Why Calgary's betting on low-power technology to realize its smart city vision

Thu, 2018-12-06 18:53 -- Doug Peeples

The city of Calgary is taking on a variety of smart city initiatives to build a stronger economy and enhance the quality of life of its citizens. And so far it's the only city in Canada to build its own low-power wide area network to support them.

Garbage Trucks: good for picking up waste… and signals of a smart city?

Sun, 2018-10-07 14:23 -- Adam Beck

In the lead up the Smart Cities Week the Smart Cities Council Emerging Innovators are reflecting on the four themes: connected, aware, accelerate and compassion. This week’s post on the theme of ‘connected’ from Emerging Innovators Chris Rowlands and Claire Daniel outlines the latest instalment in the ongoing development of the Bendigo Internet of Things network and how this technology is using the humble garbage truck to connect silos in city management.