Citizens

January 30, 2018

Toronto, Canada, and Greenville, S.C., are two places with major smart cities in the works. These ultraconnected destinations will reportedly have technology in place that tracks resident living conditions in the city, then responds accordingly to keep the city as pleasant as possible.

the future of telemedicine
January 22, 2018 | Darya Bertosh - Business Development Manager

Telemedicine (“medicine at a distance” from the Greek “tele” – far, far) was formed at the junction of several areas – medicine, telecommunications and information technology. This is a method of providing medical care services when distance is a critical factor.

what makes a city a city?
January 15, 2018

When I spoke at the smart buildings show in London, the event took me back eleven years to the early days of “smart." The birth of smart was in Greenfield real estate, and from there, it evolved to where we are today.

air quality in smart cities
Image: Bosch
January 09, 2018

Smart city officials ponder many topics, but air quality is a priority in many cities–including in Las Vegas, home of CES 2018.

November 06, 2017

With the majority of the world’s population now living in urban environments, the concept of Smart Cities is more important than ever.

black & veatch smart city 2.0
November 02, 2017

The phrase “Smart City” is synonymous with technology, but at its core, the concept is so much more than that. For cities to truly become “smart,” humans need to be at the center of urban design and planning.

citizens need to get involved in infrastructure
October 11, 2017

The president’s proposed $1 trillion national infrastructure plan has become something of an anomaly.

future cities ai intelligence
September 12, 2017

“Our future is much too important to be left to algorithms and intelligent machines...”

August 01, 2017

A flood forced 100,000 people to evacuate Santa Fe, Argentina, in 2003. More than 150 people died in the disaster. It's been nearly 15 years and the city's leadership is still figuring out how to retrofit infrastructure and prepare for the next storm. One of the people at the center of this work... read more

IoT Projects People Challenges
July 20, 2017

Welcome to the fourth post in my series of seven chapters intended to help individuals and organisations on their journey to deploying a successful Internet of Things (IoT) transformation.

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