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March 2017

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Eurotransport’s regular contributor, Graham Ellis, delves into the subject of smart cities, smart ticketing and the numerous possibilities of autonomous vehicles… Smart cities are supposed to be where city councils communicate with their residents electronically. However, the project is far wider than that – the object is to be able …
florida

The developers of Lake Nona, Fla., like to think of themselves as a city within the larger city of Orlando. The 11,000-acre mixed-use planned community has housing that ranges from townhomes to estates. It has 10 million square feet of commercial space with gigabit connectivity. Lake Nona also has wellness, with …
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The Middle East is undergoing rapid transformation – at different rates in different parts, but irresistible everywhere and in distinctive ways across this very large, diverse, dynamic and youthful region. This transformation is focusing on creating sustainable knowledge economies and societies that facilitate and enable a high quality of life …
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SA companies must collaborate in providing holistic technologies and solutions for sustainable smart cities, says Greg Morris, CEO, MMG Holdings.Innovation is no longer a nice-to-have. In the era of the 4th Industrial Revolution and smart cities, it may mean the difference between corporate life and death, says Greg Morris, CEO, …
sattle

Seattle’s technology leaders realized recently that their smart city portfolio was getting big enough to warrant full-time care. So the city is looking for a smart city coordinator — someone the city expects to hire around late May — to lead a suite of smart city projects that now includes the …
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Smart cities in Oman will be driven by the needs of residents of the country, according to officials at the Smart City seminar held yesterday. Based on the concept of sustainability, efficiency and economics, smart cities are tipped to drive high standards of living in the Sultanate. However, in contrast …
telensa

Telensa, global leader in connected street lighting and Smart City applications, today announced that it is moving its manufacturing back to the UK. After a strategic review of facilities across the world, the company selected the Sony UK Technology Centre in Pencoed, Wales.The Pencoed facility, which has built a reputation …
access

The Centre is not serious about accessibility hurdles which have been a long standing concern for persons with disabilities (PWDs) in India. While there has been much hype on implementation of Information Technology in an array of sectors, there is a large divide between ‘Digital India’ and ‘Accessibility India’ campaigns launched …
emami

Emami Infrastructure, the realty arm of FMCG (fast moving consumer goods) major Emami Group, is looking to develop smart city projects in Madurai and Jhansi where it has bought large parcels of land, a top official said. The company has 12,000 acres of land near Madurai and about 1,200 acres …
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BlackBerry (BBRY) may be pivoting away from the mobile hardware business, but that doesn’t mean the BlackBerry brand is about to disappear. According to a Digital Trends report, BlackBerry could take the opportunity at the MWC 20171 conference to launch a budget handset codenamed BlackBerry BBC-100-1. The BBC-100-1 would accompany …