Let's Talk Smart Cities - Daily Roundup - 5/16
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.
Venture Smarter has been instrumental in guiding strategic efforts for government agencies, research institutions, and enterprise partners by adding a 'filter' or 'lens' to add smart and connected considerations to ongoing and emerging efforts.
Venture Smarter is leading P2874, which will aggregate existing and emerging protocols to streaming smart city planning efforts with a focus on interoperability and resilience. Venture Smarter and IEEE Smart Cities are collaborating with hundreds of industry partners, municipal agencies, and technology experts from groups including IoT Impact Labs, Smart Cities Council, and more.
We are two weeks away from the Smart Regions Conference and IoT Showcase at BB&T Arena just minutes outside of Cincinnati, OH. On Wednesday, October 25th government, industry, academic, and community leaders will join forces at the largest smart cities leadership gathering in the Midwest.
Venture Smarter announced today a collaboration with industry leaders across sectors to launch the CMR Index to help map smart city success stories and opportunity areas focused on three core themes: connectivity, mobility, and resilience. Expected to launch in early 2018, the CMR Index will score and compare spaces and places, and is set to include support resources and guides for low scoring cities, states, and regions.
The impact the government has on its constituents from leveraging big data and actionable analytics should only get more desirable as more information, people places, and things are connected. (VARTECH Solution Session "Government: Opportunities in Smart Cities and IoT")
Rhonda Binda is VP Policy for Venture Smarter and is now the Director of their Regional Smart Cities Initiatives. She has a distinguished history of public service, as Deputy Director for the U.S. Department of State’s Global Intergovernmental Affairs Division, and in the West Wing of the White House, under two administrations respectively. In between her government tours she practiced technology law with Alston & Bird.
The OPEN Government Data Act will require a government-wide policy for all federal agencies to publish their information online, using non-proprietary, machine-readable data formats.
Ann Arbor, MI - The U.S. Department of Transportation and the National Highway Traffic Safety Administration (NHTSA) today released new federal guidance for Automated Driving Systems (ADS): A Vision for Safety 2.0. This is the latest guidance for automated driving systems to industry and States.