News from the World IoT Expo
The World IoT Expo was held in Wuxi, China from 30 October to 1 November 2016. Wuxi is known as the national demonstration zone for sensor network innovation. The theme of the expo was “Create IoT Era, Share Global Intelligence”. In this report, learn about the highlights of the various activities from the expo, including coverage on the Smart City of Wuxi.
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Smart City: Standardization and Compliance Indicators
This article from IEEE Standards University takes a look at the various technical disruptors shaping the smart city landscape. It examines several use cases, the role of standards, and the importance of building a "citizen-centric" smart city.
Security is a Major Challenge to Smart City Adoption
Along with interoperability, securing the internet of things is a major priority in a smart city. In a talk at IEEE GLOBECOM 2016, Petros Mouchtaris, president of Vencore Labs, outlined three areas of risk: interoperability; device cost and lifespan; and security.