Category: Big data

Ancient cities can become smart without digging

A view of the facade of an apartment building designed by Gaudi. It has a curvy, organic looking wall.We like our historic city centers to seem … historic. Not a bunch of cameras and sensors and cell repeaters stuck onto those charming stone surfaces. It turns out there are plenty of ways to provide intelligent services without digging or pasting.

Challenges of Making Ancient Cities Smart

Photo by Florencia Potter on Unsplash

Cities and the Urban Data Challenge

There is definitely profit to be had in city data: directly by selling/sharing data and indirectly by saving money and improving every aspect of the city, from transportation to tax collection. While municipalities face a lot of the same challenges in implementing IoT and data analytics that business does, there are specific barriers, including the way cities contract and pay for outside services. Read more:

Cities Get Smarter about Embracing the Data Economy

AI: The Next Smart Step for Automotive

Artificial intelligence is a key enabling technology for self-driving and semi-autonomous cars. This report examines the areas where machine learning, deep learning and big data already are deployed, and what the next steps are.

Read it on the Tu-Auto site.