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Food Bank Employee Describes the Many Faces of Hunger

…enough for 43.5 million meals. Realizing that many people were unable to take advantage of this program due to transportation or time constraints, many food banks throughout the United States have begun bringing education about SNAP and application assistance directly into communities. For food banks, it’s another way to provide a sustainable end to hunger without increasing the food supply. In 2011, the Food Bank of CENC’s FNS outreach team, ca…


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Getting up to speed on the Internet of Things – fast!

…ns to you and your industry Links to solutions for your industry, including Manufacturing, Mining, Oil and Gas, Transportation and Utilities And, in-depth looks at the IoT and Cisco Security, Industrial Networking and Embedded Networking solutions. You can expect our site to grow and evolve just as quickly as IoT technologies and solutions grow. So, stop by frequently for new information. It’s easy to remember: Our hope is that…


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Cisco Connected Rail: Turning Vision into Reality

The world’s rail transportation systems are going places. From passenger trains that move people city to city at ever increasing speeds to freight trains that do the heavy lifting of global commerce, rail continues to power modern life. Cisco is thrilled to be a part of this dynamic industry and we enjoyed spotlighting Cisco Connected Rail solutions at a recent media event on Nov. 18-19 in New York City. The convergence of information and networ…


3.9 Million and the IOE

If I told you there’s something all around us that, if connected, could significantly help reduce our dependency on fossil fuels, reduce pollution on a massive scale, reduce the amount of time we spend in our cars, make entire cities smarter and contribute to an overall improvement of peoples’ physical and mental health all at the same time, would you ask why we’re not already doing everything we can to harness its potential? There are approxima…


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Public Safety Blog Series – Connecting the Unconnected is Smart Law Enforcement″>P25

…ltiplier Integrated video surveillance tools can also help cities, parks, city areas of business, parking and  transportation systems become much safer, provide an effective force multiplier for the law enforcement problem.  By connecting audio communications to video surveillance, for example, law enforcement can much more easily communicate directly to citizens at the right time, to support safe civic activities and support public safety more…