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Nuance Creates a Conversational Connection Between Cars and the Internet of Things

BURLINGTON, Mass. & PALO ALTO, Calif.—Nuance Communications, Inc. (NASDAQ: NUAN) announced from its West Coast Innovation Day event that its Dragon Drive connected car platform and Nuance Mix voice and natural language understanding developer platform,…

GOWEX and Cisco Announce Global Strategic Relationship to Boost Smart Wi-Fi Connectivity Solutions for Cities

June 23, 2014 - in Corporate, Sensors, Smart Cities

GOWEX, a leader in creating Wireless Smart Cities, and Cisco announced today that the two companies will promote a comprehensive smart Wi-Fi connectivity…

What if we mapped cities by how hard it is to get to work?

April 30, 2014 - in Analysis, Transportation

We tend to talk about transportation as if the ultimate goal were mere movement, measured in speed, time and capacity. We build roads to carry as many…

Key Data-related Trends Tied to Smart Cities

March 25, 2014 - in Projects, Smart Cities

With the emergence of smart cities and enabling technologies, authorities and other stakeholders will start exploiting new data sources—sensors, meters, and in-car telematics—to improve the efficiency of daily city operations relating to facilities and…

Cityworks Mobile Offers Enhanced On-the-Go Solution

March 21, 2014 - in Corporate, Maintenance

Cityworks Mobile, one of the latest developments by Cityworks–Azteca Systems, gives users the ability to leverage the full power and capabilities of Cityworks via mobile devices. With solutions available on a variety of devices for both connected and disconnected…

Technology Leaders Establish the AllSeen Alliance to Advance the ‘Internet of Everything’

December 11, 2013 - in Projects, Sensors

The Linux Foundation, the nonprofit organization dedicated to accelerating the growth of Linux and collaborative development, today announced the formation of the AllSeen Alliance, the broadest cross-industry consortium to date to advance adoption and innovation…

SigSense Builds Devices to Bring the Internet of Things to Field Service Technicians

October 16, 2013 - in Maintenance

Many of the companies building the manifold devices of the internet of things are squarely targeting the consumer, but SigSense Technologies believes your cable repairman deserves a little IoT love as well. The hardware and software startup is building connected…

Gemalto and KORE Enable Global Connectivity and M2M Applications with Cloud-based Service Platform

August 1, 2013 - in Corporate, Sensors

Gemalto (Euronext NL0000400653 GTO), the world leader in digital security, and KORE Telematics, a leading wireless connectivity provider for Machine-to-Machine (M2M) solutions, joined forces to offer global M2M application enablement services with the Cinterion®…

TM Forum and Esri Provide Solution to Maintain Telecom Services during Disasters

May 9, 2013 - in Corporate, Emergency

When threatened by natural disaster or civil unrest, telecommunication companies work to keep up phone and Internet service, especially to assist police, fire fighters, and paramedics. To avoid outages, network operators must transfer cloud-based applications…

Why We Need a Standard for the Internet of Things

August 7, 2012 - in Uncategorized

The Internet of things is supposed to connect every aspect of our lives from our homes and cars to the objects we wear and the goods we consume. It’s even connecting ice machines. But one thing the Internet of things lacks is a unifying standard. Devices…