Can advanced healthcare technologies bring cost savings to the public healthcare system while improving access to healthcare in an underserved urban community? The findings from an 18-month trial in Rio de Janeiro may surprise you.
Pakistan's new $235 million hydroelectric power plant uses IBM smart infrastructure software that helps plant operators run their massive new energy complex more efficiently.
Energy efficiency remains the key driver in the smart lighting market, but that's going to change by the end of the decade according to a new NanoMarkets report.
Government agencies lauded for innovation? That's what the Top 25 Innovations in Government list recently released by Harvard University's Ash Center for Democratic Governance and Innovation is all about. See which smart city technologies made the list.
China may suffer from smog and other growth problems, but during a recent tour ICLEI Executive Director Michael Schmitz found government leaders had the swagger of Silicon Valley venture capitalists willing to gamble on bold ideas.
Free public Wi-Fi has been a luxury until recently. Now we see evidence that it is gradually becoming a must-have, for those cities that hope to attract high-income technology professionals – and for other reasons too.
South Bend, Indiana faced an estimated $120 million in costs to get its wastewater collection system under control. But through a collaborative effort with Notre Dame University, IBM and a local tech company, the city was able to deploy a monitoring and collection system at a fraction of the estimate.
Today there's keen interest in the compelling ways cities around the world are using advanced technologies to ease traffic congestion, improve roadway safety and otherwise enhance urban mobility.
A new research report confirms what many of us have been hearing for the past year -- smart transportation is the fastest growing segment of the smart cities market.
A new report from GBI Research labels security as a core product within the smart cities market due to the growing complexity of data management, and the resulting threat of viruses and malware.