Connected Transportation

February 17, 2014

DIGITAL TRANSFORMATION

Cisco IOx: Real World Benefits

In my previous blog I have attempted to describe some of the distributed computing and data processing challenges that have to be solved in order to release the full potential and value from the Internet of Things, and how Cisco is addressing these challenges by enabling a Fog computing model via Cisco IOx. Let’s now review […]

November 20, 2013

PERSPECTIVES

3.9 Million and the IOE

If I told you there’s something all around us that, if connected, could significantly help reduce our dependency on fossil fuels, reduce pollution on a massive scale, reduce the amount of time we spend in our cars, make entire cities smarter and contribute to an overall improvement of peoples’ physical and mental health all at […]

September 30, 2013

DIGITAL TRANSFORMATION

Cisco Positive Train Control: Enhancing End-to-End Rail Safety … and More

Positive Train Control (PTC) is one of many new safety measures mandated by the U.S. Federal Government to help prevent train-to-train collisions, derailments and other human-caused accidents. If warnings to slow down or to stop a train go unnoticed by an engineer, the locomotive’s onboard computer will automatically apply the brakes after a certain amount […]

Cisco Live Connected Buses: More Than Just a Ride

Last week when Cisco Live attendees hopped on one of 34 connected shuttle buses in Orlando, they saw the Internet of Things (IoT) in action. The buses provided service for a record breaking 20,000 attendees traveling between 17 hotels and the Orange County Convention Center.  Free Wi-Fi kept attendees securely connected from the time they […]