Smart Cities

What role does a national agenda play in developing smart cities?

by • 3 weeks ago

How will a new presidential administration affect smart city efforts around the nation?

Chicago's environmental sensor network is getting an upgrade

by • 4 weeks ago

City officials behind the 130-device "Array of Things" plan to greatly expand the capabilities of the mesh network.

San Antonio's civic tech residency program announces new challenges

by • 2 months ago

San Antonio's CivTechSA will host two pitch competitions for K-12 students and college students this year to expand the city's technology workforce.

Cisco backs off 'smart city' business

by • 2 months ago

The technology firm says it will "move away from" its Kinect for Cities software product line, as organizations around the world scale back their extraneous programs.

Cybersecurity research group wants to certify 'smart city' devices

by • 3 months ago

The National Cybersecurity Center wants to help officials understand the vulnerabilities of the internet-connected devices that power smart-city programs.

Trust and engagement are key for post-pandemic 'smart cities'

by • 3 months ago

A city can only be smart if residents can access and trust its technology, New York City CTO John Paul Farmer said during the Smart Cities Live conference.

Local officials tout importance of partnerships during pandemic

by • 4 months ago

Local governments seeking greater use of data to drive their services should consider partnerships with private companies now more than ever, several officials said during an online event.

Six ways to fall in (or back in) love with your city

by • 4 months ago

Jonathan Reichental has a few suggestions on how to spice up your relationship with your city.

San Antonio looks to eliminate bias within 'smart city' planning

by • 5 months ago

City officials want to make their annual community surveys more accessible to non-English speakers and other residents who may be excluded from them.