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February 2017

albert

St. Albert’s smart-city initiatives are on the national radar after Coun. Cathy Heron addressed a parliamentary committee this week, and she’s hopeful more funding could be on the way. Heron, accompanied by smart city manager Travis Peter, spoke Thursday morning with members of the federal standing committee on transport, infrastructure and …
ludhiana

As no project under the smart city mission has been started till date, Saurabh Jain, director, special purpose vehicle (SPV), for the smart city, on Tuesday has directed the officials concerned to ensure the work to be started on the project before June 25. Saurabh Jain conducted meeting with officials of …
infra

Governments across nations are adopting solutions and undertaking measures to promote smart city development. It has been estimated that over the next 20 years, cities across the world will invest approximately $41 trillion on technologies to offer improved services. While the pace of urbanization has increased exponentially, to fill the existing …
unlv

They came for the swag and the fun. But they left with a $10,000 grand prize and the chance to make Las Vegas a smarter city. Five current and former UNLV students needed only 10 of the allotted 24 hours during the Smart Cities Hackathon competition at the Consumer Electronics Show last …
taiwan

The Royal Borough of Greenwich is one of London’s 33 Boroughs. Situated south of the River Thames, the Royal borough has long been associated with scientific invention and discovery, and has worldwide recognition through its association with the Greenwich Meridian and as the ‘home of time.’ But Greenwich is also …
street

General Electric will put cameras, microphones and sensors on 3,200 streetlights in San Diego this year, marking the first large-scale use of “smart city” tools GE says can help monitor traffic and pinpoint crime. Based on technology from GE, Intel and AT&T, the system will use sensing nodes on light poles …
pec

A Smart City Innovation Centre will come up at Punjab Engineering College in the first week of April. This was stated at a Smart City workshop, organized by PEC University of Technology on Wednesday. Companies like Larsen and Toubro, CISCO, Nokia, IBM, Intel, Sterlite, Videocon, Dell-EMC, SAP, Ericsson, Wipro and …
roland

Roland Busch, a board member of the €79.6 billion engineering and technology company Siemens AG, was appointed chief technology officer (CTO) in December. Like its competitors General Electric Co., ABB Ltd, and Honeywell International Inc., Siemens is digitally transforming itself as well as the industries it serves. In a recent interview, …
challenges

Smart cities and cars are getting even smarter as technological disruption continues to shake up the transportation industry. By 2021, more than 380 million connected cars are expected to be on the road, as automakers plan to connect the majority of the vehicles they sell, according to research from BI …
portland

The city of Portland made headlines last year when it was one of seven cities from across the country in the running for a total $50 million prize in the Smart City Challenge – a national competition that asked cities to come up with transportation plans for systems that would …