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Feature: Financial factors, commercial models, geography and planning regulations can all pose problems for local authorities with an eye on the technology It may be a promise for the 2020s rather than here and now, but 5G and its implications for the development of smart places is moving up the …
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Arrow Electronics and research organizations have joined the Denver-metro area alliance formed to help local communities adopt effective ‘smart cities’ technologies. Centennial-based Arrow (NYSE: ARW), the technology sales and distribution giant, will assist municipalities in sorting out ‘internet of things’ technologies, drawing on Arrow’s experience working on product design and …
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Wireless connectivity combined with continued advances in computing miniaturization, software operating systems and analytics have enabled direct machine to machine interaction. Small sensors and actuators working together now perform relatively simple tasks such as controlling thermostats, traffic signals or water service pressure. Connecting these machines has long been a goal …
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Serious imbalance of men and women working in the IT industry is a worldwide phenomenon. In the United States, for example, the proportion of women in the IT industry is 25 percent. It’s 16 percent in the United Kingdom, 30 percent in Singapore, and 17 percent in Hong Kong – …
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A smart city is this seemingly ubiquitous term for the data-driven urban and suburban environment that our society is heading toward in the coming years. We spoke with University of Delaware (UD) policy scientist Troy Mix last week, and he told us to think of it as a Nest thermostat …