Smart street lights will soon be able to alert police to potential crimes -- even if no one calls for help, thanks to a new partnership involving GE. Is it time to upgrade your city’s street lights?
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A Maryland county just outside urban Washington, D.C. is taking on what could be one of the most innovative projects in agriculture: establishing a living laboratory for Internet of Things technology geared specifically to help farmers use data as a way to become more productive and profitable.
Memorial Bridge in Portsmouth, NH will soon have integrated structural, traffic and environmental monitoring programs. It's one of nine cutting-edge traffic safety improvement projects funded by the Federal Highway Administration. Any ideas your city could borrow? Grants are still available.
The number of cities struggling with drought seems to grow each year. Think you’re safe? The odds aren’t in your favor. Learn about three Veolia projects that are helping cities prepare.
Schneider Electric and the San Mateo County Community College District are working on a major energy efficiency initiative that will be a first in California. Read what they're hoping to accomplish – and why.
Cities are under tremendous growth pressure at the same time they’re under pressure to cut carbon emissions. What if there was an easier way to address the latter? Well there is; the answer is ICT. Learn more about a new report shared by Microsoft that points the way.
It looks like energy storage is finally ready to stake is claim in the energy market – and it could be a very large claim. Learn why Black & Veatch experts anticipate the same kind of phenomenal growth with energy storage that we saw with renewable energy -- and what it could mean for cities.
While many organizations understand what the Internet of Things can do for them and are sinking time and effort into cleaning up and molding their data in preparation for it, most are falling far short of success. Click for a video featuring tips from OSIsoft on how to avoid the pitfalls.
Electric utilities should be well aware of the benefits of outage management systems and how they help restore power after outages. While they're a rarity for water utilities, West Monroe Partners makes the case for how well outage management systems can meet many of their needs too. Find out why.
New York City's Grand Central Station is one of the busiest train terminals in the U.S. – and sure to be even busier with the approaching July 4 holiday. Visitors won't notice, but the massive terminal has undergone energy efficiency upgrades expected to save a whopping $3.3 million and cut carbon emissions by 10,000 tons annually. See how they did it.