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Figuring out how to make a smart city can seem like a daunting task. It’s a whole city! One answer is to start small, with small-scale smart city projects that require small budgets. You don’t need hundreds of thousands...
The Power of Smart Technologies Cities, universities, and communities alike are increasingly in need of specialized smart services and purpose-driven innovation to increase campus safety. Connected communities can provide opportunities to:Positively impact sustainability practices. Facilitate better asset management. Allow for...
Holland, Michigan, a town just off the eastern shore of Lake Michigan sees a lot of snow. But instead of relying on a network of snowplows, salting, and shovels, Holland diverts waste heat from a nearby power plant to...
The first time I ever heard of LiDAR technology was in regard to autonomous vehicles, used as a way of identifying (and therefore avoiding) objects. Curious how it worked, I began investigating LiDAR and discovered that there are many,...
The University of Twente Enschede (UT) released a study earlier this month in collaboration with the Amsterdam University of Applied Sciences (AUAS) which revealed that some types of smart energy meters were consistently generating false readings; sometimes six times...
From CryptoNets to Calum McClelland’s in-depth series on “Securing the Internet of Things,” security has been a hot topic that we’ve covered here at IoT for All. If the Dyn DDoS attack has taught us anything, it’s that our IoT...
As is typical at most conferences, the energy level began to fade as we moved through day three of IoT Evolution Expo. Much of the networking had occurred in the first two days, and the opening of the Exhibition...
My second day at IoT Evolution Expo was jam-packed with meetings, but I managed to sit in on a few interesting keynotes and presentations. Below you’ll find some of my takeaways from each.Keynote from Ingenu: Five Surprises Awaiting IoT...
As he monitors the city, a notification begins blinking on John’s screen. Alert: Irregular activity. Bin #117 is close to capacity. Checking the bin’s history log reveals that it was emptied just yesterday. Predictive analytics indicate that it shouldn’t need to...

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