connected commities and business

How Connected Communities Can Bolster Your Business

When you hear “connected community,” it’s natural to think of the internet. While the internet is undoubtedly a conduit for connections, the actual concept goes much deeper. From public safety and transportation to civic engagement and economic development, access and efficiency are at the root of connected communities. Learning how connected communities can bolster your business. […]

surveillance and smart cities

Surveillance at the Heart of Smart Cities

Today’s cities are living entities. They develop, grow and become more complex over time. Yet, many of their most pressing issues, such as the need for utility improvements and monitoring crime, remain the same. Like never before, city officials have the capabilities to implement analytics technology. But surveillance will be at the heart of smart […]

For Self-Driving Systems, Infrastructure and Industry Efficiency Are Everything

The first time self-driving cars were introduced to the world, it was through science fiction films and television of yesteryear. For self-driving systems, infrastructure and industry efficiency are everything. Today, however, they’re a reality, and they’ve taken the Fourth Industrial Revolution to wild destinations. Consider the man who recently traveled 30 miles on a California highway […]

How to Improve Cybersecurity in a Smart City

The smart city began as a science fiction dream, but it’s very quickly becoming a reality. Municipal infrastructure, integrated with smart technology, will transform the aesthetics, utility, and sustainability of urban landscapes from here on out. To see a smart city in action, just look to Washington, D.C., which has embraced a top-down approach to […]

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Five small but impactful ways to future-proof your city

Rome wasn’t built in a day, and connectivity through the Internet of Things won’t happen overnight, either. A few cities are leading the pack with IoT implementation, but its widespread application may be easier than you think. Even small installments of IoT technology throughout a smart city can create improvements for all citizens to enjoy. […]

Is Intel leaving consumer IoT to focus on autonomous cars?

It was reported earlier this month that Intel will eliminate nearly 140 jobs after dropping three of its IoT-focused product lines. It followed news in June that last month’s news that Intel was discontinuing development of the company’s Galileo, Joule and Edison lines, originally developed to power a range of IoT-based devices and applications including wearables, smart speakers, […]

What is IoT’s disruptive role in the rise of sustaintech?

Environmental technology is breaking out of its shell and transforming into what is becoming today’s new buzzword: sustaintech, a combination of cleantech and smarttech. What does the emergence of sustaintech mean? It signals that we are witnessing how disruptive innovations are breaking down the long-standing status quo of sustainability originating from the cleantech sector. Essentially, the crossing […]