Multiple perspectives are needed for developing innovations to demonstrate the potential of high-speed broadband in areas such as community and economic development, education, health care, government service delivery, and civic engagement.
There are currently 5 sites participating in case studies. These sites are geographically and socially diverse and are at different stages of connection to and use of the GENI network.
- Chattanooga’s “The Fourth Floor” is a collaborative art and technology facility for entrepreneurs, artists, scholars, children, and others, to incubate ideas using the GENI network.
- The Warrensville Heights branch library (Cleveland, Cuyahoga County, OH) serves primarily African-American patrons; their connection to the GENI network will enable workforce development via multimedia.
- The San Francisco Central Library and Santa Monica libraries are being linked to GENI via the municipal network.
- Video Mosaic Collaboration (VMC) application at Rutgers (in NJ)
- Corporation for Education Network Initiatives in California (CENIC)