Broadband Breakfast Insight: A good roundup piece highlighting the crucial role that cities will play in the future of internet of things (IoT). Consumer gadgets have been the initial driver, but it is in civic applications that full potential will be realized. See Drew Clark's piece on "What the Internet of Things means for local government." ->
Some of the same technologies used in Japan will be put to work in Colorado to make highways smarter and safer.
Panasonic officials trumpeted a “strategic alliance” with Disney theme parks during their Wednesday press conference at CES 2017, bringing none other than Mickey Mouse on stage to do it.
But they turned serious, bringing on Denver Mayor Michael B. Hancock to discuss Pena Station Next, the 282-acre residential, mixed-use development that is home to Panasonic’s Enterprise Solution Division.
Smart streetlights that automatically adjust to the time of night and light levels have already gone in. French-made, driverless shuttles will start running this year, and an “iconic” quarter-mile-long LED sign near the Denver International Airport is planned, Hancock told a packed room at this year's Consumer Electronics Show.
Hancock called these “foundational opportunities” that will be the underpinning for the smart city to come.
- Broadband Breakfast Live Online Will Stream Every Wednesday at 12 Noon ET on ‘Broadband and the Coronavirus’
- Coronavirus May Have Changed Everything, But Not the Human Capacity For Good
- Coronavirus Roundup: Digital Divide in Hardware, Next Century Cities on Local Broadband, CCIA Worker Guidelines
- Online Elementary Education is No Spring Break for Parents Teaching from Home
- Broadband Breakfast Live Online on Wednesday, April 8, 2020 – Will the Coronavirus and COVID-19 Finally Bring Us Telehealth?
Signup for Broadband Breakfast
Net Neutrality1 month ago
FCC Seeks Comment on Net Neutrality Issues Remanded by Appeals Court: Public Safety, Pole Attachments and Lifeline
Health14 hours ago
Coronavirus May Have Changed Everything, But Not the Human Capacity For Good
Health1 month ago
Battling Coronavirus COVID-19, Broadband Could Provide Relief Although Telemedicine May Not Help
Health3 weeks ago
Broadband Breakfast Live Online Will Stream Daily in March on ‘Broadband and the Coronavirus’
Education14 hours ago
Online Elementary Education is No Spring Break for Parents Teaching from Home
Broadband Mapping3 weeks ago
Commerce Department’s NTIA Details Its New-Found Progress in Broadband Mapping Technology
Antitrust2 weeks ago
Information Technology and Innovation Foundation Brings Global Antitrust Experts Together in Videoconference
Broadband TV2 weeks ago
Broadband Breakfast Live Online on Monday, March 23, 2020 – Free and Low Cost Internet Plans During Coronavirus