Technology http://americancityandcounty.com/taxonomy/term/6631/more en Key considerations for adopting facial recognition technology http://americancityandcounty.com/blog/key-considerations-adopting-facial-recognition-technology <div class="node-body blog-body">Former Arvada (Colo.) Police Chief and current Numerica Corporation Director of Operations Don Wick explains how government leaders can best go about introducing facial recognition software into their operations.</div> <p><a href="http://americancityandcounty.com/blog/key-considerations-adopting-facial-recognition-technology" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://americancityandcounty.com/blog/key-considerations-adopting-facial-recognition-technology#comments Law Enforcement Technology Viewpoints Tue, 12 Jun 2018 20:59:00 +0000 82281 at http://americancityandcounty.com Babcock Ranch offers glimpse of how municipal sustainability, technology might look in future http://americancityandcounty.com/economic-development/babcock-ranch-offers-glimpse-how-municipal-sustainability-technology-might-look <div class="node-body article-body">The first entirely solar-powered American city has arrived, and it’s located in Florida.</div> <p><a href="http://americancityandcounty.com/economic-development/babcock-ranch-offers-glimpse-how-municipal-sustainability-technology-might-look" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://americancityandcounty.com/economic-development/babcock-ranch-offers-glimpse-how-municipal-sustainability-technology-might-look#comments Economic Development Broadband Renewable Energy Tue, 12 Jun 2018 20:27:00 +0000 82261 at http://americancityandcounty.com <p><span style="font-size: 12.8px;">The red pin on this map designates Babcock Ranch&#39;s location within&nbsp;Florida. Note Tampa, Fla. in the upper left corner and West Palm Beach, Fla. in the lower right corner.</span></p> 5 ideas from Silicon Valley on making your city more innovative http://americancityandcounty.com/blog/5-ideas-silicon-valley-making-your-city-more-innovative <div class="node-body blog-body">Officials in cities across the Silicon Valley region share insights with Smart Cities Council Global Managing Editor Kevin Ebi about how to make cities more innovative.</div> <p><a href="http://americancityandcounty.com/blog/5-ideas-silicon-valley-making-your-city-more-innovative" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://americancityandcounty.com/blog/5-ideas-silicon-valley-making-your-city-more-innovative#comments Smart Cities Council Smart Cities Viewpoints Mon, 11 Jun 2018 20:02:00 +0000 82241 at http://americancityandcounty.com Enhancing urban growth with smart-city technology http://americancityandcounty.com/blog/enhancing-urban-growth-smart-city-technology <div class="node-body blog-body">David Blankenhorn, chief technology officer at public IT solutions firm DLT Solutions, explains how government leaders can leverage the Internet of Things and cloud computing to make city planning and design more efficient.</div> <p><a href="http://americancityandcounty.com/blog/enhancing-urban-growth-smart-city-technology" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://americancityandcounty.com/blog/enhancing-urban-growth-smart-city-technology#comments Cloud Computing Viewpoints Tue, 05 Jun 2018 23:39:00 +0000 82201 at http://americancityandcounty.com Infrastructure, connectivity, and the two-tier American economy http://americancityandcounty.com/blog/infrastructure-connectivity-and-two-tier-american-economy <div class="node-body blog-body">Strategic technology consultant Dale Neef describes several strategies for bringing high-speed broadband to rural communities.</div> <p><a href="http://americancityandcounty.com/blog/infrastructure-connectivity-and-two-tier-american-economy" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://americancityandcounty.com/blog/infrastructure-connectivity-and-two-tier-american-economy#comments Broadband Viewpoints Wed, 23 May 2018 19:45:00 +0000 82101 at http://americancityandcounty.com The state of smart cities' progress http://americancityandcounty.com/blog/state-smart-cities-progress <div class="node-body blog-body">Smart Cities Council Global Managing Editor Kevin Ebi describes the general status of smart city project implementation worldwide, based on a global survey.</div> <p><a href="http://americancityandcounty.com/blog/state-smart-cities-progress" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://americancityandcounty.com/blog/state-smart-cities-progress#comments Smart Cities Council Smart Cities Viewpoints Mon, 14 May 2018 18:13:00 +0000 82001 at http://americancityandcounty.com Trump administration announces local governments chosen for federal drone testing program http://americancityandcounty.com/technology/trump-administration-announces-local-governments-chosen-federal-drone-testing-program <div class="node-body article-body">Ten public entities at the local, tribal, state and university levels have been chosen to test drones as part of a Federal Aviation Administration program. </div> <p><a href="http://americancityandcounty.com/technology/trump-administration-announces-local-governments-chosen-federal-drone-testing-program" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://americancityandcounty.com/technology/trump-administration-announces-local-governments-chosen-federal-drone-testing-program#comments Administration Technology Thu, 10 May 2018 21:04:00 +0000 81981 at http://americancityandcounty.com Ohio governor: all public roads to be open for autonomous vehicle testing http://americancityandcounty.com/roadways/ohio-governor-all-public-roads-be-open-autonomous-vehicle-testing <div class="node-body article-body">Ohio Governor John Kasich signed an executive order on May 9 that allows autonomous vehicles to be tested on any public Ohio road. </div> <p><a href="http://americancityandcounty.com/roadways/ohio-governor-all-public-roads-be-open-autonomous-vehicle-testing" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://americancityandcounty.com/roadways/ohio-governor-all-public-roads-be-open-autonomous-vehicle-testing#comments Cloud Computing Roadways Thu, 10 May 2018 19:37:00 +0000 81961 at http://americancityandcounty.com <p>Ohio Governor John Kasich. Image via <a href="https://commons.wikimedia.org/wiki/File:John_Kasich_(25516763921).jpg">Wikimedia Commons</a>.</p> How to build trust to get data http://americancityandcounty.com/blog/how-build-trust-get-data <div class="node-body blog-body">Kevin Ebi is the Global Managing Editor of the Smart Cities Council, explains how to convince citizens to trust you with data.</div> <p><a href="http://americancityandcounty.com/blog/how-build-trust-get-data" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://americancityandcounty.com/blog/how-build-trust-get-data#comments Smart Cities Council Smart Cities Viewpoints Mon, 07 May 2018 05:57:00 +0000 81941 at http://americancityandcounty.com Atlanta pays $2.6 million for cybersecurity issues stemming from $51,000 ransomware attack http://americancityandcounty.com/cloud-computing/atlanta-pays-26-million-cybersecurity-issues-stemming-51000-ransomware-attack <div class="node-body article-body">Following a ransomware attack in March, Atlanta has spent over $2 million to ensure that the city will be well protected against cyberattacks in the future.</div> <p><a href="http://americancityandcounty.com/cloud-computing/atlanta-pays-26-million-cybersecurity-issues-stemming-51000-ransomware-attack" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://americancityandcounty.com/cloud-computing/atlanta-pays-26-million-cybersecurity-issues-stemming-51000-ransomware-attack#comments Cloud Computing Mon, 30 Apr 2018 18:29:00 +0000 81811 at http://americancityandcounty.com <p>Screen shot of a&nbsp;Petya&nbsp;Ransomware attack, which first affected businesses worldwide in 2016. Image via <a href="https://commons.wikimedia.org/wiki/File:Petya.A.png">Wikimedia Commons</a>.&nbsp;</p>