IBM Smarter Cities: Creating opportunities through leadership and innovation


Source: IBM 24 October 2014
IBM Smarter Cities: Creating opportunities through leadership and innovation

For the first time ever, most people live in urban areas. In the years to come, the percentage of people living in cities will continue to..

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People for Smarter Cities


Source: IBM 24 October 2014
People for Smarter Cities

Smarter Cities create and encourage innovation through systems enabled by technology such as open data..

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Telefónica dives into the consumer internet of things with Thinking Things “ambient” pack


Source: Gigaom 23 October 2014
Telefónica dives into the consumer internet of things with Thinking Things “ambient” pack

Telefónica has launched a modular internet of things platform called Thinking Things, which consists of stackable modules for a variety of purposes...

The world’s 10 greenest economies of 2014 may surprise you


Source: TreeHugger 23 October 2014
The world’s 10 greenest economies of 2014 may surprise you

A new report ranks countries by their green investments, and also compares performance to our perceptions...

Implementing the Smart Grid Program Management Office


Source: IBM 23 October 2014
Implementing the Smart Grid Program Management Office

The difficulties inherent in implementing a typical Program Management Office (PMO) within utilities organizations are...

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Construction begins on new £4.5m eco-friendly school building with wildflower grass roof


Source: Manchester Evening News 22 October 2014
Construction begins on new £4.5m eco-friendly school building with wildflower grass roof

Construction on a new £4.5m junior school building, featuring an eco-friendly wildflower grass roof, is under way...

How Often Do Cities Mandate Smart Growth?


Source: Planetizen 22 October 2014
How Often Do Cities Mandate Smart Growth?

I recently coauthored a paper for the Mercatus Institute (a think tank operating out of George Mason University) about the prevalence...

As Qualcomm buys CSR, Bluetooth is set to invade the smart home


Source: Gigaom 22 October 2014
As Qualcomm buys CSR, Bluetooth is set to invade the smart home

Blueooth, the technology that a trade journalist declared dead in 2003, has managed to ride its unexpected popularity in wireless headsets...

The Human Gain of the Smart Home


Source: LightReading 22 October 2014
The Human Gain of the Smart Home

The Broadband Forum and its members have played their part over the years in helping to take broadband from virtually a theory to a commodity...

Startup Makes Smart-Home Lighting as Easy as Screwing in a Lightbulb


Source: Wired 22 October 2014
Startup Makes Smart-Home Lighting as Easy as Screwing in a Lightbulb

Installing connected-home lighting is often costly and complicated. A new startup called Avi-On is trying to change this...

Indian Business Leaders Slam Government for Bad Guidelines on Smart Cities and Propose a Model for Urban Resilie


Source: Sustainable Cities 22 October 2014
Indian Business Leaders Slam Government for Bad Guidelines on Smart Cities and Propose a Model for Urban Resilie

An Indian business think tank has developed a Smart Cities Maturity Model (SCMM) to establish the metrics to be applied to a Future City...

Why the internet of things should be designed with efficiency in mind


Source: Gigaom 21 October 2014
Why the internet of things should be designed with efficiency in mind

If you imagine 50 billion connected devices all consuming a few milliwatts of power, it adds up. With that in mind, we brought Oleg Logvinov...

Smart Bay, Smart Water


Source: YouTube 21 October 2014
Smart Bay, Smart Water

The SmartBay Project created a system to monitor wave conditions, marine life and pollution levels in and...

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Living in a Smart City: Chattanooga, TN


Source: YouTube 21 October 2014
Living in a Smart City: Chattanooga, TN

The only one Gigabit broadband service in the United States for residential and business customers is now available citywide in...

From Artisanal to Integrated: How Data Is Remaking the Efficiency Industry


Source: TheEnergyCollective 21 October 2014
From Artisanal to Integrated: How Data Is Remaking the Efficiency Industry

The past few years have seen an abundance of software innovations designed to enhance the efficiency of the built environment...

Solar City Will Offer New Homeowner Financing Program on Solar Systems


Source: Sustainable Cities 17 October 2014
Solar City Will Offer New Homeowner Financing Program on Solar Systems

Good news on solar financing came in recently by Jeff Spross at ClimateProgress for those wanting to convert their electrical energy supply to solar.

IBM puts Smarter Buildings research into practice


Source: IBM 17 October 2014
IBM puts Smarter Buildings research into practice

Smart is...Optimising energy and water usage and enhancing the working environment for IBM researchers by analysing data from thousands of sensors...

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Energy efficiency: DOE zeroes in on commercial and residential HVAC systems


Source: Smart Grid News 16 October 2014
Energy efficiency: DOE zeroes in on commercial and residential HVAC systems

The Energy Department today announced nearly $8 million to support research and development of the next generation of heating technologies.

How ConAgra sets the table for climate resilience


Source: GreenBiz 16 October 2014
How ConAgra sets the table for climate resilience

Is there an American who hasn’t tried Chef Boyardee’s ravioli? Hunt’s tomato sauce? Orville Redenbacher’s popcorn? Probably not.

Smart Energy: Increasing Energy Efficiency with Smart Grids and Sensors


Source: YouTube 16 October 2014
Smart Energy: Increasing Energy Efficiency with Smart Grids and Sensors

IBM can help build a smarter city by using a smart grid and smart sensors for smart energy efficiency.

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The New Era in Distributed Generation: Delivering Resources to Every Corner of the World


Source: IBM 16 October 2014
The New Era in Distributed Generation: Delivering Resources to Every Corner of the World

Increasing global energy demands and growing attention to environmental issues require reliable, high-quality power supplies and the use of...

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