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At CES, Glitzy Wearables, Snazzy Smart Cars, and, Yes, Trash Cans”>

…nstrations of interactive kiosks that allow even tourists to easily figure out their the best route, when the next train will arrive, and if there are any real-time delays. Public Wi-Fi will extend the services to any mobile smart device. Smart lighting was a key feature for many of the innovative connected home presentations at CES. But such technologies can also have an enormous impact when scaled up for towns and cities. Motion sensors detect…


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#IoTWF: How Smart Cities Can Transform and Revitalize Municipalities in the 21st Century

…populations shift to urban areas, community leaders are seeking to transform their cities to solve a range of pressing social and economic problems and capture new opportunities. The Smart City vision with applications like smart parking, smart waste disposal, smart lighting,  smart environmental monitoring and, new citizen services offers a path towards building better communities where people want to live, learn and play and where businesses…


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Cisco Hosts Incheon City Mayor at Smart City Solutions R&D Center in Korea

…ee more university students based in Incheon, together with other Korean university students, participate in Cisco’s internship programs to enhance the professional competencies of local IT companies. Meanwhile, President of Smart+Connected Communities and Deputy Chief Globalization Officer for Cisco Anil Menon, who visited Korea for the GCoE opening ceremony, said, “The official launch of GCoE is significant in that it moves us a step closer in…


#ExecInsights: Transforming Tomorrow’s Smart Cities… Today

…I’m asking the question: How do we help cities use their hyper-connected environments to improve the city’s core systems today? In Canada, Toronto is rejuvenating its Waterfront into a sustainable ‘Living Lab.’ Using Cisco’s Smart + Connected City Architecture, the developers and managers at Waterfront Toronto have taken advantage of the network as a platform in order to create a community ecosystem within their growing segment of Toronto. That…


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Internet of Everything: Connecting your city, one home at a time

…ess homes. These types of products are just the start of how homes can play a greater role in the Internet of Everything (IoE). In an Internet of Everything world, smart homes will only be a small part of a larger network of Smart+Connected Communities that will reduce overcrowding, pollution, and natural resource constraints –ultimately improving sustainability. In our work with Cities of the Future like Songdo, South Korea and Lake Nona,…


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