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SAS IoT to power China's Wuxi High-Tech Zone

September 19, 2018 / Ken Briodagh

According to a recent announcement made at the SAS Analytics Experience in San Diego, China’s Wuxi High-Tech Zone recently selected SAS as its strategic Internet of Things (IoT) analytics partner. Wuxi is the latest in a series of IoT smart cities projects that strengthen SAS’ position as a major smart city technology player. “Smart cities are built on strategic layers of complementary technologies – smart electrical grids that help manage energy use; connected vehicles that keep drivers safe; connected traffic lights and public transportation systems that keep traffic on schedule; and connected buildings that help owners manage temperature, air quality and lighting,” said Jason Mann, VP, IoT, SAS. “The connected devices, citizens and environments generate an enormous volume of diverse data that must be analyzed at the edge to drive accurate, real-time decision making. SAS provides advanced IoT analytics with embedded artificial intelligence (AI) and...