The presentations from the COST Strategic Workshop on Smart Cities held on 26 and 27 September 2011 are available and include project presentations on smart mobility, urban security and the future of the cities from a Smart Cities perspective.
Postscapes published an excellent infographic summarising the most important aspects of the smart city vision. It presents what is driving the need to establish these networked environments, how smart city concepts and projects are different in the developing world, and what technologies and systems are needed to make them a reality.
AT&T in cooperation with Cooper Power Systems offer to utility companies a smart grid solution that operates on wireless data network. Smart grids combine “smart meters”, wireless technology, sensors and software
Libelium announced the completion of its Smart Cities Platform with sensors allowing to monitor city pollution, noise, buildings structural condition, and waste management. These sensors may be combined
Prepared for the United Nations Global Pulse team, PSFK’s Future of Real-Time Report identifies key trends emerging around the capture and transmission of real-time information streams. Communities and organizations can learn from the themes in PSFK’s Future of Real-Time report to create new solutions that support the care and well-being of the world’s population.