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Technavio has published a new report that identifies the five leading vendors in smart highway construction. The global smart highway construction market 2017-2021 report also lists 14 other leading vendors who are expected to impact the market from now until 2021. According to the report, the smart highway construction market …
lessor

Smart cities must be sustainable in order to survive. Sustainability is a key component of a truly smart city. If you add connectivity to a city without any connection to sustainability issues, you haven’t really created a smart city. To be truly innovative, a city needs to consider elements including …
energy

Smart city development is in full swing, but it appears that city officials are leaving security by the wayside. While the definition of what makes a city “smart” is still up for debate, in general, we often consider it a system of both traditional infrastructure and new, overlaying structures created …
schnieder

On April 11, 2017, Schneider Electric inaugurated its annual Innovation Summit at The Atlantis on Palm Jumeirah, bringing together more than 2,500 attendees for the two-day summit that focused on innovations and technologies that cater to the future of energy management, industrial efficiency and environmental sustainability. With speakers and VIP …
smarti

This year’s EU Green Week is clear in its focus: “green jobs for a greener future.” It’s highlighting how environmental policies are helping to create new work opportunities and a demand for new types of competences. Smart city projects are playing a big role in all of this – revolutionising …
govt

The Digital Marketplace run by the federal government’s Digital Transformation Agency will now offer local councils an opportunity to collaborate on smart city projects, according to assistant minister for cities and digital transformation Angus Taylor. The marketplace will allow councils to post details of smart city projects they are working …
changing

Delivering value that exceeds the sum of its parts, smart cities will help us along the road to utopia. We will be able to address the key challenges of our day, issues like traffic congestion, outdated utility infrastructure, safety, the expense of healthcare, our education crisis, and our increasing demand …
arrow

Arrow Electronics is collaborating with AIRmaker, a Singapore-based Internet of Things (IoT) accelerator, to help start-ups transform fresh ideas into sustainable businesses. As a technology advisor, Arrow will help AIRmaker programme start-ups become more effective and productive in their idea-to-impact product journey. “We are confident that our collaboration with Arrow …
urges

Vendors and channel partners must educate municipalities about the need for a robust, well-managed network to carry out smart city and IoT initiatives, according to an Extreme Networks leader. “Unfortunately, a lot of states, counties, and cities don’t look at the network as a strategic business asset,” said Brian O’Connor, …
micro

According to a survey conducted by IDC on the most trusted vendors for US Smart City transformation, Microsoft was ranked the most trusted vendor. IDC asked the following two questions as part of their survey. Do you expect the following technology suppliers will enable the digital transformation that will help …