Tag: Green ICT

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

| January 11, 2016 | 0 Comments
Cellular networks for Massive IoT – enabling low power wide area applications: Ericsson

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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ZigBee 3.0 ratification opens door to smarter, greener world using the Internet of Things

| December 17, 2015

News Highlights: ZigBee Alliance ready to help unify the IoT making it easier to build smart solutions for homes, buildings and cities. Industry rallies around new solution as EnOcean Alliance jointly announces collaboration to combine widely adopted interoperable wireless energy harvesting definitions with ZigBee 3.0. Ratification paves way for standards convergence around a newly consolidated […]

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Flexenclosure guest post: The Economics of Power Usage Effectiveness (PUE)

| December 1, 2015 | 0 Comments

Guest post by Tomas Rahkonen, Chief Technology Officer & Vice President eCentre, Flexenclosure Power usage effectiveness, PUE, has been an important metric in the data centre world for some time now.  Companies running data centre facilities typically strive for the lowest PUE they can achieve in order to reduce their operating costs and promote their […]

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IDC lists 3 smart city trends to expect in 2016

| November 24, 2015 | 0 Comments

Predictions from research firm IDC revealed three particularly interesting trends emerging around the smart cities movement. According to IDC research director of the global Smart Cities Strategies program Ruthbea Yesner Clarke, in 2016, look for growing adoption and awareness of the smart city concept by an expanding set of government leaders. “Not only does IDC […]

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