The number of applications for Internet of Things technology has been growing at a bewildering pace. For example, Georgia is deploying IoT to make school zone traffic safer. Read our story to learn how.
Public safety and security
Public safety is about so much more than crime. It encompasses everything from protecting people during natural disasters to how you respond to gas line ruptures. Learn how and why to use open IoT platforms to make your city safer.
Considered one of the UK's top smart cities, Edinburgh is taking additional steps to get even smarter — and much more energy efficient — in ways that will benefit both citizens and city operations.
As the country’s largest city continues to grow, it’s looking to achieve the title of “green capital” and become a model of sustainable development. As part of the Sustainable Energy Action Plan 2012-2020, Sofia is laying down a series of steps to help with everything from energy management to transport and waste management—and looking to technologies from around the globe to aid the process.
Continental's connected EV project in China… Battelle's new federal lab management contract… Cisco takes on Australia large-scale IoT project… Itron's major water utility upgrade… AT&T's cybersecurity acquisition. Click the links for details.
Is your city's quality of life as good as it could be? A new report outlines several ways cities committed to their citizens' wellbeing can do more to ensure a truly livable future for them.
As part of the Smart Dublin strategy, the city is looking to provide better services, improve economic activity, and increase collaboration and engagement—and the citizens are the key to achieving these goals. Four local authorities are teaming up with the community to solve some of the city’s more puzzling challenges, transforming Dublin into an even more attractive place to live and work for generations to come.
New Zealand won several awards and substantial recognition in an Asia-Pacific competition last year for the quality and relevance of its smart cities initiatives. Early indications are the country's smart cities efforts could claim more awards in the 2018 competition.
SCC's 2018 Readiness Challenge Grant winners have similar goals in their quest to become smart cities, although their approaches to achieving them aren't necessarily the same. Read on to learn how they're planning safe, sustainable and livable places that benefit all of their citizens.
A multi-community information technology collaboration on street lighting, traffic management and public safety is expected to yield numerous benefits for citizens and reduce operating costs for their local governments. Watch the video to learn how.