Cisco Helps Build "Instant Cities"

Cisco is contributing technology to Songdo City in South Korea, a brand new and complete city for a million people. China plans to build hundreds of these "cities-in-a-box" as a massive rural-to-urban migration occurs there.
June 3, 2010, 10am PDT | Tim Halbur
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These "instant cities" come prewired with the latest in connectivity.

From the San Jose Mercury News: "Everything will be connected - buildings, cars, energy - everything," said Wim Elfrink, Cisco's Bangalore, India-based chief globalization officer. "This is the tipping point. When we start building cities with technology in the infrastructure, it's beyond my imagination what that will enable."

Thanks to Quan Nguyen

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Published on Wednesday, June 2, 2010 in San Jose Mercury News
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