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).
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.
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.
Learn about the advanced electrical meters, apps, and customer controls available to Worcester, Massachusetts residents participating in the National Grid’s Smart Energy Solutions pilot program.
This video provides an introduction to AllJoyn, an open, universal, secure and programmable software and services framework developed by Qualcomm and hosted by the AllSeen Alliance. AllJoyn enables hardware manufacturers and software developers to create interoperable products that can discover, connect and communicate directly with other products enabled by AllJoyn.
In this video presentation, S&C Executive Chairman John Estey discusses the economic impact of power outages. He compares the economic impact of an outage that occurs on a "old grid" with that of an outage on a self-healing smart grid.