Biometrics is the measurement and statistical analysis of people’s physical and behavioral characteristics. It is usually used in physical security, relying on unique physical characteristics such as fingerprints, irises, faces, etc. to identify a person. Read More
Amy Webb, Founder and CEO of Future Today Institute, gives a forecast for smart cities, including the thing that scares her most about the years ahead.
Brad Gleeson, Chief Commercial Officer at CIVIQ Smartscapes, shares about proud moments from the company’s start, as well as insights for the future.
Joe Kochan, COO and Co-Founder at US Ignite, speaks about the new Platforms for Advanced Wireless Research (PAWR) program at SXSW in Austin, Texas. Follow up with US Ignite @us_ignite or learn more on the Read More
Michigan Representative Gary Glenn, Republican, is pushing legislation to strengthen privacy protections by prohibiting utilities from selling, renting or sharing information generated by smart meters. The legislation also requires a utility to notify a customer Read More
The U.S. Department of Agriculture, noting the rise of popularity of urban farming, has created a free Urban Farming toolkit. Urban farming can help alleviate urban food deserts, make food as local and fresh as Read More
The biggest news in smart cities is a new nation-wide competition for $100 million to design, develop and deploy innovative wireless communication and networking technologies at real-world scale. The Platforms for Advanced Wireless Research (PAWR) Read More
The startup incubator 1776 will add 19 startups from a diverse set of industries this March. The fellowship program – beginning March 22 and finishing in August – guides the companies as they navigate their Read More
ANAGOG creates crowd sourced information about the mobility status of users. By using smartphone sensors, ANAGOG detects the mobility status of drivers, including where they parked and predicting five minutes before they will vacate their Read More
Where do leaders begin? With themselves. That’s exactly the strategy Cary, North Carolina employs as they embark on the journey to become a smart community. Though not quite large enough to be a city – Read More