• 13-MAR-2013

  • SOURCE: IBM

Commonwealth of Massachusetts, City of Boston, Boston University & IBM Partner to Build a 'Smarter Planet'

IBM (NYSE: IBM) today announced multiple Smarter Planet projects with the City of Boston, Commonwealth of Massachusetts and Boston University aimed at exploring new solutions to long-standing urban challenges. These ambitious projects, discussed at an event hosted by the partners titled "Smarter Cities: A Roadmap for the Future," focus on using new technology to increase energy efficiency, enhance coordination of major events, reduce traffic congestion and improve the maintenance of the streetscape. Across all of these initiatives, the partners plan to collaborate on the implementation and evaluation of this work.