This video takes you behind the scenes of the new world-class Silver Line, phase one of the Dulles Corridor Metrorail near Washington, D.C. The new rail line was built by Bechtel-led Dulles Transit Partners and opened in July 2014, connecting to the region’s existing metro system.
Disaster can strike any city or region. They often erupt suddenly with little or no warning. In this video, Dr. Peter Williams, IBM CTO Big Green Innovations, discusses why cities around the globe need to be resilient and how the new UN Scorecard can help cities prepare for resiliency.
ThyssenKrupp Elevator wanted to gain a competitive edge by focusing on what matters most to their customers: reliability. Click to see a video on how the company drew on the potential of the Internet of Things (IoT) to develop smart elevators.
Building smarter, more sustainable cities requires the support of public, private and civic stakeholders. Envision Charlotte is charting a new course. Read how in this case study from Council Lead Partner Itron.
The waste management authority in the town of Porvoo, Finland found itself challenged by the increasing amount of waste that the town's many guests were generating during the summer season. Read in this Enevo case study how a sensor system helped clean up Porvoo and saved money.
In this video, Adam Shaw of News Super Videos visits Tianjin Eco-City - under development in north east China - to see how it plans to balance urban expansion and the impact on natural resources and the environment.
If you've wondered how self-driving cars would fare on city streets, this video is your chance to take a look. Google is testing its self-driving cars on the streets of Mountain View, California where its headquarters are located. Click to watch.
The University of Strasbourg had no centralized method for monitoring and collecting data on assets, HVAC, electricity and other facility processes that would allow staff to review trends and identify better practices for saving time, money and energy. That is, until the school implemented Schneider Electric's Wonderware solution. Learn more in this case study.
Wonderware software is helping the company that manages operations at Barcelona's El Prat Airport run a smart airport -- one that is intelligent, able to manage its infrastructures and always self-aware. Watch this video to learn more.
This briefing highlights Council Associate Partner ABB's deep portfolio of intelligent solutions that are at the heart of a city's critical infrastructure -- including examples of smart cities projects ABB has been involved in around the world.