Police in rural Ohio are using VR for empathy training

by • 9 months ago

Organizers said the platform's low cost and portability are promising for a profession short on training resources.

Poorly timed traffic signals are an even bigger time waster than previously thought, report finds

by • 1 year ago

A recent study by the transportation data company Inrix concludes that suboptimal traffic-signal timing is responsible for at least 10% of total traffic delay time.

San Antonio's R&D League to tackle public health, environment

by • 2 years ago

Next month's two-day event is expected to connect the general public with organizations interested in developing unique ideas to problems ranging from digital access to housing.

Pew report names 5 traits of successful statewide broadband programs

by • 2 years ago

A new Pew report identifies requisites like stakeholder engagement and capacity building as key to success for statewide broadband initiatives.

Ransomware hits everywhere, but governments pay 10 times more

by • 3 years ago

Between April and June, the average payment from government victims was $338,700, compared to $36,295 for all victims, according to cybersecurity firm Coveware.

Ex-San Francisco fellow publishes city's lost autonomous vehicles white paper

by • 4 years ago

Forgotten amid a political shuffle, the document condenses the expertise of more than a dozen companies in the connected-device and self-driving vehicles markets.

How to improve IoT's role in city construction? Model it from the start, a new report says

by • 4 years ago

Sensors and other tools are often overlooked in design and architecture, Georgia Tech researchers find.

Twelve of the top 50 smart cities in the world are in the U.S., according to new report

by • 4 years ago

Strong federal support was credited for kickstarting local efforts in many American cities.

Mini smart city drives research on fuel efficiency for connected autonomous vehicles

by • 5 years ago

Using data from driving simulators and a scaled-down city model, university researchers aim to reduce fuel consumption in the next-gen vehicles by 20 percent.