6 Reasons Why IoT Leaders Are Focused on Tampa

Recently leaders from technology and the multifamily gathered in Tampa, Florida for an event called “Building Cities of the Future”, A CRE and Urbantech Summit. Tampa is already on its journey to becoming a smarter city, and thus was the perfect setting for this event. The one day event was designed to bring together executives […]

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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. […]

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 […]

What are the 10 key things that make a city smart?

After Mobile World Congress and IoT World earlier this year, there was a lot of buzz about 5G, smart mobility, general IoT, and smart cities. It feels like we’re entering the future, and the excitement is palatable. Unfortunately, there are many soldiers on the battlefield without a plan. See also: Is location intel the key to citizen-centric […]

How LogiNext uses logistical data to build a better connected city

The most important aspects of the logistics industry are safety and efficiency. At the end of May, LogiNext, a Mumbai-based SaaS company, unveiled its most advanced location-tracking SDK to help more logistics companies and e-commerce platforms gain necessary insights on traffic data so that they can provide a better customer experience. LogiNext users just need to install […]

How can we make parking smarter?

Believe it or not, the parking industry is getting smarter. For cities hoping to integrate more smart technologies into their infrastructure, smart parking is a brilliant way to monitor, manage, and monetize parking. As automated vehicles go from vision to reality, smart parking will become increasingly more necessary. One firm, IPS Group, has a solution. […]

How Indonesia became home to some incredible smart city projects

Indonesian is known for its world-renowned coffee, spices, and wildlife. It’s a vast island nation with beautiful landscapes and Bali is among the top tourist destinations in the world. Surfers around the globe know Bunaken as the premier surfing destination. Despite all its natural beauty and rich history, technology isn’t the first thing outsiders link to the nation, but […]

Ukrainian capital gets smarter with new urban tech

Earlier this month the Ukrainian capital Kyiv (Kiev) saw its central part equipped with 50 high-tech underground garbage containers for solid urban waste, reported Kiev City State Administration (KCSA). Another 250 containers will appear in the city by the end of the year, with the total number reaching one thousand next year. Manufactured locally, these […]

Check out a Down Under IoT solution to environmental quality

According to the head of an Australian environmental consulting services company, the first part of improving environmental quality is tracking it, overcoming regular methods that only capture a few locations and focus on basic displays of real-time data. Robin Ormerod, the Managing Director of EnviroSuite, says, “Often, the information displayed lacks context, and it is […]

Nokia helps make Chengdu region into a smart powerhouse

Forget smart cities, smart regions are where it’s at. Nokia is putting its significant smart city-building experience to work helping to create a smart region from the ground up. TianFu New Area is a collection of cities, towns, villages, and districts planned to cover 609 square miles of territory in western China. Launched in December of […]