Collaboration With Utilities Seen As First Step in Growth of Smart Cities

Becoming a smart city starts with a small step, said one expert, but it’s an important one. Jesse Berst, chairman of the Smart Cities Council, said cities interested in starting a smart cities program should turn first to their local electric utility company to start a partnership. “There are many cities out there that are […]

Spokane: Building a Healthy, Clean and Smart City

Spokane is beautiful and smart. The picturesque city in Washington is deploying a network of air quality sensors on streetlights to monitor neighborhood pollution in its University District called Urbanova. It also plans to use Internet of Things technologies to tackle urban challenges like noise, traffic, and pollution. This week, Spokane won the Smart Cities […]