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This article is the second part in a series on smart cities. See more from Christine Wong. Smart cities are already spawning success stories. They’re using sensors, analytics, apps and mobile devices to gain deeper insights about local citizens and their environment. The end goal? Offer residents better information and... Read More
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This article is part of our series, “Four keys to developing a winning IoT service.” For more from this series, visit William Dupley. Information technology for business has historically been limited to the delivery of enterprise resource planning (ERP) systems, email, back-office systems, data centers and networking communications. Operational technology... Read More
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It is estimated that over 6 billion people will live in cities by 2046, with the vast majority of this urban growth in emerging economies. The steady rise in the world’s urban population has swelled from 746 million in 1950 to an astounding 4 billion today. Forecasts indicate that the demand... Read More
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In a recent study conducted by Visit Anaheim (aka Disneyland), researchers studied families with children between the ages of 4 to 18 and found 54 percent of parents admit to only having 12 (or less) childless dates each year and the average family spends a mere 37 minutes of quality... Read More
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I’m a 30-something, overly ambitious (and exhausted), working mother of twins living in the metropolis we call Chicago; Evanston to be exact. If I had a penny for every time someone asked me how I juggle it all, I think I’d have enough money to buy each of my 4-year-old... Read More
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This article was originally published to the Nokia Bell Labs blog by Markus Hofmann on March 25, 2019. There is something missing in the way that many are looking at what’s next for human communication. One may argue that there has always been something missing. Humans, as inherently social beings,... Read More
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Within the next decade, operators around the world will embark on a massive infrastructure project – moving from fourth to fifth generation mobile networks. To achieve lightning-fast speeds, low latency data transmission and the capacity to simultaneously support a massive number of devices and connections –  carriers need to make... Read More
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This article is the first part in a series on smart cities. See more from Christine Wong. Smart cities are coming under siege. In Songdo, South Korea, clusters of concrete high-rises sit empty, waiting for an influx of foreign workers that hasn’t materialized. The $40 billion smart city, which was... Read More
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The single most frustrating thing we do on a regular basis is call customer service. But what if these automated phone systems were built to detect the tone of the caller, sense their frustration or even get the gist of the color of their language (ie. if they’re using profanities)... Read More
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This article is part of our series, “Four keys to developing a winning IoT service.” For more from this series, visit William Dupley. Successful IoT projects usually start with pilots that study the feasibility of the project. By conducting pilots, the IoT team gains insight into the: Impact on the business... Read More

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