A completely smart city is one in which there is an invisible network of devices that can communicate and control buildings. Buildings are the major user of electrical energy. 65% of electrical energy is used in buildings. Taking the building control systems and making them energy aware and intelligent
Archive for 2008
The lecture covers a series of topics related to intelligent environments, like ubiquitous computing, pervasive computing, embedded systems, augmented reality, smart objects / environment, as well as
Nicola Villa is Global Director of Connected Urban Development at Cisco Systems. The talk is from the 5ht annual summit of the International Community Forum on “Building the Broadband Economy”, New York, May 13-15, 2008.
Tim Berners-Lee, inventor of the web, discussed the exciting new field of web science which he is pioneering at MIT, in partnership with colleagues at Southampton University, which seeks to understand the impact the web is having on our society and economy.
The presentation of Dr. Dean Spitzer disucsses issues of innovation measurement in enterprises. Measurement is crucial for success, but it is an imperfect art, as practiced by most organizations. Too often, the focus is on accepted, technical measures, rather than on the specific needs of individuals involved and the desired outcomes.
Approximately two-thirds of the award winning U.S. innovations involve some kind of interorganizational collaboration—a situation that reflects the more collaborative nature of the innovation process and the greater role in private sector innovation by government agencies, federal laboratories, and research universities, according to a new report by the Information Technology and Innovation Forum (ITIF) on the U.S. innovation system.
The 1st ISPIM Innovation Symposium – Managing Innovation in a Connected World – will be held in Singapore on 14-17 December 2008.