Smart cities run on data and a new effort led by Enel is trying to find ways to use existing infrastructure to share it. Learn how electrical substations could one day become powerful data hubs as well.
Location information can contain valuable insights that cities can use to improve livability. Learn how a new framework from the Open Geospatial Consortium can help cities get started using this data faster than ever.
Police struggling to find a serial bank robber credit a database with ultimately breaking open the case. See how technology from SunGard Public Sector led detectives to the robber even though all they had was the vaguest of descriptions.
Opening data can truly transform smart cities and a new coalition is helping cities take that step. Find out how IBM, GE and others plan to help cities open their data faster and at lower cost than ever before.
Ooredoo helps Qatar keep its cool… Alstom's new system will manage demand response for NV Energy… ABI ranks Siemens as top traffic management system vendor… Elster solution tackles mounting volumes of smart grid data… Bit Stew Systems teams to offer utilities robust data management tool.
The British Standards Institution says its new guide to data interoperability will help public and private sector organizations more easily share data in a smart city environment. Read about other benefits BSI expects to see from PAS 182, including reduced costs and a better quality of life.
Los Angeles is turning to open data to help rebuild the public’s trust in its embattled fire department. Learn more about its new response time website and what the city hopes to accomplish.
Learn how the public sector is using a wide range of cloud solutions from Microsoft, IBM, Oracle, Alphinat, Imex Systems and others to offer innovative services that increase citizen satisfaction -- and lower costs.
Machine learning technology is expected to spawn a new generation of smart cities solutions that can take action based on analysis of data collected from sensors and other sources. Read how release of Azure Machine Learning from Microsoft may greatly accelerate the process.
A gang of computer scientists, mathematicians, artists, designers and educators at MIT Media Labs is tapping into open data to churn out interactive -- and intriguing -- city maps. These maps might show the way to making cities healthier and more livable.