A new line of distribution switches from Allied Telesis can run city, school and hospital data networks. Learn about new features that can help busy IT departments cut maintenance expenses.
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There's buzz this week about Apple's new smartwatch, but the Cupertino crowd doesn't have the corner on cool. Take a peek at exciting new technologies coming from Qualcomm that promise smart city benefits -- from an ID reader for mobile devices that verifies fingerprints in 3D to smartphones that recognize faces.
A high level of connectivity is essential in smart cities – and the satellite industry seems to increasingly aware of that. An industry insider suggests satellite technology should be high on the list for smart city planners and developers. Get the details.
When Grant County PUD in Washington State – which already claims the fastest Internet connections in the U.S. – decided it wanted to get faster still, it chose Allied Telesis to help make it happen. Find out why.
Florida Power & Light has been so pleased with its smart street lighting initiative with Silver Spring Networks that just one year into the effort, it has announced plans to expand it nearly six-fold. Learn why and see what more the utility (and citizens) stand to gain.
Smart cities run on data and a new effort led by Enel is trying to find ways to use existing infrastructure to share it. Learn how electrical substations could one day become powerful data hubs as well.
Communications powerhouse Ooredoo is showcasing its next-generation smart solutions covering everything from smart learning to smart stadium technologies. Click for a fascinating look at how the Qatar-based telecom is changing lives for the better.
In the early days of the smart grid, cities and utilities that bought smart devices often had to roll out their own communications network. And that meant many months and many millions of dollars. Thanks to companies like GE, that's changing. Get the details.