Fighting asthma with data

Fighting asthma with data

Researchers are helping Chattanooga get more localized measurements of airborne particulates.

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Better security through video analytics

Using computer vision and advanced analytics, Hitachi’s video analytics software aims to improve privacy and decrease false positives.

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Reducing incarceration with technology

Safety and Justice Challenge grant winners are working to address local justice disparities through innovative reforms.

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KC shares its smart city data, best practices

At a recent workshop, Kansas City, Mo., demonstrated how big data can be used to improve city performance.

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Troopers use ‘big data’ to predict crash sites

Highway patrols are tapping into big data to predict where serious or fatal traffic accidents are likely to take place so they can try to prevent them.

Birmingham gets smart

Birmingham gets smart

Birmingham, Ala., is building a smart city future -- and is starting to see the fruits of its labor.

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Advice for the incoming class of CDOs

A new report aims to flatten the learning curve for new chief data officers.

Data insights, not ownership, will unleash innovation

Data insights, not ownership, will unleash innovation

The insights derived from government, commercial and public data, tools and analytics will deliver better public services with lower cost, less risk and more trust.

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Working groups tackle IoT security

National Telecommunications and Information Administration’s working groups made initial presentations on securing the internet of things.

IoT solution targets smart cities

Nokia IoT solution targets smart cities

Nokia updated its Internet of Things platform with pre-integrated applications for smart cities.

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167 satellite-years’ worth of space-weather data now available

Newly released data can help researchers detect radiation threats to satellites, aircraft, communications networks, navigation systems and the electric power grid.

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The infrastructure of things

Could Trump's promise to spend $1 trillion on infrastructure translate into smarter cities and better broadband?