Internet of Things

Tampa CV pilot seeks volunteers

The Tampa Hillsborough Expressway Authority is looking to recruit 300 volunteers to test connected vehicle applications.

Joint cyber advisory issued for water treatment facilities

To help water and wastewater utilities protect their IT and operational technology systems from cyberattack, the FBI, Cybersecurity and Infrastructure Agency, Environmental Protection Agency and National Security Agency have outlined steps facilities can to take steps to defend themselves.

Peachtree Corners, a 5G early adopter, signs cloud infrastructure partner

By partnering with OVHcloud, the Georgia city will have access to compute, storage and other cloud services to help extract insights from the massive amounts of data generated from its Curiosity Lab Innovation Center and the autonomous vehicle test track.

Smart civil infrastructure could save US billions

Integrating digital technology, sensors and data into civil engineering projects can mitigate maintenance issues and increase safety and efficiency, according to a recent report from Harvard’s Ash Center

New York testing drones with 5G network

Researchers at the state’s drone testing range will be experimenting with a 5G network to help advance innovation in unmanned aircraft systems.

Telematics streamlines data collection, analysis for managing state vehicles

Virginia Office of Emergency Medical Services has outfitted field inspectors’ vehicles with telematics sensors that collect data and transmit it to the cloud for analysis.

Ohio opens smart mobility corridor

The 35-mile stretch of highway will connect the cities of Dublin and Marysville, and has been called “the world’s most connected highway.”

States’ smartphone exposure notification apps get mixed reviews

While the apps improved the speed and reach of contact tracing, the Government Accountability Office found several challenges limiting app use and the ability of states and others to determine whether the apps were effective.

Protecting IoT devices from unpatched code

Researchers have developed an architecture that allows internet-of-things devices on a local network to access a centralized hub with up to date third-party libraries.

Transit agencies can test drive work-zone data service

Agencies can apply for a free three-month license to Nexar’s CityStream service that delivers crowdsourced dashcam data for insights into how work zones affect traffic and safety.

Infrastructure delivers autonomous edge solutions

The Texas Military Department is testing Public Infrastructure Network Nodes that incorporate 5G, edge computing, radar, lidar, enhanced GPS and intelligent transportation systems into one system.

Crowdsourced sensor data powers smoke map

The Fire and Smoke Map shows fine particle pollution from permanent EPA and Forest Service AirNow monitors, temporary monitors deployed by agencies for smoke events and crowdsourced low-cost sensors.

Water infrastructure rife with cyber vulnerabilities, report says

Between financial constraints and decentralized regulatory control, many water companies lack the resources for the continuous hygiene required for enterprise IT networks that are linked operational technology.

NYC’s early warning system for infectious diseases

A network of smart thermometers will allow public health officials to analyze data on individual neighborhoods so they can craft policies to control outbreaks of flu or COVID-19.

TSA tightens cyber rules for pipelines

A new directive requires operators of “critical” pipelines to review their current cybersecurity architecture, implement mitigation measures against known threats to IT and operational technology systems and establish plans to recover from a cyberattack.

Georgia smart road triples V2X infrastructure

With the addition of Kia to the project, The Ray advances its connected vehicle technology in real-world environments.

Coral Gables leans into smart city services

While the city expands its hyperconnected smart city infrastructure, its urban analytics platform delivers actionable business intelligence for stakeholders.