As more and more businesses, industries and cities realise the value and potential for IoT, uses for connected technologies continue to proliferate. A new report from a New Zealand tech alliance outlines several examples of how IoT can help the country's cities become safer and more desirable.
The city of Adelaide has very high hopes for its gigabit city network. Not only do city officials anticipate the city will operate faster and with more agility as it provides enhanced products and services — they expect businesses new and old will benefit greatly as well.
It's a bold and possibly risky plan, but electric car maker Tesla will build what is expected to be the world's largest energy storage battery in South Australia to help ensure the state's energy security.
Leaders in Australia's property sector know big data is important to their industry. But they will need to change their thinking by fully incorporating analytics into their planning and operations if they expect to wring the most value out of that data.
As the world’s diabetes epidemic worsens, IBM, Qualcomm and Microsoft technologies have joined the battle. Columbus, Georgia’s mayor has signed on. So have 47,000 Lions Clubs. And then there's Dana Lewis; don't miss what she's doing to help diabetes sufferers like herself.
Affordable housing is one of the key factors that makes a city liveable, and a lack of affordable housing could impair your ability to attract the workforce your employers need. See what’s happening in Sydney.
Over the coming months we will bring industry and government together to work on a Code for Smart Communities — goals, principles and metrics for smart urban development. See what we’re doing and why — and, most importantly, how to get involved.
When it comes to building cities, the fundamental recipe we use has never changed. And when it comes to building sustainable cities, that practice is not sustainable. Learn why and what your new approach should entail.
While sensor-equipped collection bins help cities manage trash collection more efficiently and cost-effectively, one of the features of an ambitious central business district upgrade in Maroochydore eliminates the need to roll trucks to collect it. Read on to learn more.
About five million used tyres are tossed into New Zealand tyre dumps every year, creating a variety of problems for the cities where they're located. How to solve the problem? The New Zealand Government is providing funding and research to turn those discarded tyres into concrete and building materials.