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Ericsson scores Hong Kong smart city project with Arup

| April 7, 2016 | 0 Comments

Ericsson joins forces with Arup to transform a pilot district in Hong Kong into its first smart and sustainable neighborhood The feasibility study focuses on transforming Kowloon East into a Central Business District support economic growth Hong Kong’s ICT maturity enables ICT based transformations with social, economic and environmental benefits Ericsson (NASDAQ: ERIC) has teamed […]

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ZTE releases LoRa-based smart meters

| March 15, 2016 | 0 Comments

ZTE has entered into the smart meter space by combining LoRA networking and smart meters at CeBit. These new meters meet smart meter reading systems’ requirements for long-distance transmission of small data. The three released LoRa-based smart meters: single-phase smart meter, single-phase prepaid smart meter, and three-phase smart meter, meet most of residents’ expectations, the […]

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Has Mozilla bitten off more than it can chew with IoT?

| March 8, 2016 | 0 Comments

Interesting analysis on I Programmer of Mozilla’s transition into a platform for the internet of things. To sum up, Mozilla is now targeting four specific segments within the IoT ecosystems. One project will target providing the intelligent agent that links users to their devices. A second targets sensors and how they get to the backend […]

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Smart City India Council issues readiness guide

| February 12, 2016 | 0 Comments

The Smart Cities Council India has issued a readiness guide for India cities looking to get smart. The 400-page Readiness Guide features 14 chapters and more than 80 case studies. The guide explores the current environment and drivers of smart cities in India, and takes a holistic look at the current supporting government missions. And, […]

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Smart cities pointless without universal superfast broadband

| February 12, 2016 | 0 Comments

Smart city deployments will not get very far, or realise effective socioeconomic benefits, if more attention is not paid to the underlying infrastructure. Source: Smart cities pointless without universal superfast broadband

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2015 temperatures hit record high globally

2015 temperatures hit record high globally

| January 21, 2016 | 0 Comments

Below is a graphic from GHCN-M & ICOADS data sets provided by NOAA and published on Bloomberg. It shows how global temperatures have risen in the past century. The scary part is that temperatures climbed dramatically in the second half of 2015. More importantly, temperatures in December is was a whole 2 degree Fahrenheit above […]

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2015 Cisco Corporate Social Responsibility Report: Society

| January 14, 2016 | 0 Comments

Cisco Corporate Social Responsibility strategy prioritizes the issues that are most important to our business and to our stakeholders, identified through a formal CSR materiality assessment. We use the Cisco CSR Report to communicate our approach, objectives, … Source: 2015 Cisco Corporate Social Responsibility Report: Society

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Cellular networks for Massive IoT – enabling low power wide area applications: Ericsson

Cellular networks for Massive IoT – enabling low power wide area applications: Ericsson

| January 11, 2016 | 0 Comments

With new standards specifically targeting the connectivity requirements of Massive Internet of Things (IoT) applications, cellular networks can deliver reliable, secure and diverse IoT services using existing network infrastructure. In the Networked Society, every person and every industry will be empowered to reach their full potential. By delivering machine-to-machine (M2M) and machine-to-person communications on a […]

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AT&T is developing a “smart city framework”

| January 11, 2016 | 0 Comments

AT&T is now working IT and Big Data majors on a framework that will unify smart city applications under a common platform. According to the company, it now has partnerships with Cisco, Ericsson, GE, Qualcomm, Deloitte, Intel and others to develop smart city applications. AT&T said it aims to bring smart city trials to at […]

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ITU and Georgia Tech to work on IoT standards, applications

| January 4, 2016 | 0 Comments

The International Telecommunications Union has signed a memorandum of understanding with Georgia Institute of Technology to collaborate on developing standards for the Internet of Things. Under the MoU, the ITU’s standardisation Study Group 20, which addresses IoT technologies and applications, will ally with Georgia Tech’s centre for the development and applications of IoT, and academic […]

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