This video from Itron features the insights and perspectives professionals in the electric, gas and water utility industries on what they expect to be seeing and doing within the next 10 years -- and how they will operate to ensure sustainability for generations to come.
As city populations swell around the world, a big question looming over city leaders' heads is matching resources with needs and finding the right financing mechanisms to make that happen. Watch this video for a discussion on how cities can address the urban investment gap.
How can a residential electric vehicle charger improve grid reliability, reduce emissions and support clean energy? In this paper, Dr. Valery Miftakhov explains how eMotorWerks uses the OSIsoft PI System to enable "true vehicle-to-grid integration" through their JuiceBox Smart[Grid] Charging System.
Hisashi Fukuda, General Manager of Itochu Techno-Solutions Corporation, discusses how OSIsoft’s PI System has enabled Itochu to use data-driven approaches to deliver services across Japan’s dynamic energy market.
Members of the Johns Creek, Georgia police department talk about the mobile public safety app in this video from Council Associate Partner SunGard Public Sector. ONESolution Freedom extends core Computer Aided Dispatch (CAD) and Records Management System (RMS) functionality to authorized employees’ smartphones and tablets.
Mauro Joppert is the owner of Coisa de Carioca, a food kiosk set in the beaches of Copacabana, Rio de Janeiro. His business was recently revamped as part of an urban revitalization project, which also allowed him to start accepting card payments. In this MasterCard video, he shares his "Cashless Pioneer" story (English subtitles).
Click to watch a condensed version of the presentation "City-Scale Sustainability and Economic Development" by Joel Cherkis of Microsoft and Dave Roberts of OSIsoft at the 2013 OSIsoft EMEA Users Conference in Paris.
This video provides a view of Barcelona through the eyes of Lluis Sanz Marco, Director of Information, and Albert Isern, CEO of Bismart Business Intelligence, a Barcelona-based Microsoft partner. They discuss how using Microsoft technology enables them to collect, analyze and generate near real-time business intelligence with Big Data collected from social media feeds, GPS signals and data from government systems.
Disaster can strike any city or region. They often erupt suddenly with little or no warning. In this video, Dr. Peter Williams, IBM CTO Big Green Innovations, discusses why cities around the globe need to be resilient and how the new UN Scorecard can help cities prepare for resiliency.