Eric Simmons Presentation: Delivering the Connected City


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Eric Simmons Presentation: Delivering the Connected City

  1. 1. Delivering the Connected City Eric Simmons General Manager, Machine-­to-­Machine Rogers Communications Inc. City Age: October 9, 2013 1
  2. 2. Defining M2M & IOT & IOE M2M & IOT Communications is projected to be the fastest growing technology segment of the IT sector in the next 3-­5 years M2M -­to-­ Technology that supports wired or wireless communication between devices IOT Global network infrastructure, linking physical and virtual objects through autonomous data capture and communication capabilities 2
  3. 3. Why M2M? M2M technology has the power to transform a city through connecting devices , networks and people in real-­time 3
  4. 4. Internet of things: An infographic SOURCE:  Cisco,  July  2011     4
  5. 5. Inherent challenges for cities and technology adoption For Cities . . . Infrastructure challenges Service delivery Streamlining processes Financial challenges Communications SYSTEM ARCHITECTURE In Technology Adoption . . . The M2M marketplace is complex and fragmented How can you find a offering different with numerous supplierssolution that is simple, cost-­effective and deployed faster, and components of an M2M minimizes the impact on your core business?   Solution 5
  6. 6. Rogers vision OUR VISION Building on our rich legacy of enabling wireless data solutions, Rogers is passionate about delivering industry leading machine-­to-­machine technology that helps our customers and partners connect and transform their business like never before 6
  7. 7. Rogers has evolved Telcom Supplier Connected Enterprise Partner Leading voice and data networks Unmatched portfolio of advanced networks Superior device portfolio End-­to-­end business solutions, professional services Award Winning Business Care Full mobility lifecycle management services Voice & data solutions based on core capabilities Strategic partnership with customers & partners Broad strategic partnerships Speed to market & agile response to customer needs Industry leading voice & data and M2M capabilities CORE STRENGTHS NEW CAPABILITES Rogers is leveraging its core strengths while investing in new capabilities to deliver end-­to-­end enterprise solutions 7
  8. 8. Solutions for the connected city 8
  9. 9. Parking and traffic In Los Angeles, a study of a 15-­block area estimates that drivers circling for parking cause 950,000 excess vehicle miles per year. This translates to 47,000 gallons in wasted gas and 730 tons of carbon dioxide greenhouse gas. 9
  10. 10. New parking dynamics innovation in the last 75 years 1) Identify available parking spots to reduce traffic 2) Provide optimal route to parking spots avoiding congested arteries 3) Inform police of violators to reduce patrolling time and increase revenue 4) Dynamic price setting to control the flow of traffic Lower pricing a few blocks out of peak traffic areas Lower during off peak hours Increase during peak times (lunch/dinner rush) 5) Introduce shorter (i.e., 30 minutes/1 hour) time limits in key retail areas to increase turnover 10
  11. 11. Public transit School Bus Tracking: Real time GPS data and bus tracking software provides both historical and up to the minute information regarding your school bus fleet's location, speed and adherence to the route and stop schedule. Public Transportation: Next stop announcements on subway. Digital signage with offers and QR codes. Mobile couponing for local retailers. Next bus arrival time. Text or email notifications of bus arrival times and delays. 11
  12. 12. A few of our customers Snowplows Parking Kiosks Traffic Management Parking Kiosks & Enforcement Toronto Police Fleet Custom APN London Police Fleet & Mobile Worker BB10 Professional Services EMS Fleet Digital Signage in Transit Stations & Buses Fleet Tracking Remote Monitoring Parking Enforcement Manitoba Hydro Mobile Worker Vancouver Police Car Terminals Parking Enforcement 12
  13. 13. Rogers M2M milestone: over one million connections 13
  14. 14. The possibilities are endless 14
  15. 15. Q&A Thank you!! Questions? Thank you 15