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11/24/2014

World's Biggest ID Scheme Rollout

By Laurence Cruz
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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... Continue Reading

Tags: 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

Tags: Week in Review and Look Ahead

 
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

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

 
11/17/2014

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

 
11/13/2014

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

Tags: Week in Review and Look Ahead

 
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

Tags: Week in Review and Look Ahead

 
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

 
11/5/2014

10 Surefire Signs You're a Supertasker

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10 Surefire Signs You're a Supertasker

11/5/2014

By  Kati Dahm Does your quality social time look something like the graphic above? You may be a supertasker. More than 4 out of 10 young professionals are Supertaskers, toggling seamlessly between apps and devices for personal and work tasks. With data from a 2014 survey of... Continue Reading

Tags: Cisco Culture, Social Media, Internet of Things

 
11/4/2014

It's a Wired Woman's World: The Power of Digital Inclusion

By Melissa Jun Rowley
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It's a Wired Woman's World: The Power of Digital Inclusion

11/4/2014
By Melissa Jun Rowley

“A woman with a laptop can be more powerful than a man with a gun,”  said Jensine Larsen on stage at the Social Good Summit on September 21, the eve of the United Nations General Assembly (UNGA) week. Larsen, the founder of the global online network for women World Pulse , was... Continue Reading

Tags: Mobility, Melissa Jun Rowley

 
11/3/2014

Inside Cisco's Global Hack-a-thon: HackIT

By Karen Crocker Snell
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Inside Cisco's Global Hack-a-thon: HackIT

11/3/2014
By Karen Crocker Snell

When HackIT started a few years ago, it was held at one site, hosted five teams and a total of 30 Cisco employees gave up a good night’s sleep to test out this 24 hour challenge. In less than two years, this internal event has grown to more than 280 participants on more than 65 teams... Continue Reading

Tags: Innovation, Did You Know

 
10/30/2014

The Network Week in Review and Look Ahead: Oct. 27-31

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The Network Week in Review and Look Ahead: Oct. 27-31

10/30/2014

1.) Data science meets the power of the crowd   Post by Cisco .   2.) Healthcare devices scan you from the outside …and now from the inside   Post by Cisco .   3.) Digital disease detection fights ebola... Continue Reading

Tags: Week in Review and Look Ahead

 
10/28/2014

Ebola Crisis: Digital Disease Detection Systems Join the Fight

By Laurence Cruz
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Ebola Crisis: Digital Disease Detection Systems Join the Fight

10/28/2014
By Laurence Cruz

When the World Health Organization announced news of a rapidly evolving Ebola outbreak in Guinea, West Africa in March, an online tool run by experts in Boston had already flagged the disease nine days earlier. The openly available tool, dubbed HealthMap , had picked up the first public reports... Continue Reading

Tags: Social Media, Mobility, Innovation, Healthcare, Laurence Cruz

 
10/27/2014

Take This Sensor and Call Me in the Morning

By Mary Gorges
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Take This Sensor and Call Me in the Morning

10/27/2014
By Mary Gorges

It turns out Star Trek was more than a pioneer in space, but also in seeing the future of healthcare devices to come decades later. The famous Tricorder ‘Bones' has shown up in this century as the Scanadu Scout , a hand-held scanning device that gives almost real-time readings on... Continue Reading

Tags: Healthcare, Internet of Everything

 
10/27/2014

Data Science Meets the Power of the Crowd

By Melissa Jun Rowley
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Data Science Meets the Power of the Crowd

10/27/2014
By Melissa Jun Rowley

In the tech startup world, the ABC’s (Always Be Closing) are ubiquitous. In the open source, collaborative world, the triple-Ds (Design, Development, Data) are about to be at the tip of everyone’s tongue, at least in building prototypes for national agencies. Case in point: TopCoder a... Continue Reading

Tags: Innovation, Melissa Jun Rowley

 
10/23/2014

The Network Week in Review and Look Ahead: Oct. 20-24

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The Network Week in Review and Look Ahead: Oct. 20-24

10/23/2014

1.) How Technology is Changing Healthcare   Post by Cisco .   2.) The Big Data Opportunity in Medicine   Post by Cisco .   3.) The Devices Making Healthcare Smarter   Post by Cisco .  ... Continue Reading

Tags: Week in Review and Look Ahead

 
10/20/2014

New Human-Machine Interfaces: Beyond Verbal Communication

By Kerry Doyle
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New Human-Machine Interfaces: Beyond Verbal Communication

10/20/2014
By Kerry Doyle

These multimodal interfaces are changing how humans and machines work together and offering unforeseen possibilities for wearable technology, voice-activated or gesture-based computing and emotions analytics. Parallel advancements in robotics, genetics, nanotechnology and machine-based deep... Continue Reading

Tags: Healthcare, Internet of Everything, FOCUS, Kerry Doyle, Internet of Things, Connected Health