Smart Cities

Public invited to bring Smart Cities Challenge ideas to ExpOCP

The City of Penticton and the Smart Cities Challenge Team invites Penticton residents to bring ideas on the most pressing issues facing Penticton and …

Cities

NDMC budget focuses on Smart City, e-governance

Smart City and e-governance remain the two major highlights of the New Delhi Municipal Council's (NDMC) budget for the financial year 2018-19. The …

Cities

Panasonic's grand plan for a futuristic smart city is taking shape

Denver’s Smart City<p>It was two years ago that Denver, Colorado announced it was partnering with electronics corporation Panasonic to turn a 400-acre …

Cities

Ford Looks To Make Ethics Part Of ‘Smart City’ Plans

LAS VEGAS (CBS) — It’s a utopian dream that technology companies believe is a realistic goal: cars that avoid crashes, roads that are …

Cities

Parking will be the major problem for the smart city

The ‘City of Destiny’ is said to be the most happening city in Andhra Pradesh post-bifurcation. It is one among the top smart cities and has been …

Cities

Reflections on The Smart City Mission in India

<p>The Smart City Mission (SCM), launched in 2014, is the new urban regime that is currently guiding urban policy and practice in India. The Mission …

Cities

AT&T Smart Cities Adds Structure Monitoring for Railways & Roadways

A new year ushers in a new set of resolutions.<p>AT&T* is resolved to continue developing and delivering Internet of Things (IoT) solutions to help make …

Cities

Smart city grid developments mean energy savings

The development of smart grids linked to smart cities will result in global citizens saving $14 billion per annum in energy bills by 2022. This is …

Cities

#ThisWeekInData | Data-Smart City Solutions

Here on Data-Smart, Stephen Goldsmith and Andrew Feldman profiled Washington D.C.’s new policy lab, the Lab @ DC, and recommended that other cities …

Cities

Cloud Round-Up: AWS Opening in Taipei, Intel Security Concerns for Cloud, Cloud Market Grew 24%, Linux 2, Ford Smart Cities, CES Innovations

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Taipei

‘Financial position of municipalities, a cause for concern’

Expressing concern over the financial position of municipalities, Minister for Housing and Urban Affairs, Hardeep Singh Puri, said that there are …

NITI Aayog

Panasonic is building a 'smart city' in Colorado with high-tech highways, autonomous vehicles, and free WiFi

• <b>The electronics company Panasonic is building "smart city" infrastructure in a remote area near the Denver airport.</b>• <b><br>The project, called CityNow, is laying the groundwork for high-tech highways and autonomous vehicles in the city, according to the mayor's office.</b><p>Panasonic may be best known for …

Cities

Welcome To Songdo, South Korea: The Smartest Of Smart Cities

<b>SONGDO</b> — On Saturday morning, Mr. Lee brings the trash downstairs, one bag with combustible waste, the other with organic. His wife is already …

Cities

Dallas Teams Up with Ericsson to Build Smart Traffic System

Ericsson and the city of Dallas have teamed up to connect the city’s traffic system aiming to improve safety, monitoring, management, maintenance, …

Cities

Sidewalk Labs CEO takes to Reddit to discuss Waterfront Toronto plans

Sidewalk Labs wants to use Toronto to build the “first truly 21st Century city,” according to Dan Doctoroff, Sidewalk Labs’ CEO in a Reddit Ask Me …

Cities

Qualcomm and Ford Collaborate on C-V2X Global Initiative to Improve Vehicle Safety, Traffic Efficiency and Support for Autonomous Driving

Qualcomm Technologies and Ford are accelerating the development of connected cars with the extension of their long-standing relationship into the …

Electronics

If Google Were Mayor

A sister company of the tech giant wants to help develop—and then collect data on—a waterfront neighborhood in Toronto.<p>At this year’s Consumer Electronics Show, there are more vendors listed as selling “smart cities” technologies than gaming products or drones.<p>That’s a break from the past. The …

Cities

Google's Sidewalk Labs wants to make Toronto ‘the first truly 21st-century city,’ CEO says

Many questions, some answers on ‘Sidewalk Toronto’ project as CEO Dan Doctoroff takes questions from Reddit users.<p>The living urban lab envisioned by …

Cities

Civic Tech: The City of Toronto must remain a public platform

Sidewalk Labs' ideas for Quayside are not intended to stay in Quayside.<p>Photo courtesy of Sidewalk Labs.<p><i>Heading into a year of public consultations on</i> …

Cities

CES blackout: rain stops play at hi-tech trade show

The irony of the partial power cut at an event designed to showcase the latest electronic advances did not escape social or industry media<p>The digital economy’s big annual trade show, CES, suffered a brief, disruptive plunge into darkness on Wednesday because of a power outage that the event’s …

Consumer Tech

Who Will Own The Infrastructure In The Smart City?

There is great enthusiasm for the smart city concept. Integration of autonomous vehicles, drones and networked communications are expected to manage congestion, lead to fewer accidents, reduce pollution and enhance quality of life.<p>The smart city was a major theme at the 2018 Consumer Electronics …

Opinion

CBRM seeking tech-savvy Cape Bretoners to lead municipality in Smart Cities Challenge

SYDNEY — It’s no secret the Cape Breton Regional Municipality is struggling to make ends meet.<p>Balancing its budget while providing taxpayers with …

Cities

​Middle East tech: These are the key trends for 2018 and beyond, say experts

Mobile, cloud, and IoT are expanding now but technologies such as AI, blockchain, and drones are ramping up.<p><i>Video: Five facts about e-commerce in the</i> …

Mobile

15 hot tech jobs for smart cities in 2018 and beyond

Smart city growth is at a tipping point, and there are plenty of jobs in security, analytics, and IoT that will need to be filled.<p>There are plenty of …

Cities

How smart cities can create smarter societies

By <b>Joe Green</b> | 10 January, 2018<p>THE concept of a smart city is one that is emerging gradually as the technologies which make up the whole become more …

Cities

AT&T plans to monitor bridge, infrastructure health via IoT

The service features LTE-enabled sensors to monitor structural changes such as cracks and tilts.<p>AT&T said it is launching a service to monitor …

Cities

AT&T's new 'smart city' sensors will monitor bridges to make sure they're safe

AT&T is hooking bridges up to the Internet of Things.<p>At CES, AT&T announced that it's testing a new "structure monitoring solution," a system of …

Cities

Smart City Expert Says “Sustainable” Shouldn’t Be the Goal

His Excellency Dr. Talal Abu Ghazaleh is a leading international voice on smart cities. He founded the Talal Abu-Ghazaleh Organization (TAG-Org) in …

Cities

Smart Or Not, Everyone Wants A Safe City

<p>At a recent infrastructure conclave, a senior official of Niti Aayog was counting on the numerous ‘smart features’ of Delhi, when he was …

Cybersecurity

CES 2018: CIOs push smart city agendas through tech partnerships, outreach

On the CNET stage at CES, TechRepublic editor-in-chief Jason Hiner hosted a discussion with technology heads from Kansas City, Miami and Las …

Cities