IT in Smart Cities

July/August 2016

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Smart cities are becoming a megatrend strategy for applying ICT to improve quality of life in urban environments. Recent technological advances have accelerated smart city development, and the pervasiveness of digital sensors and control systems has enabled myriad applications. Effective smart city systems should be instrumented, interconnected, and intelligent. This special issue provides compelling examples of smart city systems that can enable the optimization or redesign of existing services and identify new value-creation opportunities. Read full article »

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 Smartphone Medicine

Smartphone Medicine

This article aims to explore the ways in which smartphones and the Internet of medical things can improve medicine, both today and in the future. Read full article »

Emerging IT for Medication Adherence

Emerging IT for Medication Adherence

Five major technologies for medication adherence—smartphone apps, smart medication boxes, smart pills, sensors, and implantable devices—are integrated into a roadmap for higher medication adherence. Read full article »


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Publication: May/June 2017

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Publication: July/August 2017