Smart cities must respect privacy at heart
“Between the mind that plans and the hands that build there must be a Mediator, and this must be the heart.” This famous line from Germany's 1927 masterpiece, Metropolis, continues to resonate today.
Smart buildings merit smarter security
Architects and city planners first began promoting the concept of Smart Buildings, or Building Automation Systems (BAS), around ten years ago. Smart buildings were meant to deliver untold benefits…