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Smart City Brussels

Brussels Smart City

The smart city vision for the Brussels-Capital Region Becoming a smart city: the Brussels-Capital Region is increasingly presenting new ideas and projects to achieve this. The primary goal is to improve the quality of life of everyone – citizens, visitors, commuters and businesses… What is a smart city? The smart city brings together the needs of its inhabitants, the challenges…

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Smart City – Amsterdam

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Amsterdam Smart City (ASC) is a unique partnership between companies, governments, knowledge institutions and the people of Amsterdam. It is a frontrunner in the development of Amsterdam as a Smart City. A Smart City is a city where social and technological infrastructures and solutions facilitate and accelerate sustainable economic growth. This improves the quality of life in the city for…

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SmartAustin.org – #SmartCities start with Austin

Screenshot-2017-12-21 SmartAustin – SmartCities Start with Austin

Hello SmartCities Startup Aficionados: With the end of the year approaching, we thought it would be a good time to take a moment to reflect on the past year’s accomplishments and provide a glimpse into some exciting thing to come. 2017 was a great year for SmartAustin and we appreciate all of your support. Some key highlights for the year included:…

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Smart City – Berlin

Smart City Berlin

Berlin is Smart! Berlin is not only one of the most attractive business hubs in Germany; it is also a laboratory for efficient infrastructure, informational networking, sustainable mobility, creativity and combining high productivity with high quality of life.   Smart City is the integrated approach to all the future topics with which we, as a city, will be dealing with…

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Today’s Smart Cities Design: Where is our collective Right to the City?

Screenshot-2017-12-21 Dr Larissa Suzuki – Smart Cities, IoT, AI, Disruptive Tech

 This article is about the “one voice” smart cities. It is about the cities we live in, the cities of the future and the people who make decisions about them, and the impact that excluding women and diversity from the debate will have in cities and in our world. The Right to the City Starting up my research in smart…

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Smart City – Yinchuan

Smart City -Yinchuan

  Yinchuan is the capital of Ningxia province, in northern China The smart city is trialing solar-powered bins that compress trash Face recognition has replaced the fare box on local buses But the Chinese officials showing me around are eager to present the capital of Ningxia province, in the north of China, as a technical marvel. And I should pay…

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Smart City Digital Inclusion Evaluation Toolkit – GOV.UK

Digital Inclusion Evaluation Toolkit – GOV.UK

Digital Inclusion Evaluation Toolkit The Evaluation Toolkit is a collection of resources designed to help any organisation looking to evaluate a Digital Inclusion project. Documents Digital Inclusion Evaluation Toolkit: Overview PDF, 2.9MB, 9 pages   Digital Inclusion Evaluation Toolkit PDF, 12.9MB, 35 pages     Digital Inclusion Evaluation Toolkit: Stakeholder Engagement Guide PDF, 2.75MB, 9 pages   Digital Inclusion Evaluation Toolkit:…

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Smart City – Kansas

Kansas City Digital Roadmap

Smart City – Kansas The next stage of smart city technology may start with finding a parking space. Last Tuesday, Kansas City, Missouri, unveiled the latest update to its nascent Smart City Initiative, a new public data portal that lets anybody view traffic data and find open parking spots along the city’s downtown streetcar line. The simplistic graphics and capabilities…

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Smart City Washington DC and WeDC at @SXSW 2017

Smart City Washington DC and WeDC at @SXSW 2017

The WeDC Campaign is Washington, DC’s initiative to showcase SmarterDC as the “Capital of Inclusive Innovation” at SXSW. As one of the top digital campaigns at SXSW, DC’s community of innovators and leaders share what makes DC the #1 place to do business. Transcript 0:03 that working in DC it’s very natural 0:06 energy about itself everywhere else 0:08 thank…

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Smart City – Barcelona

Screenshot-2017-12-21 Tech is making life in Barcelona better, even if you don’t know it’s there

Your city is dumb. The potholed streets, coin-operated parking meters, and drafty brick buildings many of us interact with every day haven’t changed much in a century. But it’s finally happening. From Oslo to San Diego, cities across the globe are installing technology to gather data in the hopes of saving money, becoming cleaner, reducing traffic, and improving urban life. In…

