At the IBM Smarter Cities forum in Rio de Janeiro last week, I had the chance to go behind the scenes and take a first-hand look at Rio’s smart city project. My main impression is that the project represents one of the purest emerging examples of a smart city project that is simultaneously developing smart solutions on
real time data
Stanford researchers are developing interactive software that they say will provide insight into the energy decisions consumers make each day and ultimately encourage them to significantly improve the energy efficiency of their homes and offices.
The program aims to collect data from so-called