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12/18/2014

The Network Week in Review and Look Ahead: Dec. 15-19

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The Network Week in Review and Look Ahead: Dec. 15-19

12/18/2014

1.) Tech Transformation: Celebrating Cisco at 30   Post by Cisco .   2.) Data and Analytics Drive Fan Engagement for a Norwegian Football Team   Post by Cisco .   3.) Video Intelligence Gives Retailers New Business... Continue Reading

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12/16/2014

Video Intelligence Gives Retailers New Business Insights

By Mary Gorges
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SECURITY 

Video Intelligence Gives Retailers New Business Insights

12/16/2014
By Mary Gorges

It's getting harder to go anywhere where there's not a mounted camera (even in people's homes). They're becoming so ubiquitous that shoppers hardly notice them …especially during the busy holidays. But businesses are starting to take great notice, and realizing there's... Continue Reading

Tags: Security, Data Center, Internet of Things, Mary Gorges

 
12/11/2014

The Network Week in Review and Look Ahead: December 8-12

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The Network Week in Review and Look Ahead: December 8-12

12/11/2014

1.) Kevin Ashton, Father of the Internet of Things & Network Trailblazer   Post by Cisco .   2.) How the Internet of Everything Cuts the Cost of Smart Cities   Post by Cisco .   3.) Controlling Your Home With a... Continue Reading

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12/10/2014

How the Internet of Everything Cuts the Cost of Smart Cities

By Jason Deign
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How the Internet of Everything Cuts the Cost of Smart Cities

12/10/2014
By Jason Deign

Think about smart-city planning and your mind starts reeling. India alone is planning 100 new smart metropolises in the next decade. Besides bricks and mortar, these and hundreds of other cities worldwide are going to need massive amounts of IT infrastructure. Is it affordable? The answer is... Continue Reading

Tags: Internet of Everything, Smart Connected Communities

 
12/8/2014

Kevin Ashton, Father of the Internet of Things & Network Trailblazer

By Kevin Maney
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Kevin Ashton, Father of the Internet of Things & Network Trailblazer

12/8/2014
By Kevin Maney

Co-Authored by: Alison Maney It all started with lipstick. A particularly popular color of Oil of Olay lipstick that Kevin Ashton had been pushing as a brand manager at Procter & Gamble was perpetually out of stock. He decided to find out why, and found holes in data about the supply... Continue Reading

Tags: Network Trailblazers, Kevin Maney, Internet of Things

 
12/4/2014

The Network Week in Review and Look Ahead: December 1-5

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The Network Week in Review and Look Ahead: December 1-5

12/4/2014

1.) Just in time for holiday shopping: Sensors take smart toys into the 21st century   Post by Cisco .   2.) Before appliances reach your kitchen: real-time collaboration speeds design at Sub-Zero   Post by Cisco .... Continue Reading

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12/2/2014

Wearable Tech Startups Target the Enterprise

By Anne Field
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MOBILITY 

Wearable Tech Startups Target the Enterprise

12/2/2014
By Anne Field

While touring a warehouse in New Jersey earlier this year, Haytham Elhawary had the opportunity to see just how demanding--and potentially dangerous--was the job of workers loading and unloading heavy boxes for hours at a time. "They're expected to perform like athletes—with no training," he... Continue Reading

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

 
12/1/2014

How Sensors are Taking Smart Toys into the 21st Century

By Melissa Jun Rowley
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How Sensors are Taking Smart Toys into the 21st Century

12/1/2014
By Melissa Jun Rowley

Chatty Cathy, Speak and Spell, Teddy Ruxpin—sound familiar? They were all smart toys, or toys with the ability to learn through their own on-board electronics, of previous decades. Modern smart toys are entering the 21st Century through sensor-based technology. Sensors can measure and track... Continue Reading

Tags: Mobility, Internet of Everything, Melissa Jun Rowley, Internet of Things

 
11/25/2014

Sensors Change Lives in Developing Countries

By Anne Field
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Sensors Change Lives in Developing Countries

11/25/2014
By Anne Field

If you were to visit many rural areas in developing countries, most likely you‘d come across hand-operated water pumps used to get clean water.  While non-government organizations introduce thousands of them every  year,  a large number fail in the first 12 months of... Continue Reading

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

 
11/24/2014

World's Biggest ID Scheme Rollout

By Laurence Cruz
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INNOVATION 

World's Biggest ID Scheme Rollout

11/24/2014
By Laurence Cruz

For most residents of developed countries, the ability to prove one's identity is something that's taken for granted. An entry-level rite of modern society, it enables a slew of transactions that would otherwise be out of reach—opening a bank account or getting a driver's license, for example.... Continue Reading

Tags: Innovation, Fast IT

 
11/20/2014

The Network Week in Review and Look Ahead: November 17-21

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The Network Week in Review and Look Ahead: November 17-21

