Would you recognize a smart city if you saw one? For all the talk about smart cities over the past decade, there’s actually very little agreement about what they should look like. Candidates that have been touted as smart city examples are remarkably different from one another. There are some who even believe that the […]
The smart workplace market is expected to grow by USD 98.37 billion during 2020-2024, according to the latest market research report by Technavio. “The expansion of business operations by MNCs and SMEs across geographies has created the need to establish a secure connected network to ensure uninterrupted workflow,” says the company in a press release […]
Big Tech is joining together to solve some of the industry’s challenges when it comes to smart homes. Amazon, Apple, Google and the Zigbee Alliance on Thursday announced a new working group that plans to develop and promote the adoption of a new, royalty-free connectivity standard — centered around security — to increase compatibility among […]
Technology will take huge steps forward in 2020 as the world will become completely connected with autonomous environments, intelligent cities, “phygital” spaces, and healthcare technology changing the way we live our lives. Global service provider NTT Ltd. last week released its “Future Disrupted” predictions for the upcoming year that will finally see data, automation and […]
Curiosity Lab, a smart city and intelligent mobility laboratory near Atlanta, is partnering with the Taiwan-USA Industrial Cooperation Promotion Office to foster new smart technologies. Through the partnership, Curiosity Lab at Peachtree Corners, Georgia will provide opportunities for Taiwanese companies to establish operations in the city and leverage the lab’s infrastructure and service to test […]
Can AI help the homeless? A new project called Chalmers chatbot from Ample Labs and Ada aims to instantly connect Toronto’s homeless community with local resources like free meals, clothing banks, overnight shelters, and more. Throughout the course of its six months in beta testing, Chalmers has grown to support 700 users each month, providing […]
Sensoneo and Twilio IoT Smart Waste Monitoring Solution Sends Real-Time Data to Optimize Collections
Twilio, a cloud communications platform, will power its first commercial Narrowband IoT deployment in the United States by Sensoneo, a smart waste management solution provider. With ultrasonic, smart waste monitoring sensors, Sensoneo enables cities and businesses to make data-driven decisions and optimize waste collection, the company says. Sensoneo’s solution in the United States is enabled […]
The tech giant’s Sidewalk Labs wants to put up a “smart city” on Toronto’s waterfront, but common civilians and tech experts alike are concerned about privacy and surveillance.
Smart cities are quickly becoming a reality, with many cities around the globe introducing internet of things (IoT) devices into everyday operations in order to improve their communities. Check out some of the top smart cities in this infographic.
Knowledge of which solutions will help cities obtain the best connectivity will help decision makers build smart cities more effectively.