An entire street of Eco-houses at The University of Nottingham in England showcases some of the latest designs and building techniques to improve energy efficiency and bring down fuel bills. Click for a video that discusses the concept.
Sama Group is a nonprofit business working to end global poverty with technology. Click to hear Founder and CEO Leila Janah explain how her organization is harnessing the power of technology and social business to give people access to work, education and health care.
Watch this brief video to learn how Skid Row Housing in Los Angeles is leveraging technology to more efficiently fulfill its mission of providing supportive housing to help people who have experienced homelessness, prolonged extreme poverty, poor health, disabilities, mental illness and/or addiction lead safe, stable lives in wellness.
In the developing world, Internet of Things (IoT) devices are improving sanitation for local communities and increasing efficiency and up time by monitoring critical water, sanitation and health equipment. In this video discussion, Robert Pepper of Cisco and and Houlin Zhao of the International Telecommunications Union discuss a new report that outlines how IoT can act as a catalyst to rapidly accelerate the rate of global development and improve millions of lives.
With food scarcity an enormous concern worldwide, stopping food waste is critical. In India, it's estimated 40% of food is wasted between farm and table. Learn in this video how India has focused on innovative food processing and packaging technology and high-tech mega food parks to reduce food waste and hunger.
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.
iGov is a modular smart government framework with a suite of modules that helps all levels of government deliver services and information, automate internal operations, and improve staff productivity while reducing the costs of governance. Watch the video to learn about iGov's configurations and features.
Watch this video to learn about the Enevo ONe system that optimizes waste collection using wireless sensors that measure the fill-level of waste containers and forecasts when they will be full, then automatically optimizes the collection plans and routes.
Sharing thoughts in this video on how their organizations are addressing the global issue of financial inclusion are Daniel Monehin, Division President, Sub-Saharan Africa with MasterCard, and Sacha Polverini of the Bill & Melinda Gates Foundation.
Rob Schilling, CEO of San Mateo, CA-based Space-Time Insight, talks about his company's work as an enterprise software company and connection to the Internet of Things in this interview with theCUBE.