Kent Larson of MIT Has a Platform for Smarter Cities
MIT's Media Lab research group Changing Places, is developing new technologies and new products for cities, urban and suburban areas. New Technologies include Wireless sensing, algorithms, and new interfaces to respond to human activity. Projects range from fine-grain activity recognition using wearable accelerometers, a persuasive thermostat using GPS location of occupants, and a context-aware tunable LED lighting for office environments and new forms of electric vehicles and smart mass transportation systems. We'll also discuss how you build a business model based on a cool idea and transition it into the business world. Join VP of editorial content at Ziff Davis Enterprise, Eric Lundquist as he sits down renowned architect and director of MIT's Changing Places research group, Kent Larson.