Smart Cities

How cognitive cities can boost urban innovation

by • 3 days ago

Cities have long been limited by access to actionable intelligence, but that's changing in a big way with the advent of cognitive cities.

North American cities are 'most digitally advanced,' new report says

by • 1 month ago

North American cities are the most prepared to deploy connected infrastructure and data-driven systems, according to new research from ESI ThoughtLab.

Survey finds alert systems and video surveillance are riskiest 'smart city' technologies

by • 2 months ago

Researchers at the University of California asked a panel of cybersecurity pros to rate the vulnerabilities of popular smart-city technologies like traffic signals and open data sites.

One year on, Is NYC’s internet master plan making the city smarter?

by • 2 months ago

New York City developed a master plan for closing the digital divide. One year later, CTO John Paul Farmer says it's making progress.

Time for federal government to boost smart cities again, tech group says

by • 2 months ago

A new report from an IT think tank found that federal support for "smart-city" efforts stalled under the Trump administration.

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

by • 3 months ago

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

Chicago's environmental sensor network is getting an upgrade

by • 3 months 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 • 4 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 • 4 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.