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Boston rolls out critical event management platform for public safety

Boston rolls out critical event management platform for public safety

Multilingual communications are sent daily with information about public health and safety, as well as related preventative measures and city resources to combat coronavirus.

Massachusetts town integrates road condition monitoring with smart street light deployment

Massachusetts town integrates road condition monitoring with smart street light deployment

The US town of Spencer is working with smart city technology provider Cimcon on the initiative to improve driver safety, meet state environmental guidelines and reduce costs.

City of Vancouver launches Covid-19 dashboard

City of Vancouver launches Covid-19 dashboard

The dashboard enables citizens to take an “inside look” at a number of key metrics and service areas that have been activated during the public health emergency.

Which US states rank as innovation champions?

Which US states rank as innovation champions?

The Consumer Technology Association ranks the states on how supportive their policies are and the latest list shows innovation is not confined to the coastal tech hubs.

Boston searches for its safest drivers

Boston searches for its safest drivers

As part of the Vision Zero strategy to eliminate fatal and serious crashes by 2030, drivers download an app that scores their behaviours and allows them to compete for more than $25,000 in prizes.

US state auditor calls for proactive approach to IoT

US state auditor calls for proactive approach to IoT

A recent audit of Internet of Things devices in Massachusetts notes the significant challenges relating to their adoption in areas such as privacy and security