Smart Cities

Qualcomm's Quest To Make Cities Smarter

By Will Townsend
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It’s no secret that Qualcomm is driving the overall 5G ecosystem, thanks in large part to having its own R&D in the 5G standards space with 3GPP. Its portfolio includes industry-leading modems, RF-Front End and its class-leading system on a chip (SOC) design. In the past, the company has also supported numerous OEM customers with reference designs. Qualcomm’s three-year journey with smart cities, however, has taken its reference design efforts even further. Mr.

Qualcomm Partners With Georgia Smart City To Test Out Cellular Vehicle-to-Everything Technology

Peachtree Corners, Georgia will serve as the testing ground for a new slate of technology including autonomous vehicles.
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By Jonathan Greig

Qualcomm has announced a new deal with the government of Peachtree Corners, Georgia, and Jacobs that will see the three organizations roll out a variety of technology related to Cellular Vehicle-to-Everything technology.

DesignFWD Podcast Episode 02: Connecting Each Other Through Design

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“Alexa, play the DesignFWD podcast.”

Welcome to DesignFWD, a podcast series presented by Mohawk Group, where we discuss innovations in design, performance, and sustainability that positively impact the built environment. Stick around for engaging conversation with our design leaders, sustainability advocates, and progressive end users who are moving design forward. 

Sustainable Innovation Starts at Home: The Singapore Story

by Jai Thampi
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Sir Isaac Newton was at his best when he was working from home. The legend goes that when the polymath stayed at home to avoid the plague of 1665, he discovered the laws of gravity, optics, and invented calculus.

UPS Infographic | How We’re Responding to Global Megatrends

Here are the principal dynamics shaping how UPS's global logistics network evolves in the future.
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UPS’s global logistics network carries 3 percent of the world’s gross domestic product (GDP) on a daily basis. Here are the principal dynamics shaping how that network evolves in the future.

UPS Reduces Emissions and Congestion in Denmark and Sweden With New Zero Emission eBikes

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January 17, 2020 /3BL Media/ - UPS announced today that it has deployed five eBikes in Copenhagen, one in Stockholm and one in Aarhus as part of its global effort to improve the sustainability of its deliveries. As a result of these new alternative fuel vehicles being introduced, UPS operates three fewer 7.5-tonne diesel delivery vehicles in Denmark and one less diesel delivery vehicle in Sweden every day.

The Ray Selected in Newsweek’s Top 100 Smart City Partner - Momentum Awards

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The Ray has been chosen as one Newsweek's Top 100 Smart City Partner Momentum Award winners. The Momentum Awards are an annual celebration of the people and cities propelling the world toward an environmentally sustainable, socially equitable, economically viable future of autonomous mobility and smart urban environments. 

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The Ray has been chosen as one Newsweek's Top 100 Smart City Partner Momentum Award winners. The Momentum Awards are an annual celebration of the people and cities propelling the world toward an environmentally sustainable, socially equitable, economically viable future of autonomous mobility and smart urban environments. 

Verizon Is Helping Cities Improve Their Quality of Life Through Technology Solutions

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From population growth to rapid urbanization, cities are facing new challenges to maintaining high standards of livability, resiliency and sustainability. Victoria Dower and the Smart Communities team at Verizon are identifying and delivering solutions. 

Check the Boxes: Your Smart City To-do List

Building a smart city is easy to envision, but challenging to implement
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Building a smart city is easy to envision, but it can be challenging to implement. From questions about financing and stakeholder engagement to technology advocacy and information technology (IT) governance, there is a lot to consider after you’ve made the decision to enable data to make your community more livable, sustainable and connected. After the overarching vision and strategy are set, making smart cities real often starts by implementing a series of smaller changes that contribute to the overall transformation.

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