Internet of Things

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February 19, 2018
February 09, 2018

Columbus, Ohio, is procuring the operating system that will collect, analyze and share data for its multiple smart city efforts. The Smart Columbus Operating System is seen as a vital part of achieving what the city promised when it won the Department of Transportation's Smart City Challenge in... read more

challenges of mobile health apps and wearables
February 02, 2018

Mobile Healthcare apps and wearables are posing a serious challenge to companies as well as to the FDA. While they are among the most forward thinking and the best thing to happen since pockets—as the saying goes—they also create real problems in their use.

January 29, 2018

The unprecedented distributed denial of service attack involving as many as 100,000 compromised devices in the Mirai botnet that nearly brought the internet to its knees in 2016 was a stark reminder of the sorry state of IoT security.

January 26, 2018

Kansas City, Missouri is entering the second phase of its smart city program with greater appreciation for sensor-generated data and its ability to finetune algorithms to predict future behavior. The city deployed more than 325 public access Wi-Fi points and 128 smart streetlights across its 54-... read more

January 22, 2018

The trend toward smart city IoT tech growth will continue, with 12 key technologies and verticals increasing from $25 billion to $62 billion from 2017 to 2026, according to a new report... read more

smart city cascading tech problem
January 16, 2018

A survey of smart city activities around the world shows that much of the focus of smart city projects remains on establishing the most basic of services such as connectivity.

December 12, 2017

By 2050, more than two-thirds of the world will live in cities, a sharp increase from just 30 percent in 1950. Megacities will continue to grow, reaching population sizes that would exceed those of many modern Western countries today.

December 12, 2017

Equipping bustling metropolises with cutting-edge tech like the Internet of Things (IoT) can be a big money-saving move, according to a new ABI Research study commissioned by InterDigital's smart cities business, Chordant, in partnership with CA Technologies. Worldwide, smart city technologies... read more

December 07, 2017

The city of Toronto, in Canada, announced the launch of two smart traffic signal pilot projects which will be able to independently adjust to real-time traffic conditions. "The city is finally moving into the 21st century and embracing technology that can improve traffic," said Mayor John Tory... read more

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