White House Launches Open Data Disaster Portal
More than 100 data sets can be found at disasters.data.gov along with tools, contests and resources to help first responders and technologists engage with a larger community.
Technology Helps Cities "Smarten Up"
Many cities have the metrics and much of the technical infrastructure to develop and apply smart solutions. What is needed is a new attitude, a new approach, a willingness to apply innovative new ideas.
Cities Look to Get Smart with Technology
This week Qualcomm hosted a conference in San Diego on how technology can help cities deal with an expected surge in population growth in coming decades.
How the Internet of Everything Cuts the Cost of Smart Cities
Besides bricks and mortar, hundreds of cities worldwide are going to need massive amounts of IT infrastructure. Is it affordable?
Smart City Solutions in Barcelona, Spain
Building on the achievements of more than two decades of intelligent planning, the City of Barcelona is layering on amenities most cities can’t even dream of implementing.
City Snow Removal Modernized by GPS and M2M Communication
As the U.S. begins to feel winter’s icy grasp, a number of cities are turning to GPS data and the Internet of Things to help keep the roads clear during snowstorms.