11/20/2014

1.) The Connected Consumer   Post by Cisco .   2.) Fitting Room Robots and Smart Mirrors: Can Retail Tech Save Stores?   Post by Cisco .   3.) Wearables and the Next Gen Wardrobe   Post by... Continue Reading

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11/18/2014

Cisco Wi-Fi Brings Mobility and Automation to Retailer in Brazil

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Cisco Wi-Fi Brings Mobility and Automation to Retailer in Brazil

11/18/2014

Sao Paulo, BRAZIL, November 18, 2014 - Caedu, a specialized apparel and accessories retailer in Brazil, introduced Cisco® Wi-Fi technology to update its network infrastructure. Aiming for automation systems renewal to support administrative proceedings and mobility, the company installed... Continue Reading

Tags: Mobility, Brazil, Latin America

 
11/17/2014

Wearables and the Next Gen Wardrobe

By Mary Gorges
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Wearables and the Next Gen Wardrobe

11/17/2014
By Mary Gorges

Tech is not the first thing to come to mind when we think of fashion. Technology often is about features and function. But those days are fading fast. ‘These won't make you look geeky' is becoming a mantra of companies that sell wearables. Vancouver-based Recon Instruments... Continue Reading

Tags: Internet of Everything, FOCUS, Connected Consumer

 
11/17/2014

When Artificial Intelligence Meets the Internet of Everything

By Jason Deign
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When Artificial Intelligence Meets the Internet of Everything

11/17/2014
By Jason Deign

Are you one of the many people who think Apple ’s Siri is a gimmick ? Then prepare to be impressed. Artificial intelligence (or ‘AI’) interfaces are about to get a lot smarter. And if they start connecting to the Internet of Everything they could be a lot more... Continue Reading

Tags: Mobility, Internet of Everything, Jason Deign, Internet of Things, Connected Consumer

 
11/17/2014

Controlling Your Home With a Wave of Your Hand

By Mary Ann Azevedo
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Controlling Your Home With a Wave of Your Hand

11/17/2014
By Mary Ann Azevedo

Hands full with her toddler and a bag of groceries, one busy San Francisco mother is relieved she doesn't have to use her hands to turn on the lights or the home alarm system.  She simply gestures at a lamp and the keypad with her Bluetooth-enabled bracelet called Reemo . Putting the... Continue Reading

Tags: Mobility, Internet of Everything, Smart Connected Communities, FOCUS, Mary Ann Azevedo, Internet of Things, Connected Consumer

 
11/13/2014

The Network Week in Review & Look Ahead: November 10-14

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The Network Week in Review & Look Ahead: November 10-14

11/13/2014

1.) Cisco Innovators: Entrepreneurs in Residence   Post by Cisco .   2.) Improving Computer Accessibility in Healthcare   Post by Cisco .   3.) Fitting Room Robots and Smart Mirrors: Can Retail Tech Save Stores?... Continue Reading

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11/10/2014

Improving Computer Accessibility in Healthcare

By Scott Gurvey
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Improving Computer Accessibility in Healthcare

11/10/2014
By Scott Gurvey

The Internet of Everything has changed the way we approach almost every aspect of our daily lives. Healthcare is no exception. My first response upon hearing of a new disease or medical advance, having a relative or friend complain of an ache or pain, or on feeling a twinge of discomfort myself... Continue Reading

Tags: Healthcare, Internet of Everything, Internet of Things

 
11/10/2014

Fitting Room Robots and Smart Mirrors: Can Retail Tech Save Stores?

By Kristi Essick
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Fitting Room Robots and Smart Mirrors: Can Retail Tech Save Stores?

11/10/2014
By Kristi Essick

It’s no surprise retailers are pulling out the stops to get shoppers into stores. E-commerce has been eating into brick-and-mortar sales for years, and the pace is only accelerating. Online sales will account for $291 billion, or 8% of all US retail sales, by the end of this year, and that... Continue Reading

Tags: Mobility, Innovation, Retail, Internet of Everything, Kristi Essick, Internet of Things

 
11/6/2014

The Network Week in Review and Look Ahead: November 3-7

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The Network Week in Review and Look Ahead: November 3-7

11/6/2014

1. 10 Surefire Signs You're a Supertasker   Post by Cisco .   2. It's a Wired Woman's World: The Power of Digital Inclusion   Post by Cisco .   3. The Internet of Things: Moving Beyond the Hype  ... Continue Reading

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11/6/2014

Kairos Global Summit Brings Together Young Entrepreneurs and Industry Leaders

By Laurence Cruz
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Kairos Global Summit Brings Together Young Entrepreneurs and Industry Leaders

11/6/2014
By Laurence Cruz

Looking for the next great technology startup with disruptive potential? The recent Kairos Global Summit provided an embarrassment of riches. Meeting at the Ritz-Carlton in beautiful Laguna Niguel, Calif., the private event brought together 350 of the world’s brightest college... Continue Reading

Tags: Mobility, Innovation, Internet of Everything, Laurence Cruz, Leadership, Internet of Things