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In the heart of the [smart] city, home is where the heart is

In the heart of the [smart] city, home is where the heart is

A home should not be a bubble in the smart city, but part of the connected fabric for better living and quality of life, says Phil Brunkard, Republic of Things.

Why smart cities need smart buildings

Why smart cities need smart buildings

As the two ecosystems evolve, they will have ample opportunity to feed off each other, says Thomas Seiler, CEO at u-blox.

The smart home race is on

The smart home race is on

David Walker, head of property, Hyperoptic, highlights the importance of digital infrastructure to property developers and argues that connectivity increasingly gives a competitive edge.

Driving autonomous vehicles forward with intelligent infrastructure

Driving autonomous vehicles forward with intelligent infrastructure

Cities that want to benefit from autonomous vehicles tomorrow need to think about infrastructure today, says Mike Beevor, Pivot3.

Why enterprise networks and smart cities are more similar than you might think

Why enterprise networks and smart cities are more similar than you might think

Thinking of smart cities in the context of existing networks could help simplify the overwhelming complexity, says SolarWinds’ head geek, Sascha Giese.

A vision-driven approach for smart street lighting

A vision-driven approach for smart street lighting

Christian Mildner, Sylvania Connected Solutions, explores how smart street lights fit into the vision-driven approach to building smart cities.

Smart buildings: Building blocks of a smart city

Smart buildings: Building blocks of a smart city

Without smart buildings, a truly smart city can’t exist, says Dave Hollander, Bluetooth Sig

Smart building trends: Predictions for what’s to come

Smart building trends: Predictions for what’s to come

Franco Castaldini, ThoughtWire, rounds up the smart building trends to look out for.

Water utilities look to smart water technologies and investments in 2019

Water utilities look to smart water technologies and investments in 2019

John Fillinger, Director of Utility Marketing, Badger Meter, rounds up his top smart city water trends for 2019.

IoT predictions for 2019

IoT predictions for 2019

The data economy, 5G’s early benefactors and new tools for citizen engagement – Chris Penrose, President of IoT Solutions, AT&T, shares his IoT predictions for 2019.