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.
In building a city of the future, IT will have an underlying role to play in the context of sustainable urbanization as well as the larger context of economic growth and environment sustainability. The adoption of hardware, software and services in this new light gives way to the creation of a new IT ecosystem which IDC refers to as “Intelligent X”.
Oracle provides a fully integrated, policy-driven, set of automated business processes, which straddle heterogeneous platforms and fragmented protocols, fully supporting modern municipal operations across back-office and front-office operations for all constituent services and city assets
Amsterdam is lauded as the most energy-efficient city in Europe but emissions are rising. Bruno Berthon, managing director of sustainability services at Accenture, writes in Guardian about what lessons can be learnt from various smart city initiatives.