ICYMI: Harnessing the Internet of Things for Global Development
This report from 2016 is worth a read if you are interested in the intersection of smart and connected technologies and global development. It was shared with me again today and I thought it was worth posting. - Zack Huhn, Venture Smarter
This report explores the current use and potential of Internet of Things (IoT) technologies in tackling global development challenges, highlighting a number of specific instances where IoT interventions are helping to solve some of the world’s most pressing issues. It presents summary conclusions on what is required for the IoT to reach billions of people living in the developing world, and also to accelerate income growth and social development as a result.
Waymo’s self-driving cars are now transporting passengers without a human behind the wheel - these fully autonomous rides will expand to the public as part of a ride-hailing service in the coming months.
Arrivo founder Brogan BamBrogan joined Colorado transportation officials in Denver Tuesday to announce a partnership to create a network of roadside tubes at the congested heart of the city that promises to whisk drivers and their cars to their destinations at speeds of up to 200 mph.
Huawei is participating in the Smart City Expo World Congress 2017 (SCEWC) in Barcelona under the theme of “Leading New ICT, Creating a Smart City Nervous System”, highlighting how a Smart City can be like "a living organism that works seamlessly to continuously learn and enhance the city’s services".
These virtual sandboxes allow developers to create systems of systems based on thousands of sensors and devices, they also provide the opportunity to asses network characteristics under various loads. This helps reduce cost and time to market while at the same time designing accurately for current and future smart city requirements.
Live workshops and online training are customized to help cities find ways to collaborate across their organizations.
Cities and towns across the United States have assumed a new mantle of leadership over the past year: establishing bold commitments to move away from dirty fuels and repower their communities with 100% clean, renewable energy.
RobotLab is pleased to host an evening focusing on autonomous vehicles, smart cities and the future of society with Dan Burstein of Millennium Technology & Rhonda Binda of Venture Smarter.
National Rural Electric Cooperative Association (NRECA) CEO Jim Matheson commended USDA for making such a major investment in rural development and infrastructure through new loans to America’s electric cooperatives.