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Amsterdam Embraces the Internet of Everything, Paving the Way for a More Connected City

…, and things (see photo to the left). Cisco and the city of Amsterdam have been working together on a variety of Smart City endeavors for ten years now, including citywide optical fiber to the home, a Smart Grid, Smart Work place and Public TelePresence capabilities. By creating a more holistic Internet of Everything strategy for Amsterdam, the agreement will further strengthen our partnership Mayor and allow us to pursue new opportunities while…

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Ready for the Next Phase Of The Smart Grid?

…changes taking place today in the energy industry is the increased need for information from every aspect of the grid. Utilities need detailed data to meet regulatory requirements and to understand the grid’s condition on a granular level. They need to understand the grid’s condition from moment to moment – helping to cost-effectively balance load and assure reliability. The opportunities are huge: for example, at CES Cisco CEO John Chambers anno…

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Will Utilities Become Obsolete? The 1st Step to Get Ready for the IoT World Forum

…s & Marketing Director, Renault Group will discuss this pivotal moment for electric vehicles and the overall smart grid.  The smart grid will be one of the keys to a cleaner transportation future; and whether or not tomorrow’s smart grid becomes a reality could hinge upon widespread adoption of electric vehicles by consumers and the construction of the charging infrastructure these plug-in cars will require today. Biz – 16 – 29 October 10:45a…

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Exploring the Internet of Everything in Canada

…ers enhance rail operations and provide superior customer experience. In energy, BC Hydro is implementing a bold smart-grid initiative. More than 1.9 million smart meters have been deployed, all connected through an intelligent infrastructure to efficiently manage and monitor utilization while providing information to customers and helping them to better manage consumption. On the research front, Cisco Canada has partnered with the University of…

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Why Smart Microgrids are Gaining Momentum

…recently spoke at a July 2013 Washington, D.C. conference entitled “National Town Meeting on Demand Response and Smart Grid”, which focused on the interconnection of smart grids and broadband. “At a rudimentary level, we’re talking about the information exchange that would occur between elements of the grid and the operators about the generation of distributed resources. That information exchange could evolve into a layered control architecture.”…

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