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The fourth industrial revolution flows through a mobile
Advances in technology and the rise of Internet of Things has transformed industries across all sectors — this fourth industrial revolution is an incredible opportunity to generate economic growth. In this new era, one thing will be constant: connectivity through the mobile platform.
The Connected Car Revolution: Three Major Trends Disrupting The Auto Industry
A majority of drivers already perform 'connected activities' while driving, like making voice calls. This shift to increased connectivity for vehicles has produced three major trends: a shift in focus from hardware to software, from unit sales to “shared mobility” services, and a car that is connected to the entire IoT ecosystem.
Mahindra Electric unveils a new roadmap for EV 2.0
Mahindra Electric, of the Mahindra Group that manufactures electric vehicles (EV), announced the adoption of a future mobility program with EVs to curb rising pollution levels, provide clean air and reduce urban congestion through connected vehicle technologies.
The role of smart cities in meeting future energy demand
Energy is the most important driver of economic growth and the demand is ever increasing with the rise of urbanization. Availability of resources will be a challenge meaning smart and sustainable infrastructure design at the city level is necessary to ensure effective distribution.
Global internet of things (IoT) in smart cities market research in 2017 detailed in new report
New Internet of Things (IoT) applications that leverage ubiquitous connectivity, big data and analytics are enabling Smart City initiatives all over the world. A market report shows a thorough analysis of the existing and anticipated conditions for the Smart Cities market.
The Congressional Smart Cities Caucus provides a place where Members of Congress can convene with stakeholders from all different backgrounds, including but not limited to: industry stakeholders, state and local governments, and local community leaders. Join me exploring ways we can bridge the technological divide between urban and rural American communities by expanding smart infrastructure nationwide.
Here is a list of 'Smart Cities' events that we will be watching, hosting, and/or participating in this February...
RSCI has announced speakers and forum leaders for the Smart Regions Congress event in Washington DC on February 15th. The interdisciplinary group of leaders will explore and discuss the challenges and successes that arise when building smart regions that put people first.
Smart cities and regions use technology as a tool to create better places to live, work, and visit. But efforts towards smart planning and development don't happen on their own, and they cannot take place in silos. Smart solutions require regional collaborations and interoperable solutions that improve people's lives, increase public service delivery, and alleviate strained municipal budgets.
USDA is awarding 72 grants totaling $23.6 million through the Distance Learning and Telemedicine (DLT) Grant Program. This program invests in equipment that uses broadband to help rural communities connect to educational and health care services. These vital services are part of the foundation of a high quality of life and enable communities to overcome the effects of remoteness and low population density by connecting them to the rest of the world through high-speed internet.
Public Safety is an important facet of smart planning. Today, we have the capability to create and adapt technology in a way that can not only provide us with tools for a safer response to emergency situations but also provide us with tools for smarter preparation.
It is exciting to hear Secretary Elaine Chao open the Detroit Auto Show by discussing how America can lead in technology and innovation by safely deploying Connected and Autonomous vehicles...
The Federal Government is beginning the process to develop policies on the evolution of autonomous transportation beyond self-driving cars to autonomous trucks, buses and additional ground-based vehicles.
This month the Venture Smarter community passed the 20,000 users benchmark, and the beta portal captured great insights on the state of smart cities happenings. But more importantly, it's 2018 and we are continuing our mission to democratize smart city planning, providing even small and medium sized communities the tools for smart city success stories that reach beyond big city limits.