Are street lights worth it? Just ask Chicago. A project under way now not only provides the usual energy efficiency benefits — it will also create jobs. Find out how.
Smart street lights are a great initial smart cities project. But what else can you do with your investment? Here are seven great ideas to consider as you’re building your street lighting business case.
Smart streetlights are a typical first step for smart city upgrades. They're an ideal showcase to familiarize citizens with smart technologies, plus the payoff in energy savings is immediate. And city leaders are realizing that smart streetlights can do a lot more to enhance a city's livability than simply light up their streets.
An innovative initiative from UL honors programs that advance STEM learning through projects that tackle real environmental problems. Read about five E-STEM winners from Chicago to Calgary and how they’re helping improve lives and our planet.
Outdoor air pollution claims 1.3 million lives every year. Children are particularly at risk. And the number of deaths is expected to rise due to climate change. Read how cities from Hamburg to Oakland are using data, sensors and some novel technologies to reduce death and disease from dirty air.
There’s a new ranking of the best states for data innovation. Read on to find out who topped the list and why — and what ideas you, regardless of your level of government, can borrow from them.
When you're tired, you're tired. And we all know driving while drowsy is dangerous. Read our story to learn about a newly developed technology designed to keep drivers awake — and safe.
The nutritional benefits of breastfeeding are pretty well known. But what about the economic advantages? Reports suggest that every $1 invested in breastfeeding generates $35 in economic returns. Read more about global efforts to encourage breastfeeding – and how technology is helping.
A Singapore news site calls agriculture technology “the new farming tool to boost food security.” Venture arms of tech giants Qualcomm and Cisco recently invested in an Israeli digital ag startup. New Zealand farmers are cutting costs with IoT technology from Schneider Electric. Clearly agtech is booming; read why it matters.
Cities often leave it to vendors to ensure that their digital infrastructure is secure. But how can you be sure that you’re getting the protection you need? These three questions provide a great starting point.