central park community
This article is the second part in a series on smart cities. See more from Christine Wong. Smart cities are already spawning success stories. They’re using sensors, analytics, apps and mobile devices to gain deeper insights about local citizens and their environment. The end goal? Offer residents better information and... Read More
software developers review code
This article is part of our series, “Four keys to developing a winning IoT service.” For more from this series, visit William Dupley. In my last two articles, I covered the business and functional views of developing a successful IoT system. The business view defines the challenges that the business... Read More
girl friends in the park on smart phones
This article is the first part in a series on smart cities. See more from Christine Wong. Smart cities are coming under siege. In Songdo, South Korea, clusters of concrete high-rises sit empty, waiting for an influx of foreign workers that hasn’t materialized. The $40 billion smart city, which was... Read More
using voice tech in the office
Since the days of Star Trek, we’ve always wanted to talk to computers. Recent advancements in voice technology, AI and IoT have now made that a reality. Smartphones, smart speakers and other devices can now be controlled by voice assistants like Google Assistant, Siri and Alexa. To help us understand... Read More
busy street traffic
This article is part of our series, “Four keys to developing a winning IoT service.” For more from this series, visit William Dupley. In the first article of this series, I discussed the first step in developing an effective IoT service. The second key to a successful IoT implementation is... Read More
5G challenges graphic
It’s expected that 5G, the much-discussed upcoming broadband cellular mobile communications standard, will have a big impact once the network rollout is here. The speed and bandwidth of 5G would be such that it could effectively replace home internet connections currently using Wi-Fi. The Consumer Technology Association has reported that... Read More
kid playing with tablet
I’m a 30-something, overly ambitious (and exhausted), working mother of twins living in the metropolis we call Chicago; Evanston to be exact. If I had a penny for every time someone asked me how I juggle it all, I think I’d have enough money to buy each of my 4-year-old... Read More

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