New IoT-related events in Eindhoven this autumn

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We invite you to check these two new IoT-related events in Eindhoven this autumn and get up-to-date with the latest smart society technology developments.

NXP is Partner of U.S. Department of Transportation in Smart City Challenge

With this partnership, NXP, together with its partner Cohda Wireless, will provide the contest’s winning community with wireless technology that allows cars to securely exchange data, such as hazard warnings, over distances of more than a mile to prevent accidents and improve traffic flow. Continue reading “NXP is Partner of U.S. Department of Transportation in Smart City Challenge”

Broadband Forum announces Broadband 20/20: a new world of communications

The Broadband Forum today announced its new Broadband 20/20 vision. The vision is to enable new opportunities for profitable revenue growth by leveraging new technologies in the home, small business and multi-user infrastructure of the broadband network. The innovative use of NFV, SDN, ultra-fast access, IoT (Internet of Things) and, when formally defined, 5G, enables the delivery of exciting ultra-fast broadband services, with distributed compute and storage to anywhere and any device in the home and business locations. Continue reading “Broadband Forum announces Broadband 20/20: a new world of communications”

Making Smart Systems That Interact With The Physical World

Miroslav Pajic, an expert in cyber-physical systems, which merge physical processes with information systems, will join Duke University’s Department of Electrical and Computer Engineering as an assistant professor in July 2015. With a history of making the electronics embedded in the world around us connect and work together to safely interact with the physical world, Pajic will continue his focus on biomedical and automotive environments. Continue reading “Making Smart Systems That Interact With The Physical World”

This Smart Walk Sign Knows If You Need Extra Time To Cross The Street (VIDEO)

When you’re waiting to cross the street, the crosswalk signal doesn’t know if you’re out for a morning run or you’re an 86-year-old with a walker. Like other infrastructure, it’s designed based on averages. But as smart tech grows in cities, a walk sign or streetlight may eventually know who someone is—and tailor itself for any particular needs. Continue reading “This Smart Walk Sign Knows If You Need Extra Time To Cross The Street (VIDEO)”