Counting cars was once a job in Raleigh — now an AI does it

by • 3 weeks ago

Officials at the North Carolina capital replaced a slow, manual process of evaluating traffic congestion with cameras powered by machine learning.

In Jackson, Mississippi, AI-powered cough bots and COVID-19 maps fuel response

by • 3 months ago

Like many other local governments, Jackson is quickly adopting new digital technologies to ensure resources are directed when and where they're needed.

Sewer scanners, drone hives funded in latest Urban-X startup cohort

by • 5 months ago

Each of seven companies developing solutions for urban areas will receive $150,000 and run through a 20-week accelerator program.

Vermont calls for AI 'code of ethics'

by • 7 months ago

A state task force that published a report this week says the state's policy work could also be used by other states navigating the emerging ethical minefield that is artificial intelligence.

Law enforcement risks being a captive of its video surveillance data, report warns

by • 1 year ago

Rapid growth of state and local law enforcement video footage calls for newer strategies for storing and analyzing data.