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 ...

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.

Automotive

Bumpy road as ageing Japan bets on self-driving cars

With an ageing population in need of transport, Japan is betting on autonomous cars, but an accident involving a self-driving showcase at the Paralympics illustrates the challenges ahead.

Computer Sciences

Getting around the smart city

Smart cities will not be truly smart until they have sustainable transport systems. New work published in the International Journal of Shipping and Transport Logistics has used fuzzy logic to look at the options.

Hi Tech & Innovation

This is how we create the age-friendly smart city

Senior citizens need help and encouragement to remain active as they age in their own communities. Given the choice, that's what most would prefer. The smart city can provide the digital infrastructure for them to find and ...

page 1 from 4