KPF and Cisco – Views of the future of digitally enabled buildings
Kohn Pedersen Fox Associates (KPF), an international architectural practice based in New York City, employs comprehensive architectural design practices that strive to obtain optimal solutions in terms of environmental responsibility, social awareness, contextual design, and client value. Project results are achieved through collaboration and dialogue, informed decision-making, concerning contextual sensitivity, flexibility, and performance. As successful […]
Expansion of Digital Ceiling ecosystem
Since our Digital Ceiling launch earlier this year, together with our ecosystem partners, we have been successfully implementing a good amount of customer implementations. This year’s RealComm/IBCon conference, right in the heart of Silicon Valley, seemed for us the right catalyst to announce our next set of partners with core areas of expertise in innovative Infrastructure […]
Join us at Realcomm/IBCon to discover Cisco’s Digital Ceiling Framework
Since we launched the Cisco Digital Ceiling framework earlier this year, we have made a lot of progress in the market. We also got a lot of great...
Cisco Digital Ceiling … coming to a smart(er) building near you !
We recently launched the Digital Ceiling per Tony Shakib’s blog. The Cisco Digital Ceiling unleashes the power of the IoT by linking building services over a single, converged IP network. It transforms the unobtrusive infrastructure in ceilings across your facilities into a secure, distributed, and standards-based architecture that delivers building intelligence at the edge of the network. […]
Reconnecting refugees with loved ones thanks to the Cisco Disaster Response Team
Last month, I had the privilege, as part of my job, to go to Greece to deploy emergency communications infrastructure. Cisco was asked by partner NGOs to support the influx of people passing through the Greek islands due to the Syrian refugee crisis. Syria’s civil war is the worst humanitarian crisis of our time. Half the country’s […]
The Internet of Employment – the workforce behind a connected future
By next year, it is estimated that 25 billion devices will already be connected to the internet, with that figure set to double to 50 billion by 2020. These connected ‘devices’ won’t simply be computers, they will range from alarm clocks, cars, coffee makers, fridges, baby monitors and smart watches, to street lighting, parking meters […]
AGT and Cisco’s New IoE Solutions for Smart Cities: City Safety and Traffic Incident Management
Cities are growing rapidly, stressing infrastructure and essential services while budgets remain tight. As the growth engines of the global economy, cities are competing with each other to achieve greater quality of life for their citizens, to attract new businesses and to achieve sustainability goals. Imagine safer city and neighborhood streets, fewer traffic jams, cleaner […]