The city of Nice, France has teamed with Cisco to launch "Connected Boulevard," which builds on the Internet of Things concept. Boulevard Victor Hugo in the center of Nice is host to the proof-of-concept zone and almost 200 different sensors and detecting devices plus "guest" devices such as mobile phones and tablets used in the streets that get connected onto its wireless mesh network.
Smart city thought leader Gordon Feller proposes three steps cities can take to better harness the power of the cloud. What's interesting is that it's not all about technology. Find out why the hardest parts are about people, process and policy issues.
If there's a single roadblock to smart city progress we hear most often, it's "making the business case." That's why we thought you should see how Smart Growth America has approached that problem.
In a smart mobility collaboration with IBM researchers, the city of Dublin is integrating data from a citywide network of sensors with geospatial data to identify in real-time the optimal traffic-calming measures to reduce congestion.
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