Computing resources

Computing resources include 1) the computer "brains" themselves, 2) storage of data and 3) special capabilities needed for smart cities. A graphical information system (GIS) is the most essential special capability, since it allows the smart city to know where everything is located.

Building Smarter and Safer Communities

Fri, 2015-05-01 10:59 -- SCC Staff

The safety of both officers and citizens depends on real-time situational awareness and immediate contact with colleagues and support personnel. Learn in this case study how Verizon worked with Charleston, S.C. to provide solutions that give their police officers the data, applications, and support they need in an efficient and cost-effective way.

Space-Time Insight at Sacramento Municipal Utility District

Tue, 2015-04-28 12:41 -- SCC Staff

Learn how Sacramento Municipal Utility District is using situational intelligence applications to increase grid reliability and integrate new energy technologies such as wind and solar power, electric vehicles, energy storage and demand response in this video from Space-Time Insight.

Making Urban Data Usable Via Cloud Technology

Sat, 2015-04-25 13:24 -- SCC Staff

The Urban Software Institute, [ui!] has developed a cloud-based application that processes traffic-relevant data. The solution analyses the sensor data transmitted by traffic guidance systems at intersecting roads and makes them available in almost real time. Read this case study on results experienced in Darmstadt, Germany.