Dreaming Out Loud – a food justice nonprofit – is partnering with the city of Washington D.C. and a half-dozen other organizations to run the Kelly Miller Farm in a way that generates revenue while Read More
A recent survey by the U.S. Conference of Mayors and the analytics firm IHS Markit examined the state of smart city projects in small cities, defined as those that have less than 150,000 residents. It Read More
ABB recently announced the successful implementation of a lithium-ion based battery energy storage system (BESS) that will be integrated with the local electricity grid in the district of Nordhavn, Copenhagen, making this Denmark’s first urban Read More
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