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AGT Leverages Cloud-Based Analytics to Optimize Barge Operations and Port Ecosystems
admin | October 15, 2014

Ports and waterways are at the heart of local economies, and barges are the most efficient, least expensive and most environmentally friendly way for goods to be transported between them. Despite the importance of barges, they are currently off-the-grid with no tracking or monitoring system in place to understand the location and status of barges within ports and inland waterways, leading to limited planning and prediction capabilities, underutilized assets, safety issues and water traffic. These big data challenges undermine entire... More >>

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AGT and Cisco’s Smart Intersection Leverages IoT Edge Analytics to Improve Road Safety and Traffic Management
admin | October 14, 2014

With 180,000 people moving into cities every day, rapid urbanization places a significant strain on transportation infrastructure and traffic management. City and local government officials continue to face challenges in optimizing crowd flow, synchronizing traffic and mitigating threats or dangerous situations. Traffic intersections are at the heart of traffic management, transportation and crowd flow and can serve as the best information centers in cities to control flow and enhance road safety for citizens. They are also central in mitigating the... More >>

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Energy and Individual Consumption: Made Simple through Advanced Analytics
admin | June 10, 2014

We are constantly looking for new ways to engage with partners and governments in order to advance our public safety agenda through global smart city innovation. And occasionally, we have the opportunity to host influencers from key markets at AGT International locations in order to provide more robust and transparent information on the innovation and development process that adds value to our leading solutions. As a part of this ongoing engagement effort, we recently hosted Brigitte Zypries, Parliamentary State Secretary... More >>

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Consortium Fields a Successful Smart City Pilot Project in Singapore
admin | June 2, 2014

Across the world, cities are evolving at a rapid pace, with many changes being made in favor of infrastructure that can help cities efficiently manage events and resources across multiple agencies. Singapore is an example of one such city. As a pioneer in the development of smart city infrastructure and with these challenges top of mind, AGT International is constantly on the lookout for ways to innovate and harness the power of the Internet of Things (IoT) and relevant public... More >>

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World Cities Summit – June 2014
admin | June 2, 2014

From June 1st – 4th 2014, AGT will be participating in the World Cities Summit, which is a global platform for government leaders and industry experts to address livable and sustainable city challenges, share integrated urban solutions and forge partnerships. The event, which is being hosted in Singapore, is being jointly organized by Singapore’s Centre for Livable Cities (CLC) and Urban Redevelopment Authority (URA) and will consist of a summit conference, exhibition and Global Mayors forum. The biennial event typically... More >>

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