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.
Most of the current ICT-based city and urban developments are deploying vertical solutions leading to an unsustainable sea of systems and market islands. This paper discusses how the recent vision of the Future Internet (FI), and its particular components,
In this video check the uses of glass surfaces in digital cities. The information is provided to the citizen – user at any place he or she is and can interact with the information in a notable way.
In a paper at SIGGRAPH 2010 Microsoft presented Street Slide, which combines the best aspects of the immersive nature of bubbles with the overview provided by multiperspective strip panoramas.
The Data-gov Wiki is a project of the Tetherless World Constellation at Rensselaer Polytechnic Institute, investigating open government datasets using semantic web technologies. The project is translating such datasets into RDF, getting them linked to the linked data cloud, and developing interesting applications and demos
Wired.co.uk contributor Anna Leach examines how Augmented Reality and The Internet of Things could impact each other in the coming years.
Dailywireless.org blog provides an extensive overview of new applications in the field of e-health, which use smart phones or wearable sensors to monitor in real time various health indicators and the physical activity of the person that uses this equipment.