Connected World Staff

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The Connected World staff contributes daily news articles to the Website on a regular basis, writing about the latest trends in the M2M and connected-device space.

February 2018: Realizing the Smart-City Vision

Enterprises, individuals, governments, cities, and other entities have at least one thing in common in today’s connected world: they’re all looking for ways to leverage innovative technologies to improve life and business; but can this really be achieved without interoperability?

By |2018-02-28T23:04:31+00:002/28/2018|

Interoperability: Seeing through the Fog

How can we improve interoperability? Perhaps the answer lies in the cloud-or, better yet, the fog. Chuck Byers, principal engineer and platform architect, Cisco Corporate Strategic Innovation Group, suggests fog computing, which was coined by Cisco, is having a significant impact on smart cities and it is changing interoperability.

By |2018-03-20T14:55:08+00:002/28/2018|

Envisioning the Senseable City and the IoT

Sensors will transform life and business in urban centers as more data collection changes human intelligence. By 2050, around 70% of the world's population is expected to live in cities, according to the United Nations,, and urbanization isn't the only shift on the horizon for the world's cities. The IoT (Internet of Things) is increasingly allowing cities to offer the kind of high-quality lifestyle and vibrant economic climate that attracts residents, businesses, and visitors alike. (Is interoperability next? See related story)

By |2018-02-01T16:23:30+00:002/1/2018|

December 2017: Protecting Natural Capital

From catching poachers to monitoring forest loss, IoT technologies enable data-driven decisionmaking in conservation. In eastern Rwanda along the border of Tanzania in Africa, Akagera National Park is a large protected area named after the Akagera River, which flows along the park’s eastern boundary. Within the park are hundreds of species, including Africa’s big five: buffalo, elephant, leopard, lion, and rhinoceros.

By |2018-01-03T19:41:01+00:0012/13/2017|

Episode 535 10.31.17

Samir Saini, CIO, City of Atlanta, says using the IoT (Internet of Things), big data, and analytics allows cities to forecast what will happen and to take action. He explains that while it is impossible to solve every problem within a city, offering the data to other organizations within communities allows for more improved collaboration and efficiency.

By |2017-12-08T18:42:34+00:0012/11/2017|

China Sparks New Life In EVs

Time to look at ahead to 2018 and the future of our transportation system, but more specifically, this column will focus on the EV (electric vehicle) sector. A lot is happening internationally regarding EVs that could alter what is happening right around the corner.

By |2017-12-04T18:36:15+00:0012/6/2017|