Michael Jansen, CEO, Cityzenith, has created a Sim City, but for real cities with 5D Smart World.
Samir Saini, CIO, City of Atlanta, says using the IoT, big data, and analytics allows cities to forecast what will happen and to take action.
Peggy Smedley exclaims that utility poles are due for a major connected upgrade and suggests that equipping them with sensors and predictive technology will lead to more integration with the smart grid.
Hans Thalbauer, senior vice president, IoT & digital supply chain, SAP Leonardo, discussed the importance of leveraging the IoT to improve business intelligence, asset management, and maintenance.
Shay Bahramirad, vice president of new initiatives, IEEE, and director of distribution system planning, smart grid, and innovation, ComEd, explains why a collaboration between customers, businesses, governments, and municipalities is important for the development of smart utility solutions for major cities.
Brenna Berman, executive director of City Digital, UI Labs, talks about solutions that are helping cities to better manage the logistics and transportation of people, goods, vehicles, and much more.
Charlie Catlett, director, Urban Center for Computation and Data, and senior computer scientist, Argonne National Laboratory, discusses work being done by scientists and researchers to bring sensor technologies to major cities.
Vin D’Agostino, VP strategic marketing and applications engineering, Renesas Electronics, says the emergence of smart cities will not mean a reconstruction of infrastructure, but instead mean that it must be integrated within existing structures.
James Carlini, president, Carlini & Associates, discusses how mission-critical solutions will become important in smart buildings and connected campuses.