Smart Cities, Smart Streets: IoT to the Rescue – Part 3

Radiocasts | November 9, 2016 by Bonnie D. Graham

The buzz: “Cities are never random.” (Neal Shusterman, Downsiders) *

Cities around the world are on a common mission: maintain a safe, clean, well-oiled, inclusive urban environment for residents, businesses, and visitors.

The key is to keep infrastructure humming by performing mundane tasks more efficiently than ever before.

But how can cities automatically clear storm drains in a downpour, immediately repair street light outages, and keep traffic flowing efficiently 24/7?

The solution: real-time IoT sensors.

The experts speak.

Meghan Cook, Center for Technology in Government: “The power of storytelling is exactly this: to bridge the gaps where everything else has crumbled.” (Paulo Coelho)

Dina Dayal, SAP: “Even if you’re on the right track, you’ll get run over if you just sit there.” (Will Rogers)

Saj Kumar, SAP: “I don’t think of myself predicting things. I’m expressing possibilities. Things that could happen. To a large extent it’s a question of how badly people want them to.” (Freeman Dyson)

Join us for Smart Cities, Smart Streets: IoT to the Rescue – Part 3.

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