Connectivity

A novel approach to navigating a city (and not getting lost)

Thu, 2018-07-26 13:48 -- Doug Peeples
07/26/2018

Even with GPS and wayfinding apps it's still easy to get lost in an unfamiliar neighborhood while trying to find a building when you're not sure of its exact location. However, University of Hong Kong researchers have come up with a smart address system they say can eliminate the problem — indoors and out.

How San Jose's building on its own momentum (with help from its tech partners)

Thu, 2018-06-21 16:12 -- Doug Peeples
06/21/2018

What started as a relatively small project to improve San Jose's wireless services has grown into something substantially larger: a platform to accommodate next-generation 5G mobile technology, greatly expand broadband internet access and provide opportunities for many more smart city services for its citizens.

Dublin’s community-centred smart project

Fri, 2018-06-08 06:49 -- SCC Europe Staff
07/25/2018

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.

KC's smart city lesson: Build on your successes (and your data)

Thu, 2018-06-07 14:32 -- Doug Peeples
06/07/2018

With several smart city successes already under its belt, Kansas City is expanding its efforts to improve basic services, shrink the digital divide and more. And city officials are very much relying on data — and a new public/private partnership — to help them do it.

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