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Makati City is now a step closer to transforming itself into a “Smart City” after forging a collaboration agreement with Globe Telecom, its subsidiary G-XChange Inc. (GXI), and iBayad Online Ventures Inc., for the launch of the Makatizen Card, which will be available to Makati residents and workers soon. Makati …
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At night, Central do Brasil is eerily quiet. Rio’s main transit point connects the city’s metro to a bus station and to its eight tramway lines. But arriving at Central early in the morning is a different story. An estimated 670,000 descend from the suburban trains every morning. Home to …
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Imagine living in a city where the level of street lighting was graded to how busy the street actually is. Where if someone decides to cycle to work they can access data that will tell them the best route that morning. Where if their recycling bin gets full quicker it’s …
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The Environmental Industries Commission (EIC) has launched a cross-sector free to access smart cities platform, bringing together all those using smart technologies or big data with an aim of creating cleaner, greener, and more sustainable city environments. The database provides a free-to-access platform for promoting smart technologies, which help cities …
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KPMG Australia and Cisco have partnered up to push smart cities, using internet of things, in Australia. The new alliance pulls together KPMG’s IoT capabilities and Cisco’s technology capabilities, with the aim of providing end-to-end advisory, technology and related services for city leaders, backed by platform, support and operations capabilities, …
dubai

The conference, which took place at start of May in New York, is a global conference and expo on smart cities and urban development, supported by the NYC mayor. Smart Dubai was a strategic partner of the event. From Smart Dubai, HE Dr Aisha Bint Butti Bin Bishr, Director-General of …
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Telstra has announced that it will trial and deploy a series of smart city Internet of Things (IoT) applications throughout a beachside park in Perth, Western Australia, under a partnership with the city of Joondalup. The solutions will include environmental sensors that monitor temperature, humidity, pollution, light, and noise levels …
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Google has its sights set on piloting its vision for the smart city of the future in Canada’s largest urban centre. But its reasons for picking Toronto are not necessarily the ones we might first assume. Alphabet, Google’s parent company, is eyeing Toronto for its foray into digital city-building. At …
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Walt Disney’s EPCOT was, for many, the first glimpse of what a city of the future could look like. It may not have been the vision the man originally envisioned, but the themed land at Walt Disney World encapsulated the ideas of how the future would look through the eyes …
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However, Hong said Viet Nam will face challenges on the path of developing smart cities. He therefore asked all localities, enterprises, business associations and research institutes to submit suggestions and proposals on how to develop a smart city suitable to Vietnamese conditions. Participants agreed that the MOIC should co-ordinate with …