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Carlo Ratti: the Unconventional ‘Smart City’ Philosopher

Carlo Ratti, the Unconventional ‘Smart City’ Philosopher – CityLab

Carlo Ratti evangelizes the concept of a “real-time city,” where physical and social networks are in constant interplay, knitted together by a layer of digital sensors. Daniele Ratti The Sensory City Philosopher Architect, engineer, and inventor Carlo Ratti envisions a future for urban design that’s interactive. If you ever have two hours to kill in Cambridge, Massachusetts, skip the museums…

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Cary, N.C., Turns Existing Government Campus into a Simulated Smart City

Cary, N.C., Turns Existing Government Campus into a Simulated Smart City

As cities around the globe adopt new smart cities road maps and strategic plans for new technology implementations, the town of Cary, N.C., has taken an entirely different approach — one that leverages a combination of their existing facilities, citizens and private-sector companies. Rather than overlaying sensors or building new infrastructure from the ground up, Cary is inviting private-sector companies to…

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Innovations For Building Smart Cities as Living Labs

Innovations in designing Smart Cities as Living Labs

Cities are complex, networked and continuously changing social ecosystems, shaped and transformed through the interaction of different interests and ambitions. Ensuring employment, sustainable development, inclusion and quality of life are important concerns. Infrastructures of cities, addressing these concerns, comprise a diversity of services such as healthcare, energy, education, environmental management, transportation and mobility, public safety. Increasingly these services are enabled…

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We’d Like To Partner with Other Smart City Living Labs | @openlivinglabs

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We would like to partner with other regions and cities regarding exchange of ideas and learning about Living Labs and Smart Cities. We would like to invite you to collaborate with us. Please contact us if you are interested Digital Urban Living Lab (DULL) is a collection of several living lab installations in different physical locations and targeting different sectors. We…

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PROJECTS & EVENTS – Smart City EU

PROJECTS & EVENTS – Smart City EU

  PROJECTS & EVENTS         FULL-SCALE EXPERIMENT IN THE SOUTH OF PARIS DEDALE and the Cité Internationale Universitaire de Paris associated in 2007 in order to transform this site and its exceptional architectural heritage into a laboratory of urban, social and digital innovation. At the border the city of Paris and its suburbs, this experiment experiment is part of a strategy to enhance the South of…

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Smart City EU | European Network of Living Labs

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Growing urbanisation, sustainable development, digital challenge, users’ involvement, economic and cultural attractiveness, governance are part of the main stakes cities have to tackle. To face this plural urban reality, it has become necessary to find adapted means to conceive cities and territorial development. A better consideration of the uses, the creation of real consultation methods have priority.

Thus, the new processes to imagine have to respond to a main stake: to restructure urban places to live and to invent a creative, sustainable and citizen–centred city.

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SMARTCITY EU – Smart City EU

SMARTCITY EU – Smart City EU

  Accueil   DEDALE | INITIATEUR DE SMARTCITY Dédale est une agence européenne consacrée à l’innovation urbaine et sociale. Dédale s’intéresse tout particulièrement à l’innovation et aux nouveaux usages dans des domaines en mutation tels que l’urbanisme, la culture, le tourisme, le développement durable, la participation citoyenne ou encore l’éducation. En pointe sur les questions d’innovation urbaine, son champ d’activité…

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SmartCity à la Cité internationale universitaire de Paris – Smart City CIUP

SmartCity à la Cité internationale universitaire de Paris – Smart City CIUP

  Accueil   BLOG “Territoires Aléatoires” – 16 décembre 2013 à la Cité internationale lundi 9 décembre 2013 Dinah Bird et Jean-Philippe Renoult en résidence à la CiuP lundi 24 juin 2013     HERITAGE EXPERIENCE Dispositif multimédia interactif et immersif offrant aux visiteurs une lecture sensible du territoire de la Cité internationale universitaire de Paris.  en savoir +   …

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Smart city Case Study: Dallas Innovation Alliance

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The Dallas Innovation Alliance (DIA) continues to work to turn Dallas into a smart city through the use of IoT technologies. The entity is currently testing several uses cases to implement different technologies to make Dallas a smarter and safer city. DIA is a public-private partnership dedicated to the design and execution of a smart cities plan for the City of Dallas.

