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The Google Fiber can facilitate innovative relationships between companies, nonprofit foundations, universities, colleges, governments etc. with sc....

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Goal: To encourage startups from the West coast and around the US to move to KC by providing shared "Hacker Houses" where startups enjoy ....

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Hollywood has long had a firm hold on Movie and TV production, and if you want into the business, you have to live in Los Angeles. High speed fiber op....

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Begin offering a la carte TV programming.  The most frustrating of my monthly bills is always what I pay for the privilege of watching exactly....

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I applaud the awareness of Arts and Culture in this plan and I think it can be enhanced--especially since Kansas City is clainming the ti....

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As a presenting finalist at the Gigabit Challange, I would like submit the idea of a network of centers strategically located throughout the greate....

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Mobile (EMS) Telemedicine is the next frontier in pre-hospital healthcare.  Live interact video conference, or simple store & forward ....

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For the KC Aquarium:  HD cameras are set up in the various tanks with beautiful (though stationary) views.  These HD feeds are released f....

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The idea is to leverage the strengths of the local hackerspace called CCCKC at Hammerspace. To create a Google fiber think tank, lab, research and c....

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Place sensors all over KC's; have map that combines all similar data in real-time -- temperature, precipation, air quality, traffic, wind speed,....

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Kansas City – an entire city with FREE WIRELESS INTERNET! By allowing free Internet access, it allows more people to find things they want i.e. jobs, ....

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Conferences, especially technical conferences (e.g. Ruby Midwest), use Internet connections a lot. Having good Internet connectivity (instead of the....

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(SSMB) Startups, Small & Medium Business Cloud Hosting service for KC. Provide businesses with access to a google fiber backed cloud hosting s....

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Because of high bandwidth provided by GF, someone should stream local concerts, performances, high school athletic events and other events using HD.....

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Chattanooga's municipally owned EPB (Electric Power Board)  has already deployed a gigabit network in it's 600 square mile service are....

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Encourage more neighborhood involvement by making televised meetings available, both realtime and on a delayed basis to all members of the neighborh....

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With a truly effective videoconferencing capability in the schools, volunteers (organized, screened, trained) could provide tutoring and homework su....

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Bring the Metro in the the 21st century by having wifi on buses and at bus stations. ....

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Architects could construct 3D models and communicate their ideas virtually with clients or collaborators without concern of file size.....

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This technology could allow computers to do real-time translation at places of business, hospitals and government offices. ....

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Create a mobile application that links in directly to city emergency services.  When there is an emergency call for first-responders, the peopl....

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Turn one or many of Kansas City's bankrupt, abandoned schools into a computer lab and web-based school.  Students of the now unaccredited K....

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The key to this idea is Real-People-Size. Imagine walking up to a real-people-size screen and interacting with somebody in a different par....

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With Google Fiber, hopefully more people will have access to computers and new technologies so that way we can close the digital divide between the yo....

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Google Fiber could foster a more productive telecommuting workforce where people work virtually from home or other offices, but in new interactive way....

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An interactive mural that everyone in the world could contribute to remotely and in real time would be a fun and entertaining experience. ....

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Using Google Fiber, Google's Driverless car program, and Integrated Roadways' modular pavement products featuring embedded intelligent senso....

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Two way cameras and communication channels between emergency responders and hospitals could allow Kansas City hospitals to begin treating/preparing to....

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A system of microphones on Cell towers to locate "shots fired" would allow instant info to Police. A proper system would alert only ....

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Rosedale is part of KCK's urban core and is home to more 14,000 residents, over 60% of whom are renters not home owners.  A very significan....

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Forget video conferencing. Forget "telepresence." Why don't we use Google Fiber to provide high resolution holograms for meetings and ....

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Google Fiber in the home will offer new educational experiences to students. Maybe students will be able to learn more through a virtual seminar than ....

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Google Fiber could allow new collaboration platforms where people meet others on the web with similar interests and collaborate on projects together. ....

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In the future, roads and cars may communicate with one another. If this were true, this could eliminate many of the accidents that happen on a daily b....

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Create an application on popular mobile platforms and web-based, that helps people find locally-owned businesses to buy from.  It could be a ma....

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It would be nice if there was a high speed group of tor nodes on Google fiber.  They should probably not be exit nodes, but if they are they sh....

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When farmers find signs of distress or bugs on their crops, they could take pictures of the damage and send it to a research university for input on h....

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Kansas City could better monitor energy consumption in public buildings by analyzing the amount of usage in individual rooms. If a room is not being u....

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The government could film all of their meetings and keep them in a free archive so that researchers and citizens could access meeting information on d....

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Companies could move their email and other in-house storage services to the cloud computers saving them money, time, and maintenance headaches. Citi....

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Independent singers, songwriters, and musicians could collaborate and produce music from separate studio locations. This utilizes Google Fiber’s abili....

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Provide Free High Speed Internet Access for the Education & Training of Veterans returning home from the Iraq and Afghanistan wars. Provide ....

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There are many people with disabilities living in Kansas City - and yet, many are not able to enter or even utilize some buildings due to the fact t....

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produce an easy to use database/scheduling system that allows ride sharing for those who need to buy groceries but live in the food desert.  Th....

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Google Fiber can really open the doors to innovative services via video. One that I think would work very well is for professional psychologists to ....

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Online cultural immersion programs could connect people from across the world virtually. This could help people learn foreign languages and practice w....

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Applications will be created that allow city government to engage the youth of the nation in ways that has been lacking. New government 2.0 programs w....

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Tele-surgery –> the use of telecommunications to remotely conduct surgical procedures would allow three advantages over current practices: better thre....

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  I would like to see very high resolution security cameras placed throughout the city and streamed to the 911 communications cente....

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This card will be comprehensive and carry all of your rewards cards (grocery, retail, fast food, etc.). You need only one card (not multiple to keep....

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PrepsKC --What is It?: PrepsKC is the year round leader in high school football coverage in the Greater Kansas City area ....

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If all police files were online, the network could instantly pull up related cases and draw trends in crime. Besides improving this system, we could i....

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KC can use the Google gigabit connection to create a clearing house of clinical data on healthcare services paid for by government payors, i.e. Medi....

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Google Fiber could change the online shopping experience. Imagine shopping online and seeing how you would look in a piece of clothing before you boug....

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Every computer household should have an utility application to monitor their utility use. This would educate and be an example of how computers help ....

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At SXSW in March, KC Digital Drive's Aaron Deacon, Will Barkis, and Bob Metcalfe gave a panel called Building the Future with Gigabit Apps. Topics included why the gigabit web is different, what communities should do in response, and ten real live gigabit apps being deployed in KC and elsewhere...

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The Kansas City Library continues to offer programming that helps to reach youth with digital learning opportunities. February's Digital Learning Day exposed kids in our community to coding, digital storytelling, 3D printing and more...

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Middle school, high school, and college students converged on the new Sprint Accelerator to participate in the first-ever CodeDay Kansas City. Assisted by tech-savvy mentors from area companies, they coded through the night to produce games, apps, Web sites, databases and other tech projects...

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We're moving gigabit education projects from prototype to pilot stage with Mozilla and the Gigabit Community Fund. At Building the Gigabit City 2.0, we'll explore how and start putting ideas into action...

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Learn more about our Gigabit Explorer event  on Nov 1-3 with US Ignite, Mozilla, and Google Fiber. We are actively developing great ideas and teams for next generation apps that can run on our ultra fast network. Read more to get event details, team ideas, info about our weekly idea refinement call, and the new 1 Billion Bits series for developers. ..

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