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7/22/2014

Cisco and Pioneers Partner to Support European Startup Innovation with the Cisco Entrepreneurs in Residence Program

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Cisco and Pioneers Partner to Support European Startup Innovation with the Cisco Entrepreneurs in Residence Program

7/22/2014

VIENNA, July 22, 2014 – Cisco and Pioneers, the global community for entrepreneurship, science and technology, announced today the opening of application entries to the Cisco Entrepreneurs in Residence (EIR) Program for the first time in Europe.  This marks the next phase of the Cisco EIR... Continue Reading

Tags: Cisco Culture, Innovation, Corporate News, Region, Executive Leadership

 
7/14/2014

Fiber Networks: A Catalyst for Next-Generation Apps and Services?

By Laurence Cruz
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Fiber Networks: A Catalyst for Next-Generation Apps and Services?

7/14/2014
By Laurence Cruz

As the UK and the Balkans emerge from their wettest winter in over a century, debate is raging over how to respond to such patterns of extreme weather. But what if there was a way to predict floods and send detailed warnings directly to the people in harm’s way? A team of experts in the... Continue Reading

Tags: Mobility, Innovation, Video, Smart Connected Communities, Laurence Cruz

 
7/11/2014

Cisco TORONTO 2015 Countdown Clock Backgrounder

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Cisco TORONTO 2015 Countdown Clock Backgrounder

7/11/2014

Background The Cisco TORONTO 2015 Countdown Clock is the first of its kind in the world. It is a made-in-Canada innovation that will connect Toronto to the world leading up to and throughout the TORONTO 2015 Pan Am/Parapan Am Games. Harnessing the "Internet of Everything," the clock is an... Continue Reading

Tags: Technologies, Digital Media, Innovation, Vertical Markets, Media/Entertainment, Region, Canada, Partner, Strategic Alliances, Americas, Sports Entertainment, Internet of Things

 
6/26/2014

Leveraging The Internet of Everything to Create Smart Buildings

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Leveraging The Internet of Everything to Create Smart Buildings

6/26/2014

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Tags: Innovation, Energy/Utilities, Internet of Everything

 
6/23/2014

How Hubs Succeed in Fostering Innovation

By Jason Deign
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How Hubs Succeed in Fostering Innovation

6/23/2014
By Jason Deign

A dog lives in a kennel. A chicken lives in a coop. And innovation, it seems, lives in a hub. Innovation hubs are increasingly a feature of urban development as planners work to spice up economic and employment prospects with an environment dedicated to fostering invention. These environments can... Continue Reading

Tags: Innovation, Jason Deign

 
6/19/2014

Cisco Investments Commits $150 Million to the Cisco Canada Innovation Program

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Cisco Investments Commits $150 Million to the Cisco Canada Innovation Program

6/19/2014

TORONTO, ONTARIO – June 19, 2014 – Cisco Canada today, together with Canada's Finance Minister, the Hon. Joe Oliver, announced the Cisco Canada Innovation Program , a strategy to invest $150 million (CAD$) to support and accelerate innovation in Canada. Cisco Investments,... Continue Reading

Tags: Innovation, Government, Region, Canada, Americas

 
6/11/2014

What's Next In Mobile Innovation?

By Melissa Jun Rowley
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What's Next In Mobile Innovation?

6/11/2014
By Melissa Jun Rowley

The imperative "innovate or die" has been loosely thrown around tech and media landscapes for the last two years. Fast-growth companies are all racing to be dubbed the most creative, and the most disruptive in their sectors, to avoid being left behind as dust in the land of the... Continue Reading

Tags: Mobility, Innovation, Melissa Jun Rowley

 
6/9/2014

The Internet of Everything in Action: France's Connected Boulevard

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The Internet of Everything in Action: France's Connected Boulevard

6/9/2014

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Tags: Innovation, Transportation, Internet of Everything, Smart Connected Communities

 
6/9/2014

Mobility & The Energy Sector: Radicalizing Field Service

By Kerry Doyle
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Mobility & The Energy Sector: Radicalizing Field Service

6/9/2014
By Kerry Doyle

Increasingly, technicians are using a range of logistical and emergency apps via their mobile devices to perform damage assessment, access online training and respond to customer needs once a storm occurs. “Field workers can get immediate notifications as to the type of... Continue Reading

Tags: Social Media, Mobility, Innovation, Video, Collaboration, Kerry Doyle

 
6/4/2014

Inside Cisco's Shock and Vibration Lab

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Inside Cisco's Shock and Vibration Lab

6/4/2014

Shaking and vibrating  - no matter how slight - can impact the performance of a product. In Cisco's Shock and Vibration Lab, design and packaging engineers test the mechanical toughness of products while they are in development. Making sure a TelePresence camera can handle the... Continue Reading

Tags: Innovation, Did You Know

 
6/3/2014

Venture Capital Flocks to the ‘Quantified Self'

