Energy efficiency is one of the main reasons that cities look into smart street lights, but they can also pay tremendous dividends toward improving public safety as well. Take a look at a few of the safety projects where street lights played a role.
More sustainable and effective crop production can reduce hunger and poverty and make communities stronger. Read about some fascinating new tech-based efforts to optimize agriculture, from India to Western Australia.
An online data visualization tool currently being piloted in four U.S. cities offers a city-level understanding of risk factors and health conditions to help leaders target priorities. Read what Waco, Texas City Manager Dale Fisseler says he's already learned from the tool.
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).
Using case management software from Eccovia Solutions and Microsoft advanced analytics technology, homeless service providers can gain insights that enable more timely and targeted support for their at-risk clients. Read why this pilot is being called a game changer.
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.
It's a dire prediction: IDC says 75% of cities worldwide will have smart city projects this year that don’t live up to expectations. Here are 4 tips to help ensure you’ll be among the 25% that thrive.
The city of Boston has undertaken a number of IoT-based smart city pilot projects, but hasn't always been impressed with the results of their investments. To ensure it doesn't happen again, the city is asking the public and professionals to weigh in and share their thoughts and expertise.
It’s not any one piece of technology that makes a city smart. What matters is how it all works together. Learn about the tool that lets you accomplish that—and why you should start with your smart meters.
Two Dutch cities now have some fairly exclusive bragging rights. Between them they are said to have the largest zero-emission fully electric bus fleet in Europe. Click for details about the system and how technical issues were resolved.