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A new competition which aims to solve Vietnam’s infrastructure problems with smart city solutions is now open to pitches. The Asian Development Bank is partnering with Singaporean venture capital firm TNB Ventures, Mekong Business Initiative, and Australian Aid, to bring in startups to offer connected infrastructure solutions and establish smart …
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After the success of Smart City Challenge, the Union government is ready to introduce a similar technology competition to give fillip to the Housing for All programme. The competition – to be called Housing Challenge — would be conducted by states to choose the best and most cost-effective technology for …
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The newly designed Aundh ‘Smart City’ road from Brehmen Circle to Parihar chowk will cost ₹22 crore for a 1.5-km stretch. The footpath alongside the road is one-of-its kind. As per the officials, this is the ideal footpath for which Pune Municipal Corporation (PMC) has spent a significant amount of …
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Urbanova, a smart city living lab in Spokane, Washington’s University District, has reached a key milestone with its smart and connected streetlights pilot which aims to increase energy efficiency and public safety. Following data collection from sensors installed in 10 streetlights across the district, Urbanova’s founding partner Avista will install …
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Picture this — a city with cutting-edge urban planning, smart infrastructure and replete with systems running on the latest information technologies. This dream could turn into reality with the Smart Cities Mission that promises to transform the way our cities look, function and how we live. Launched in 2015, Government …
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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 …
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City planners and dwellers are gearing up for the 70 percent of the world’s population projected to live in urban areas by 2050. The solution to unlocking gridlock and making cities more livable is as complex as the infrastructures they seek to improve, according to new UPS research co-sponsored by …
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Our cities may soon be greener, cleaner and more efficient thanks to the launch of a new initiative yesterday to match urban centres with smart technology.
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Research and Markets has announced the addition of the “Growth Opportunities for Global Smart Lighting Market” report to their offering. The global smart lighting market is expected to reach an estimated $17.7 billion by 2022 and is forecast to grow at a CAGR of 23.9% from 2017 to 2022. Trends, …
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The Minister of Foreign Affairs, Mr Geoffrey Onyeama, has stressed the need for Public Private Partnership (PPP) in driving Information Communication Technology (ICT) and development of smart cities in Nigeria. He told the News Agency of Nigeria (NAN) on the sidelines of Transform Africa Summit 2017 in Kigali, Rwanda, that …