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Smart+Connected Community Services to Roll-out Shortly in Songdo

…e right in the picture above with Incheon Metropolitan City Mayor Young-Gil Song), President, Globalisation and Smart+Connected Communities, said: “Songdo will be the role model for smart cities around the world. While Cisco is involved in smart and connected communities around the world, there is much for us to learn and Songdo will help us understand how the Internet and technology can contribute to the cities of the future.” To get…


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Cisco Responds to Wall Street Journal Article on China

…se initiatives include linking educational and health care institutions, public safety and using networking and smart building technology to drive energy efficiency and reduce greenhouse gas emissions.  Cisco’s proposed participation in the Smart+Connected Communities project in Chongqing is based on standard, unmodified Cisco routing and switching equipment – the same equipment that is supplied to governments and private sector customers w…



Intelligent Communities: a Smart Choice?

…, the provincial connection program serves the outlying areas. Based on the descriptions of efforts in cities on this year’s ICF list, a successful municipal deployment requires focus, patience, and sometimes, maybe a little luck. Are these infrastructure investment strategies a smart choice? What do you think are the best criteria for designating a municipality as an Intelligent Community? >>More… Connected Life Exchange…


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…zing to see just how much has been accomplished. The Rivas Ecopolis (Eco-City) initiative is the latest in our Smart+Connected Video series. In this series, we highlight the people, the communities, and their innovative use of technology to re-shape their future with environmental sustainability, connected government and practical modernization. With aggressive goals and projects started back in 2004, Rivas Spain has a thriving young community o…


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“The Internet of Things” takes a step forward with new IPv6 routing protocol

…t are often powered by small batteries that are difficult to replace. A key milestone for the advancement of IP smart object networks is the development of their own routing protocol, that was approved this month by the IETF.  Networks of IP-based smart objects can now be deployed to support a myriad of applications such as smart metering and smart grid networks, and to advance solutions for smart+connected communities. This is no longer a futu…