Digitally Driven “Smart” Buildings In 2016

October 31, 2016

Almost two years ago, seven intelligent buildings were showcased as proof that smart buildings work. Configurations extended beyond the automated lighting, shading, and HVAC configurations and have advanced, real-time controls of the building’s energy efficiency, Read More

Building Vibrations Allow Real Time Monitoring

October 21, 2016

Oral Buyukozturk, a professor at MIT, and his team are working to develop smart buildings that can sense vibrations and monitor themselves for internal signs of damage or mechanical stress in real time. “This provides Read More

Innovation Spotlight: Cityzenith

October 12, 2016

Smart technologies give us the kind of information that can help us avert disasters, improve quality of life, and capitalize on efficiencies. To help harness the power of this big data, Cityzenith has created an Read More

Policy Impacts Progress

September 15, 2016

Smart Cities are all the global rage these days. As with any emerging trend, it’s a bit of the Wild West with little consistency or agreement across international communities on definitions, frameworks or metrics to Read More

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