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A million people die in car accidents each year. For safer roads, IoT can help.

Written by Rich McKay | January 25, 2018 | Government, IoT

How can cities help improve traffic safety and reduce the number of traffic deaths? Good data, experts say, is key. more

The future is closer than we think

Written by Justine Jablonska | January 11, 2018 | Artificial Intelligence, FutureScape, Government

Arthur Radebaugh’s prescient 1960s visions are today’s reality. He predicted innovative infrastructure, transportation options, contraptions and gadgets that are either here or… in Radebaugh’s immortal words: closer than we think. more

Where’s the fire? Just ask the building.

Written by Rich McKay | December 12, 2017 | Government, IoT

If these walls could talk: How IoT and wearables are helping first responders breath easier, spot damages in buildings, and monitor their health. more

When smog disrupts travel in Asia, airlines should lean on AI

Written by Jordan Teicher | December 6, 2017 | Artificial Intelligence, Government, Travel and Transportation

Can artificial intelligence help eliminate the pain of travel disruptions? more

How safe is your city?

Written by Rich McKay | December 6, 2017 | Artificial Intelligence, Government, IoT

Innovative cities all use data analytics to uncover insights across new digital technology such as body worn cameras, social media, and IoT sensors. more

It’s a bird. It’s a plane. It’s a life-saving drone.

Written by Rich McKay | December 4, 2017 | Artificial Intelligence, Government, Security

Drones to the rescue! How drones may be the future of emergency management. Drones powered by AI can help rescue crews pinpoint trapped victims faster. more

The incredible ways governments use the Internet of Things

Written by Rich McKay | November 21, 2017 | Government, IoT

Fully embracing new technology like AI and IoT may seem like a radical shift for some governments, but the rewards will far outweigh the headaches. The stakes are high: government digitization could generate over $1 trillion annually worldwide. more

What is cognitive government?

Written by Justine Jablonska | November 6, 2017 | Artificial Intelligence, Data, Government

Cognitive government improves the lives of citizens. It empowers government officials and agencies to make better decisions through artificial intelligence. more

Can cities survive a mega-brand move-in?

Written by Rich McKay | October 31, 2017 | Artificial Intelligence, Government, IoT

Large corporations can reshape a city — for better or worse. Cities will have to invest heavily in infrastructure  underpinned by AI and IoT technology. more