GE and Microsoft plan Africa projects, Alstom wins Con Edison contract, Schneider will deploy smart grid in India, UST Global targets patient-centered healthcare. Click to the site for the details.
After twice being in the finals, the city of Toronto was named the 2014 Intelligent Community of the Year at last week's Intelligent Community Summit. The city got high marks for demonstrating how to flourish in the new economy and adjust to the changes of the digital era. Get the details.
With water scarcity a huge issue today, the new capabilities give utilities an easy way to monitor real-time consumption and flow analysis from commercial and industrial customers via a public cellular network. Click for more on this plus Itron's new water analytics effort.
Council Chairman Jesse Berst discusses trends and challenges in water infrastructure and how smart water systems can make dramatic improvements to the cost, safety and reliability of urban water supplies in this Q&A with Water Utility Infrastructure Management.
An effort launched this week by the American National Standards Institute wants to get city leaders from the U.S. and abroad to identify standardization priorities for smart and sustainable cities. Get details at the site.
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BehaviorMatrix, Camgian Microsystems, Imex Systems and Neptune Technology Group join coalition for a smarter, sustainable future.
The World Health Organization studied pollution in 1,600 cities around the world and determined it's getting worse, not better. See which country has 13 of the top 20 dirtiest cities – and how smart technologies can contribute to cleaner air.
Researchers at the University of Sheffield are trying to figure that one out. They've created a calculation model and are using a set of 31 indicators to measure economics, infrastructure and social benefits of mobile connected smart cities. See how 11 cities have measured up so far.
Driven in part by smart city initiatives, a new report from Navigant Research suggests LEDs will be the leading lamp type for outdoor lighting systems in just 10 years – and those systems are going to get smarter too. Is your city ready?