Smart City Tools

How a simulation could help you build a smart city

Wed, 2018-10-03 03:57 -- Doug Peeples

Imagine you’re the new mayor of a city -- and responsible for leading it into a smart, sustainable future. You need to come up with a vision and prioritize goals and investments. That's the scenario that confronted participants taking part in a Future Cities simulation at Smart Cities Week in Washington, D.C. this week.

SCCANZ in action: And like that, it's been two years

Wed, 2018-08-08 10:47 -- Adam Beck

The Smart Cities Council Australia New Zealand has experienced two years of steady growth and accomplishment. And there's much more to come. Read on to learn how the Council is continuing its mission: guiding cities to successful smart city project completion — and the new approaches we're adding to help ensure that success.

India’s tallest MET tower to predict better energy output with reliable data collection

Wed, 2017-07-19 23:19 -- SCC India Staff

Commissioning India’s tallest MET tower is not an easy task. India recently erected its tallest lattice MET tower that stretches 150 metre (m) high and features an array of latest technologies, including 40C anemometers, 200P wind vanes, 110S temperature sensors, a BP20 barometric pressure sensor, and a SymphoniePRO data logger with iPackGPS for bankable, secure and reliable data collection.

Five keys to delivering the city (or state) your citizens want

Wed, 2016-04-27 06:00 -- Kevin Ebi

As Illinois embarks on a journey to become America’s first smart state, it got valuable advice through a Smart States event about how to identify and build people-centered solutions, which is at the heart of governance. Read on for five tips that you can put to work as you craft your own strategies.

Microsoft's new partnership = more solutions for your smart city

Fri, 2016-04-22 06:00 -- SCC Staff

City leaders don't need to reinvent the wheel every time they come up against a problem in their smart city implementations. There are companies they can turn to for help. One of them -- Microsoft -- has a new partner bringing several IT solutions to the initiative it created to help cities become more efficient, more economically competitive and more livable.