Partner spotlight: GE, Intel, Veolia, ABB

Fri, 2015-08-21 06:00 -- SCC Staff

Read why GE's battery energy storage project in California's Imperial Valley is being called a game-changer… Find out how an Intel exec thinks 5G will transform our lives… See why West Virginia's governor is praising an advanced wastewater treatment plant Veolia will design and build… Learn about ABB's substation work supporting economic growth in Saudi Arabia.

Beyond brick and mortar: Is your city prepped for the future of education?

Wed, 2015-08-05 06:00 -- Doug Peeples

Call it long-distance learning, mobile learning or ICT-enabled education, the practice of teaching students who live far from their instructors has come into its own. Find out how distance-learning technologies benefit schools and students (and help make cities smarter).

How Verizon is helping communities recover from disasters

Wed, 2015-06-10 06:00 -- SCC Staff

The ability to communicate ranks right up there with food and shelter after a disaster. Verizon has invested in a wide range of emergency services that have helped connect communities after hurricanes, tornadoes and wildfires. It not only helps victims, but also those coming to their aid.

Smart hospitality: Ooredoo rolls out a high-tech welcome mat for Qatar tourists

Wed, 2015-06-03 06:00 -- SCC Staff

Qatar’s ambitious plan to draw more tourists is getting a boost from Ooredoo, the country's top communications company. Ooredoo is working with the hospitality industry to give travelers what they want via a smart hospitality suite. There's a lesson here for other regions eager to attract more visitors.

How Montreal plans to get smart

Wed, 2015-05-20 06:00 -- SCC Staff

Seeing how other cities cement their smart city actions plans can often help gel your own. Montreal just wrapped up its smart city road map after months of consultation with the public as well as local experts and researching global models. Click to learn what tops the Canadian city's smart city to-do list.

15 top-ranked IoT cities (and why yours should be on the list)

Wed, 2015-05-13 06:00 -- Doug Peeples

IoT Analytics has ranked the top 15 emerging Internet of Things cities in the world. Wondering why it matters if cities are on the IoT bandwagon? A white paper from Verizon offers some compelling reasons. Click to download it – and to see which cities are leading the way.