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  • Smart city revenues skyrocket; core problems remain

    12:00pm By Donal Power
    A new research report predicts that annual revenues from smart city projects will grow to nearly $89 billion by 2025. However, it found most smart city initiatives are focusing on solving peripheral issues, with few big projects tackling core city problems.…
  • Highway ban squeezes lanes for China’s self-driving car industry

    Sat 6:00pm By Donal Power
    In a potential setback for China’s accelerating autonomous vehicle industry, the government has banned such cars from testing on the nation’s highways. A Bloomberg report via Motortrend that revealed Chinese automobile regulators decided to block…
  • Navigant four-fold sensor market growth through 2025

    Sat 3:00pm By Amanda Razani
    According to a new report from Navigant, the revenue from wireless sensors is estimated to increase from $188.2 million in 2016 to $745.2 million by 2025. As operational technologies and information meet, sensors have begun to play an important role in…
  • Intel pivot to IoT produces lackluster growth

    Sat 12:06pm By Donal Power
    Intel’s restructuring towards a focus on Internet of Things (IoT) and cloud-based businesses delivered disappointing growth this quarter. As reported by Computer Weekly, the U.S. microchip behemoth posted profits that were down 51% this quarter compared to…
  • IoT and cameras: Going from smart to intelligent

    Fri 5:00pm By Cathrine Ro Heuch
    Eyes are considered to be the most powerful human sense. The equivalent technological tool is an intelligent video camera that can observe, analyze and act on provided information. This technology is know as Intelligent Video Analytics or Video Content…
  • Philadelphia preps for its Smart City Challenge

    Fri 3:30pm By Amanda Razani
    Philadelphia has announced a goal to create a large multi-purpose wireless network — called the “Smart City Challenge” — that will depend on public-private partnerships to address the digital divide and enhance existing operations and services.…
  • Making the megacity sustainable through IoT

    Fri 3:00pm By Dave Roberts
    32.6 trillion liters. That, roughly, is the amount of water annually lost through leaky pipes before it gets to homes, businesses and hospitals. Put another way, if you could detect those leaks and plug them, you could almost fill China’s Three Gorges Dam…
  • Tesla fatality can’t dissuade NHTSA from self-driving upside

    Fri 1:00pm By Donal Power
    Despite a fatal crash setback for the self-driving car industry, the leading U.S. car safety regulator said it is standing behind autonomous vehicles. Automotive News reported on a conference with Mark Rosekind, chief of the National Highway Traffic Safety…
  • Will these wearables finally make us cyborgs?

    Fri 1:00pm By Cate Lawrence
    I am one of those people that firmly believes that implanted wearables are the future of health technology. Devices like cochlear implants have been around since the 1980s, contraceptive implants since the late 1990s and there are many other implanted medical…
  • IoT and waste management: Revolutionizing an old industry

    Fri 11:30am By Kristina Heinze
    Experts estimate 50 billion connected devices by 2020. We typically think of the Internet of Things (IoT) in terms of autonomous cars, fitness wearables and smart homes, but some of the best applications of IoT technology are in fields that are industrial…