Applied Smarts

Highlighting interesting projects, concepts and initiatives from around the globe.

May 20, 2015

Smart Technologies to Ease Frustrations on New Jersey Toll Roads

NJTA, IBM and other technology partners have developed new capabilities with the goal of improving the motoring experience and making these two highways safer.

April 30, 2015

Apple and IBM Partner to Address Aging Population in Japan

Apple CEO Tim Cook and IBM CEO Ginni Rometty partner for the second time in less than a year to help Japan Post address its home country’s growing population of senior citizens.

March 11, 2015

IBM Building Management Center at Carnegie Mellon

The IBM Building Management Center, a turnkey, ready-to-use analytics system delivered by IBM’s SoftLayer Cloud, will monitor the school’s energy and building automation and control systems.

February 15, 2015

Smarter Cities ROI Case Study – City of Fort Worth

Nucleus found the Smarter Cities project enabled Fort Worth to better meet the needs of its citizens in times of emergency, and support events such as the Super Bowl.

January 11, 2015

Futuristic Green Towers for Paris in 2050?

Paris is aiming to reduce 75 per cent of its greenhouse gas emissions by 2050, so could these futuristic green skyscrapers be the way forward?

December 30, 2014

Tree Shaped Wind Turbines That Blend Into a City

The beautiful and functional device is the brainchild of French entrepreneur Jérôme Michaud-Larivière, who said the idea for a tree-inspired wind generator came to him one day while sitting in a square, watching the leaves on nearby trees tremble in a breeze.