internet of things (IoT)

Las Vegas will build a 'digital twin' to reduce carbon emissions

by • 7 months ago

Software company Cityzenith will construct a virtual model of Downtown Las Vegas to help the city reduce building emissions and noise pollution.

South Bend, Indiana, finalizes 'smart sewer' plan after 5 years of retooling

by • 9 months ago

One city leader said federal officials were surprised by the reduction of environmental impact offered at a low cost.

Akron, Ohio, using garbage trucks to measure electrical grid performance

by • 10 months ago

Radio-frequency sensors mounted on sanitation trucks are helping northeast Ohio cities detect degraded electrical equipment.

New York City published a strategy to keep its IoT fair

by • 1 year ago

A new guide published by New York City Mayor’s Office of the Chief Technology Officer aims to serve the city's communities equally and fairly.

Government needs better air-quality messaging, not more data, says Portland official

by • 2 years ago

Portland Smart City Coordinator Christine Kendrick said what's needed most now isn't more sensors or data, but "action" from local authorities.

Texas moves 'beyond IoT' in new state technology strategy

by • 3 years ago

Texas' technology plan for the next five years represents a maturation in data management and digital services, officials told StateScoop.

People are the key to accelerating tech strategy in today's cities

by • 3 years ago

Commentary: Growing up poor showed Ignite Cities’ George Burciaga that a city’s most valuable asset is people. Technology, he says, should center around them.

Utilities not watching networks close enough, former officials say

by • 3 years ago

Internet-connected devices attached to systems operated by local governments and public utilities aren't given enough attention, two former officials said.

Virginia boosts funding for internet-connected public safety radio

by • 3 years ago

A radio system that connects first responders across jurisdictions during emergencies has secured $6.5 million in new funding.