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IoT can greatly optimize collection services and reduce operational costs for cities, transitioning waste management into data-driven collection processes.
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.
It’s important to look at the driving forces behind the smart city and how personal data dovetails with these to generate a fuller picture of what it means to live in a smart city.
AI and ML can improve decision making, personalize experiences and enhance decision making in smart cities, but at the risk of bias and abuse.
The last ten years have seen considerable progress in the field of interconnected municipal processes. Smart Cities are on the rise. Smart Cities are on the rise.
Many have heard the term "smart home" by now, but fewer are aware of how IoT can improve urban life.
The University of British Columbia Improves Campus Parking and Waste Management With LoRa® Technology
To meet the needs of more than 60,000 students, UBC used LoRa for its new smart campus solutions in waste management and parking.
IoT devices are the heart of a city, pumping around the blood (data). As IoT devices also generate data, data lifecycles are intertwined.
Microgrids and IoT solutions are unlocking powerful ways to reduce energy consumption in both commercial and residential buildings.
There are two distinct approaches that will work in unison to meet the growing energy demands of our urban future: passive design and active design. Active approaches depend on...