Tag: Green ICT

Amazing smart city infographic from the New Jersey Institute of Technology

| October 25, 2015 | 0 Comments
Amazing smart city infographic from the New Jersey Institute of Technology

A great infographic from the New Jersey Institute of Technology on smart cities! According to the NJIT, the market for smart city technologies will be worth some US$27.5 billion by 2023. Source: The Benefits of Becoming a Smart City – insideBIGDATA

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Asia leads M2M adoption: Vodafone M2M barometer

| July 31, 2015 | 0 Comments
Asia leads M2M adoption: Vodafone M2M barometer

Asia Pacific is leading the world in the adoption of machine-to-machine applications, according to the Vodafone M2M Barometer 2015. The research, in its third year, is based on respondents from 659 interviewees from 16 countries across 7 vertical industries. Over 250 respondents were from the Asia Pacific across six countries – Australia, India, Japan, South […]

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Huawei works towards building a greener and better connected world with Energy Efficiency Summit 2015

| July 30, 2015 | 0 Comments
Huawei works towards building a greener and better connected world with Energy Efficiency Summit 2015

Huawei yesterday hosted the Energy Efficiency Summit under the theme “Together Building a Greener and Better Connected World” in Melbourne, Australia. The event provided a platform for the industry to share experiences of telecom energy, discuss industry development trends, and seek and refine key drivers for energy efficiency and sustainable cost reduction in the ICT […]

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GreenTouch says it can cut mobile net energy by 10,000x

| June 22, 2015 | 0 Comments
GreenTouch says it can cut mobile net energy by 10,000x

GreenTouch, the green telecom organisation founded by Alcatel-Lucent’s Bell Labs, announced that its members and partners have developed ways to cut mobile infrastructure energy consumption by as much as 10,000 times, compared to today’s networks. Five years after its foundation, GreenTouch unveiled a set of new tools, technologies, and architectures to improve the energy efficiency […]

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Greenpeace “clicking green” report revisit

| June 11, 2015 | 0 Comments
Greenpeace “clicking green” report revisit

Above is a great visualisation of the carbon profile of the Internet’s hosting infrastructure from Greenpeace’s Clicking Green report. The data presents the level of renewable energy usage by the companies that deliver most of the applications and services, i.e. Apple, Google, Facebook, etc, and those that provide the physical locations to host those applications […]

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ICT technologies central to meeting climate challenge – International Chamber of Commerce

| June 10, 2015 | 0 Comments
ICT technologies central to meeting climate challenge – International Chamber of Commerce

A major gathering of businesses and policymakers—held alongside the ongoing UN climate talks in Bonn—has heard how Information and Communication Technologies (ICT) can play a central role in tackling climate change. The International Chamber of Commerce has put its backing into ICT technologies that combat climate change – both causes and effect of global warming, […]

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Huawei launches IoT architecture, developing its own IoT OS

| May 23, 2015 | 0 Comments
Huawei launches IoT architecture, developing its own IoT OS

Huawei Technologies is launching a complete Internet of Things architecture that consist of a network aggregating node, a software-defined networking-enabled controller and an operating system for IoT devices. The architecture, dubbed Agile Network 3.0, enables enterprises to build an IoT infrastructure to support the digitisation opportunities in production, manufacturing, and logistics. “Huawei today announced the […]

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OptiBit develops new energy efficient fibre-based chip technology

| May 18, 2015 | 0 Comments

OptiBit, a start up made up of three graduate students from MIT, University of Colorado, Boulder and the University of California, Berkeley, has developed a new chip technology that promises faster processors at dramatically less energy consumption. The startup won the MIT Clean Energy Prize with the patented technology. According to BetaBoston, OptiBit is attempting […]

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‘Tech inter-operability standards vital for smart cities’ | ET Telecom

| May 18, 2015 | 0 Comments

A few years ago the buzz was around smart homes that detect human presence to adjust lighting, start appliances such as air-conditioner and save water and ele.. According to this report by the telecoms section of the Economic Times of India, a recent event organised by the Institute of Electrical and Electronics Engineers on the […]

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Time for energy neutrality for the net – Greenpeace’s Annie Leonard

| May 15, 2015 | 0 Comments
Time for energy neutrality for the net – Greenpeace’s Annie Leonard

Greenpeace USA executive director Annie Leonard argues that a healthy internet is not just neutral, but should also be powered by a neutral, as in non-monopolistic, energy infrastructure, preferably based on renewable energy. “The Internet needs a lot of electricity, and its footprint is only growing as more people around the world get connected. If […]

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