Dallas Primary School in Melbourne, Australia decided to explore how Web 2.0 teaching and learning tools might help improve literacy skills. In one project, teachers devised an alternative learning program using Microsoft Research’s Kodu –a video game production tool – to engage students facing particular reading and writing challenges. Learn about results.
In 2010, the fast-growing city of Phoenix, Arizona's Street Transportation Department embarked on a project to reduce both travel times for commuters and operational expenses. Read in this case study how a wireless communications solution from ABB subsidiary Tropos helped Phoenix meet its objective of an Intelligent Transportation System (ITS) that could handle multiple applications.
Ashburton District Council wanted a modern, mobile computing platform for employees who provide frontline services. Before it deployed smartphones to mobile workers, the council subscribed to the Windows Intune PC and device management solution to manage these devices and corporate data. Learn more from this case study.
The University of Strasbourg had no centralized method for monitoring and collecting data on assets, HVAC, electricity and other facility processes that would allow staff to review trends and identify better practices for saving time, money and energy. That is, until the school implemented Schneider Electric's Wonderware solution. Learn more in this case study.
Carson City Public Works is responsible for taking care of the Nevada city’s water, wastewater, transportation, landfill, fleet, environmental, and renewable power systems. To achieve its goals, Carson City Public Works created an infrastructure that revolves around the capabilities of its people and the best available smart city technology from Schneider Electric. The result is improved operator and managerial efficiency, increased situational awareness, and a high level of operational readiness. This short video shows how the city’s various systems are integrated together to create a smart city at the foot of the Sierra Nevada Mountains.
Busan, South Korea's second largest city, stimulated job creation and business growth by leveraging information and communications technologies.
To streamline communications to police officers in the field and reduce costs, the city of Redlands equipped them with new touch-based smartphones and tablets. While they proved their value in everyday field operations, it soon became clear that their IT team needed a cohesive and centralized way to administer this mobility infrastructure and better support its users in the field. Officials in other cities may be interested in the solution Redlands chose and the benefits gained.