Alphabet’s Next Big Thing: Building a ‘Smart’ City

Alphabet’s Next Big Thing: Building a ‘Smart’ City

🕔14:46, 27.Apr 2016

Unit of Google parent explores project to ‘create a city from scratch’ Google parent Alphabet Inc. has legions of Web developers. Soon it might be in need of real-estate developers. In coming weeks, top executives at the Mountain View, Calif., technology giant are set

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Elon Musk Talks About Bringing Autonomous Transport to Cities

Elon Musk Talks About Bringing Autonomous Transport to Cities

🕔11:43, 26.Apr 2016

Tesla CEO Elon Musk would like to bring Autopilot over to transit vehicles to reduce traffic in congested urban environments. Musk says he is working on a self-driving vehicle that could replace buses and other public transport vehicles – but he

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Digital Catapult appoints Head of Internet of Thing

Digital Catapult appoints Head of Internet of Thing

🕔11:09, 26.Apr 2016

The Digital Catapult today announced the appointment of Caroline Gorski as the Head of Internet of Things (IoT). The role will see Gorski develop and drive innovation in the IoT, which is critical to the Digital Catapult’s overall mission to

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Minimizing Electric Bills with Smart Homes, Solar, and Storage

Minimizing Electric Bills with Smart Homes, Solar, and Storage

🕔12:11, 25.Apr 2016

Smart Grid, Smart Home, Smart Consumer In a previous article, I discussed ways in which the smart grid and smart home technology could impact a customer’s electric service and utility bill. At the end of that article I promised to “do

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Cyber Security of Smart Grids in India

Cyber Security of Smart Grids in India

🕔12:03, 25.Apr 2016

n integral component of the ambitious flagship programme of the Indian Government- Digital India, which paves way for a digital data avalanche in the country, is a well-designed digital infrastructure ensuring high connectivity and integration of services, the potential areas

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Italy eyes India’s $1.2 tn smart city mission

Italy eyes India’s $1.2 tn smart city mission

🕔11:49, 25.Apr 2016

Claiming to have the largest number of smart cities in Europe, Italy is keen to partner with India in its own initiative for 100 of them over the next 20 years with an investment requirement of over $1.2 trillion, a

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Montréal joins Waze Connected Citizens Program to improve users’ experience on Montréal roads

Montréal joins Waze Connected Citizens Program to improve users’ experience on Montréal roads

🕔16:22, 22.Apr 2016

Aref Salem, member of the city’s executive committee in charge of transportation, Harout Chitilian, vice-chair of the city’s executive committee and member in charge of smart city initiatives, and Lionel Perez, in charge of infrastructures, announced today that a free partnership has

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Wearable Devices Make Citezens Safe aswell as Smart

Wearable Devices Make Citezens Safe aswell as Smart

🕔16:16, 22.Apr 2016

Sexual Violence is a crime of power and control. It affects people of all ages, genders and cultures. April is dubbed Sexual Assault Awareness Month – an observance that serves to build momentum around the conversation of rape culture and those being

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UT submits revised plan for smart city

UT submits revised plan for smart city

🕔15:33, 22.Apr 2016

The UT  Administration today submitted a revised smart city plan to the Ministry of Urban Development to participate in the ‘Fast-Track Competition’ under the Smart City Mission. The revised plan would be evaluated by May 15 this year and those

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New Homes Built in Quebec to be Fitted with Charging Stations

New Homes Built in Quebec to be Fitted with Charging Stations

🕔14:50, 21.Apr 2016

The Quebec government plans to mandate the installation of 240-volt electric car charging stations in all new homes built in the province, the Quebec Journal reports.  This will cost buyers of single family homes, semi-detached homes and condos an additional

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