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Actuating Human Behavior in Smart Cities

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When we think about Smart Cities, we often think about sensors digitizing data for analysis. However some of the biggest benefits of the Internet of Things will come in cities that are smart enough to distribute public information to enhance human choice, efficiency and sustainability. We'll talk current and future "actuators" of human behavior such as live transit information displays, energy usage dashboards, as well as other structures that may not involve humans in the loop.

Matt Caywood, CEO, TransitScreen (

Matt Caywood is a technologist with a passion for transportation and user interface design. He founded TransitScreen to pioneer a new kind of web based signage - displaying real time local transportation information and directions to make it easy for people to move around in a convenient, efficient, and sustainable way. Before founding TransitScreen, he worked on real-time brain-computer interfaces and mapping applications at a national lab. Matt has a Ph.D. in neuroscience from the University of California San Francisco and a B.S. in computer science from Harvard.