Let's talk smart cities - Daily Roundup - 5/26
Venture Smarter supports stakeholders on both sides of the emerging marketplace with proprietary tools and resources to support the planning of smart cities, connected campuses, and advanced facilities. Here is our final Daily Roundup for the week.
Connected and autonomous vehicles: the transition period
Future cities will have much different transportation and mobility models than today. Cars of tomorrow will be intelligent, connected and autonomous. Yet, a great challenge will lie in the transition period when both CAVs and non-CAVs must coexist and share the same road space.
Want a resilient city? Ask for microgrids with these 7 features
Microgrids may be essential to the success of two smart city goals: resiliency in the face of natural and man-made disturbances–and a gradual transition to the use of distributed (local) renewables. Pieces are coming together for piloted microgrids, due to these 7 features.
SMART REAL ESTATE
How Will Smart Cities Impact Real Estate?
Smart cities will have a cascade of effects on real estate in the future. Transforming the way our houses look and function, creating jobs and therefore attracting professionals, and freeing up budgets for real estate projects–there are many reasons that housing demand will increase.
Today’s number is about… smart cities
“Cities in Motion” is an annual report by IESE, a business college in northern Spain, which analyzes different aspects of 180 major cities in 80 countries to determine how smart they are. Topping the ranking is New York City, then followed by London and Paris.
INFINITI LAB ANNOUNCES NINE STARTUPS JOINING ITS SMART CITY-FOCUSED ACCELERATOR
Infiniti Lab, a month long IoT and smart city accelerator launched by Infiniti Motors, has announced the nine companies that will be joining the first cohort of its Toronto lab. Of the nine, company platform include a parking service, sensor technology, mapping, and AI.
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.