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IoT Initiative: From Industrial IoT to Smart Cities

Tuesday, June 28, 2016

The vision of the CWC at UC San Diego is to start a mutually beneficial collaboration with KETI (Korea Electronics Technology Institute) that will employ smart techniques in what is called “factory-things.” “The transformation of manufacturing with IoTs will help the U.S. maintain its competitive edge in the manufacturing industries,” says CWC Director Sujit Dey,  “with increased efficiencies in cost, processes, manufacturing and performance.”

What exactly is Industrial IoT?

A Cloud-based Mobile Health Monitoring and Real-time Guidance System

Tuesday, June 28, 2016

Currently, most physical therapy patients receive only verbal and written instructions for their  at-home care -- a strategy that lacks the benefit of the direct feedback a physical therapist could provide. Not surprisingly, this strategy yields very low rates of compliance and accuracy. The Center for Wireless Communications’ mHealth Initiative aims to provide detailed guidance to physical therapy patients so that the exercise regimen they do at home can be as effective as what they do in the clinic.

SmartCity Hackathon Connects the Data Dots on Behalf of Climate

Tuesday, June 21, 2016

by Tiffany Fox

Some blame the unchecked use of technology for the planet’s ills, but the recent SmartCity Hackathon at the University of California, San Diego showed that smart use of technology might be what ends up saving it.

San Diego Uses Hackathon to Generate Ideas for Climate Action Plan

Monday, June 13, 2016

By Bruce Bigelow

“Can government really help drive innovation?”

That might not be the sort of question you’d want to ask the crowd at a Donald Trump rally.

Hackathon yields tech for ride sharing, saving water

Monday, June 13, 2016

by Mike Freeman

Contest aimed to help San Diego with Climate Action Plan

Routed, which gives cities tools to promote ride sharing based on traffic patterns, was the winner of the top prize at the three-day San Diego SmartCity Hackathon and Innovation event held last week.

The $5,000 competition aimed to spark development of technologies to help San Diego reach its ambitious goals for cutting carbon emissions and water use. Winners were announced Wednesday evening.

SmartCity Hackathon eyes environmental tech

Tuesday, May 17, 2016

by Mike Freeman

This winter, San Diego adopted one of the nation’s most ambitious plans to cut carbon emissions in coming decades.

Now the city is teaming up with businesses and universities in hopes that coders can build an app for that.

More than 200 software developers and technology designers have signed up for the three-day San Diego SmartCity Hackathon and Innovation Program, which kicks off Friday at Weaver Conference Center in UC San Diego’s Institute of the Americas.

San Diego SmartCity Hackathon and Innovation Program Taps Public and Private Sector for Climate Change Solutions

Wednesday, May 4, 2016

by Bonnie Shaw

SAN DIEGO--(BUSINESS WIRE)--Public and private sectors in San Diego are combining forces in the first San Diego SmartCity Hackathon and Innovation Program beginning the weekend of May 20 – 22, 2016 at the University of California, San Diego. The goal: bring together developers, designers and creative thinkers to come up with novel solutions to support climate action and support them with data, resources, and the chance to commercialize their solution.

Teradata launching new IoT analytics group

Monday, April 18, 2016

by David Curry

Analytics and marketing firm Teradata has revealed plans to build a global Internet of Things (IoT) analytics unit, based in India, the United States, and the United Kingdom.

The unit will be responsible for researching and producing innovative ways to analyse an IoT system, building on the company’s current service lineup of analytic functions to make systems more efficient, less likely to fail, and cheaper for the end customer.

San Diego Organizes Smart City Hackathon to Achieve Climate Plan

Tuesday, March 29, 2016

by Bruce Bigelow

An unusual coalition is coming together in San Diego to create innovative ways to support a climate action plan the city adopted to satisfy state mandates for reducing greenhouse gases.

The San Diego City Council voted unanimously to approve the plan in December. To meet California’s tough requirements, the plan sets five broad goals that are intended to cut carbon gas emissions in San Diego by 50 percent (from 1990 levels) over the next 20 years and beyond.

Looking at 5G from a microwave perspective

Friday, March 4, 2016

by Joe Bush

With 5G looming large on the horizon, it’s an exciting time to be an RF engineer. As we embark on the road to 5G (the next generation wireless communications system), there are countless challenges and opportunities emerging for the engineering community. Thomas Cameron, CTO, Communications Infrastructure, Analog Devices explains more.

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