Visible Light Communication: A Chance For A Smarter Future?

Have you heard of LiFi, the Visual Light Communication technology that uses the light spectrum to transmit information? If not, it is high time to get acquainted with this promising new smart city technology! Early February 2018 a congress will be held near the Louvre in Paris, France, bringing together relevant players involved in this emerging technology. We talked to Maxime Dubois, Projekt Manager of The Global LiFi Congress about its potential for Smart Cities. About the Global LiFi Congress Dear Maxime, thank you for taking the time to share some insights about the Global LiFi Congress. Can you quickly introduce yourself? What do you do and how did you

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Industry Focus: Robotics

Artificial intelligence, machine learning and cloud computing: all prominent buzzwords grabbing headlines in today’s media. Although these terms are difficult to envision for most, their tangible implementation can be best seen in modern robots. Today, a revolution in robotics is spearheading our progression towards a smarter planet and smart cities. With that comes a rising new job market, hungry for innovative graduates and skilled professionals. In this guide we will not only discuss the emerging role of robotics in different facets of life, but also the skills and qualifications that can help you capitalize on the accompanying growing job market. The Robotics Market The robotics market is predicted to show

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Startup Profile CrowdWatch: Crowd Safety Through Artificial Intelligence

How does one ensure the safety of people in big crowds? The team of CrowdWatch was concerned with exactly this issue. Using artificial intelligence, they developed a solution to support operators of football stadiums to identify potentially dangerous situations and provide a safe environment for football fans. But of course, there are many more use cases for such a technology in smart cities.  Thank you for sharing some insights about CrowdWatch. In a nutshell: what do you do and what problem does this address? We pioneer an assistance system for the digitalization of security in stadiums with the help of artificial intelligence. Today, a handful of operators continuously observe tens of video

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