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3/31/2015

Sensor-Based Furniture Improves Office Health

By Melissa Jun Rowley
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Sensor-Based Furniture Improves Office Health

3/31/2015
By Melissa Jun Rowley

Sooner or later, the days of sitting at one’s desk idly or talking with a co-worker will be long gone. Two years ago, businesses started taking a cue from the sensor-based quantified self movement by using technology and data to track employee activity.  Of course, this all started to... Continue Reading

Tags: Innovation, Healthcare, Internet of Everything, Melissa Jun Rowley, Internet of Things

 
3/30/2015

Move Over Wearables, Make Way for Invisibles

By Anne Field
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Move Over Wearables, Make Way for Invisibles

3/30/2015
By Anne Field

If, several months from now, you notice that the person on the treadmill next to you at the gym has an odd-looking Band-Aid-like thing on his torso, don't worry: It's probably just a performance monitor. The product, called AmpStrip and made by Shelton, CT-based FitLinxx , contains tiny sensors... Continue Reading

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

 
3/26/2015

IMD Business School and Cisco Join Forces on Digital Business Transformation

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IMD Business School and Cisco Join Forces on Digital Business Transformation

3/26/2015

LAUSANNE/SAN JOSE (26 MARCH 2015)—IMD, the top-ranked business school focused on executive education, announced today a contribution valued at $US 10 million from Cisco to become the world leading destination for research, innovation and leadership to drive digital transformation to all... Continue Reading

Tags: Innovation, Corporate Citizenship, Internet of Everything

 
3/25/2015

Forests Get Smarter With Sensor Technology

By Anne Field
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Forests Get Smarter With Sensor Technology

3/25/2015
By Anne Field

Forestry research doesn’t usually come to mind when you think of the Big Apple. But the 635-acre Alley Pond Park in New York City is one of the most recent areas wired to be part of a network of research sites in the U.S. called Smart Forests . Equipped with Internet of Everything (IoE)... Continue Reading

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

 
3/23/2015

Cisco Talks Connected Healthcare at SXSW 2015

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Cisco Talks Connected Healthcare at SXSW 2015

3/23/2015

By Mary Bradburne Each year, more than 70,000 people attend the South by Southwest Interactive, Film and Music Festivals in Austin, Texas. This year, Cisco’s corporate social media team joined the tech-savvy and artistic throngs to host events about the Internet of Everything,... Continue Reading

Tags: Innovation, Healthcare, Internet of Everything, Leadership, Internet of Things

 
3/23/2015

The Connected Train Experience

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The Connected Train Experience

3/23/2015

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Tags: Innovation, Transportation, Internet of Everything, FOCUS, Internet of Things, Connected Transportation

 
3/23/2015

Improving Quality of Life with the Internet of Everything

By Anne Field
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Improving Quality of Life with the Internet of Everything

3/23/2015
By Anne Field

Most of us don’t usually associate California’s Silicon Valley with public transportation. Traffic jams and technology, perhaps. Trains, not so much. But the city of San Jose is in the midst of a pilot using Internet of Everything technology to make it easier for people to use... Continue Reading

Tags: Internet of Everything, Smart Connected Communities, FOCUS, Anne Field, Internet of Things, Connected Transportation

 
3/18/2015

Transportation Technology Eases the Commute

By Sue Tabbitt
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Transportation Technology Eases the Commute

3/18/2015
By Sue Tabbitt

In congested cities, smart transport (connected vehicles and infrastructure) has great potential to reduce bottlenecks, cut carbon emissions, and save people a lot of time and stress. Street lights, pop-up bollards and other traffic control devices can be controlled remotely in response to... Continue Reading

Tags: Mobility, Internet of Everything, Smart Connected Communities, Sue Tabbitt, Internet of Things

 
3/16/2015

Detected Movie Trailer Premieres at South by Southwest 2015

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Detected Movie Trailer Premieres at South by Southwest 2015

3/16/2015

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Tags: Internet of Everything

 
3/10/2015

Healthcare Goes Hollywood at SXSW Festival

By Joie Healy
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Healthcare Goes Hollywood at SXSW Festival

3/10/2015
By Joie Healy

Cutting-edge technology and inspirational filmmaking have long been hallmarks of the annual SXSW Interactive and Film Festivals in Austin, Texas. True to the spirit of the festivals, during this year's gathering, the world will get a riveting sneak peek into how wearables , the Internet... Continue Reading

