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.
IoT Turns Trash into Treasure with Waste Management Solution Smart cities, manufacturers, and packaging companies benefit from reverse recycling machines that reward consumers for tossing their trash.
Cloud Innovation Center Taps AI to Tackle Tough Urban Challenges The ability to solve real-world challenges with emerging technology is a draw for seasoned and budding innovators. That’s the motivation behind ASU’s Smart City CIC development center, where faculty and students design AI-based solutions for the local community.
The Urban Institute Uses AI to Help Fight Inequality in US Cities IBM and the Urban Institute are using the IBM Cloud Pak® for Data as a Service to identify neighborhoods at risk of community decline or gentrification and enable timely policy proposals to prevent displacement. The project will use deep data analysis to create machine learning models that will shape policy suggestions.
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