Communication and Energy into the Future

Smartgrid: This editorial artwork depicts smart energy grids, where energy is shared between communities and beyond, to shunt energy where it is needed and to make the most efficient use of limited resources: both existing energy sources and renewable energy. Silver winner IC15 
New sensory technology helps connect our car’s functions to remote computers that can track any malfunctions as they happen. 
The Cyber-Physical Systems program at the National Science Foundation is working to help researchers integrate computer and sensor technology into the physical environment to improve safety and communication. 
What will the city of our future look like? Smart-cities will look a little more green, with green roofs and gardens softening the pavement, solar panels collecting energy, and carbon neutral transportation. 

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