The Postal Service suggests five ways it could support smart city initiatives using its vehicles and mail carriers.
The White House on Sept. 26 announced more than $80 million in new funding for smart cities research and projects across the county.
Nevada is looking for prototype solutions that can minimize vehicle-pedestrian collisions.
The project to develop the Gramercy District in Ashburn, Va., signed two new partners – Virginia’s Center for Innovative Technology and George Washington University.
The pilot project will improve communication with stoplights that are not on the Kentucky city's fiber network.
The Sidewalk Labs’ kiosks offer free high-speed Wi-Fi, device charging and tablets for web browsing, but they are capable of much more.
Columbus, Ohio, will receive more than $50 million in funding and technology to help implement transportation technologies.
The ParkDC pilot will leverage sensors, mobile cameras and dynamic pricing in an effort to reduce parking congestion in Washington, D.C.
The finalists explained how they would use technology and prize money to make their cities safer and easier to navigate.
Transportation Secretary Anthony Foxx announced that AT&T is supporting the challenge with $1 million in hardware, products and services.
Although there is no clear definition of a smart city, the goal is to collect immediate data on everything from traffic patterns to home water use, analyze it and use that information to make the city work better.
The National Institute of Standards and Technology is putting together an international working group to bring standards and interoperability into smart city architecture.
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