IoT Aids in Complex Distribution of COVID-19 Vaccine IoT technologies play a key role in the distribution of Pfizer’s COVID-19 vaccine, which must remain at sub-arctic temperatures to ensure efficacy. Monitoring the location and temperature will be essential as vaccines move from the manufacturer to the public.    
Kansas City’s Smart Sewer Program Taps IoT for Monitoring and Maintenance Kansas City adds IoT technology to its Smart Sewer Program aimed at protecting public health and the natural environment. The initiative is a 25-year, multi-billion-dollar investment that aims to use robust asset management technology to optimize 2,800 miles of aging sewer pipes that handle the city’s flow of wastewater and stormwater.   
Smart Elevator and Escalator Solutions Make for Smarter People Flow Over the last decade, advances in AI and IoT have changed elevators and escalators beyond their mechanical function of getting people up and down in high-rises with speed and comfort. They have become more intelligent by connecting to the cloud where the data they collect can be analyzed and acted upon to help avoid breakdowns.  
New Orleans Stalls Heat and Rain Damage with IoT Living in the Big Easy means living with the good and the bad weather of a subtropical climate. IoT sensors are helping the city track flooding and high temperatures to protect residents in danger zones and revitalize neighborhoods through better planning and development.  
IoT Sensors Called to the Wildfire Front Line The Department of Homeland Security explores ground-based sensors near wildfire spark points to speed alerts to first responders and state and local emergency management agencies.   
Putting Interconnected IoT Devices to Work to Improve Patient Healthcare Innovation will continue to fuel the medical device sector’s ongoing quest for better ways to diagnose and treat  medical conditions proactively. When devices are interconnected, the ability for practitioners and clinicians to provide better patient care is increased exponentially.     
Texas Hospital Taps AI at the Edge to Build Safe, Intelligent Virtual ICU The global pandemic motivates Houston Methodist Hospital to roll out a virtual ICU. Using software that collects and analyzes data and uses AI at the edge, clinicians can treat patients while reducing exposure to infectious disease.  
Wearable Device Uses AI to Detect COVID-19 Symptoms Continuous monitoring and machine learning in a patch-like wearable device enables early detection of COVID-19 symptoms. Remote monitoring capabilities extend the reach of doctors and the safety of patients.  
Smart Building Tech and Air Sensors Allows Workers to Breathe Easy As buildings reopen, ensuring employee safety with better air quality is at the forefront of COVID-19 concerns. Companies are looking for advanced ventilation systems that bring in more outside air, ways to clean or disinfect the air, and environmental sensors that monitor air quality within a building.   
IoT Eases Parking Stress in Smart Cities Drive-throughs, curbside pickup, and street closures to accommodate outdoor dining are all part of the new lifestyle norms for urban areas. To curb congestion, solution integrators are helping cities, airports, and retailers improve customer experiences with hassle-free, intelligent parking tools.