Posts tagged sensors
Why building a dynamic smart city requires an equally-dynamic network

Successfully harnessing these advanced technologies, such as sensors, video, smart meters, analytics, to achieve goals like optimizing energy efficiency, improving public safety, and autonomous transportation requires a network as dynamic as a city itself.

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Smart City Market 2018 Global Size, Competitors Strategy, Regional Analysis, Industry Profits and Growth by Forecast to 2022

According to a recent study report published by the Market Research Future, the global market of Smart City is booming and expected to gain importance over the forecast period. The market is projected to demonstrate a spectacular growth by 2022, surpassing its previous growth records in terms of value with a striking CAGR during the anticipated period (2016 – 2022). 

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The Computer Commuter, University of Cincinnati

UC engineering professor Jiaqi Ma envisions smart cars navigating traffic in synchronicity with the road and each other. Autonomous technology is likely to be deployed in stages, which means driverless cars will share the road with human drivers.

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Keys to the smart cities of tomorrow: Technology partnerships and the Internet of Things

One in six Americans now own a smart speaker — up 128 percent in since January 2017. The rise of voice-enabled digital assistants (and the products that can be used with them) highlights how an easily accessible technology platform allows companies to work together to create new services for consumers. It also shows how consumers are finding it easier to manage the underlying artificial intelligence that is changing how people interact with technology.

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Illinois announces master contracts for smart street lighting initiative | Smart Cities Dive

Illinois leaders announced that they have chosen vendors for the statewide smart street light program. The contract was awarded to Johnson Controls, Globetrotters Engineering and TEN Connected Solutions, according to Government Technology and others.

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Industry Leaders Announce Partnership to Test Cellular Vehicle-to-Everything Tech in U.S.

Ford Motor Company, Qualcomm, AT&T and Nokia recently announced a partnership that will lead to the first testing of cellular vehicle-to-everything (C-V2X) technology in the United States.

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Los Angeles Set to Embark on a Smart City Experiment

Los Angeles is a part of a consortium called “I3” that includes the University of Southern California (USC) and tech companies. This partnership is developing and will soon test an Internet of Things system. It aims to connect sensors placed around the city with other connected devices to make L.A. a smart city.

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Navigant Research Leaderboard: Smart City Suppliers

This Navigant Research Leaderboard examines the strategy and execution of 16 leading smart city suppliers with the capacity to provide leadership on large-scale smart city projects spanning multiple operational and service areas.

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Deploy Scalable Smart City Architectures Confidently With Network Simulation

These virtual sandboxes allow developers to create systems of systems based on thousands of sensors and devices, they also provide the opportunity to asses network characteristics under various loads. This helps reduce cost and time to market while at the same time designing accurately for current and future smart city requirements.

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Esri Taps Mobileye Sensors To Turn Transit Fleets Into Rolling Data Feeds

Esri, a mapping data – or “spatial analytics” – powerhouse, will work with Mobileye to feed visual and telematics data from sensors affixed to buses and other vehicles into Esri’s ArcGIS mapping platform the company says is already used by most of the world’s large cities.

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Orlando area wins $11.9 million grant for safer walking, better traffic - Orlando Sentinel

A federal transportation grant of nearly $12 million has been awarded to the Orlando area to develop technology protecting pedestrians and cyclists, along with lessening traffic woes.

 

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'Smart Road' Pilot Project Coming to Kansas City | Planetizen: The independent resource for people passionate about planning and related fields

The infrastructure to support a future of connected cars and automated vehicles is one step closer to reality.

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IoT tools for public safety find $4.8 million in Homeland Security funding

Virginia-based nonprofit Center for Innovative Technology will help test and develop emerging technologies like thermal imaging and aerial drones for use by first responders.

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Smart Cities and the Weather

Disaster management is a focus of smart city innovations. As people seek to improve and optimize these systems, smart cities are beginning to understand the connection between weather and many of their goals.  A number of vendors (for example, IBM, Schneider Electric, and others) now offer weather data-driven services focused specifically on smart city interests.

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