Parking Meters, Evolved

One of the most relevant tools for those interested in Smart City technology is an apparently simple one: the parking meter. The evolution of the parking meter is an important concept to understand for cities who want to proactively approach parking issues, save time and money spent on the upkeep of traditional parking meters, and make parking more efficient.

Lighting the Way to a Smart City

Smart City lighting consists of replacing standard street lights with LEDs, then connecting the LEDs to sensors which can dim lights, schedule lights, add traffic-based triggers, or add emergency response triggers and more. Lighting is one of the quickest ways to get a return on your investment, and to set the stage for a city to add further Smart City improvements in the future.

Security: IoT Expansion and Keeping Data Safe

Without proper security measures, IoT technology cannot operate successfully and could leak valuable information to malicious hands. Security will be one of the top issues regarding IoT moving forward, but there are some firms, such as Fybr, that are already taking the extra steps to ensure security with their technology.

The Rise of the Curbside

Ride-sharing apps are changing the way we view transportation, but such a large disruption in a long-standing market is bound to cause unforeseen consequences. One of these biggest concerns for cities is an increase in curbside usage.

Smart is the New Green™

Smart City solutions certainly align with green initiatives saving cities time and giving them the right tools to make critical decisions that impact the environment and make our cities better places to live and work. At Fybr, we believe Smart is the new Green™ for communities around the globe.

San Mateo County and SMC Labs Wins Big

San Mateo County is one of the top three digital counties in the United States (in the category of 500,000 to 999,999) , according to the 2018 Digital Counties Survey. "This year's winners use tech to improve government, even when the odds are stacked against them. In...

The Real Price Of Parking: Quantified

Today, many drivers rely on real-time traffic information and vehicle navigation systems to provide journey times and the best routes to their destinations. However, real-time parking availability – especially on-street availability – is almost never a part of current...

Get Paid To Ditch Driving?

We believe Don Shoup is right, we need to find ways to encourage current and future drivers to ride share, take mass transit, ride a bike or walk if we are going to accommodate further urbanization without massive traffic congestion, increased air pollution, and...