g. energy-efficiency)

Use Cases and Applications

e-Health applications
Mobile applications (Android OS, iOS, etc.)
Real-time data management / Critical Environments
Smart cities / Home Automation / Building Automation
Industrial solutions
Business models
Test-beds and field trial