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#SmartConnectedCity series: New Cities Summit media event reveals the future of #SmartCities is now

…thing to reduce crime, enhance interactions with citizens and provide key information – via the convenience of a smart phone. Shawn Williams, the public information officer for Dallas, shared new Smart City solutions that address technology, architecture, public safety, economic vitality, and the arts and culture of the city. For example, the city’s open data portal makes it easy for application developers to create apps relevant to their o…

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Summary: #SmartConnectedCity Series: A Smart City is a Safer City: Look to the Internet of Everything

Increasing safety used to mean finding budget for additional personnel, vehicles, equipment, radio networks, and other traditional IT. But thanks to an influx of connected technology, cities all over the world are reimagining what’s possible. One question that is on the minds of many government leaders is: how can my community bring the same amount of funding and resources, achieve effective and secure collaboration and information sharing, and…

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#SmartConnectedCity Series: Dallas, Big Smart Things Happen Here

…las as the summit’s 2014 location indicates its position as a city well on its way to becoming a technology hub. Smart engagement between citizens and city services is just one of the priorities that make Dallas an emerging Smart + Connected Community (S + CC). Examples of the city’s thoughtful innovations over the past few years prove Dallas’s potential. Empowering citizens to monitor communities in real-time. Dallas 311, a free app for Android…

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#SmartConnectedCity Series: A Smart City is a Safer City: Look to the Internet of Everything

…aborate with other experts, they just tap to start a video call. Another tap starts a PTT radio session from the smartphone. Safer Cities, At Lower Cost These are just a few examples of creative ways to use the Internet of Everything for safer cities. The payoff is a better quality of life, and an invigorated economy. To learn more please visit: Cisco Connected Safety and Security Smart+Connected Communities Intergraph Public Safety — Mobile Re…

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#SmartConnectedCity Series: A Smart Move for City Transport

…d traffic. Cities and local government leaders can now implement two new Cisco Internet of Everything solutions— Smart+Connected City Parking and Smart+Connected City Traffic — to help alleviate many of the parking and traffic-related headaches that crowded cities face today. Each Solution Doing Its Part The Smart+Connected City Parking solution serves not only spot-seeking drivers, but also provides support for traffic enforcement to locate…

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