Venture Smarter is proactively sorting through the "smart city chaos" and creating standards and protocols for smart city initiatives. Here is the Venture Smarter Daily Roundup for Smart City related news.
AerNos Announces Nano Gas Sensors for Smart Cities
Smart cities rely on the IoT to deploy sensors used to collect, analyze and provide meaningful insights to improve the quality of life and drive an innovative economy. AeroNos, a nano gas sensor company, announced that it has developed affordable nano gas sensors for use in cities.
Privacy and Politics: London Wants To Get Business Model Right For Smart Cities
Andrew Collinge is a member of an administration body for London (GLA), who oversees efforts for smart technology implementation in London. Andrew emphasizes the main challenge is not technical but political; the challenge is making data relatable both to governments and citizens.
Smart City Market worth USD 3651.49 Billion by 2025, Growing at a CAGR of 19.08% Says The Insight Partners
“Smart City Market to 2025 - Global Analysis and Forecast by Industry Verticals” is an industry report by The Insight Partners that examines the expected growth rate of smart city sectors. The report includes prominent driving forces as well as in-depth segmentation of markets.
Google Wants To Build A High-Tech Neighborhood In Toronto
Sidewalk Labs, an Alphabet company (Google), plans to build an entire technological based neighborhood from the internet up. The proposed “smart neighborhood” is likely to be in Quayside, Toronto–a 12-acre plot stretching across the eastern banks of Toronto, CA.
Columbus Adds Pair of Accelerators Focusing on Fintech and Smart Cities
Two new accelerators will launch their programs in Columbus this fall: Fintech 71 and the Smart City Accelerator. Fintech 71 is a global financial technology accelerator and the Smart City Accelerator aims at connectivity, mobility, sustainability, infrastructure, and manufacturing solutions.
The Congressional Smart Cities Caucus provides a place where Members of Congress can convene with stakeholders from all different backgrounds, including but not limited to: industry stakeholders, state and local governments, and local community leaders. Join me exploring ways we can bridge the technological divide between urban and rural American communities by expanding smart infrastructure nationwide.
Here is a list of 'Smart Cities' events that we will be watching, hosting, and/or participating in this February...
RSCI has announced speakers and forum leaders for the Smart Regions Congress event in Washington DC on February 15th. The interdisciplinary group of leaders will explore and discuss the challenges and successes that arise when building smart regions that put people first.
Smart cities and regions use technology as a tool to create better places to live, work, and visit. But efforts towards smart planning and development don't happen on their own, and they cannot take place in silos. Smart solutions require regional collaborations and interoperable solutions that improve people's lives, increase public service delivery, and alleviate strained municipal budgets.
USDA is awarding 72 grants totaling $23.6 million through the Distance Learning and Telemedicine (DLT) Grant Program. This program invests in equipment that uses broadband to help rural communities connect to educational and health care services. These vital services are part of the foundation of a high quality of life and enable communities to overcome the effects of remoteness and low population density by connecting them to the rest of the world through high-speed internet.
Public Safety is an important facet of smart planning. Today, we have the capability to create and adapt technology in a way that can not only provide us with tools for a safer response to emergency situations but also provide us with tools for smarter preparation.
It is exciting to hear Secretary Elaine Chao open the Detroit Auto Show by discussing how America can lead in technology and innovation by safely deploying Connected and Autonomous vehicles...
The Federal Government is beginning the process to develop policies on the evolution of autonomous transportation beyond self-driving cars to autonomous trucks, buses and additional ground-based vehicles.
This month the Venture Smarter community passed the 20,000 users benchmark, and the beta portal captured great insights on the state of smart cities happenings. But more importantly, it's 2018 and we are continuing our mission to democratize smart city planning, providing even small and medium sized communities the tools for smart city success stories that reach beyond big city limits.