Smart cities = connected cities

Fri, 2015-10-02 06:00 -- SCC Staff

From Lansing, Michigan to Oregon's highways and byways, public officials with limited resources are looking to the Internet of Things and advanced communications networks to make their communities more efficient. In a guest post, Walter White, VP of Government Relations at Verizon, explains how this connectivity makes cities smarter.

Ratti talks about IoT, mobility and self driving cars

Tue, 2015-09-29 03:32 -- SCC India Staff

Professor Carlo Ratti, is a Italian architect, engineer, inventor, educator and activist who teaches at the Massachusetts Institute of Technology (MIT) in US shares his knowledge on the concept of Internet of Things, the rapid growth of mobile connections, shared car rides and self driving cars.

‘Smart Technologies are as smart as the people that are going to use them’

Fri, 2015-09-18 05:09 -- SCC India Staff

KT Rama Rao, Panchayat Raj & IT minister, Telangana addresses the participants at the National Conclave on Smart Cities hosted by the Smart Cities Council India and the government of Telangana. Click to know his thoughts on the Smart City concept, the required change in adaptability and the likely challenges his government may face in application of the concept.

Digital India can be a huge fillip for healthcare and education

Mon, 2015-08-31 03:36 -- Pratap Padode

Prime Minister Narendra Modi's Digital India project, which aims to offer a one-stop shop for government services, would use the mobile phone as the backbone of its delivery mechanism. Five hundred million people will come together on the Internet. This has never happened before anywhere in the world.

Partner spotlight: Ooredoo, Bit Stew, Siemens, OSIsoft

Wed, 2015-08-26 06:00 -- SCC Staff

Read how Ooredoo's ISP license will support growth of the Maldivian economy… why Forbes named Bit Stew Systems one of the Top 100 analytics startups globally… about Siemens' work on a low-carbon microgrid for a Native American reservation in California… and how governments will benefit from proactive cyber defense capabilities through OSIsoft's new partnership.