Watch this short video from Cisco demonstrating how smart street lighting solutions help cities get detailed data and control over streetlights, enabling better decisions about cost reductions through lower electric bills, better asset management and leveraging streetlights as sensors.
Farmer Craig Blackburn of Blackhills Farm in New Zealand, relies on Schneider Electric's SCADAfarm to manage water use. Learn how the system, built on Azure IoT enables Blackburn to adjust his irrigation machines to the land's water needs while integrating with weather predictions and making adjustments on the fly to net up to 50% savings.
A new initiative is adding a human touch to measuring poverty by collecting short video testimonials from people as part of the High Frequency Survey in South Sudan. Learn in this video how it aims to provide quantitative data on poverty levels in the country while at the same time providing an opportunity for the poor to voice their struggles.
The proliferation of mobile phones opens up new opportunities for conducting surveys in developing countries. Data about people’s lives can now be gathered much cheaper and faster. Watch in this video how the World Bank’s Listening to Africa initiative is now collecting household data through mobile phone surveys in African countries.
How do you provide safe, reliable, efficient and sustainable energy to people who don't have access to energy? With its Villaya Microgrid, Schneider Electric helps energize communities around the world. Learn more in this brief video.
The Blue Lake Tribe has been on a small piece of land in Humboldt County, California since 1908. Tribal leaders want to sustain it for future generations. They also want to protect and improve lives today. Watch a video about a Siemens microgrid that is helping do both.
Learn how Quantium and My Choices Foundation, a nonprofit in India, have teamed up with Cisco to help eliminate sex trafficking by identifying villages at risk using the Cisco UCS & MapR big data platform.
In this video from SXSW 2017, Diane Bryant shares Intel’s vision for unleashing artificial intelligence as well as a perspective on how to accelerate the delivery of AI for social good, for instance, to support inclusion and human rights expansion.
Students at the Secondary School for Journalism in Brooklyn realized that over 78% of students at their school receive free lunch, but often have no way of getting dinner. Using STEAM, the students created an app in hopes of supplying students with meals after-school for free -- and they won a top award for it.
In the Limpopo Province of South Africa, Enel Green Power, together with the NGO Mothers2Mothers, has involved 13,785 HIV-positive women in a training and prevention programme. The aim is to reduce the transmission of the virus to children and to provide women with the tools they need to lead a healthy and productive life.