In most cities, if you don’t own a car, or just want to leave your car at home, you typically need to use more than one mode of transport to get around. You might, for example, start with a city bus or a rental bike, then transfer to the subway system, a train, or maybe a ride-sharing service to finish your journey.
Digital devices, in combination with mobile applications, have been revolutionary for putting information in the palm of a worker’s hand. Mobile email on smartphones was the first example of technology that changed the way workers collaborated and exchanged information.
This IDC Technology Spotlight explores how IoT platforms support Smart City growth and sustainability Smart City platforms integrate smart technologies, enable the rapid delivery of new applications, and create a connected ecosystem. They support specific systemic, environmental, social and financial objectives.
1. As a child what job did you want to have when you grew up?
I wanted to be a diplomat, living in exotic countries and travelling around the world
Despite being a key building block of any wider machine-to-machine solution, there are important differences between M2M connectivity services and traditional mobile services that need careful consideration as these, by definition, can’t provide human feedback. On top of this, many M2M users need global connectivity, which in turn involves international roaming partners.
Event date: 14 January 2015 – 4:00 PM GMT Webinar
The Internet of Things (IoT) is a disruptive innovation that most companies are trying to incorporate into their business. You may be asking, how does it fit within my organization? How can I take advantage of this technology? How do I prioritise what is important with my organization’s goals. Huge opportunities may fall [...]
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