Foxconn will be on the UW-Green Bay campus Wednesday, October 24 from 10 a.m. to 1 p.m. in the University Union near Cloud Commons. The company is here to promote its “Smart Cities Smart Futures” contest in which bright ideas from students, faculty and staff could earn a top prize of $5,000. Ideas must be

Security service professionals, company executives and college students gathered inside the Milwaukee School of Engineering’s Grohmann Museum Auditorium Wednesday morning for the Cybersecurity Summit put on by Brookfield-based SysLogic. The summit informed attendees about new technologies in cybersecurity and how they can protect their businesses. The summit concluded with a panel discussion made up of

In just a few short years, we’ve come to expect miraculous things from our phones. It’s not enough to order a ride, anywhere, anytime. Consumers have become accustomed to seeing the car make its way toward them in real time. Consumer technology has advanced so rapidly that any systems lagging behind stand out glaringly. That

Tech company looking for students from all majors Video clip Foxconn is currently recruiting for several hundred positions in Wisconsin. This week, they’re bringing that job search to the UW campus. It’s the start of Foxconn Days: a two-day event for students, alumni, and the public to learn about the company and its career opportunities. Oct.

Smart cities, meet smart campus. With the upcoming Foxconn advanced manufacturing campus coming right around the corner, private and public institutions across the state have begun to think about the lasting impact the 20-million-square-foot campus will have on the area. The University of Wiscosnin-Parkside is one of those institutions, as a recent lecture series and

Foxconn Technology Group and the University of Wisconsin–Madison invites UW–Madison students, faculty and staff, and alumni, along with members of the public and their families, to attend Foxconn Day, to be held at Engineering Hall on Oct. 18 and 19. the two-day event, in addition to showcasing some of Foxconn’s cutting-edge global technology and innovations,

The Wisconsin Idea, Smart Cities, and our foray into the future by Ray Cross, University of Wisconsin System and Alan Yeung, Foxconn One of the key reasons Foxconn chose Wisconsin to base its U.S. manufacturing and North American corporate headquarters harkens back to our state’s history, tradition and track record of taking great ideas and

As cities get smarter, they are becoming more livable and more responsive—and today we are seeing only a preview of what technology could eventually do in the urban environment. Until recently, city leaders thought of smart technologies primarily as tools for becoming more efficient behind the scenes. Now technology is being injected more directly into the

Foxconn Technology Group and the University of Wisconsin–Madison invites UW–Madison students, faculty and staff, and alumni, along with members of the public and their families, to attend Foxconn Days, to be held at Engineering Hall on Oct. 18 and 19. During the two-day event, in addition to showcasing some of Foxconn’s cutting-edge global technology and

For Immediate Release October 9, 2018 Foxconn Issues Request for Proposal to Convert Downtown Racine Location into Smart City Co-Working Innovation Space Takes first steps to enhance and transform Foxconn Place Racine into a hub for “Smart City” initiatives and programs Milwaukee, WI – Foxconn Technology Group (Foxconn) today announced a Request for Proposal (RFP) for

The 9.6 billion people expected to live on the planet by 2050, and with 70 percent of them in urban areas, IoT is pushing smart agriculture in smart cities. Internet of Things (IoT)  and other related new and emerging technologies are set to change and improve Smart Cities. Agriculture is using these technologies, deploying IoT for

Former smart city leaders Miguel Gamiño Jr. and Michael Mattmiller offered current IT leaders advice on how to work with the private sector and drive innovation in cities. There are as many ways to pursue smart city concepts as there are cities in the world, but ultimately, city IT leaders should not focus as much

Dive Brief: Chicago will be the pilot city for a new model designed by Smart Cities for All — a collaboration between the advocacy groups G3ict and World Enabled — meant to help cities evaluate how accessible digital and smart services are for people with disabilities, and help planners track progress. The Smart City Digital Inclusion Maturity Model,

There is no shortage of challenges facing smaller cities and counties that want to be “smart” — or “intelligent” — said Xavier Hughes, ICMA’s chief technology and innovation officer, at the first full day of the 104th ICMA Annual Conference in Baltimore, Md. Hughes is a veteran of the Obama administration, as chief innovation office at the Department

IoT for All: What is a Smart City?

