Smart Cities

Cities across the globe are installing technology to gather data in the hopes of saving money, becoming cleaner, reducing traffic, and improving urban life. Digital Trends regularly examines how smart cities deal with everything from energy management, to disaster preparedness, to public safety — and most importantly, what it all means for you.

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Congress has concerns over Ring’s partnerships with police departments

House committee has asked for more details on these agreements
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Apple patent foresees a smart home that can ID you by reading your heartbeat

It can tell who you are and coordinate smart home devices
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Where is 5G available? Our 5G network map has the details

5G may not be widely available just yet, but it's slowly getting there. Our exclusive map shows all the cities where 5G is currently available.

Most cities can’t deal with escooters. Charlotte, N.C., wants to show them how

The city of Charlotte, North Carolina believes that escooters can have a positive impact on the world, so it's partnered with a shipping logistics company to figure out the best way for cities all over the globe to welcome micromobility startups onto their streets and sidewalks.
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