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Smart City Data: Digital Identity Meets Critical Infrastructure

Tying our (digital) identities to IoT devices creates a critical smart city infrastructure complicates privacy and security.
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What Is a Smart Building?

The concept of "smart buildings" has not been properly defined and adopted within the real estate industry. Some examples will illuminate the state of smart building tech.
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Energy Efficient Cities: A Quick Introduction to Passive and Active Design

There are two distinct approaches that will work in unison to meet the growing energy demands of our urban future: passive design...
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Asian Pacific Teamwork Is Bringing Smart Cities to Life

The US and Europe have much to learn from the successful teamwork and collaboration on smart city projects in the Asian-Pacific.
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Future Urban Growth and Its Energy Requirements

Through a mix of passive and active smart city energy solutions, we can meet our generation's needs without limiting the future.
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The Arrival of Smart City Living

How have our cities evolved over time? Continuing our series on smart city privacy, we lay the foundation for looking more closely at the factors driving the use of data in the smart city.
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4 Ways IoT Messaging Innovation Will Transform Connected Cars

In this article, Akamai Senior Product Architect Mark Ingerman identifies the top challenges auto manufacturers face related to connected car messaging speed, volume and cellular bandwidth. He offers insight on how auto manufacturers can leverage innovations in the MQTT messaging protocol and tap the power of edge computing to help alleviate these challenges for a better, safer driving experience.
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Why 2020 Is Set to Be a Pivotal Year for IoT

In 2020, we'll approach the pivotal turning point at which IoT and related practices start to fade into the background of our everyday lives.
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Advanced Transportation Initiatives Require Dynamic, Data-Enabled Mapping Systems

Interactive, real-time data-integrated urban maps benefit everyone. They make cities smarter and easier to navigate.
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Anatomy of a Smart City (Part II)

This article represents part II of "Anatomy of a Smart City," which comprises one of the chapters of our ongoing series on privacy in smart cities. This installment describes the verticals that make up a smart city and discusses how they might impact (and be impacted by) privacy.

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