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Internet of Things has a large role to play in smart cities
Internet of Things has a large role to play in smart cities
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Green Ovations: Smart Cities Address an Urgent Need

Green Ovations: Smart Cities Address an Urgent Need

As urbanization grows, sustainable practices become crucial

In this article on the evolution of the electric grid to support smart cities, Gilles Betis highlights IEEE's Smart Cities initiative and Guadalajara as the first city selected. Gilles also points out that embracing IoT will be critical to the success of Smart Grids and Smart Cities of the future.

Read more at Electric Energy Online

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Helping Augmented Reality Reach Its Potential

Smart City, Smart Future: Guadalajara, Mexico

The Internet of Things figures prominently in one of the world's earliest and groundbreaking IEEE Smart Cities Initiative projects. Victor M. Larios, Volunteer Leader of the IEEE Smart Cities Initiative Guadalajara Pilot in Guadalajara, Mexico describes the opportunities and challenges of embracing the collective technologies that will bring this urban area into Smart City status and serve as a point of reference for Smart Cities to come.

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Technology Spotlight

BU receives NSF grant to develop 'smart city' cloud platform

BU receives NSF grant to develop 'smart city' cloud platform

"Boston University's Rafik B. Hariri Institute for Computing and Computational Science & Engineering today announced it has received funding from the National Science Foundation (NSF) to develop a "smart-city" cloud platform designed to streamline and strengthen multiple municipal functions..."

Read more at eurekalert.org