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What do Smart Cities Look Like in 2020? | Sanjeet Pandit, Senior Director for...

In this episode, Sanjeet Pandit of Qualcomm shares insights on the development of smart cities and the role of 5G in our cities of the future.
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How IoT-Based Devices Are Helping Cities Grow Smarter

The modern world points towards the creation of a smart city where computer systems can connect to IoT-enabled devices and sensors to get valuable information and data that can be used to manage cities efficiently.
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Street Light Solutions to Save Cities on Utility Costs

Smart technology provides remote lighting control that can more accurately adjust, modify and monitor the amount of time the lights are turned on and to what extent.

Smart Technology and the Threat to Privacy: Who is Watching Whom?

Many governing bodies within cities are effectively implementing smart tech. Smart city solutions help to improve our human environment needs, making life more comfortable for all.
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How Smart Are Smart Cities? Balancing Innovation With Privacy

Mo Connections, Mo Vulnerabilities. The more connected IoT devices a smart city employs, the greater the risk to individual privacy. This blog explores one example of a company working on smart city technology and the security challenges it exemplifies - Sidewalk Labs, owned by Google’s parent company, Alphabet Inc. and one of the leading organizations in the field.
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Testing for Connected Cars – How Does It Work?

Connected cars are extremely complex in terms of testing and QA, yet these points cannot be overlooked. The article focuses on the mechanisms of data exchange in connected vehicle technology and lines up types of testing applicable to connected cars, such as on-road, virtual environment and in-laboratory testing. Moreover, various systems of connected vehicles are also separate subjects of testing, so QA engineers use performance, interoperability, and other types of testing.
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Successful Shared Mobility in Cities and Beyond

New mobility concepts are rapidly implemented at a large scale in urban envrionments without any governmental intervention. This reflects the situation that technology is ready for commercial use, however policies and infrastructure are not yet in place to accomdate the new technologies. This has already caused huge drawbacks for both citizens and companies. Therefore, cities need to develop instruments to steer the implementaton from the private sector in such a way that public needs are better served. This article outlines the transnational collaborative approach that Smart Cities adopt to test state-of-the-art instruments to foster a valuable public-private collaboration.
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Aging in the City: How Smart Cities Are Improving Accessibility

Smart technology can help make a city more accessible for the elderly and disabled, enabling them to live independently.
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6 Ways 5G Will Change the IoT Solutions Space

The implementation of 5G will facilitate smoother, more robust and multi-tiered networks.
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3 “First Step” Smart City Projects You Can Begin in 2019

You don't have to reinvent everything to start your smart city journey. Here are 3 “first-step” smart city projects you can begin in 2019.