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Friday, February 18, 2011

Govsphere to partner with Syracuse University and join the Wirless Grid Innovation Testbed

The Syracuse, New York based management/technology consulting firm, Govsphere Inc. has announced that it will partner Syracuse University and join The Wireless Grid Innovation Testbed (WiGiT). WiGiT is a National Science Foundation Partnerships for Innovation sponsored consortium that works to establish a set of open standards for the development of wireless grids. WiGiT is led by Syracuse University and Virginia Polytechnic and State University and receives support from Clean Channel Radio, Qualcom, Wireless Grids Corporation, Syracuse Research Corporation, Tufts University, MIT, Rochester Institute of Technology, City College of New York, the Syracuse City School District, BOCES Rockland County and the Seneca Nation of Indians.

The wireless grids being developed by WiGiT interconnect wireless devices, creating a value proposition to increase access to wireless communication services and develop new economic sectors. Wireless grids have applications ranging from emergency services to personal networking.

Govsphere's new partnership is expected to spawn projects that will support the Near Westside Initiative, facilitate the deployment of a crowd-sourced emergency solution, and remote monitoring solutions for green buildings.

Govsphere Inc. is a tenant of The Syracuse Technology Garden.

For more information on the new partnership click here.