Smart Cities Lists

November 02, 2017

The Boston Transportation Department has gotten smart. Of course, it's always relied on data to manage traffic and plan new initiatives. But now, the agency is taking it further -- a lot further.

October 27, 2017

The concept of smart cities was premised on integrating information, communications and Internet of Things (IoT) technologies like sensors and cameras in a secure fashion to manage a city's assets. One goal was more effective and cost-efficient management of city infrastructures and property,... read more

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October 09, 2017

Few things have propelled the IoT's dizzying growth in recent years as much as machine learning and the innovators who are pushing it. Independent, intelligent machines that can comb through data to make their own decisions are, to some, the only reason such phenomenon as the IoT can exist in... read more

6 smart city technologies
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 22, 2017

The Internet of Things (IoT) wasted no time spreading across the world and connecting millions of individuals. In just a few short years, billions of sensors redefined how businesses operated and how people interacted with one another, and that was only the start; one IHS forecast predicts the... read more

August 15, 2017

City governments are inundated with smart city proposals from citizens, technology vendors and even academics who want to use city technologies to help solve some of the world's most pressing urban problems. Engineers who have turned their attention to making cities cleaner, safer and more... read more

August 09, 2017

It's not enough for the country's most advanced and sophisticated cities to be at the forefront of technological innovation with "smart" parking meters or informational kiosks. They also need to be sustainable and show an ability to preserve natural areas, according to Anil Ahuja, an engineering... read more

July 13, 2017

"Smart cities" suffers from overuse as a buzzword, but the attention the concept receives is a testament to the substance beneath the surface. The word means slightly different things in each context it is used, but for most, it represents the potential for idealized values to materialize.

October 13, 2016

Cities have historically been economic and commercial hubs, but the scale of their influence and output is only growing.

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