Last month, two winners were selected for the US Ignite Smart Gigabit Application Development Challenge in Richardson: Security on the Poles and the Emotive Virtual Reality Patient System. The City of Richardson is part of US Ignite’s Smart Gigabit Communities program, and has committed, along with 19 other cities, to create and push out next-generation […]
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Next week will be the first IoT summit in San Antonio that is hosted by EPIcenter, the soon-to-be world-class center for innovation and entrepreneurial incubation. June 1st, dynamic academic, industry, and civic leaders will provide a crash course on IoT. Standing for Energy, Partnership, and Innovation, EPIcenter will revitalize the Southside of San Antonio in […]
If you haven’t registered for the North Texas Smart Cities Summit held next week, here is your chance to register: http://smartcitiesntx.com/. The event brings municipal IoT stakeholders, Federal and State policy advocates, as well as academic and industry thought leaders together to address Smart Cities and Transportation strategy, deployment, operation, funding and success. It is a […]
Other Transaction Authority (OTA) – How Agencies Are Capturing Innovative Technologies for Rapid Acquisition/Integration
By Todd Russell, CDR US Navy (Ret.) “We will actively seek innovative approaches to how we fight, how we posture our force, and how we leverage our asymmetric strengths and technological advantages. Innovation is paramount given the increasingly complex warfighting environment we expect to encounter.” – 2014 Quadrennial Defense Review The Department of Defense (DoD) and […]
By Joyce Deuley Last week, I wrote an article for IoT For All about a recent study on smart meters that came up with troubling results. The University of Twente (UT) and the Amsterdam University of Applied Sciences (AUSA) found that 7 out of 9 energy meters that were tested showed significant inaccuracies–some as high […]