Instrumentation and control

Improving resiliency: ComEd, tech dream team partner to build a microgrid brain

Fri, 2014-09-26 06:00 -- Jesse Berst

There's a lot of buzz about microgrids as cities look for ways to improve the resiliency of their power grids. Working with a tech dream team, Chicago utility ComEd just won a $1.2 million grant to build a master controller that could really unleash the potential of microgrids. Click for details.

How smart cities developers are getting smart about construction

Fri, 2014-09-05 06:00 -- Kevin Ebi

Some of the technologies that make smart cities so effective can also pay off during their construction. Learn how Saudi Arabia developers are using mobile technology, why RFID has proven a construction site game-changer in Australia and how China is tapping supercomputers to make construction more cost-efficient.

Location-based services: enabling the smart connected cities of the future

Wed, 2014-09-03 06:00 -- SCC Staff

We hear so much today about the Internet of Everything (IoE) and how it represents an enormous market opportunity. But what does it mean for cities and the people who live in them? Dr. Brendan O'Brien of Cisco showcases two cities that are connecting the IoE dots and seeing promising results. Click for details.