A presentation will show how objects like traffic lights and parking spots can be turned into tools.
AT&T announced it will deliver a presentation on energy conservation at CES 2016. Next week AT&T will reveal how it will work with cities for their purpose.
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AT&T will turn everyday objects like traffic lights and parking spots into tools. The tools will aid to manage congestion and conserve energy. The presentation will be part of the AT&T’s broader plan to diversify.
The strategy includes putting wireless access into all manner of devices. Even the expansion into Mexico and purchase of DirecTV is part of the plan. AT&T will officially reveal the plans at the annual CES tech expo.
The initiative by AT&T will be called as ‘smart cities’. Although the concept is not new it does hold promise and deserves work.
According to AT&T the idea of smart cities is a massive opportunity. AT&T will work on the lighting, parking and transportation aspect of a smart city, according to Re/code.
AT&T plans to discuss details of its plan. AT&T will also announce some early cities it has been working with for the initiative. AT&T has revealed the economics of their plan have to make sense.
Their plans need to solve real problems and help save money in the long term. AT&T has been working relentlessly to expand its business into other sectors. Time will tell about its success rate.
CES is undeniably the ultimate gathering place for those thriving on consumer technology business. The CES 2016 is organized by the CTA and will consist of more than 3600 exhibitors. The convention will take place in Las Vegas, Nevada from the 6th to the 9th of January, 2016.
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