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#InternetOfEverything Accelerates Critical “Air Care” for CALSTAR

…e of the Internet’s next wave—the Internet of Everything (IoE). The pace of digital disruption is affecting the transportation industry in significant ways. The IoE is driving safety, mobility and efficiency efforts across the industry. And, while streamlining operations is critical to the success of any agency, it’s even more important when inefficiency can mean the difference between life and death. The California Shock Trauma Air Rescue’s (CAL…


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#WednesdayWalkabout Series: Big Data Benefits for the Digital Citizen

…stem that enables the collection and sharing of pertinent data – like real-time social media updates and public transportation location – across more than 50 local agencies, allowing for a more coordinated and effective response. While emergency responders can more quickly reach and treat those in need of assistance, city leaders can make proper adjustments to ease traffic flow and resume public transport schedules. Singapore, with plans to be th…


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IoT Meets Standards, Driving Interoperability and Adoption

…icles. Aligning industry standards with IP and Ethernet: Historically, major industry players in manufacturing, transportation, and other verticals have established standards bodies around their own protocols and technologies, often creating conflicting standards and thus inhibiting interoperability and adoption. The IoT industry is working with the major industry standards bodies such as ODVA to migrate existing standards to IP and Ethernet whil…


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New Collaboration Cloud Harnesses the Power of IoE to Improve Public Safety

…judges and inmates at correctional facilities. This helps law enforcement organizations to significantly reduce transportation and overtime costs for personnel. It can also reduce other public safety risks including reduced movement of incarcerated individuals by enabling legal teams and providers of numerous inmate services to communicate with inmates via video. The National Sheriffs’ Association Collaboration Cloud will give law enforcement org…


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Number of Access Technologies and IoT Deployments Is Skyrocketing

…ry day or two, and the data isn’t particularly time-sensitive. Or, to ensure safety and efficiency in connected transportation systems, narrow-band radio might be used to send several kilobytes of data to all of a city’s buses using just five high-profile transmission sites. IoT Access Technologies Vary According to Bandwidth, Reach, Power, and Cost. Source: Cisco, 2015 On the other extreme, the sensors deployed around an oil rig to ensure opera…


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