It is the report (2011) of the Independent Panel on Federal Support to Research and Development. The Panel was asked by the government to provide advice in respect of the effectiveness of federal programs to support business and commercially oriented R&D, the appropriateness of the current mix and design of these programs, as well as possible gaps
Smart Santander is a large experimental facility in the city of Santander in northern Spain funded from the Future Internet Research (FIRE) of FP7-ICT. Santander is developing a network of 12,000 sensors and devices embedded into the physical space of the city.
A group of presentations from Slideshare offering an overview of potential smart city applications that can developed over the semantic web: Web Evolution; Semantic Web Landscape; Web 3.0: The semantic web; From the Semantic Web to the Web of Data; Semantic Web and Content Strategy.
MESH Cities explores the wireless systems empowered, 21st Century city through the eyes of its super-users. These are the people who are embracing the new communications and infrastructure tools that will determine the ultimate livability of the modern city.
This paper of Mark Deakin (Edinburgh Napier University, UK) is chapter of the book “City Competitiveness and Improving Urban Subsystems: Technologies and Applications” (IGI Global, October 2011) and develops the notion of the intelligent city as the smart provider of electronically-enhanced services.
IDC Energy Insights, a Massachusetts-based consultancy, released a study on the smartest cities in Spain. The IDC defines a “smart city” as a local entity — a district, city, region or small country — which takes a holistic approach to employ information technologies with real-time