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Smart cities— where different utilities and services are interconnected via the Internet of Things(IoT) — may be especially beneficial during times of emergency. Narayan Mandayam, a Distinguished Professor and Chair of Electrical and Computer Engineering at Rutgers University, said by utilizing the IoT to connect different telecommunications platforms and utility …
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RALEIGH, N.C., Sept. 21, 2017  — Trilliant, a global provider of IoT and smart energy communications solutions, signed a deal on August 15 with Saigon Hi-Tech Park (SHTP) to deploy Southeast Asia’s first smart city project. Trilliant will install light-emitting diode (LED) lights, together with controls and a smart city …
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New Delhi, Sep 12 – Get My Parking, a start-up that uses Internet of Things (IoT) for its smart parking platform, today said it has raised USD 3 million (Rs 19.2 crore) funding from BEENEXT, IAN Fund and Indian Angel Network. The two-year old start-up has previously raised funds to …
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or years, cities have been trying to use data that has sat, siloed in individual departments. Even as that historic data is liberated and made more open, however, more and different types of data are coming in. Since the advent of smartphones with built in GPS, location data, streaming from …
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Despite rapid advances in technology, we’re still seeing many stories of product recalls, factory failures and other types of maintenance accidents repeated, year after year. Just last March, Ford recalled almost 5,000 cars locally after seven burst into flames and more than 50 caught fire overseas. While mechanical and technical …
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The Digital Marketplace run by the federal government’s Digital Transformation Agency will now offer local councils an opportunity to collaborate on smart city projects, according to assistant minister for cities and digital transformation Angus Taylor. The marketplace will allow councils to post details of smart city projects they are working …
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Delivering value that exceeds the sum of its parts, smart cities will help us along the road to utopia. We will be able to address the key challenges of our day, issues like traffic congestion, outdated utility infrastructure, safety, the expense of healthcare, our education crisis, and our increasing demand …
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Arrow Electronics is collaborating with AIRmaker, a Singapore-based Internet of Things (IoT) accelerator, to help start-ups transform fresh ideas into sustainable businesses. As a technology advisor, Arrow will help AIRmaker programme start-ups become more effective and productive in their idea-to-impact product journey. “We are confident that our collaboration with Arrow …
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Vendors and channel partners must educate municipalities about the need for a robust, well-managed network to carry out smart city and IoT initiatives, according to an Extreme Networks leader. “Unfortunately, a lot of states, counties, and cities don’t look at the network as a strategic business asset,” said Brian O’Connor, …
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According to a survey conducted by IDC on the most trusted vendors for US Smart City transformation, Microsoft was ranked the most trusted vendor. IDC asked the following two questions as part of their survey. Do you expect the following technology suppliers will enable the digital transformation that will help …