Smart Cities

 Transforming our Urban Spaces

By 2030, 60 percent of the world’s population will live in cities. As our cities get larger and more complex, we have an opportunity to use new “smart” technologies to cut energy consumption, lower operational costs, decrease air pollution, protect water supplies, and deliver new services to offer citizens a better quality of life.

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World’s largest vertical garden boasts 33,500 square feet of plants

June 10th, 2017|Comments Off on World’s largest vertical garden boasts 33,500 square feet of plants

The largest vertical garden in the world is a green giant in Colombia's densely populated capital city of Bogotá that's helping residents breathe.

How smart cities are building the future

February 10th, 2017|Comments Off on How smart cities are building the future

Smart cities are coming. Municipal governments around the globe are employing big data and Internet-of-Things applications to improve many aspects of daily life.

Oklahoma will deploy 250K smart streetlights

February 7th, 2017|Comments Off on Oklahoma will deploy 250K smart streetlights

Oklahoma Gas & Electric will use the IPv6 IoT platform from Silver Spring Networks to roll out smart streetlights in the state, which could lead to improved safety and lower costs.

Energy is the new new internet

January 24th, 2017|Comments Off on Energy is the new new internet

If you’re not paying attention to what’s going on in energy, you should. This time it’s the “enernet,” not the internet, that will transform our lives.

5 trends for the smart energy home of the future

January 10th, 2017|0 Comments

TAKE 5: These five trends from CES are informing the smart energy home of the future.

These smart cities are building infrastructures for the 23rd century

January 6th, 2017|0 Comments

STREET SMART: As urban populations grow, there becomes an increased need to revamp our infrastructures. These smart cities are building the urban centers of the future. Did yours make the list?

4 common entry points to a smart city

December 1st, 2016|0 Comments

Smart city growth is on the rise, with the smart city industry projected to be a $400 billion market by 2020, spread out over 600 smart cities worldwide.

The race for smart cities from the leading edge of tech

November 30th, 2016|0 Comments

As with any new market, there are startups, large companies, corporations, organizations and other groups leading the way forward for smart cities.

This startup combines solar, lighting, WiFi, energy storage, and EV charging into a single unit

November 17th, 2016|0 Comments

TOWER OF POWER: A smart city will require smarter infrastructure. The Totem Power platform combines solar power, communications, energy storage, and EV charging, taking the concept of a utility pole to a whole new level.

The future smart city will be built around you and the Internet of you

September 25th, 2016|0 Comments

SMART APP: How can the “Internet of things” save citizens from being stranded on their morning commute? By placing YOU at the center of making a city truly smart.

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