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The Smart Connected Vehicle is Here – Now We Need Smart Connected Roads!

…imposing a hidden tax on our economy, and as a result leaving underfunded governments to hold the lifeline for transportation innovation. It is upon us again here in the Midwest. Our roads are facing the grueling cycle of freezing and melting that will strip away the band aids and rip open hardly healed scars from last winter and force us motorists to steer clear of minefields of treacherous potholes. In 2014, my “tax” for driving on substandard…

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From the Last Traffic Jam to the Last “Business Jam”

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…t Traffic Jam. Today, we are already connecting roadways, cars, drivers, traffic lights, parking spaces, public transportation and commercial traffic. The early results show dramatic improvement in traffic flows, fewer roadside incidents, and lower transportation costs. And one day this all will lead to the Last Traffic Jam. This is happening by connecting disparate intelligent transportation systems to provide a centralized view of highway syste…

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Making the Last Traffic Jam a Reality

…g cars, and automated tollbooths are examples of powerful technology innovations that are shaping the future of transportation and connected cities. By connecting these disparate systems, we can take real steps towards the Last Traffic Jam. A smart car talks to a smart traffic signal, which talks to the road and realizes that there are no other cars at the intersection – so the light turns green, saving the driver’s time and conserving gas. While…

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Welcome Matt Morris to the Cisco Energy Industry Blog

…Solution Lead for Cisco’s Internet of Things (IOT) Solutions practice (Oil & Gas, Utilities, Manufacturing, Transportation and Mining), where he leads the strategy, development and go to market of Cisco’s “big bets” and transformational solutions. This includes the Cisco Secure Ops Solution, a solution that delivers critical infrastructure security as a managed service, along with household names in ICS Security.  His duties at Cisco include…

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2015 Manufacturing Industry Predictions

…ries. Beyond the marketing campaign, there are many real obstacles for India to overcome—most importantly land, transportation and other infrastructure. While I don’t believe we’ll see U.S. production capacities usurped by India in 2015, based on the passion and plans I heard during my week there, I do believe we will see an inflection on the number of projects shored in the sub-continent next year. And interestingly enough, more than a dozen U.S…

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