Posts tagged AI
Google-backed AI network aids lead pipe cleanup in Flint, MI | Smart Cities Dive

To help with the effort in Flint, MI to replace lead pipes that have contaminated residents’ water supplies, researchers from Georgia Tech University developed an artificial intelligence (AI) system, backed by Google, to predict which of the city’s 55,000 homes are affected, according to a report in New Scientist.

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Smart Cities and Blockchain: Four Countries Where AI and DLT Exist Hand-in-Hand

Have you ever heard about smart cities where traffic, public services and document circulation are fully automated? The smart city concept integrates big data and the internet of things (IoT) to optimize the efficiency of urban processes and services and connect to residents. One example of this innovation could be light sensors that save electricity and road surveillance costs.

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G7 enters into a joint venture with GLP and NIO Capital to develop autonomous trucks

Built on G7’s massive real-time data and fleet management capabilities, GLP’s open logistics ecosystem and NIO Capital’s extensive automotive industry partnership, the JV aims to create the next generation of smart vehicles for logistics and transportation through cross-industry collaboration. The JV’s immediate objectives are to develop industry-leading, autonomous driven electric heavy-duty trucks that are highly efficient, safe and easy to manage and to build innovation in ‘asset-as-a-service’ for the logistics and transportation industry via artificial intelligence.

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Did you know which are the top 3 smart cities in the world?

A city is characterized as smart city “when investments in human and social capital and traditional (transport) and modern (ICT) communication infrastructure fuel sustainable economic development and a high quality of life, with a wise management of natural resources, through participatory action.”

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Las Vegas AI Pilot Improves Highway Patrol Response Times

A six-month pilot of a cloud-based platform from Israeli company Waycare is already yielding results for public safety agencies, including the Nevada Highway Patrol.

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This 'Smart City' in China Is Controlled By An Artificial Intelligence | IFLScience

The government of the city of Hangzhou – home to over 9 million people – collaborated with Alibaba and Foxconn to build the “City Brain” project. The metropolis would be, from that moment forth, at least partly run by an AI that absorbed every last drop of data it could get its virtual hands on.

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Government Agencies Call on Chatbots to Improve Customer Experience | Oracle Blogs

Chatbots, those popular computerized personal assistants already hard at work answering customers’ questions in the retail, banking, and utilities industries, now are popping up in government to make citizen services more accessible.

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Research: Global Cost Savings from Smart City Tech Could Hit $5T Annually by 2022

The report, Smart Cities and Cost Savings, studied the potential combined cost-savings for typical smart mega cities – those with at least 10 million inhabitants – in coming years -- Governments stand to save up to $4.95 billion each year from the proliferation of smart city tech.

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iTWire - Huawei smartly creates Smart City Nervous System, showcased at SCWEC 2017 Barcelona

Huawei is participating in the Smart City Expo World Congress 2017 (SCEWC) in Barcelona under the theme of “Leading New ICT, Creating a Smart City Nervous System”, highlighting how a Smart City can be like "a living organism that works seamlessly to continuously learn and enhance the city’s services".

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Nvidia picks up Alibaba and Huawei as partners for smart city platform | TechCrunch

Metropolis has picked up two new partners in Alibaba and Huawei, and Nvidia, a GPU-based intelligent monitoring tool, is also announcing that it’s including its DeepStream software development kit in the generally available version of Metropolis.

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Smart Cities and the Weather

Disaster management is a focus of smart city innovations. As people seek to improve and optimize these systems, smart cities are beginning to understand the connection between weather and many of their goals.  A number of vendors (for example, IBM, Schneider Electric, and others) now offer weather data-driven services focused specifically on smart city interests.

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