Smart Waste Management

Smart Bin and Smart Waste Management System: How IoT is Enhancing Waste Collection

Sustainable solid waste management has become a huge concern for municipalities worldwide as cities face a population increase that is quite unprecedented. A recent world bank report shows that about 2.01 billion tonnes of solid waste are produced annually, with 33% disposed of in an environmentally degrading manner. According to the same [...]

Smart Building

Smart Building Technology Creating a Safer Workplace

A smart building utilizes the latest computational tech to maximize energy efficiency and safety. For example, Internet of Things (IoT) devices can be distributed throughout such buildings, allowing environmental controls, energy use, and personnel activity to be monitored proactively. A man walking from one room or floor to another need [...]

Green Buildings

Green Building for a Sustainable Future

Now that the environment has become a leading social and business issue of deep concern, green development is on the rise. The growing awareness of climate change is driving green initiatives to the forefront in the construction industry and beyond. Here’s a look at how green buildings are contributing to [...]

Sustainable Building

Sustainability and IoT: Designing the Buildings of Tomorrow

Architects and designers can play a big role in making sustainable buildings that are attractive and comfortable for each person who uses them. In addition to including sustainable design concepts in new construction, sustainable design advocates commonly encourage retrofitting existing buildings rather than building anew. Retrofitting an existing building can [...]

micromobility

The Rise of Micromobility in the Tourism and Transportation Industries

Get used to the word “micromobility” as you will likely be hearing it quite often in the years ahead. Tourist destinations and dense urban cities are using micromobilities to solve issues created by the seemingly endless number of automobiles on the roads. If everything works out as planned, micromobilities just might solve [...]

5G and Smart City

If Your City Isn’t a 5G Smart City, It Probably Will Be Soon

5G technology is setting the stage for every regular city to transform into a “smart city.” 5G will provide the essential services cities need to function with the utmost efficiency. Cities of all sizes will smarten up in the years ahead, regardless of whether they are small, midsize, or large. [...]

5G and Energy

Building Sustainability into Infrastructure with 5G and Energy Alternatives

Everywhere you turn, there are predictions about the future. But speculation itself is often a business that sells possibilities, rather than truth. Meanwhile, news about 5G and energy alternatives beyond fossil fuels has been relatively quiet until the pandemic, despite years of technological innovation. Here's how 5G and renewable energy [...]

Green IoT

Green IoT and Agriculture: Building Greener, More Sustainable Farming

Now that IoT has helped organizations become more efficient, the next stage in its evolution is focused on sustainability through green IoT. Since it takes electricity to power computing equipment, from sensors to mainframes, a greener internet involves cutting energy consumption, tapping clean and renewable energy sources, and reducing waste. [...]

e-agriculture

Why Farms Are Adopting E-Agriculture for Future Improvements

Agriculture is at the forefront of Industry 4.0 transformation. The growing adoption of information and communication technologies (ICTs) in farming is improving cultivation processes, as well as supply chains. It's leading to safer food and greater production efficiency. Here's a deeper look at how e-agriculture is transforming commercial farms. Reasons [...]

Renewable Energy

Decentralizing Utilities with Renewable Energy & DERs

There's a growing awareness in the business community about the need for decentralized renewable energy. Distributed energy resources (DERs) are devices connected to the traditional grid that bring in energy from remote sources. A new energy paradigm is emerging that brings major improvements to existing power plants. Instead of a [...]