Category Archives: Smart Cities

Smart city market is growing but fragmentation defines its current state

Highlights Smart city device shipments expected to grow from 202 million in 2017 to 1.4 billion by 2026 Smart city market is growing but fragmentation defines its current state Various vertical applications, horizontal layers and heterogeneous stakeholders contribute to market complexity and fragmentation Business models and long-term project sustainability must be addressed to unlock full…
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Smart City and Industrial IoT Applications

If you think cities are crowded now, just wait. Within just 15 years, more than 5 billion people will live in urban environments. Urban growth boundaries are increasingly limiting sprawl, forcing even more growth to go vertical, increasing urban density. By 2020, the Philippines and Thailand could each have middle classes as large as in…
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Smart parking innovations – look beyond parking

Parking and traffic congestion are constant sources of frustration for drivers, merchants, employers and public officials in cities worldwide. For this reason, smart parking services are top of mind with public officials, parking agencies, IT and innovation executives. Many smart city projects incorporate a smart parking element. Smart parking brings immediate value While smart parking…
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Hidden revenue streams for smart cities

Today, many cities are toying with the idea of becoming a “smart city” or a city that actively does everything from monitoring traffic patterns to predicting when a street light will go out to analyzing any digital information its collecting. However, while these are nice to know items that can make life easier for inhabitants,…
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Smart Cities – From Vertical Farming to Vertiports

Cities are bursting at their seams and to manage the urban sprawl the strategy has been simple – Go vertical! Tall buildings, elevated transportation, vertical farming, and now vertiports! All indications even at the recently concluded Uber Elevate Summit, point to one certainty– the platform disruption is getting ready for lift-off! Electric Vertical Take-off and Landing (eVTOL)…
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Smart cities using Internet of Things Solutions

Cities around the world are getting “smarter” everyday through the implementation of Internet of Things (IoT) devices. “What exactly does it mean for a city to get smarter?” you ask. According to Kate Meis of Green Biz, “Smart cities are communities that are building infrastructure to continuously improve the collection, aggregation and use of data to improve the lives…
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IBM and Unified Inbox – IoT platform for Smart Cities

IBM and Unified Inbox (UIB), a Singapore-based intelligent Internet of Things (IoT) messaging platform, is collaborating to provide businesses with a IoT messaging platform using IBM Watson. Known as the UnificationEngine, UIB's messaging platform is a technology compatible with over 20 applications including email, SMS, social media channels such as Twitter and Facebook. IBM Watson powers…
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Ingenu’s Machine Network Goes Live in San Diego

Ingenu Inc.™, the company that delivers purpose-built IoT connectivity, announced the availability of its Machine Network™ in the greater San Diego metropolitan area. The Internet of Things (IoT) network, powered by Ingenu’s RPMA® (Random Phase Multiple Access) technology will drive applications related to municipal sustainability and clean energy. The San Diego Machine Network will serve the eighth-largest city in the…
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