By Anne Field
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Venture Capital Flocks to the ‘Quantified Self'

6/3/2014
By Anne Field

Earlier this year, fledgling startup Quanttus, raised $19 million in venture capital funding following a previous seed round of $3 million. The Cambridge, Mass.-based company, formed by a small group of mostly MIT alumni, is developing wearable devices using various sensors to measure such... Continue Reading

Tags: Mobility, Innovation, Internet of Everything, Anne Field

 
5/29/2014

Start-up School: How Universities Create Entrepreneurs

By Kevin Maney
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Start-up School: How Universities Create Entrepreneurs

5/29/2014
By Kevin Maney

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Tags: Innovation, Kevin Maney

 
5/19/2014

Tele2 Arena to transform fan experience through seamless connectivity and new app featuring live video

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Tele2 Arena to transform fan experience through seamless connectivity and new app featuring live video

5/19/2014

- Press release as issued by Stockholm Globe Arenas , Sweden -  Stockholm, Sweden - May 19,2014 - As the first arena in Europe, Tele2 Arena will give visitors access to new arena experiences via mobile devices. Thanks to Cisco StadiumVision Mobile , which is integrated with the new... Continue Reading

Tags: Core Networks, Mobility, Innovation, Video, Region, Sweden, EMEAR, North Europe, Sports Entertainment

 
5/18/2014

Lifestyles of the Young and Upwardly Mobile

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Lifestyles of the Young and Upwardly Mobile

5/18/2014

THERE'S A FRENZY OF COLOR, ENERGY AND CHAOS IN BANGALORE. AND IN THIS STARTUP CAPITAL OF INDIA— AN AIR OF POSSIBILITY. WITH A CHIC, ENTREPRENEURIAL AND AFFLUENTIAL CULTURE BREWING. IT'S A GROWING CLASS OF UPWARDLY MOBILE, SIPPING COCKTAILS IN U.B. CITY... Continue Reading

Tags: Innovation, FOCUS, Innovation in India

 
5/18/2014

Connecting India: Bangalore Entrepreneurs Seize Mobile Opportunity

By Laurence Cruz
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Connecting India: Bangalore Entrepreneurs Seize Mobile Opportunity

5/18/2014
By Laurence Cruz

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Tags: Mobility, Innovation, Internet of Everything, FOCUS, Laurence Cruz, Innovation in India

 
5/7/2014

Usability Moves Beyond the Screen

By Jason Deign
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Usability Moves Beyond the Screen

5/7/2014
By Jason Deign

There's a set of bathroom scales advertised on a well-known online retailer that appears pretty good value until you look closely. Keenly priced and packed with features, the scales seem a good bet. Unless you read the customer reviews. Then it begins to dawn. From comments such as... Continue Reading

Tags: Innovation, Collaboration, Jason Deign

 
5/6/2014

Innovation in the UK – Funding Products to Encourage the Next Generation of Digital Creators

By Sue Tabbitt
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Innovation in the UK – Funding Products to Encourage the Next Generation of Digital Creators

5/6/2014
By Sue Tabbitt

The accessibility of growing levels of crowdfunding is giving rise to some outstanding technology innovation. This is particularly the case in the UK where the investment-seeking practice has become widespread as a means of turning bold ideas into marketable products. Crowdfunding is a means... Continue Reading

Tags: Social Media, Innovation, Sue Tabbitt

 
5/5/2014

Cisco Innovators: Bufferbloat

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Cisco Innovators: Bufferbloat

5/5/2014

You're downloading a big file in your home office when suddenly, for no apparent reason, the process stalls. At the same instant there is a howl of protest from the kids, who are playing video games online in the other room. Welcome to bufferbloat. The term bufferbloat was coined in... Continue Reading

Tags: Cable Broadband & Network Access, Innovation, Innovators

 
4/30/2014

The Internet of Everything Makes Smart Bridges Even Smarter

By Anne Field
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The Internet of Everything Makes Smart Bridges Even Smarter

4/30/2014
By Anne Field

The two-mile six-lane Charilaos Trikoupis Bridge in Greece links the town of Rio on the Peloponnese peninsula to the mainland, spanning the Gulf of Corinth. Its 300 or so sensors monitor its condition, alerting operators when, say, high winds call for shutting the bridge to traffic. Soon after... Continue Reading

Tags: Innovation, Internet of Everything, Anne Field

 
4/29/2014

Cisco to Provide Foundation for New Open-Source Framework for Broadband Services

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Cisco to Provide Foundation for New Open-Source Framework for Broadband Services

4/29/2014

LOS ANGELES – April 29, 2014  – Cisco announced today that it will make its service provider customer premise equipment (CPE) routing software available in open-source format. Among the beneficiaries will be the RDK Management, LLC for use with the Reference Design Kit (RDK) on future... Continue Reading

Tags: Cable Broadband & Network Access, Innovation, DVR, Open Network Environment