Link Lab Develops New Smart City Pathways

The University of Virginia’s School of Engineering has debuted the interdisciplinary Link Lab, which is a 17,000 square foot facility where engineers, researchers and students can build and create the systems that will connect the cyber world to the physical. Some of

Turning Big Data into Local Insights for Smart Cities

How do city CTOs and urban planners plan to manage networked lighting systems, autonomous vehicles, and smart metering systems in their smart cities? How can technology providers better respond to the needs of these communities to produce products that will provide an

Boston’s Beta Block Civic Experimentation Program

The City of Boston is working to transform the way communities approach problem solving, block by block. Like many smart cities, Boston recognizes the potential of technological interventions. Missing from the exploration, development and implementation of these technologies, however, is a truly

The Bus of the Future

IDTechX Buses are very important. Injuries and deaths from two wheelers have not reduced very much in decades whereas vehicles with four wheels or more have seen huge improvements. Nevertheless, because 70% of us will soon live in cities with that figure