If you really want to perfect the smart city you might as well start at the base of Mt. Fuji with a blank slate, 175-acres and the latest technologies such as robotics and AI.
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AlphaStruxure, a joint venture between the Carlyle Group and Schneider Electric, aims to integrate data, sustainability, analytics and energy-as-a-service into the front end of infrastructure development projects. AlphaStruxure CEO Juan Macias and Schneider Electric’s North American CEO Annette Clayton discuss the deal with ZDNet's Larry Dignan.
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Qualcomm's latest efforts highlight how the company is supporting multiple clouds, development platforms, and standards. The goal: Be a Swiss Army chip for Internet of Things deployments.
Ford says autonomous vehicles will be concentrated in smart cities, which will manage the transportation system centrally with a core operating system.
The USPS fleet in the field could be enabled with sensors that serve as the eyes and ears of smart cities to improve services. But hurdles abound.
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