Posts tagged smart city
This ‘Airport City’ will include driverless cars and smart tech everywhere | Deseret | heraldtimesonline.com

The Nordic Office of Architecture and Haptic Architects unveiled plans for a new Oslo Airport City that will allow travelers to experience all the typical experiences of visiting an airport with the added attraction of driverless cars and smart technology all around them in an urban setting.

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How Innovative Public Policy Put Kansas City on the Smart City Map

As the Chief Innovation Officer for the City of Kansas City, Missouri, Bob Bennett leads the Smart City initiatives.  At Venture Smarter's Smart Regions Congress in Washington DC, he shared 3 lessons learned while leading those initiatives.

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Smart Columbus Initiative Seeks Open-Source Data-Sharing Infrastructure

Smart Columbus is looking to build a web-based information system that will collect and share data, allowing vehicles, roads and streetlights to communicate.

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San Antonio develops committee to advance smart city goals | Smart Cities Dive

San Antonio Mayor Ron Nirenberg announced this week the creation of the Innovation and Technology Committee that will work closely with the city's Innovation Office to develop smart city initiatives focused on a number of goals including enhancing cybersecurity, promoting digital inclusion, improving mobility, expanding municipal broadband and pursuing economic opportunity.

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Los Angeles Set to Embark on a Smart City Experiment

Los Angeles is a part of a consortium called “I3” that includes the University of Southern California (USC) and tech companies. This partnership is developing and will soon test an Internet of Things system. It aims to connect sensors placed around the city with other connected devices to make L.A. a smart city.

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Why a shared digital infrastructure is crucial for smart cities | Smart Cities Dive

Shared digital infrastructure will help cities correlate data from multiple sources to generate new value and efficiencies. As a simple example, consider smart lighting and motion sensors on the street. Today these are two separated silos. Imagine if we could...

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Esri Taps Mobileye Sensors To Turn Transit Fleets Into Rolling Data Feeds

Esri, a mapping data – or “spatial analytics” – powerhouse, will work with Mobileye to feed visual and telematics data from sensors affixed to buses and other vehicles into Esri’s ArcGIS mapping platform the company says is already used by most of the world’s large cities.

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66% of US cities investing in smart city technology - TechRepublic

A report from the National League of Cities shows that US cities are incubators for new technology, and a sharing economy is a major part of the plan for many municipalities.

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NACTO Releases the Blueprint for Autonomous Urbanism

The National Association of City Transportation Officials (NACTO) today announced the release of the Blueprint for Autonomous Urbanism, a first-of-its-kind street design vision to help cities worldwide prepare for the age of autonomous vehicles.

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A smart city is one that turns real-time data into real-world information

As cities across the world become more interconnected, the promise of limitless mobility relies on being able to adapt swiftly to the changing travel patterns of their inhabitants.

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New research shows these ten cities poised for greatest ROI in Smart City technologies

Compass Intelligence, a global consulting and analytics firm, has released its Smart City Benefits Index to put a spotlight on the 50 U.S. cities with the most potential to benefit from the Internet of Things and other smart city technologies.

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Smart data exchange will bring value to smart city innovation - ReadWrite

There’s an opportunity for cities to embrace a platform business model where the city enables a level of connectivity around its data - a smart data exchange, a new kind of asset that enables cities to evolve into a new way of delivering value for its citizens with social economic benefits.

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Smart Columbus enlists 40 largest employers in initiative to adopt electric vehicles and drive less overall - Columbus - Columbus Business First

Smart Columbus isn’t waiting to find out. Last month, the public-private transportation initiative launched a program with 40 of the region’s largest employers to reduce the rate of single-person commuting and encourage electric vehicle ownership.

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To Prepare for Climate Change, Copenhagen Is Building Parks That Can Turn Into Ponds - CityLab

COPENHAGEN, Denmark—The tarmac has been torn up and the greenery reduces the urban-heat island effect. More parks like it are being built to purposefully turn into small ponds during heavy rains, allowing them to capture and retain water on site until the drainage system has capacity to handle it. During the worst deluges, certain streets with raised sidewalks will become “cloudburst boulevards,” creating a Venice-like cityscape of water channeled safely through the city until it can empty into the harbor....

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