IDC Government Insights has released a document highlighting market predictions on smart cities for the year ahead. The report summarizes a list of prioritized business drivers and technology trends for 2013.
Archive for 2013
This open access special issue of the Journal of Theoretical and Applied Electronic Commerce Research (JTAER) on Applications for Smart Cities has been edited by Hans Schaffers (Aalto University, Centre of Knowledge and Innovation Research), Carlo Ratti (MIT, Senseable City Laboratory) and Nicos Komninos (Aristotle University of Thessaloniki, URENIO Research).
Toronto, Canada, has been ranked among the world’s top seven intelligent communities by the Intelligent Community Forum (ICF). This is a shortlist of finalists competing for the title of Intelligent Community of the Year
The Smart Cities Stakeholder Platform essentially promotes innovation and accelerates the development and market deployment of energy efficiency and low-carbon technology applications in the urban environment. The Platform supports the EU towards its goal of an 80% reduction of greenhouse gas emissions by 2050 and the Europe’s primary energy technology policy, the SET-Plan.
The Hype Cycle of Smart City Technologies is Gartner’s second analysis of the range of technologies that can be used in smart cities. The Hype charts the position of technologies that support smart city solutions, ranging from mobility and parking to healthcare, energy and water management,
The Committee of Digital and Knowledge-based Cities (CDC) of UCLG published the “Smart Cities Study: International study on the situation of ICT, innovation and knowledge in cities”. The study focuses on recent development in information and communication technologies, innovation and knowledge in 28 cities from all over the world.