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How cities are using technology to improve the lives in their community

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What Is the Passenger Economy?

When you hear the term “passenger economy,” you might have one of three associations: Self-driving carsMoney???
What are Smart Cities in 2019

What Makes a Smart City in 2019?

For cities to become more efficient, sustainable, and liveable, they need to become smarter. Smart cities use the Internet of Things to improve their infrastructure, utilities, buildings and more. Here are some innovative solutions revolutionizing the world’s smartest cities.

The Value of Smart Parking Systems

As the populations of global urban environments continue to rise, technological advancements in the methods for managing resources are of paramount importance.
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IoT Applications in Waste Management

Waste management is a key part of city management—especially where it has become important to rethink cities for environmental sustainability. We must look for...
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A Beginners Syllabus to Smart Cities

As 2019 begins and the promise of 5G connectivity, distributed sensing and tech-enabled citizenship continues to crystallize, more and more people will begin to...
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Battling Traffic: Tech Adoption Meets Behavioral Change

As economies worldwide continue to grow, traffic movements are on the rise. Our roads are becoming busier and busier. In urbanized areas, streets and...

3 Frameworks for Understanding the Promise of Smart Cities

If you’re coming from my previous articles, What is a Smart City and Smart City Approaches in the Real World, you may be wondering...
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How Well Do We Really Understand Smart Cities?

Despite the relative maturity of the concept of smart cities—a term for which definitions have existed for around ten years—new research has...
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Why Smart Cities Need Smart Policies

The Internet of Things (IoT) is quickly gaining traction. It's even finding its way into our homes, so it’s unsurprising that this...
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IoT and Smart Cities — the State of Play Globally

Smart city projects are materializing and entering mainstream consciousness. Here are ten observations about what makes smart cities successful.

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