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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…

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#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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Taking the Internet of Everything on the Road

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…rsely, the light will dim when there is no movement. This type of deployment may not be too far off for a U.S. city also. Already, Cisco is working with Streetline and the cities of San Mateo, CA and San Carlos, CA to tackle smart circulation and smart parking. Citizens and visitors to downtown San Mateo or Laurel Street in San Carlos are able to easily find parking spaces through the use of a free mobile application, which connects to a network…

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