Smart Cities Spend Less

    There are hidden costs to running a city that are hard to ignore. For example, when a traffic light stays green for two minutes without a single car passing, but in the street parallel, drivers are spending three hours a day in avoidable traffic, there is an invisible financial loss. But this economic impact gets […]

      “What the heck is a smart city?”

      Despite the global smart city hype, with daily headlines about new smart city projects, cities competing to be the smartest and governments around the world investing billions in smart cities, I frequently hear someone say “But what the heck is a smart city?”. Today, many of us turn to Google to find quick answers, and […]

        Smart City crime prevention: How the City of Detroit reduced violent crime by up to 50%

        When a city is looking to invest in smart city solutions, safety is often one of the key drivers for implementing an initiative. Crime prevention can be aided through smart surveillance by enabling authorities to have real-time access to video surveillance systems. The goal is to spot potential incidents that threaten security and manage events as […]