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Location Based Services Enabling Smart Connected Cities

…er people, process, data and things to make networked connections more relevant and valuable than ever before.  Smart and Connected Cities takes this and applies it in an urban environment to create new capabilities , richer experiences and unprecedented economic opportunity for businesses, individuals and countries. While the Internet of Everything is about a connected grid of people, processes, data and things, what touches most of us is the ‘c…

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Cisco helps Norway Utility Modernize Power Grid

…The new IP backbone will alllow BKK to provide new IP-based services and new capabilities in managing the power grid, such as advanced metering infrastructure (AMI) and distribution automation. In the future, BKK can assign IP addresses to sensors and relays to develop smart grid technologies and provide greater visibility into its electrical grid network. “The utility industry is changing fast as smart grids become reality and more devices becom…

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BC Hydro, Cisco and Itron – a Powerhouse in Canada

…MI), Distribution Automation(DA) and other advanced gird applications. The design is based on Cisco’s Connected Grid Solution utilizing Cisco’s Field Area Router (CGR) and standards based Smart Meter Field Area Network (FAN) technologies and Itron OpenWay® CENTRON® smart meter as well as Itron’s meter data management, collection engine and reporting software. BC Hydro is fast moving to build an IPv6 network able of supporting 2 Million routa…

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Top 10 Ways Public Sector Organizations Are Capturing IoE Value Today

…ansportation, law enforcement, education, water, and (sometimes) Internet connectivity. The City of Amsterdam’s Smart City strategy typifies this approach. It includes 47 IoE projects, such as smart energy grid systems, street lighting, parking application, building management, and public Wi-Fi. Many of these projects span multiple city departments, and involve private sector stakeholders. At the center of Amsterdam’s IoE strategy is an open IT i…

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Cisco and Streetline Innovate for Smart Parking: Introducing Camera Based Detection and an Integrated Streetline IOT Gateway with Cisco WiFi

…sco to introduce a new integrated solution that brings together Streetline’s low-power mesh network and Cisco’s Smart+Connected™ City WiFi via the Connected Grid Router (CGR). With this advanced, integrated solution, Cisco WiFi customers can add Streetline’s award-winning, patented smart parking guidance, analytics and enforcement platform to their smart city initiatives. The new Streetline IoT Gateway for CGR essentially “snaps” onto the C…

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