smart cities

By Devavrat Kulkarni on May 23, 2017

Parking in the smart city

Parking lots have largely been ignored when it comes to technological innovations and ideas. However, with the increasing number of cars on the street, along with the time taken to park them, the problem must now be effectively addressed. Devavrat Kulkarni, Senior Business Analyst at Maven Systems Pvt. Ltd., shares his insight on it as part of various […]

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By Hannah Merry on May 3, 2017

Population increase and the smart city

There are many factors which cause the global population to fluctuate, with the post world-war II baby boom causing the most significant increase. Although population growth comes with many positive factors, such as increased numbers of workers, expansion of tax bases and increased consumer spending at local businesses, it causes huge strain on resources and […]

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By Rahul on April 28, 2017

IoT applications spanning across industries

Internet of Things examples extend from smart connected homes to wearables to healthcare. In fact, IoT is slowly becoming part of every aspect of our lives. Not only are Internet of Things applications enhancing our comfort, but they also give us more control to simplify routine work life and personal tasks. The recent hype about […]

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By Karen Lewis on February 21, 2017

IBM and Vodafone: collaborating to address real-world issues

Vodafone, one of the world’s largest telecommunications companies, have announced they are collaborating with IBM to launch a series of new industry solutions. The solutions use IoT technologies to help clients make smarter, data-driven business decisions. Here is a quick sample of some of them: Mobile Asset Optimization: designed to help managed supply chains Global […]

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By Mary Goldspink on January 11, 2017

For tomorrow’s cities, IoT is the name of the game

Cities use up to 80% of the world’s resources, while occupying only 2% of its territory. That’s a pretty scary thought, right? Smart cities are now a necessary tool in the long term economic growth and well-being of citizens, as well as in our obligation to control climate change. Smart urbanization brings convenience and opportunity to its residents, and spreads way past […]

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By Donal Power on January 10, 2017

As oil flags, Middle Eastern capital is flowing to the IoT

Research firm Gartner says Middle Eastern governments are spending more on Internet of Things (IoT) and smart city investments, as the region tries to diversify away from oil. As reported by ZDNet, recent research by Gartner anticipated $11.5 billion in IT spending by governments across the Middle East and North Africa (MENA) region this year. […]

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By Karen Lewis on October 12, 2016

Connect 30 IoT devices in 30 days? Now you can

Overcome your IoT implementation speed bumps with a Connect & Visualize Approach. Persistent Systems is a product engineering services company that has been in business for 25 years. Last week I sat down with Persistent Systems to gain some insight into some of the trends they’ve seen in enterprise IoT implementations, and to learn more […]

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