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Planning After Big Data and the Internet of Things

Peter Gutierrez writes of the disruptive effect of the "Internet of Things" on the practice of planning, writing: "Data from new sources such as …

Internet of Things

How Spatial Big Data Underpins Smart Cities

<i>Ad:</i><p><i>Share:</i><p>Share on Facebook 243<p>Share on Twitter0<p>Share on Google Plus 2<p>Share on LinkedIn 65<p>Share on Digg<p>Print<p><i>Han Wammes, the Business Development</i> …

Smart Cities

Internacional Conference in Smart Cities 2016

Call for Papers<p>Aims and Scope<p>Today’s landscape of research is really varied and specialized at the same time. Many daily advances appear relating …

Smart Cities

Google’s AI will battle Go world champion live on YouTube

DeepMind's AlphaGo will take on South Korea's Lee Sedol in March<p>Earlier this month, Google's AI company DeepMind announced that it had built a system of neural networks capable of beating a champion Go player. This ancient Chinese board game is considered an extremely difficult challenge for a …

Improving Service and Communication with Open Data

Enacting policies to make more data publicly accessible also makes governments more accessible to the communities they serve. Open data fuels the …

Big Data

Las 3 Generaciones de #SmartCities

Smart cities are getting more and more attention in the media, from technology companies and entrepreneurs, and increasingly from both local …

Informatica

Google Smog-Mapping Project Offers Alternative Approach to Internet of Things

As cities, nonprofits and private companies begin setting up networks of sensors in an effort to create vast data sets, two Bay Area companies have …

Government Technology

How Can Citizen Innovation Help Solve Urban Challenges?

Over the last decade, New York City has become one of the most tech-friendly and innovative cities in the world. We’ve seen over $6.7 billion of …

Innovation

'Smart' palm trees in Dubai use solar energy to provide free Wi-Fi and charge your phone

Cape Town - Futuristic-looking smart palm trees have been installed in Dubai to provide beach goers and park visitors to have limitless power and …

Wi-Fi

Google patent wants to make even doorknobs smart - SlashGear

Google acquired Nest and then Dropcam, so it isn’t much of a surprise that it might want more. If there was any doubt there, this latest patent, …

Patents

Without Smart, Connected People There Are No Smart Cities

Driverless cars, smart homes, streetcars and high-speed rail, skyscrapers clad in solar panels – there are a lot of visions out there as to what …

Cities

Homepage

Global Urban Datafest

Shape the future of cities!<p>The majority of people around the world now live in cities for the first time in human history. This rapid urban growth …

Urban

The Smart City Technology Market Is Expected To Be Worth More than $27.5 Billion Annually by 2023

<b>February 13, 2015</b><b>IBM and Cisco score highest in Navigant Research assessment of smart city technology providers, report finds</b>A recent report from …

Smart Cities

An EU scheme could use “smart streetlights” to cut energy bills and create Wi-Fi hotspots

Careers have been built and friendships shattered debating the UK’s top cities – the biggest, best, happiest, healthiest and so on.<p>But what about the …

London

Accueil

Renault - il y a 1 jour<p>100 % Electric, 300 % Champion for Renault ! It was a great and exiting Formula E 2017 season, hope you enjoyed too! #FormulaE …

Travel

Mainstreaming The Smart Grid

<b>Editor’s note:</b> <i>Takafumi Arai is the digital marketing supervisor for Toshiba’s global smart community projects, which include a variety of renewable energy solutions that the company is implementing and testing in a dozen countries.</i><p>The October anniversary of Hurricane Sandy — which knocked out power …

Intelligent Transportation Systems Require Intelligent Mobile Networks

SP360: Service Provider<p>Brian Walsh - October 15, 2014 - 0 Comments<p>At the ITS World Congress last month in Detroit, we saw a wide range of intelligenttransportationsolutions and concepts. The most popular solutions on display –presented by several Auto Manufacturers, ITS suppliers, and Cisco along …

Internet of Things

The Problem With Designing For Smart Homes

<i>Henrik Holen is the CEO and co-founder of Viva Labs, a next-generation smart home platform for ISPs, cable companies and utilities.</i><p>Want to make a bazillion dollars? Build a dishwasher that empties itself.<p>These days, it’s easy to mock many of the smart products that appear on the market, but a …

Smart Homes

'Smart Cities' Should Mean 'Sharing Cities'

These days every city claims to be a “smart” city, or is becoming one, with heavy investments in modern information and computing technology to …

Cities

Sleek QUANT E-Sports Sedan is Powered by Salt Water

By now, we’re used to hearing about cars that run off electricity, but not necessarily from salt water. The Germany-based <i>QUANT e-sports sedan</i> by Nano Flow Cell has been in development for 14 years, and it uses an entirely new kind of energy storage system where fuel is made from a salt water …

eSports

Another Transit System Tests Inductive-Charging Buses

A city known for its Gordian roundabouts and pedestrian-defeating roads is testing a clean new form of public transit: electric buses charged via …

Transportation