IoT Agenda:

smart city


August 22, 2019  4:11 PM

How distributed ledger technology can serve megacities of the future

Christopher Justice Profile: Christopher Justice
distributed ledger technology, DLT, iot, IoT devices, IoT infrastructure, Smart cities, smart city

According to the United Nation's Economic and Social Affairs Department, one in eight of the world's population currently lives in 33 megacities -- cities with populations over 10 million -- with over half living in these and less populous cities. To improve the quality of life for all inhabitants,...

July 2, 2019  1:11 PM

A sense of place: How IoT sensor data powers smart cities

Mike Branch Profile: Mike Branch
Internet of Things, iot, IoT analytics, IoT data, IoT hardware, iot privacy, IoT sensors, IoT use cases, smart city, smart city applications

What makes a smart city smart? Data. Terabytes of it from a myriad of sources, both public and private. And the more data a city has to work with, the smarter decisions it can make about infrastructure spending, ordinances and more. IoT sensors are a key source of this data. Take, for example, a...


June 13, 2019  12:52 PM

3 IoT technologies primed to shape government asset management

Tom Amburgey Profile: Tom Amburgey
Asset management, Internet of Things, iot, IoT applications, IoT examples, IoT sensors, IoT use cases, smart city, smart city applications

Imagine the nightmare of receiving a utility bill for more than $25,000. I recently read an article about a couple getting such a bill for their modest...


June 4, 2019  10:55 AM

IoT everywhere: Opportunities for smart technology outside of the home

Mitchell Klein Profile: Mitchell Klein
energy management, Enterprise IoT, Insurance, Internet of Things, iot, IoT applications, IoT use case, IoT use cases, Smart Building, smart city, smart home

The smart home market has seen compounding growth in the last five years, as more consumers reach for connected lights, locks, security and more. But smart home is just one segment of the broader IoT movement and we're seeing connected technology beginning to proliferate in other areas, including...


May 10, 2019  2:07 PM

As Phoenix emerges from recession, smart city initiatives move front and center

Lauren Horwitz Profile: Lauren Horwitz
Internet of Things, iot, IoT applications, IoT use cases, smart city, smart city applications, smart city network

The recession of 2008 took place more than a decade ago. Still, for many cities, the impact of that economic freefall has only just moved into rear view. The downturn dealt a blow to cities such as Phoenix, and the state of Arizona lost hundreds of thousands of jobs by May 2009. A decade later,...


May 1, 2019  2:21 PM

Two surprising observations on smart cities

Clint Vince Profile: Clint Vince
Internet of Things, iot, IoT infrastructure, Smart cities, smart city, smart city applications

We have been studying smart cities and communities for a number of years, and created a...

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April 8, 2019  10:55 AM

IoT for smarter cities: Lessons learned from around the globe

Tom Amburgey Profile: Tom Amburgey
Internet of Things, iot, IoT applications, IoT use cases, Smart cities, smart city, smart city applications

Often referred to as the next Industrial Revolution by industry experts, the internet of things is radically changing business, consumers and governments. According to a recent IDC report, global spending on smart...

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April 2, 2019  10:23 AM

How hybrid IT and 5G are enabling smart cities

Martin Olsen Profile: Martin Olsen
5G, ai, Hybrid IT, Internet of Things, iot, IoT applications, IoT data, IoT edge, IOT Network, IoT sensors, IoT wireless, Smart cities, smart city, smart city applications, smart city network

About 90 million people in 185 countries around the world use Waze, the crowd-sourced navigation app that helps drivers quickly get from point A to point B while avoiding potholes, traffic jams and, yes, police. The app collects data from users and pushes relevant information to drivers, virtually...


March 13, 2019  12:12 PM

IoT in action: A look at smart city Calgary

Marc Pegulu Profile: Marc Pegulu
Internet of Things, iot, IoT infrastructure, IOT Network, IoT networking, IoT wireless, LoRA, LoraWAN, Smart cities, smart city

The IoT ecosystem continues to grow with homes, buildings and stadiums, for example, having many connectivity points for several different products and implementations. This has opened up the door for several different connectivity systems for enterprises and organizations -- and many of those not...


February 28, 2019  1:50 PM

Connectivity in smart(er) cities

Morné Erasmus Profile: Morné Erasmus
Internet of Things, IOT Network, IoT networking, IoT sensors, IoT wireless, Smart cities, smart city, smart city applications, smart city network, Smart sensors

More than 55% of the world's population lives in cities, and by 2050, some 70% of the global population is expected to live in a city. In North...


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