by SmartCitiesWorld news team
Smart street lighting is generally regarded as one of the fundamental building blocks of smart cities, and such initiatives are becoming more important than ever to help build resilience and achieve cost-savings for municipalities and utilities amid the coronavirus pandemic.
by Guest Writer
Powered by superb mobile capabilities, IoT technology has created a landmark in user experience, and business performance. While continuing its performance obtrusively, IoT helps us communicate with the objects surrounding us. IoT in recent years has influenced developers and programmers to create mobile apps with an enhanced user experience by leveraging IoT technology.
by Doug Bonderud
The Internet of Things (IoT) provides the framework for "smart" supermarkets that can detect stock levels, reduce equipment downtime and improve customer service. But what does this look like in practice? And how do grocery stores effectively deploy IoT devices to boost profit margins, enhance protective measures and deliver shopping 2.0?
by Russell Brown
Listen and learn about the history of IoT, smart cities, 5G, health, security and more. Media commentator Russell Brown interviews industry experts and explains it all using stories, examples and questions.
by Emma Lunn
From energy-saving bulbs to leak detectors, smart tech offers many benefits at the touch of a button. But while many of these gadgets appear to be simply a way to impress visitors, others can save you money. And at a time when many of us are working from home and running up bills during the day, this is likely to be their biggest selling point.
by Todd Wasserman
Robots can outthink humans, but can they understand what it is to be human? Scientists are moving robots along on that continuum by developing robotic skin that helps them gain the sense of touch.
by John Velasco
Huge amounts of data are sent and received by smart home gadgets. The average homeowner is simply unaware about these sorts of transmissions. And why would they be? The smart home is supposed to provide us with convenience and peace of mind, not introduce new worries.
by Chris Teale
The task force will assess different global recovery approaches to identify how cities can best create new jobs while keeping emissions and climate change front-of-mind. The committee will help to ensure the climate breakdown doesn't become an even bigger crisis for the global economy and the lives and livelihoods of communities worldwide.