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Why building a dynamic smart city requires an equally-dynamic network

Successfully harnessing these advanced technologies, such as sensors, video, smart meters, analytics, to achieve goals like optimizing energy efficiency, improving public safety, and autonomous transportation requires a network as dynamic as a city itself.

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Growth Prompts Smart Cities Talk in Texas

(TNS) — FRISCO, Texas — For one of the nation's fastest-growing cities, discussions about responsible growth are an ongoing conversation.The latest iteration of those talks brought top leaders from government, education and business together on Thursday. The topic? Smart cities and all of the associated buzzwords: innovation, technology, efficiency, competitiveness, sustainability, partnerships.

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Smart City Market 2018 Global Size, Competitors Strategy, Regional Analysis, Industry Profits and Growth by Forecast to 2022

According to a recent study report published by the Market Research Future, the global market of Smart City is booming and expected to gain importance over the forecast period. The market is projected to demonstrate a spectacular growth by 2022, surpassing its previous growth records in terms of value with a striking CAGR during the anticipated period (2016 – 2022). 

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Cities Can Become Smarter, By Going Circular

Digital disruption is transforming the way we envision our cities. As we embark on the Fourth Industrial Revolution, we must challenge traditional ways of thinking about how we manage our cities and our resources.

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UPS bets on blockchain as the future of the trillion-dollar shipping industry | TechCrunch

UPS announced they were going to join the Blockchain in Transport Alliance (BiTA), a forum for the development of blockchain technology standards and education for the freight industry. The alliance hopes to spur standards development for the shipping industry as a whole by implementing a secure blockchain system.

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Deploy Scalable Smart City Architectures Confidently With Network Simulation

These virtual sandboxes allow developers to create systems of systems based on thousands of sensors and devices, they also provide the opportunity to asses network characteristics under various loads. This helps reduce cost and time to market while at the same time designing accurately for current and future smart city requirements.

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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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NYCx effort will be New York’s next pipeline for smart city innovation

Mayor Bill de Blasio has pulled back the curtain on NYCx, a civic tech initiative that will test smart city solutions through startup collaboration.

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More Blockchain Pilots Needed, Says US Treasury Official - CoinDesk

Craig Fischer, who serves as program manager for the Office of Financial Innovation and Transformation (FIT), part of the Treasury's Bureau of the Fiscal Service, offered a broad overview of the tech, writing that its potential application could lead to advances in data and information sharing.

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The Crosswalk Of The Future Moves And Changes To Priori | Fast Company

If you step on the curb on this street of the future, a pedestrian crossing will automatically appear in front of you when it’s safe to cross. If a crowd wants to cross simultaneously, the crossing widens; if someone staring at a smartphone veers into traffic, warning lights illuminate around them. The markings look similar to those that are usually painted on the road, but because they’re created with LED lights, they can continually change.

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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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