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For faster emergency response, New York’s fire department looks to AI

Fire departments increasingly rely on technology to improve the efficiency of operations. In an emergency, firefighters must get to the scene as quickly as possible. In this article, learn more about how the FDNY and NYU’s Tandon School of Engineering are working together to improve response times. The New York City Fire Department (FDNY) is […]

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How Manufacturers Set The Stage For Strategic Operations In 2024

Amid changing customer expectations, diversifying supply chains, advancing technology, and growing ESG scrutiny, manufacturers must take a more strategic, customer-centric approach to remain competitive. Technology will play a key role in optimizing the entire operations model.  From inventory management to materials requirement planning (MRP), for many years manufacturing leaders have viewed operations as a cost […]

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Exploring 5 Key Opportunities In Government Technology

As the global population grows, governments have struggled to keep pace with the services they provide. Through digital transformation, government agencies are finding ways to streamline services and drive operational efficiencies. In this article, you can read about some of the ways government are turning to new technologies to innovate.  Governments worldwide are in a […]

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Robot worms, lasers, drones and AI: How ARPA-E wants to move the US power grid underground

With storms and wildfires getting more severe each year, grid resilience is top of mind for electric utilities. As more funding becomes available for grid infrastructure projects, field service technicians will play an essential role in bringing those projects to fruition.  The U.S. Department of Energy on Tuesday announced $34 million in funding to support […]

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Army wants drones to play a role in extending network range

Ground troops have relied on high-performance repeater antennas to extend the range of encrypted radio communications for years, but that’s about to change. While the U.S. Army already uses unmanned aerial vehicles (UAVs) for surveillance- and combat-related tasks, they are now exploring additional military technology use cases for drone technology, such as extending communications networks.  […]

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Drones are changing emergency response in this Pacific Northwest city

As the FAA continues to ease restrictions on unmanned aerial vehicles, cities increasingly rely on drones for a variety of tasks. When deployed as law enforcement technology, aerial drones can increase safety in dangerous situations and provide critical information to inform responses in emergency scenarios. For many city leaders, a 60-second emergency response to a […]

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Transforming Governance in Smart Cities: The Imperative of Digital Transformation

Implementing smart technologies into cities has advantages that go far beyond collecting data. From reducing bureaucracy to connecting citizens with local governments, the potential for smart cities continues to grow. In this article, you can see some of the many ways these innovations have impacted cities that have implemented them. In the heart of the […]

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5G Holds Great Promise For Industry, But Challenges Remain

While 5G has revolutionized connectivity in many industries by allowing for better data transfer and communication in both traditional and non-traditional use cases. However, current 5G technologies may not be a one-size-fits-all solution for consumers and industrial users.  RedCap 5G Will Serve the Middle Ground Between 5G and Low-Power Wireless Technologies ARC Advisory Group 5G […]

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4 Ways To Modernize Facility Maintenance: The Role of FSM Software

Like many industries, facilities management is in the process of a digital transformation. With the right software in place and the right hardware to access it, facilities managers can handle most maintenance and repair tasks proactively before they become an issue. Artificial Intelligence is upgrading many traditional and ‘offline’ industries with advanced analytics and automation. […]

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Smart City Tech Is Evolving to Include Sustainability Features

New opportunities continue to arise around the development of smart cities as local, state and federal governments advance electrification and decarbonization efforts. Many of these programs require cities to collect new types of data, creating the need for more sensors, better software and new technologies.  Cities, school districts and other public-sector organizations are prioritizing sustainability […]

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