10 TED Talks That Outline The Smart City of The Future

According to the United Nations, over the next twenty years, nearly forty percent of the planet’s population—around three billion people—will move into cities and urban areas. Thus, by 2050, 66% of the entire world’s population then, will live in urban areas (you should read this thrilling UN report). Where will they go? How will they

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Visible Light Communication: A Chance For A Smarter Future?

Have you heard of LiFi, the Visual Light Communication technology that uses the light spectrum to transmit information? If not, it is high time to get acquainted with this promising new smart city technology! Early February 2018 a congress will be held near the Louvre in Paris, France, bringing together relevant players involved in this

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Industry Focus: Connected Cars and Fleet Management

As the Internet of Things slowly assimilates into all facets of our lives, we are noticing incremental changes in how people and businesses operate. Connected cars are an excellent example of how this new technology is revolutionizing a highly established market. However, a particular segment of the auto industry is taking this technology to the

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Industry Focus: Connected Cars

The integration of the internet into all aspects of our lives has had a profound impact on how we go about our daily activities and is the major driving force behind smart cities of the future. It is leading to safer, more efficient and sustainable new technologies along with upgrades for existing systems. Transportation is

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10 of the Best Smart City Incubators And Accelerators

Several incubators and accelerators have been established to aid startups to gain traction and become successful, especially in new industries such as those related to smart cities. 1. Kickstart Accelerator One of Europe’s multi-corporate accelerators, KICKSTART ACCELERATOR accepts applications from startups around the globe. It’s based in Zurich, with some of the other verticals in

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Industry Focus: Construction and Renovation

Smart buildings are an integral part of the smart city vision. Considering the amount of time we spend indoors, smart buildings also have the potential to impact on our lives and on our planet. While smart home devices such as smart locks and smart light switches are becoming increasingly commonplace, a more expansive view of

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Industry Focus: Device Controllers

The world is transitioning into a place in which everything is alive, that is, a world where inanimate and abstract objects can have individual identities, memory, processing capabilities, and the ability to communicate and sense, monitor, and control their own behaviours. Device controllers are one example of such life-changing gadgets. For that reason, more job

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