Zoe Green, in the Global Urbanist online magazine, argues that although the ‘smart city’ concept has existed for several years, but only now, with some trial and error, are we seeing the real fruits of these efforts coming to light.
Malaysia is a rapidly developing and urbanising country. The high speed of the ongoing urbanisation in Malaysia means that there is always the danger than a chaotic and highly inefficient urban sprawl might be
Smart cities might be the ideal way to control the rapid urbanisation taking place in Saudi Arabia. This is the solution offered to the Arab Kingdom by the global energy management specialists Schneider Electric, according the speech made by
The IBM Smarter Cities Challenge 2012 application cycle is open until December 16, 2011. The Smarter Cities Challenge is a competitive grant program awarding $50 million worth of IBM expertise over the next three years to 100 cities around the globe.
This publication contains an overview of the sixteen projects and the results of Amsterdam Smart City. The projects which span in the areas of Working, Living, Mobility and Public Space were set up over a period of two years.
IBM announced the grant recipients for the 2011 Smarter Cities challenge. The list includes 22 cites: one from Africa, eleven from Americas, four from Asia, five from Europe and one from Oceania.
IBM has relaunched it’s Smarter City initiative and the website portal is truly an immersive, interactive experience designed to show how cities all over the world are using advanced technology to help address some of the biggest problems facing our planet.