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Delivering Better Transportation Solutions In a Connected World With Cisco IoE

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Ford, GM, Honda, Toyota, the U.S. Department of Transportation.  It’s no surprise why they were front and center at the Intelligent Transportation Systems (ITS) World Congress which wrapped up in Detroit last week.   But, Cisco? Barry Einsig, Cisco Global Transportation Executive and John Gillan, Sales Relationship Manager for Cisco Advanced Services prepare for a customer meeting at ITS World Congress. “Reinventing Transportation in our…

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Internet of Things – The Technical Reality

…11; you may not think much about this, but its big and getting bigger. Its always looking to be more efficient as well. Trains deal with moving people and stuff. They can already do it more efficiently than any other form of transportation Railroads are four times more fuel efficient than trucks. They can move one ton of goods about 500 miles on a single gallon of fuel. They are on average 20 times more efficient than the automobile for…

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Congratulations to the IoT Innovation Grand Challenge Semi-finalists!

…e Lesnoy Dozor, System for Forest monitoring and Early Detection of Forest Fires Other Industry/Verticals Underwater IoT made Possible by Underwater Network Nodes Oil and Gas Smart Parking for cleaner, greener simpler living Transportation Bringing IoT to Children’s Toys Education Plum Lightpad Smart Dimmer Energy Chui Facial Recognition Technology Brought to Consumer Market, Acts as Entry Way to Smart World Other Industry/Verticals Waygum.io,…

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Connecting the Unconnected

…t.  These objects contain embedded technology to interact with internal states or the external environment.  This technology allows objects within such places as manufacturing floors, energy grids, healthcare facilities, and transportation systems to be controlled from virtually anywhere in the world.   This connectivity also means more data can be gathered from more places, with more ways to increase efficiency and improve safety and…

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Affordable Autonomous Vehicles: Coming soon to a store near you?

…nvenience of being able to call an autonomous vehicle when it is needed and easily release it for others to use when it is not needed is likely to make autonomous car sharing a much more convenient and cost-efficient mode of transportation for many. Assuming the remaining ownership cost ($6,900) can be shared by 3 users, this would equate to additional savings of $4,600 per user. For the purpose of this “back of the envelope calculation”, let’s…

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