Tags: Healthcare, Internet of Everything, Internet of Things

 
3/9/2015

IoT and Intelligent Transportation

By Scott Gurvey
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IoT and Intelligent Transportation

3/9/2015
By Scott Gurvey

At 41 minutes after midnight, March 8, 2014, Malaysian Airlines Flight 370 took off from Kuala Lumpur and headed to Beijing. About 40 minutes later the flight crew, now over the South China Sea, was told by air traffic controllers to "contact Ho Chi Minh", the control center in Viet Nam... Continue Reading

Tags: Internet of Everything, Internet of Things

 
3/5/2015

Creating a Connected Museum

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Creating a Connected Museum

3/5/2015

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Tags: Innovation, Internet of Everything

 
2/19/2015

Week in Review: Top Tech Stories Feb. 16-20

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Week in Review: Top Tech Stories Feb. 16-20

2/19/2015

Happy Friday everyone! Hope it was a great week for you all. Here is a look at the top stories this week and see whats coming up next week.    1: Focus Monthly Magazine: Momentum in Mobility - 9 great stories about how businesses and consumers alike seize the mobile... Continue Reading

Tags: Mobility, Internet of Everything

 
2/17/2015

Can the IoE Save Lives? Connected Bra Could Predict Cancer

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Can the IoE Save Lives? Connected Bra Could Predict Cancer

2/17/2015

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Tags: Blair Christie, Internet of Everything

 
2/16/2015

The Market for Children's Wearables Heats Up

By Anne Field
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The Market for Children's Wearables Heats Up

2/16/2015
By Anne Field

Undoubtedly, you've heard about the booming market for wearable tech. These devices, often worn on the wrist, can tell you anything from your heart rate to whether your dog is resting. (Your pooch would probably be sporting the gadget on its collar). Recently, however, there's been... Continue Reading

Tags: Mobility, Internet of Everything, FOCUS, Anne Field, Internet of Things, Momentum in Mobility

 
2/16/2015

Retailers Look to Data From the Edge

By Kristi Essick
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Retailers Look to Data From the Edge

2/16/2015
By Kristi Essick

Consumers expect free Wi-Fi at libraries, airports, cafes, and even subway stations, but not many people expect to get online for free during store runs for toilet paper and mouthwash. But that’s about to change as more big-box and specialty retailers offer free in-store Wi-Fi. Starting in... Continue Reading

Tags: Mobility, Internet of Everything, FOCUS, Kristi Essick, Internet of Things, Momentum in Mobility

 
2/9/2015

Millennials and the Growth of Mobile Video

By Mary Ann Azevedo
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Millennials and the Growth of Mobile Video

2/9/2015
By Mary Ann Azevedo

People have been turning to the Internet for news and entertainment for years. But as smartphone and tablet use has skyrocketed , so too has mobile video consumption. More viewers are choosing to access news and sporting events online in part because more live video content is available online... Continue Reading

Tags: Mobility, Digital Media, Video, Internet of Everything, Mary Ann Azevedo, Fast IT

 
2/5/2015

Demo Thursday: Connected Manufacturing

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Demo Thursday: Connected Manufacturing

2/5/2015

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Tags: Internet of Everything, Leadership, Fast IT, Internet of Things

 
2/4/2015

Del Papa Gives New Meaning to Beer Run: Distribution Company Embraces Cisco's Internet of Everything Solutions for Shipping, Service and Security

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Del Papa Gives New Meaning to Beer Run: Distribution Company Embraces Cisco's Internet of Everything Solutions for Shipping, Service and Security

2/4/2015

TEXAS CITY, TX – February 4, 2015 – Del Papa Distributing, a family-owned beer distribution company that delivers more than 10 million cases of beer annually from 30 suppliers, is embracing the Internet of Everything (IoE) to simplify operations and create a more streamlined... Continue Reading

Tags: Mobility, TelePresence, Video, Retail, Internet of Everything, Internet of Things

 
2/4/2015

Capturing the Power of Open Data

By Melissa Jun Rowley
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Capturing the Power of Open Data

2/4/2015
By Melissa Jun Rowley

The positives that come with enhancing citizen access to government and environmental data are limitless. Not only does open data, or information that is freely available for everyone to use, activate public transparency and enable deeper citizen engagement, it potentially creates the means for a... Continue Reading

Tags: Social Media, Mobility, Innovation, Internet of Everything, Smart Connected Communities, Melissa Jun Rowley, Internet of Things