This article introduces IoT for All’s Smart City Series. It argues that Smart Cities are urban developments that meet the needs of the present without compromising the ability of future generations to redesign them to serve changing needs. Defining Smart Cities Urbanism in World History Before charging forward, we must remember first to look backward. The

Foxconn Technology Group announced on Tuesday, Oct. 2 the purchase of One Main Centre in downtown Racine for the development of Foxconn Place Racine and Wisconn Valley Innovation Center. The 46,000 square foot, three-story One Main Centre will be renamed Foxconn Place Racine and house at least 125 Foxconn employees. The building will also be home to the Wisconn Valley Innovation Center, part of the AI 8K+5G ecosystem that Foxconn is

Smart technologies will result in substantial cost savings to cities and their residents. However, finding the initial funds needed to pay for upgrades and new technologies will be challenging, especially in the present era of reduced federal assistance to cities. Over time, however, smart cities will have opportunities to pay for themselves by generating new

Foxconn kicked off its Smart Cities-Smart Futures competition, aimed at generating new ideas from universities and technical schools, in the Alumni Memorial Union Monday. In a statement provided by Marquette, Foxconn’s initiative works to develop smart and connected communities and systems throughout Wisconsin through the ideas of students, faculty and staff. Foxconn is a Taiwanese

Homelessness has become a focal point of Portlanders’ angst as the number of people who sleep on the street has grown. It has also captured the interest of Portland State University researchers in the linguistics department as much as those who study city planning. So when the Portland State president announced shortly after he started

Foxconn’s Smart Cities – Smart Futures competition is open to all students, faculty and staff at Wisconsin universities and technical colleges. Student proposals and faculty-led research that could enhance connected living and work spaces or generate technological innovations are all eligible. The portal for submitting ideas will open at the end of this month and first round submissions

Foxconn Technology Group (Foxconn) will host an event at Marquette University on Monday, Oct. 1, at 12 p.m., to celebrate the start of its statewide Smart Cities – Smart Futures competition. Foxconn has committed up to $1 million over the next three years to support its Smart Cities – Smart Futures initiative, which is aimed at generating new ideas from students,

Details are as follows… Place: *       Marquette University, Alumni Memorial Union, Room 227 *       1442 W Wisconsin Ave, Milwaukee, WI 53233 Date / Time: *       Monday, October 1st, 12:00pm (noon) Food: *       Light fare, etc. Presentations: *       Dr. Mike Lovell, President, Marquette *     

Dive Brief: The City of Chicago has launched a partnership with Smart911, a free and voluntary service for individuals to provide personal, medical or situational information to first responders in the case of an emergency. The city is now the biggest single user of the service. Through Smart911, users can create a safety profile that automatically feeds

Smart cities have the ability to connect all infrastructure—electric, gas, water, communications and transportation. Smart city initiatives may empower consumers to make more thoughtful energy choices. Such choices may offer them energy use and bill management insights, allowing them to prioritize their personal or business goals as they relate to energy efficiency, usage and savings.

Foxconn Technology Group had a presence at UW-Stout’s career fair Tuesday, talking with students in some fields in which the university specializes. Those at the Foxconn booth were looking for upcoming graduates with degrees in engineering, information technology and business management as well as art, design and graphics. Chancellor Bob Meyer said it’s great to

A Smart City is not about wide roads, beautiful landscapes, an efficient drainage system and better traffic; it is the mindset of the people living there which defines its character, an eminent social worker said here. “Safety of women and attention given to the handicapped and underprivileged decide how smart a city is. It is

What will the networked cities of the future look like and will they lead to data overload? Wireless sensors can identify available parking spaces, measure traffic flows and monitor waste containers. Smart city systems are being tested in Switzerland. Watch the video here.

Concordia University Wisconsin’s students, faculty, and staff are invited to submit their innovative solutions and compete against some of WIsconsin’s brightest minds for financial and in-kind awards through Foxconn’s Smart Cities—Smart Futures competition. The competition, which was announced last month, is open to students, faculty, and staff at all of Wisconsin’s higher education institutions and

(TNS) — A new facility is coming to south metro Denver where the use of data-collecting “internet of things” technology will be explored and tested as means to make urban services and infrastructure work better for residents. Officials with Arrow Electronics took the stage at the inaugural Colorado Smart Cities Symposium in Denver on Tuesday to announce plans

What makes a smart city “smart”? It’s a question that many entrepreneurs, enterprise executives and civic leaders are asking themselves today, but the answer can take many forms. As an entrepreneur, I often think about “smart cities” in the context of disruption by entrepreneurs re-shaping the way cities function. With grassroots IoT incubators popping up here in the

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