Computer Sciences

Big Data Analytics to automatically detect events in smart cities

With a growing number of devices connected to the internet and countless people sharing their live experiences online, a huge amount of useful data is being generated every minute. The analysis of this data could improve ...

Engineering

Do smart phones hold the key to making cities smarter?

Whether it's improved traffic patterns, energy savings or reduced noise pollution, cities across the world are actively introducing "smart" technologies to improve the quality of life for their citizens. But with costs and ...

Energy & Green Tech

How to ensure smart cities benefit everyone

By 2030, 60 percent of the world's population is expected to live in mega-cities. How all those people live, and what their lives are like, will depend on important choices leaders make today and in the coming years.

Computer Sciences

Team uses big data to solve bus woes in Brazil

In Fortaleza—the fifth-largest city in Brazil—cars jam the streets, bicycles weave through traffic and bus stops are crowded with passengers who might have to wait much longer than expected to catch their ride.

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