Let's talk smart cities - Daily Roundup - 5/25

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CONNECTIVITY

The fourth industrial revolution flows through a mobile

Advances in technology and the rise of Internet of Things has transformed industries across all sectors — this fourth industrial revolution is an incredible opportunity to generate economic growth. In this new era, one thing will be constant: connectivity through the mobile platform.

 

MOBILITY

The Connected Car Revolution: Three Major Trends Disrupting The Auto Industry

A majority of drivers already perform 'connected activities' while driving, like making voice calls. This shift to increased connectivity for vehicles has produced three major trends: a shift in focus from hardware to software, from unit sales to “shared mobility” services, and a car that is connected to the entire IoT ecosystem.

 

Mahindra Electric unveils a new roadmap for EV 2.0

Mahindra Electric, of the Mahindra Group that manufactures electric vehicles (EV), announced the adoption of a future mobility program with EVs to curb rising pollution levels, provide clean air and reduce urban congestion through connected vehicle technologies.

 

SUSTAINABILITY

The role of smart cities in meeting future energy demand

Energy is the most important driver of economic growth and the demand is ever increasing with the rise of urbanization. Availability of resources will be a challenge meaning smart and sustainable infrastructure design at the city level is necessary to ensure effective distribution.

 

INDUSTRY NEWS

Global internet of things (IoT) in smart cities market research in 2017 detailed in new report

New Internet of Things (IoT) applications that leverage ubiquitous connectivity, big data and analytics are enabling Smart City initiatives all over the world. A market report shows a thorough analysis of the existing and anticipated conditions for the Smart Cities market.