Cincinnati sewer district taps sensors for better data on dumping, COVID-19

by • 3 weeks ago

On the Priorities Podcast, an official from the Cincinnati sewer district explains how sensors are changing waste treatment.

New framework promises cities 'the next frontier' in data-sharing

by • 2 years ago

A group of telecommunications companies and the nonprofit U.S. Ignite want city governments to look beyond open data and begin using what they call a "data-sharing exchange."

Sidewalk Labs, Waterfront Toronto meet to decide future of project

by • 3 years ago

Whether Toronto's controversial Quayside project will continue will be settled in a meeting between city stakeholders and Alphabet's Sidewalk Labs on Thursday.

Californians can now get earthquake warnings on their phones

by • 3 years ago

The new system, which Gov. Gavin Newsom called the first of its kind in the U.S., will notify residents up to 20 seconds before the shaking starts.

It's pretty easy to hack a smart city, cybersecurity researchers find

by • 4 years ago

IBM Security and Threatcare found more than a dozen vulnerabilities in systems that connect to environmental sensors, traffic monitors and other advanced infrastructure.

Smart parking could mean tricky new pricing, data models for cities

by • 5 years ago

New research indicates real-time parking sensors could unlock new dynamic pricing models and data schemes that the public might not like.

Public safety IoT receives $750K cybersecurity booster shot from Department of Homeland Security

by • 5 years ago

The new funding will support research and development to harden a sensor-based framework designed for use by public safety workers.

Seattle names first smart city coordinator

by • 5 years ago

The former innovation analyst from Kansas City, Missouri, is charged with overseeing a smart city project portfolio and policies that emphasize public engagement.

Kansas City launches real-time parking and traffic map

by • 5 years ago

Lots of cities have data portals. Some have smart city sensors. Kansas City, Missouri, is putting them together.