The city of Adelaide can now boast that it runs the largest free WiFi network in Australia, with help from Cisco. But that claim only touches the surface of what’s happening in the capital city of South Australia, where “livability” has become the mantra of public officials. Learn why.
One of the questions remaining about India’s ambitious plan to have 100 smart cities is where the money will come from to develop them. Find out how investors may play a key role.
From electric car batteries that charge wirelessly to integrated trip planners that may eliminate the need for cars altogether, new technologies are on the way to help cities cut pollution brought on by vehicles. Will any of them work in your city?
A year-long Global City Teams Challenge announced by the National Institute of Standards and Technology will help communities around the world work together to address common issues -- from air quality to traffic management to emergency services coordination. Get details on how you can participate.
Enevo wins smart waste collection deal in Czech Republic … Saudi Telecom installs 4G and 3G sites in the Kingdom … Camgian Microsystems CEO talks IoT and Big Data … DNV GL No. 1 again, says Environmental Finance magazine. Get the details.
Smaller smart city projects are yielding a larger number of success stories, observes a piece in the U.K. edition of the Huffington Post. Initiatives that have a focused goal and measurable outcomes show the clearest return on investment.
With its HHS-Connect initiative, New York City is breaking down information silos so caseworkers can better serve clients who are homeless or have other needs. The ultimate goal: establish a client-centered approach to human services administration and benefits access using shared data.
A rural California hospital complex that’s been vacant for years is not only getting new life, it’s giving new life to businesses in an area with above-average unemployment. Find out what Sonora’s new innovation lab hopes to accomplish.
Residents of 79 cities in Europe were surveyed on various aspects of their lives, from education and housing to noise levels, air quality and healthcare. Click for a look at how the data adds up.
Chicago has been a trailblazer in using the Internet of Everything to tackle a wide assortment of municipal issues. Click to read how the city's connected strategy is paying off in reducing crime, traffic congestion and even pests.