Transportation

September 13, 2016

DIGITAL TRANSFORMATION

Cisco to Showcase Connected Rail Technology at InnoTrans 2016 in Berlin

Next week, Cisco and other industry leaders will flock to Berlin for the biennial transportation event InnoTrans 2016. The international trade fair for transport technology, highlights railway technology, railway infrastructure, public transport, interiors and tunnel construction as well as a new bus display area for transit vehicle manufacturers. InnoTrans will welcome nearly 135,000 attendees to […]

September 2, 2016

GOVERNMENT

Cruising to Safer, Smarter Streets

Start Your Engines: Considering all the benefits emerging with the technology innovations of the digital age, it’s surprising that we see few changes to roadways, streets and vehicles that truly improve the driver experience and make roads safer. As a German, I more than appreciate the beauty of good driving. But how can we truly leverage innovative change and […]

Experience Robots, Flying Objects, and Shooting Stars in Virtual Reality 

Did you know that about 60 years ago, “Sensorama” the first virtual reality (VR) machine was invented by Morton Heilig?  And 50 years ago, the first VR and augmented reality HMD (head-mounted display) was created by Ivan Sutherland. [Source: Timeline of Virtual Reality]. Today, virtual reality technology is becoming reality. How do I know? For […]

February 4, 2016

GOVERNMENT

Customer Spotlight: Idaho Transportation Department Creates Cohesive Communications Environment

While Idaho isn’t a very populous state, with only 1.5 million people, it stretches across 83,000 million square miles. The Idaho Transportation Department (ITD) is responsible for all transportation-related efforts in that area, from highway construction to the Department of Motor Vehicles. But with only 1,800 employees, that can be a real challenge! As ITD […]

November 2, 2015

GOVERNMENT

Customer Spotlight: Alabama Dept. of Transportation Reduces Travel Expenses with Video Solution

One of the biggest issues state governments face in their day-to-day governing is the sheer size of the state itself. Even in average sized states, it can take quite some time to get from place to another, and it’s particularly burdensome for state government workers who live and work in cities far from the state […]

October 5, 2015

DIGITAL TRANSFORMATION

Cisco’s Solution Framework for the Digital Journey

Every country, city, industry, and business is becoming digital in order to leverage the unprecedented opportunities possible from rapidly expanding connectivity around the globe. Digitization requires customers to rethink their business, operations, and technology strategies. Cisco’s research, along with countless business experts, forecasts that 40% of today’s leading businesses will be displaced by competitors disrupting […]

IoE and Managing Assets in Motion: Making Better, Smarter, Faster Organizations

The Internet of Everything (IoE) is connecting everything everywhere — on the land, in the air, and even on the sea. Cisco recently helped a competitive yacht crew win regattas using the IoE to provide the competitive edge. The vessel was outfitted with an IoE ruggedized platform combining boat sensor data; GPS, wind, and weather […]