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Esri India launches 'Geodesign' tool for planning smart cities

Esri India, a joint venture between NIIT Technologies and Esri Inc, a provider of Geographic Information System (GIS) Software & Solutions have come …

GIS

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<b>Please note: the formal consultation and editing phase of Future Melbourne has now come to a close. The information below is provided as a reference</b> …

Plan the resilient city in 2D and 3D - Le hub des solutions climat

Smart Urban Adapt revolutionary solutions integrate city data and models with visualization tools and an interactive front end. These tools are to …

This Beijing Subway Now Has A Library Of Free E-Books For Passengers

Riders can stop playing Angry Birds and download something a bit more enriching.<p>On the subway in Beijing, as in most cities with underground Wi-Fi connections, commuters usually spend their rides mindlessly staring at their phones, scrolling through emails or playing games. But now riders on one …

Beijing

How drones are poised to help build the cities of tomorrow

Over time we have gotten used to machines assuming certain roles in society, but even at the dawn of the the age of robotics, some types of skilled …

Unmanned Aircraft

Smart cities should put the power in the hands of the people, says U of T engineer Mark Fox

U of T Engineering’s <b>Mark Fox</b> (MIE) believes smart cities need smart citizens.<p>On Feb. 10, 2015, the industrial engineering professor spoke to a …

Rio De Janeiro

A Vacant Lot In Wyoming Will Become One Of The World’s First Vertical Farms

A unique conveyer belt design allows the three-story greenhouse to be efficient and sustainable, providing jobs and fresh produce to the Jackson community.<p>Jackson, Wyoming, is an unlikely place for urban farming: At an altitude over a mile high, with snow that can last until May, the growing season …

Urban Agriculture

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Stations in the city – How are transport hubs evolving to meet local needs?<p>Scroll<p>Get in touch<p>Malcolm Smith Global Masterplanning and Urban Design …

3 Ways Great Companies Maximize Their Innovation And Stay Relevant

Last year the world saw major advancements in innovation with companies like Tesla, Uber, and Airbnb disrupting the marketplace and how people and companies go about doing business. The question, of course, is “How did they do it?”<p>Every individual, sports team, organizational division and company …

Innovation

AI vs. Human Intelligence: Why Computers Will Never Create Disruptive Innovations

Artificial Intelligence (AI) has raced forward in the last few years, championed by a libertarian, tech-loving and science-driven elite. These "transhumanists" pronounce the eventual victory of the machine over nature. First we will become integrated with chips; and then, perhaps, we will be …

Why Innovation Must Go Beyond Disruption

• Partner Content<br>• Author: John Walker, Cypher. John Walker, Cypher<p>Henry Ford famously quipped that if he’d asked what people wanted, they’d have said, …

Innovation

IF (URBAN) LIFE IS A GAME, (SMART) CITIES ARE THE PLAYGROUNDS. GAMIFICATION, CIVIC REWARDS AND CROWDSOURCING STRATEGIES FOR CONNECTED CITIES.-

by Pablo Sánchez Chillón (Urban 360º) How can games be used for engaging citizens in urban matters? How the addition of urban game-like programs, …

Could We Design A Skyscraper That Casts No Shadow?

NBBJ’s concept for a shadowless tower could brighten the streets of tall, dense cities everywhere.<p>The taller the skyscraper, the longer the shadow. Walking along a street surrounded by big skyscrapers can feel like entering a world that’s permanently overcast–one reason most cities have zoning laws …

Strategies for Sustainable Cities: Demystifying Transport Demand Management | World Resources Institute

<i>A century of car-centric urban development has left our cities polluted, congested and searching for sustainable solutions. Transport Demand</i> …

Sustainability

Huge potential for smart cities in India, says AECOM chief

AECOM, the world's largest engineering, design, and infrastructure consultancy firm, global revenues $20 billion in 2014, is ramping up its India …

Smart Cities

India wants to build 100 smart cities – and U of T is thrilled

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