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Why Smart Cities Need Smart Policies

The Internet of Things (IoT) is quickly gaining traction. It's even finding its way into our homes, so it’s unsurprising that this same technology has found its way into...
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IoT: Construction Modernization and a Business Revolution

Implementing IoT to collect data on how users interact with different spaces can help owners design adaptive buildings that serve users' varying needs.
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IoT and Smart Cities — the State of Play Globally

Smart city projects are materializing and entering mainstream consciousness. Here are ten observations about what makes smart cities successful.
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Leveraging MC-IoT Networks to Maintain Power Grids During Natural Disasters

Through private networking and the new IEEE 802.16s standard for MC-IoT, utilities are creating resilient smart grids that can endure natural disasters.
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Smart City Approaches in the Real World

If you’re coming from my previous article, What is a Smart City, you might be wondering what smart city developments and technologies look like in the real world. Specific...
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What Makes a Building “Smart” Isn’t the Tech

This article argues a truly "smart" building is one that optimizes people's lives in a quantifiable and scientifically provable way.

Old and New Collide in EY’s Future Cities Simulation

At Smart Cities Week 2018 in Washington, DC, Ernst & Young (EY) sought to spark the imaginations of city planners, technologists in the smart city space, and yours truly. They partnered...

A Recap of Smart Cities Week in DC

The theme of this year’s Smart Cities Week, which took place from October 2 to October 4th in Washington, D.C., was “collaboration.” The conference gathered 1000 smart city leaders across the...
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How to Secure Your IoT Devices With a VPN

Every time you connect a device to the internet, whether it's a car or a security camera or a simple laptop, a plethora of security concerns arise. The connected device may...
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3 Key IoT Applications in Real Estate

Buying a home is one of the most significant commitments that anyone can make in their life. Whether you’re looking to buy a house that will stick around for a while,...

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