It's a challenge for both utilities and cities to provide the best services they can while managing complex technologies and keeping costs down. Wouldn't it be great if there was an easier way to access and deliver apps to meters, sensors and other devices to boost their functionality – and value? Now there is. Think of it as an "app store."
While driverless vehicles are in various stages of development and testing, it's becoming abundantly clear that they will be part of the urban landscape in the future. Read our story to learn about a driverless passenger shuttle bus making the rounds in several U.S. cities
CH2M's innovation award... Ruckus Wireless provides WiFi in Malaysia... Enel's energy storage acquisition... a new wind energy market for Siemens... UL's online STEM education platform. Click the links for details.
Smart cities offer a sustainable place to live and work. But if your city is like so many others it may not have the bucks to invest in the projects and technologies that make a city smart. Read our story to learn about financing models and sources (and a program that helps cities in developing countries improve their credit rating).
Americans are more worried about crime than they've been at any time since the September 11 terrorist attacks. See how North Carolina is fighting crime and saving millions of dollars at the same time.
A Marine Corps recruit depot in South Carolina has contracted for a renewable energy-powered microgrid to maintain critical operations in the event of a power outage. Read on to learn why a similar solution could help protect your city's critical infrastructure.
As India moves ahead with its smart cities initiative (and will soon designate 40 more cities for smart city development), Council Lead Partner Sensus launches its first global support center in Hyderabad. Our story explains why.
As the costs of highway congestion continue to grow dramatically, a new effort could give your city what it really needs to make a difference: robust, accurate and meaningful data. Learn how the effort could not only get traffic flowing, but also improve safety.
As part of an effort to help people be more productive and engaged while traveling through the city, Chicago is working on a number of innovations, including smart bus shelters. Read our story to learn more about them.
Self-driving cars may not be on your radar yet, but they certainly are for an increasing number of major technology and car companies. Read our story to learn about new—possibly surprising—developments in the industry.