Smart cities require quick Internet connectivity, but installing fiber-optic cable can be a slow process. Now, Santa Cruz has launched a fiber-like wireless gigabit network in what could be record time.
Uber will be using a hybrid Ford Fusion that will gather mapping data as it tests the autonomous driving capabilities. The car will have multiple sensors including radars, laser scanners, and high resolution cameras to map details of the environment.
The CIO of the San Francisco Municipal Transportation Agency wants to build the transportation network of the future. The city's plan, however, is based as much on behavior change as it is on technology.
The city’s planners think it is possible to not just drastically cut traffic but ultimately to do away with vehicle emissions and transportation-related deaths. To get there, it will transition to a shared-model of electric self-driving cars and...