Smart City

How cities are using technology to improve the lives in their community

As we look forward to a new 12-month cycle of mind-boggling technological leaps and bounds, there’s one prediction we keep hearing from sector analysts more often than any other: after something of a soft landing in consumer terms last...
Every new technology trend brings speculation and talk about a "killer app" that will be the solution to all of our problems.Tech publications and blogs produce countless articles searching for the "killer app" for the iPhone, the Cloud, Blockchain,...
Parking and traffic congestion are constant sources of frustration for drivers, merchants, employers and public officials in most cities around the world. It is no surprise that smart parking services are top of mind with public officials, city information...
The IoT For All team had a great time at MWC Americas last week, along with 30,000+ attendees, hundreds of awesome companies, and a number of robots, too.After three days in San Francisco and over 15 miles walked around...
Listen to the audio version of this article! Hurricane Harvey hit southeast Texas this past weekend, bringing 30+ inches of rain and devastating flood waters. This is the worst hurricane to hit the U.S. in ten years and the extent...
The largest buildings in the world have had smart building technology for years. It’s delivered by market leaders such as Honeywell, JCI, and Schneider. But these buildings comprise barely 10% of the world’s commercial real estate. So what about...
Figuring out how to make a smart city can seem like a daunting task. It’s a whole city! One answer is to start small, with small-scale smart city projects that require small budgets. You don’t need hundreds of thousands...
Cities are getting smarter, and a vocal group of us hopes that the first issue they solve is traffic. And one cause of the headaches of traffic is parking. So, how do we solve it? With smart parking meters! This...
The Power of Smart Technologies Cities, universities, and communities alike are increasingly in need of specialized smart services and purpose-driven innovation to increase campus safety. Connected communities can provide opportunities to:Positively impact sustainability practices. Facilitate better asset management. Allow for...
The Economist ran a story last week “The world’s most valuable resource is no longer oil, but data,” calling for new regulatory measures for the Internet giants. While it’s true that Google, Facebook, and Amazon control most of the...

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