As the U.S. election season focuses attention on national priorities, the Smart Cities Council has released a policy brief detailing how smart infrastructure investments in our cities and towns will create jobs and promote greater prosperity for all. Click to read the executive summary or download the full report.
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.
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.
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.
This video contains highlights from ABB's Americas Technology and Partner Days 2015, which included the official opening of its new North American robotics manufacturing facility in Auburn Hills, Michigan