Tag: smart city

Why Smart Cities are a golden opportunity for entrepreneurs

As we design the cities of tomorrow, entrepreneurs should take the lead.

Solving the Smart City Puzzle

Andrew Bevan, Smart Mobility Director, says transparency and the sharing of data open a whole new world of possibilities for smart cities.

Why do businesses and society need smart cities? To survive…

As part of Information Age's Smart City Month, we look at why businesses and society need smart cities. It's about transformation and sustainability.

Designing for ‘everyone’ is not the path to an inclusive smart city

Hannah Kaner, smart cities strategist at Orange Bus, argues in Information Age that when it comes to optimising citizen interaction with smart city development, we must target areas of the city where services are failing and address inclusivity.

3 smart city lessons from Manchester and the UK’s Smart City IoT Demonstrator

As part of Information Age's Smart City Month, Nick Chrissos - from Cisco Systems - looks at a smart city project in Manchester

Why Google’s Toronto ‘Smart City’ project is running into hefty local resistance

Concerns over residents' personal data is undermining the Google Alphabet project in its infancy.

Connected cars can lie, posing a new threat to smart cities

New research has uncovered a previously unknown weakness in smart cities systems: devices that trust each other.

Smart Cities: Can Data Account For Population Growth?

Advances in technology are permitting city planners more opportunities to maximize resources and providing a new lease on life for aging physical infrastructures.

Smart Cities and a Sustainable Future

Many developments in technology promise to be a paradigm shift or world changing so much so that it can be difficult to distinguish the hype from the reality.

The Next Great Smart City Challenge: Public Health

As we start to find more success with smart city technology, researchers are now studying how those same technologies can address systemic challenges in health systems and environments around the world.

Cities that Fail to Become Smart Could be the next Digital Rust Belt

The third annual Smart Cities Connect Conference in Kansas City delivered an important message: become smart or be left behind.

Smart city tech can save every resident 125 hours a year

The study found that implementations across these four areas led to 125 extra hours per citizen, per year.

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