Did you know the annual cost of traffic congestion as of 2013 was $121 billion -- for time lost, wasted fuel and vehicle emissions? Not to mention the frustration of arriving late. Fortunately, effective traffic management is available. Read the brief to learn about Verizon's intelligent traffic management solution that includes tools and analytics to reduce travel times, save fuel and improve overall traffic flow.
Cost isn't the only reason many cities are switching to LED lighting systems. They're less expensive to operate and maintain, but think of them as a gateway too. Verizon's integrated lighting technologies offers access to connecting Internet of Things technology solutions to the system, such as dimming capabilities, digital signage, sensors that provide environmental alerts and a lot more.
Getting video surveillance protection for critical infrastructure or often unattended facilities can be daunting, considering equipment, personnel costs and data storage. Read the brief to learn about Verizon's Intelligent Video solution for infrastructure and facilities at the edge that doesn't require investing time and resources on streaming footage.
In an effort to reduce the high cost of multiple daily trash pick ups and avoid interfering with customers' shopping experience, a Korean retail chain ran a pilot program with Ecube Labs' Clean Cubes solution. It was so successful the store plans to install Clean Cubes at all their locations in the country.
Seoul, the capital of South Korea, had a serious problem: streets overwhelmed with trash. Even four to five daily waste collections were inadequate. That’s when the city’s government turned to a solution from smart waste and recycling management company Ecube Labs.
At the time when South Korea’s top four universities decided to tackle their trash problem, they were experiencing trash bins piled to overflowing despite frequent collections and extremely low recycling diversion. After installing Clean Cubes from Ecube Labs, waste collection frequency was reduced from 12 times a week to less than 2, recycling diversion increased to 54% and costs associated with collections dropped 82%.
A British Columbia school district already known for its skilled trade education programs turned to the Microsoft IT Academy when officials decided to add leading-edge technology education to its selection of high school courses. The IT program offers training and certification in a variety of Microsoft skills and technologies, training considered essential for many trades and professions. Read the case study to learn more.
When Holy Spirit University of Kaslik in Lebanon made a long-term commitment to reducing its carbon footprint and becoming a green organization it first moved its students to the cloud. Earlier this year, many school employees migrated to Microsoft Office personal productivity applications as well. Read the case study to learn about the benefits of the transition.
When teachers at a secondary school in Beijing, China grew frustrated with their complicated and haphazard array of incompatible multimedia equipment, the school turned to a more centralized and streamlined solution that provided better, less complex multimedia technology at a lower cost that gave students and teachers better access to course materials.
In this white paper, Clevest lays out the importance of a smart mobile workforce and related aspects to consider when city officials begin planning their smart city upgrade strategies. The paper also addresses how a smart mobile workforce can help cities efficiently and sustainably provide the services needed by their citizens.