IBM scientists have developed a mobile authentication security technology based on the radio standard known as near field communication (NFC). As this video explains, the technology provides an extra layer of security when using an NFC-enabled device and a contactless smartcard to conduct a mobile transaction. Learn more about it.
A free software tool from the U.S. Department of Energy provides computational support for analyzing capital investments in buildings. But it can be used for almost any project type in which higher capital investment costs lower future operating-related costs. Click for more details and a download link.
Wouldn’t it be great if city departments could accurately estimate the benefits of using technology, both in terms of money savings and greenhouse gas (GHG) emissions reductions? Now they can with a calculator from Smart Cities Council Lead Partner AT&T.