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How To Create a Smart City From A Dallas POV

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How to create a smart city, a case study in Dallas Phillip Tracy 2016-11-04 Simple Share Buttons Adder (7.3.10) simplesharebuttons.com The benefits and processes of creating a smart city DALLAS–Jennifer Sanders, the executive director and co-founder of the Dallas Innovation Alliance, gave a talk titled Creating a smart city legacy: innovation, sustainability and collaboration for future generations, at this year’s TMForum…

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Smart City Living Labs: An Intersection of Innovation and Community Building | Wilson Center

Living Labs: An Intersection of Scientific Innovation | Wilson Center

Here in the Science and Technology Innovation Program, we cover a lot of broad subjects under our little umbrella. We specialize in exploring the convergence of disparate technologies to illustrate how they can be interwoven – whether that be from serious games, biogenomics, citizen science or the Internet of Things (IoT). From outside, our multi-dimension may seem disorienting, but in reality our different programs present a multi-faceted understanding of science innovation. One way to see how these sundry approaches work together is through the phenomena of a “living lab;” a research concept with the ultimate goal of linking the scientific community to citizens with a desire to get involved.

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Bill Gates buys big chunk of land in Arizona to build #Smart City

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PHOENIX – One of Bill Gates’ investment firms has spent $80 million to kickstart the development of a brand-new community in the far West Valley. The large plot of land is about 45 minutes west of downtown Phoenix off I-10 near Tonopah. The proposed community, made up of close to 25,000 acres of land, is called Belmont. According to Belmont Partners,…

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NYC launches #smartcity youth education program under innovation lab @NYC_CTO

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New York City’s first Neighborhood Innovation Lab is coordinating new smart city efforts, organizers announced Friday. The city announced that the lab — based in the neighborhood of Brownsville, Brooklyn, since March — will start a tech education program to teach digital skills to youths, while also installing smart trash cans for efficient pickups and solar powered smart benches to charge devices, detect foot traffic and…

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Technology Solutions for Inclusive Smart Cities

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Microsoft CityNext is empowering cities to digitally transform and unlock their potential by delivering smart city inclusive innovations Source: Microsoft CityNext: Technology solutions for smart cities

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Smart City Living Lab Projects

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MetroLab Network’s cities and universities are partnering on research, development, and deployment (RD&D) projects to address challenges facing urban areas: inequality in income, health, and opportunity; environmental sustainability and resiliency; and aging infrastructure. If you are a MetroLab Network member and have new projects or edits to existing projects, please use the Project Add/Edit Form. To see additional information on these…

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Digital Leadership and Texas’ Major Metros @TX4EconProgress @ChelseaMcC

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We are living in an era of digital transformation and city governments around the world are working quickly to keep up, including right here in Texas. Over the past couple of months, I’ve met with leaders in Dallas, Houston, San Antonio and Austin to learn about what is happening on the local level in the Lone Star State.While each city…

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Bangkok to build people-centric city within a city – Smart Cities World

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Bangkok to build people-centric city within a city. 04 Apr 2017. The development will have eight hectares of green and open areas in the city centre It is hoped One Bangkok will position the Thai capital as a key gateway city in Asia. TCC Assets (Thailand) and Frasers Centrepoint Limited (FCL) are to jointly develop ’One Bangkok’, Thailand’s first and…

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Spokane’s Smart city Living Lab Partnership Moves Forward

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  SPOKANE, Wash. – Washington State University has joined with six private and public partners on a formal agreement to develop Spokane’s University District into a smart city living laboratory.“We’re excited to be part of this group that is leading smart city innovations for healthier people, safer neighborhoods, smarter infrastructure and a more sustainable environment,” said Kim Zentz, director of…

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Designing an inclusive living lab: challenges, experimentation, and a toolkit | Dansk Design Center

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Designing an inclusive LIVING LAB: challenges, experimentation, and a toolkit. December 2016 By Lara Casciola When developing urban spaces toward a ‘smart city’ goal, it is important to include the viewpoints of a diverse range of urban stakeholders. Equally important, however, is getting something back; the value diverse stakeholders can provide to developing new urban technology should be identified, nurtured,…

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Smart City Living Lab partnership brings smart kiosks and more to Dallas, TX

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A new partnership between the Dallas Innovation Alliance and AT&T will create a new program to test smart city tools.   Source: Living lab partnership brings smart lighting, kiosks and environmental sensors to Dallas  

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