Articles by tag: smart city

From Streetlights to Buildings: Using Smart City Technologies in Decarbonizing Urban Spaces

smart city technologies

In the heart of Dallas, a neighborhood previously facing challenges has blossomed into a shining example of the potential of smart city technologies transforming a community. By integrating AI-enabled cameras on streetlights, widespread Wi-Fi, and many other technological advancements, the city has witnessed a dramatic reduction in crime and a surge in the quality…

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AT&T Beefs Up its D.C. Smart City with Facilities Management Partners. Here’s Why Smart City Cybersecurity Should Be its Next Investment.

AT&T’s recent partnership with Fortress Solutions for its ambitious 5G smart city project in Washington, D.C., is a significant step forward in the race to build smarter and more efficient urban centers. Many believe that this partnership is a promising development for the Internet of Things (IoT) technologies that will be integrated into the…

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Architecture & Design
How Can Smart City Open Standards Be Achieved?

The MITRE Smart City Summit featured a major stance from Michael Dunaway, program lead for Global Communities Technology Challenge program at the National Institute of Standards and Technology (NIST). The stance: the importance of smart city open standards. Some of his points included opportunity for future growth of digital technologies to improve city infrastructure, prevent…

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Industrial IoT
Calculating the Hidden Cost of Gearing Up for Smart Cities

Keypoints: Cities have started using smart tech to collect data. Sensors and voice activation detects things such as traffic congestion. Smart cities allow congestion to be rerouted via retimed traffic lights. Commentary: Cities at large have been starting to utilize technologies, such as voice activation and sensors that collect data to support their push…

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Industrial IoT
Can the U.S. Templatize Funding for Smart Cities?

Cities are migrating from analog to digital, and according to Forbes.com, a Smart City “involves varied technology to integrate transportation, health, energy, water resources, waste collections, smart-building technologies, and security technologies and services.” We asked Tim Sylvester, founder & CTO of Integrated Roadways, where are most US cities facing the same funding and rollout…

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Industrial IoT
Why Does the US Rank so Low in Smart Cities

Question: Why does the US rank low in the worlds top smart cities? What areas of the world are in prime position for the smart cities of the future? We know that smart cities and smart devices are become increasingly common, but the United States still ranks surprisingly new in terms of our adoption of…

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Transportation
How Local Governments are Integrating UAVs into One of the Nations Busiest Airspaces

The Dallas-Fort Worth Metroplex is home to one of the busiest airports in the country. Lots of planes in the sky means a massive logistical headache for integrating drones into the airspace. But everything’s bigger in Texas, even the gumption to find solutions to difficult challenges; now, a coalition of local governments wants to…

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Construction of the HPC Data Center is Prime Destination for AI Progression
May 17, 2024

As digital infrastructure continues to evolve, the strategic development of data centers is crucial. A recent update from Applied Digital celebrates the progress of the company’s HPC Data Center in Ellendale, North Dakota, positioning it as a pivotal player in the advancement of AI technologies. Highlighted in this special video is the HPC Data…

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Nick Phillips of Applied Digital talks community engagement
Community Engagement is Key for Companies Aiming to Support and Impact Local Communities
May 17, 2024

Corporate responsibility is under the microscope but Applied Digital readily stands out for its positive impact on local communities. As part of the broader discussion on community engagement and economic development, there are several things companies can do to contribute to local prosperity. For a special episode for Applied Digital, Nick Phillips, EVP of…

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Ellendale HPC Datacenter
Ellendale HPC Datacenter
May 17, 2024

The shell of our groundbreaking Ellendale HPC Datacenter is nearly complete! With each panel and beam, we’re closer to launching a hub with unmatched AI capabilities, designed for high-density computing. Watch as we shape the future of AI infrastructure

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Sunstone Partners’ 2024 planning and strategy
Sunstone Partners Offsite 2024
May 17, 2024

Sunstone Partners’ 2024 planning and strategy meeting was held offsite in Calistoga, CA this year.  During the event the team bonded in fun activities like wine making and fantastic meals.  On the business side, there was reflection on the significant accomplishments of the team for the year, as well as focusing on upcoming goals…

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How Can Smart Cities Elevate Cybersecurity Efforts?
July 23, 2021

Striking a balance on cybersecurity in smart cities is tough. It falls somewhere between implementing connected technology that is interoperable enough to be functional and not so open source that it’s open for vulnerabilities. On this episode of MarketScale TV, live from the MarketScale Tradeshow Booth, Voice of B2B Daniel Litwin talked with Paul…

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Is More Smart Tech the Answer to Public Transportation’s Growing Pains?
July 19, 2021

On this special episode of MarketScale TV from the MarketScale Tradeshow Booth, Voice of B2B Daniel Litwin talked with Paul Doherty, President & CEO, The Digit Group, a smart city solution provider, giving solutions on everything from master planning and architectural design services to real-world implementations of blockchain and IoT solutions. Litwin and Doherty…

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The Challenges Cities Face During the Transition to Green Energy
July 29, 2020

The Voice of B2B, Daniel Litwin, was joined by Roger Duncan, a former research fellow at the University of Texas at Austin.  Duncan also served as the general manager of Austin Energy, the executive manager of the Environmental and Conservation Services Department, and as an Austin City Council member. Litwin and Duncan discuss the history…

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CES 2020 on Transit Infrastructure and Partnerships to Look Out For
January 22, 2020

Transportation technology was a hot topic at CES 2020, and MarketScale was there to gauge industry leaders’ thoughts on everything from micro-mobility and artificial intelligence’s role in the future of transportation to the use of mobile devices, private-public partnerships, and more. Below is a brief look at some of the insights they shared with MarketScale…

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CES 2020 on the Outlook of Smart City Development
January 15, 2020

Smart cities and the influence of tech on civic life and commerce is a hot topic in B2C and B2B circles. At CES 2020, MarketScale had the chance to speak with the world’s most innovative developers about how AI, electronics, and technology are transforming our environment. Bosch, NIU and Omron are just a few companies…

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Exploring Smart City Technology and Implementation with George Karayannis of Panasonic
January 13, 2020

There’s a good reason why people are flocking to live and work in cities like Denver, New York, San Francisco and Seattle. These cities are just a few US destinations known as leaders in smart city solutions. Technology’s role in these communities has improved resident’s quality of life and, in turn, boosted the local economy…

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What Does the Future of Mobility in Cities Look Like?
October 11, 2019

Companies like Uber and Lyft have transformed how millions of people maneuver through both rural and urban areas. Ride-sharing apps offer on-demand services that public transit options do not, which has put pressure on cities to find a way to work with the private sector or offer new services themselves. Bob James, VP of Technology…

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3 Reasons to Follow Smart Cities Connect Fall Conference
October 3, 2019

Cities across the world are moving towards a smarter, more connected future. While the road ahead for IoT solutions in urban areas is still not completely mapped, conferences like Smart Cities Connect try to concentrate the brightest ideas into one place for three days. National Harbor, Maryland, just outside Washington, D.C., hosts this year’s Fall Conference…

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3 Reasons to Follow Smart Cities Connect Fall Conference
October 1, 2019

Cities across the world are moving towards a smarter, more connected future. While the road ahead for IoT solutions in urban areas is still not completely mapped, conferences like Smart Cities Connect try to concentrate the brightest ideas into one place for three days. National Harbor, Maryland, just outside Washington, D.C., hosts this year’s Fall Conference…

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