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.
IoT Enables Smart, Sustainable Food Waste Management Solution A technology-based waste disposal machine uses IoT technologies and natural breakdown processes to reduce and prevent food waste with the goal of creating a zero-landfill environment.
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Builders Get a Charge Out of Smart Glass Options Dynamic glass allows building owners to improve energy efficiency by adjusting heat and light transfer as needed. Now the same technology enables businesses and health care facilities to create flexible private spaces that are easy to maintain.
On the Road with IoT in Philadelphia The City of Brotherly Love embraces technology to improve city roadways and help citizens as part of its Pitch & Pilot program. A series of partnerships with small tech companies and integrators push Philadelphia closer to its smart city goals.
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.
Busy Arizona Highway Uses Intelligent IoT to Ease Gridlock Smart transportation technology helps tap the breaks on traffic along Arizona’s Bell Road Highway. GRIDSMART uses real-time data and edge computing to improve travel time and intersection efficiency, even when the tourists come.
Public Transportation Systems Roll Out Telematics, UV for Safer, Cleaner Rides Transit systems are struggling to recover from low ridership as a result of the pandemic. As people begin to venture out, public transportation agencies are turning to IoT technologies to provide cleaner vehicles and more detailed ride-related information to encourage social distancing.
Smart City Taps IoT to Monitor Environment and Crowds at Popular Lake Smart cities can transform how cities maintain their services and interact with their citizens. IoT technologies are allowing one Australian city to track water quality, crowd density, and waste levels at a popular local lake to ensure the health of the environment and the public.
Intelligent Water Management System Helps Cities Combat Drought, Flooding Amid a changing climate and rapid urbanization, water-related disasters are increasingly harmful to cities and ecosystems. An open-source framework designed in Michigan is harnessing the power of IoT to create a smart water monitoring and drainage system that can help prevent city and roadway flooding, combat drought, improve aquatic life, and ensure safer drinking water.