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Top 10 Smart Cities of 2017 | Responsible Business

Top 10 Smart Cities of 2017 | Responsible Business

Cities worldwide are realizing the power and importance of their role in global SDG achievement. Smart cities, are the result of the growing importance of orienting our life toward sustainability. Home to the growing majority of the world’s population and tangled in a complicated web of sustainable development challenges, cities will be crucial agents in realizing 2030 targets. With this in mind,…

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Smart City – Vienna

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Smart City Wien – For a good reason! Climate change and a severe shortage of natural resources, especially fossil fuels, represent the big global challenges of the coming decades. They will determine the future design of cities as living spaces. The switch to renewable energy sources in cities is the biggest challenge. 75% of the CO2 emissions throughout the world…

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Smart City – Helsinki

Smart City – Helsinki

Forum Virium Helsinki has a simple goal. To build a smart city. Over half of the world’s population currently lives in cities and the number is growing. In the Helsinki Metropolitan Area alone, there will be 100 000 new inhabitants in the next 10 years. The fast growth of Helsinki and thousands of other cities in the world brings new…

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Smart City – Chicago

Screenshot-2017-12-21 City of Chicago – Smart Chicago

Connect Chicago aligns citywide efforts to make Chicago the most skilled, most connected, most dynamic digital city in America. It is a unique collaboration of dynamic partners centered at The Chicago Community Trust, the region’s community foundation and led by Smart Chicago, an organization serving as a center of gravity for investments around digital excellence since its inception. The Connect…

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Smart City – Tel Aviv

Smart City – Tel Aviv

Tel Aviv at the Smart City Expo 2017 Tel Aviv was awarded the title Best Smart City in the World in the Smart City Expo World Congress in Barcelona In 2014. Tel Aviv won the award based on the DigiTel project, which is a civic engagement project focused on Smart engagement with the residents. Since then, Tel Aviv has developed…

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Smart City – Singapore

Smart City – Singapore

Why Smart Nation Advances in digital technology have opened up new possibilities to enhance the way we live, work, play, and interact. Singapore strives to become a Smart Nation to support better living, stronger communities, and create more opportunities, for all. And “smartness” is not a measure of how advanced or complex the technology being adopted is, but how well…

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Smart City – Copenhagen

Screenshot-2017-12-21 Home – Copenhagen Solutions Lab

  Smart City in Greater Copenhagen The smart city Copenhagen is a living laboratory for testing smart technologies to handle the challenges of urbanisation and climate change. Unique access to data and efficient public-private sector partnerships attract many multinationals. Greater Copenhagen is a smart city front-runner. Here, a multitude of new smart city technologies and solutions are being tested and…

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Smart City – Dubai

Screenshot-2017-12-21 Smart Dubai

The Smart Dubai initiative is anchored in the vision of His Highness Sheikh Mohammed bin Rashid Al Maktoum, to make Dubai the happiest city on earth. OUR MANDATE Collaborating with private sector and government partners, Smart Dubai was established to empower, deliver and promote an efficient, seamless, safe and impactful city experience for residents and visitors. To achieve its strategic…

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Smart City – Dallas

Screenshot-2017-12-20 Dallas Innovation Alliance

The Dallas Innovation Alliance (DIA) is a public-private partnership dedicated to the design and execution of a smart cities plan for the City of Dallas. Our mission is to develop a scalable smart cities model for the City of Dallas that leverages our distinctive strengths for the benefit of Dallas that leaves a legacy of innovation, sustainability and collaboration for…

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What Do We Mean When We Say ‘Digital Equity’ and ‘Digital Inclusion’? | Benton Foundation

Screenshot-2017-12-20 Fast, Fair, Open Broadband for All Benton Foundation

Defining “digital equity” and “digital inclusion” In May 2016, digital inclusion practitioners, advocates, academics, Internet service providers, and policymakers gathered in Kansas City at Net Inclusion: The National Digital Inclusion Summit and a funny thing happened on our way to the library: we discovered we were speaking different languages. We were gathered to discuss current and potential local, state, and…

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