IEEE Smart Cities Interview on the Peggy Smedley Show
- 09.26.17 - Episode 530 – Collaborating on Utilities - Shay Bahramirad, IEEE PES Vice President of new initiatives, explains why a collaboration between customers, businesses, governments, and municipalities is important for the development of smart utility solutions for major cities.
- 10.10.17 | Episode 532 – Healthier Buildings, Healthier Living - Saifur Rahman, IEEE PES President-Elect, says that in order to make buildings healthy, there must be an understanding of how to better use energy as opposed to just aiming for more efficiency.
- 10.24.17 - Episode 534 - Legislation of Grid Growth - Shay Bahramirad, vice president of new initiatives, explains how regulations and legislation have allowed many different parties to contribute to the growth of smart-grid modernization.
Smart and Connected Communities
A new emerging concept called smart and connected communities address preservation, revitalization, livability, and sustainability. With the integration of IoT technologies, such as mobile crowdsourcing and cyber-physical cloud computing, we can anticipate a number of benefits, including enhanced connectivity, improved living conditions, and overall "smarter" communities.
How and Why Smart Cities Can Use IoT to Wow Tourists
IoT is one of the main technology drivers behind smart cities. The integration of IoT applications in smart cities will bring numerous benefits to tourists and residents who can leverage this technology to navigate the city and learn about its history and culture. However, it also presents some challenges, including that of privacy and interoperability, which are important to address as the technologies develop.