Orlando has one of the fastest-growing job markets in the U.S. — which is also making its population one of the fastest-growing too. Learn how it’s using its Smart Cities Council Readiness Challenge Grant to grow smarter to stretch resources and deliver a strong quality of life.
The importance of smart, connected infrastructure in building a more sustainable future was underscored during a full-day Readiness Workshop in Orlando, one of five U.S. cities that won 2017 Smart Cities Council Challenge Grants.
The electric power industry has been piloting microgrids for more than a decade, and now the pieces are coming together. Learn about the University of Illinois's new microgrid (and how you can get your own).
Semtech Corporation, a leading supplier of analog and mixed-signal semiconductors, announced it has joined the Smart Cities Council and is participating in Smart Cities Week Silicon Valley from May 8 – 10.
An interview featuring Barcelona’s chief technology officer and Council Chairman Jesse Berst highlights the need for cities to ensure citizens’ privacy and security. The story explains how cities can meet that commitment.
Palo Alto, California isn't a big city. But it sure acts like one. With numerous smart city projects completed or underway, the Silicon Valley community seems well on its way to becoming the role model it wants to be.
Middle school and high school students are collaborating with NASA research and development teams to build a global smart city platform. And they're performing extremely well. Read on to learn more.
Struggling to make sense of your data? Augmented reality has been making a big difference for travel and tourism, but it may be time to consider it for even more in your city.
San Diego will soon have the world’s largest city IoT platform — and it’s doing that by leveraging its investment in smart street lights. Find out how and why you may want to do the same.
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.