Smart Environmental Monitoring Protects Museum Collections Long range sensors monitor environmental conditions, so museums can protect priceless artwork, artifacts, and historical papers from deteriorating. Some technologies even allow museums to mine their warehouses to maintain better inventory and to create digital exhibits.
Smart IoT Platform Helps Cities, QSRs Optimize Waste Management Ineffective waste management strategies are costly and often harmful to the environment. Enevo, a progressive waste technology company, is using IoT to reduce waste-related costs, increase sustainability, and optimize waste management.
Chicago’s CTA Improves Transit Using Real-Time Rider Data Chicago’s public transportation system leverages edge and cloud computing to monitor vehicle capacity in real-time. The data, which is available to CTA authorities and riders, promotes public safety and informs CTA scheduling decisions.
Utility Companies Use AI to Gather Weather Intelligence Climate scientists are developing AI models to predict weather events several days or even weeks before they occur to give cities, citizens, and power companies time to prepare—and hopefully avoid—large-scale disasters. In the near future, smart weather platforms will help cities weather the storm and keep the power on.
IoT Data Fuels Efficient Public Transportation in Brussels Executives at Brussels Intercommunal Transport Company haven’t always given data the respect it deserves. When Rob Roemers took over as Head of Data and Analytics, his goal was to open their eyes and change their minds. Roemers defined quick-win business use cases that proved IoT data and analytics saved the organization money and made riders happy. Slowly but surely, the culture is changing as more people realize the power of data.
IoT Paves the Way for Smart, Automated Traffic Management An intelligent traffic management solution uses 3D LiDAR technology to crack down on speeding, monitor traffic, and detect infractions, helping to keep city streets safer and less congested.
Climate Researchers Use AI to Improve Climate Models Researchers train artificial intelligence algorithms to learn cloud patterns and ocean eddies to improve climate models of the Earth. The increased granularity will enable more accurate predictions of weather events and the impact of climate change.
On-Street Engagement Platform Helps Cities Create Better Urban Environment Artificial intelligence breathes life into mundane city objects, enabling them to interact and help local citizens. In addition to providing users with information about city activities and wayfinding, these interactive objects collect data that can shape urban planning and city services.
Tokyo Implements Creative Tech Solutions for Disaster Preparedness Because of its location, Japan is prone to experiencing a variety of natural disasters that include tsunamis and earthquakes. The city of Tokyo is building disaster prevention parks equipped with emergency services and capabilities that use AI, IoT, and solar technologies to meet the needs of citizens following catastrophic events.
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