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On Jan 18, 2021
@UrbanBreezes shared
Let interoperability be the foundation of smart cities https://t.co/wqqbotobkw
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Let interoperability be the foundation of smart cities

Let interoperability be the foundation of smart cities

If you want to learn one of the best cases for interoperability, just remember the early stages of the World Wide Web and Sir Tim Berners-Lee’s intuitions. “From the very beginning, he was ...

On Jan 19, 2021
@Cities_Today shared
Greater Manchester launches smart city testbed to trial how cities can adapt in the wake of COVID-19 with the use of IoT and other technology 👉 https://t.co/2tKwNpo37k @greatermcr @mediacityuk @CPCatapult @UP_Ventures #IoT #smartcity #innovation #govtech
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UK startups demo solutions for post-pandemic smart cities

UK startups demo solutions for post-pandemic smart cities

A smart city testbed has been launched at Salford’s MediaCityUK to show how cities can use the Internet of Things (IoT) and other technology to adapt in the wake of the COVID-19 crisis.

On Jan 13, 2021
@JAdP shared
RT @labs_smc: 5 Ways COVID-19 Pushed Digital Services into the Spotlight https://t.co/xOm93XynVx
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5 Ways COVID-19 Pushed Digital Services into the Spotlight

5 Ways COVID-19 Pushed Digital Services into the Spotlight

From fast-paced development and a focus on equity to GIS work and contact tracing, the pandemic showed that, despite challenges, digital services are crucial to making government work well ...

On Jan 19, 2021
@libelium shared
#IoT is growing at an exponential rate! 🚀 And our CEO, @aliciaasin, is among the TOP 7 leaders/influencers to keep abreast of the newer updates and developments in IoT space. 📰Read more: https://t.co/RguujK72pR by @AITechpark https://t.co/gBLB3Zo9De
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Top 7 IoT Thought Leaders to Follow in 2021

Top 7 IoT Thought Leaders to Follow in 2021

IoT is growing at an exponential rate. Enlisted below are our picks for the the top 7 IoT leaders/influencers to keep abreast the newer updates and developments in IoT space.

On Jan 15, 2021
@smartcitiesdive shared
[email protected] recently announced it would fold its smart city software arm. @vikasbutaney noted that smart cities today may not be what Cisco had anticipated 10 years ago.https://t.co/tK0j9xNo0K
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Cisco explains its smart city software exit

Cisco explains its smart city software exit

The company will fold its Kinetic for Cities software platform, but told Smart Cities Dive it remains "deeply committed" to inclusive, sustainable and secure cities.

On Jan 19, 2021
@smartcitiesdive shared
National Landing is set for $4 billion in transit projects in the next decade as the DC metro area braces for Amazon’s HQ2. https://t.co/J7uHopwleJ
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$4B worth of transit projects coming to DC metro area

$4B worth of transit projects coming to DC metro area

Northern Virginia, the site of Amazon's second U.S. headquarters, will see a flurry of transportation projects over the next decade in an effort to become the most "well-connected downtown ...

On Jan 15, 2021
@Cities_Today shared
Spreading sustainable mobility across Europe through peer-to-peer exchange 👉 https://t.co/nOk9xcUvag @CIVITAS_EU @EUROCITIES #mobility #sustainability #transport #localgov
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Spreading sustainable mobility across Europe through peer-to-peer exchange

Spreading sustainable mobility across Europe through peer-to-peer exchange

Over the past four years, the CIVITAS Initiative – one of the European Commission’s flagship vehicles for fostering sustainable urban mobility – has facilitated a peer-to-peer exchange ...

On Jan 15, 2021
@Cities_Today shared
The British Standards Institution publishes PAS 186:2020, the first code of practice for smart city suppliers 👉 https://t.co/8Sajk8i3ZS @BSI_UK #smartcity #innovation #procurement #standardisation #govtech
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First smart city supplier code of practice launched

First smart city supplier code of practice launched

The British Standards Institution (BSI) has published what it says is the first code of practice for suppliers of data products and services for cities.