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Cisco IOx: Real World Benefits

…nt capabilities I have described can have a measurable and relevant impact on everyday life and business. SAFER TRANSPORTATION Whether it’s a passenger train in a bustling city or a freight train slithering through the mountainside, news of derailment is a tragic story. You may have heard about the fatal train accident in New York City’s Bronx or the recent incident in Philadelphia where a train hauling crude oil was dangling over a river. The U…


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Cisco IOx: Making Fog Real for IoT

…Things (IoT) applications that demand real-time response and predictable latency such as industrial automation, transportation, networks of sensors, and actuators. Thanks to its wide geographical distribution, the Fog model is well positioned for real time big data and real time analytics. But how can we make Fog real for IoT? We believe Cisco IOx is the answer. Cisco IOx is delivering an application enablement framework that brings the Fog conce…


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An Open Framework for the Internet of Things

…on the grid, IOx goes far beyond this as well. For instance, the platform can be deployed by a rail company or transportation fleet to facilitate fleet communication or Positive Train Control (PTC). Municipalities can also find value in the platform to deploy smart city applications like intelligent street lighting and smart parking. Regardless of the industry, be it utilities, rail or manufacturing, customers are asking for the same types of ca…


Statement by Mary Brown on the U.S. Department of Transportation’s Decision on Vehicle-to-Vehicle Technology

Today’s decision by the US Department of Transportation to move forward with vehicle-to-vehicle safety technology for cars and light trucks is welcome news. Not only does this mark the first use of radio technology that will make our driving experience safer, but it is also the first use of the Intelligent Transportation Service spectrum at 5.9 GHz that was set aside for these purposes nearly 15 years ago. Just as important, this is a victory fo…


IPv6 for Megatrends”>Amazon’s

…ecting objects to each other. The scenarios this will allow are countless in multiple environments: healthcare, transportation, manufacturing, public sector and defense to name a few. Also in the consumer space the Internet of Things will automate, streamline and simplify tasks. Few examples:  remote health monitoring or remote hospitalization, cattle monitoring, faster and more accurate door delivery (have you seen Amazon’s experiment of the Dro…