Top news of the week: 15.09.2020.

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Smart Cities

On Sep 11, 2020
@SmartCityexpo shared
The number of new US #smartcity deployments is expected to fall 7% in 2021 due to #COVID19, according to new analysis from Kagan, a research group within @SPGMarketIntel via @Cities_Today #DigitalTransformation #smartcities #5G #IoT https://t.co/7je6bfa7k2 https://t.co/VXs3jzTdAG
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COVID-19 set to curb US smart city projects

COVID-19 set to curb US smart city projects

The number of new US smart city deployments is expected to fall seven percent in 2021 due to COVID-19, according to new analysis from Kagan, a research group within S&P Global Market ...

On Sep 10, 2020
@smartcitiesdive shared
The ban consists of two ordinances: one to prohibit government use of facial recognition technology, and another to prohibit businesses from utilizing the tech on their customers or on the nearby public. https://t.co/bgrxZd2KGL
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Portland, OR passes nation's strictest facial recognition ban

Portland, OR passes nation's strictest facial recognition ban

The ban will prohibit use of the tech in public and private spheres, marking the country's first ban for businesses like stores, airlines and event venues.

On Sep 9, 2020
@smartcitiesdive shared
Philadelphia is the only city among five U.S. jurisdictions to be selected for a COVID-19 vaccine distribution pilot by the CDC. https://t.co/Fiw6I3Nn9v
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CDC taps Philadelphia to pilot COVID vaccines

CDC taps Philadelphia to pilot COVID vaccines

The City of Philadelphia and four states were selected to pilot a vaccine program as early as Nov. 1, but the jurisdictions still face many unknowns.

On Sep 8, 2020
@smartcitiesdive shared
Today: A new survey from the @NYSRA found 64% of the state’s restaurants could close by the end of the year. https://t.co/mgNbP22zRi
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Tracking the impact of coronavirus on US cities

Tracking the impact of coronavirus on US cities

Today: Bloomberg Philanthropies announces a Coronavirus Local Response Initiative, the National Shared Mobility Summit suspends its Chicago event and more updates, all in our new tracker.

On Sep 14, 2020
@SmartCityexpo shared
Participate in #WDVC2020, the #opendata #dataviz challenge organized by @bcn_ajuntament, and @smart_kobe bringing both cities closer together in the spirit of #smartcity collaboration. https://t.co/8ak2WwsQ77 #BITHabitat #OpenDataBCN #smartcities #SDGs #datadesign https://t.co/YS9uRoCn8P
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Open Data BCN

Open Data BCN

After the success of the two previous editions, the World Data Viz Challenge 2020 Barcelona-Kobe, a competition organised by the City Councils of Barcelona and the Japanese city …

On Sep 9, 2020
@EUScienceInnov shared
RT @EU_ENV: By 2050, 85% of Europeans will be living in urban areas 🏘️🌲🏨🌳🏢 We aim for 100 climate-neutral cities by 2030 🏫 by & for the citizens 👨‍👧 Help @EUScienceInnov design the 🇪🇺 #MissionCities Share your ideas until 14 September https://t.co/YK02xbv1gL #EUmissions #BuildCircular https://t.co/eGz8UrZtUm
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Climate-neutral and smart cities

Climate-neutral and smart cities

100 Climate-neutral cities by 2030 - by and for the citizens

On Sep 10, 2020
@NGI_EXP shared
RT @NGIoT4eu: #IoTEdgeEU: Future Directions Tomorrow, 11 Sept 10am - 4pm 👉Needs and opportunities 👉Learn from industry and public sectors 👉Promising paths forward @IoT_euLSP @AIOTI_EU @IoT_Forum @NetTechEU @council_IoT @NGI_EXP @DSMeu @NGI4eu @5GPPP @oascities https://t.co/5X37WuTFqQ https://t.co/C4X9aNaTuw
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IoT and Edge Computing: Future directions for Europe

IoT and Edge Computing: Future directions for Europe

The purpose of the workshop is to bring key European stakeholders together to: Share views on the emerging needs and opportunities for European Edge IoT Learn from key voices in …

On Sep 8, 2020
@SmartCityexpo shared
The challenges #Barcelona's experiencing are not a result of the #pandemic, but the effects of betting most of its chips on #massivetourism. via @citiesthefuture @PABL0VALERIO #innovation #economicdevelopment #smartcities #sustainability #greenrecovery https://t.co/7ece2UBV5W
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Time for Barcelona to “Hit Refresh”

Time for Barcelona to “Hit Refresh”

It is time to make bold, disruptive changes in the city’s economy: fuel innovation, sustainability, and policies to improve Barcelona residents’ quality of life.