Intelligent/Connected Cars

November 14, 2017

While technology still plays a massive role in shaping urban ecosystems, Smart Cities encompass so much more. Being “smart” means incorporating the concepts collaboration, sustainability, safety and equity into the urban equation. Technology is only a means to that end.

November 10, 2017

In an ironic twist, the biggest roadblock to saving thousands of human lives will be humans. The Rand Corporation, a nonprofit institution with a history of analyzing futuristic technologies, released a report Tuesday outlining the risk of waiting to allow autonomous vehicles until they're far... read more

October 20, 2017

For two officials in the Phoenix suburb of Tempe, Ariz., which is taking the lead on new technologies, collaboration and sustainable systems are key. Mayor Mark Mitchell was elected in May 2012, and is a third-generation Arizonan with deep roots in the community.

October 18, 2017

GM's Cruise Automation has had a big month. First the company said it had purchased a chip developer that will help it virtually eliminate one of the major costs of making self-driving cars. Then, Cruise announced plans to test those cars in New York City.

September 28, 2017

As technology continues to evolve and influence societal trends, cities are exploring what it means to be a "smart city." The core of this initiative is the desire to deploy and utilize advances in communication and information technologies to better understand and address challenges that face... read more

September 26, 2017

Some city government officials and advocacy groups say they are uneasy about aspects of self-driving vehicle legislation that is taking shape in the U.S. Senate. They're worried the legislation could undercut the ability of cities to enforce local traffic laws.

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September 13, 2017

I live in the Valley now, and it’s impossible to go a day without someone mentioning Autonomous Vehicles. It is an incredibly rich discussion space. Some of the topics of debate include:

September 11, 2017

Self-driving vehicles will generate unfathomable amounts of data, and companies will need to work together if they want to take advantage of new and larger sources of information, an Intel executive says. Kathy Winter, Intel's vice president of automated driving solutions, said production-level... read more

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September 05, 2017

The phrase “smart city” conjures up images of gleaming new infrastructure, from intelligent street lights to NASA-style command centers. In reality, however, technology’s biggest impact on urban life is much less flashy.

August 30, 2017

Indianapolis has been named as the most 'connected city' in the United States. The state is recognized as a continued leader identified when it comes to embracing technology and innovation in order to bridge the 'digital divide'. Mobilitie which is America's largest privately-owned wireless... read more

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