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Smart Cities

On Jun 18, 2020
@smartcities_es shared
RT @OpenYourCity: 3GPP: Smart Cities Should Engage With Mobile Standards Developers https://t.co/aJZcnhEXFu #5G #smartcity #urbanTech https://t.co/t0rzLrY9c3
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3GPP: Smart Cities Should Engage With Mobile Standards Developers

3GPP: Smart Cities Should Engage With Mobile Standards Developers

Smart city planners should seriously care about 3GPP because 3GPP is a global initiative spearheading development of 5G standards

On Jun 18, 2020
@smartcitiesdive shared
Modernization of "the grid" as the backbone of any smart community will jumpstart connectivity. @Dentons https://t.co/LJFfeJzldt
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5 focal points needed to develop a smart city

5 focal points needed to develop a smart city

Given the pace at which new technology is overtaking social infrastructure, cities must "up their game" with a greater sense of focus and urgency. 

On Jun 17, 2020
@EngagingCities shared
The critical role that good pedestrian infrastructure plays in city life has been exposed by the coronavirus lockdowns. Why can’t cities fix their sidewalk gap? https://t.co/CQO8KilIxD #sidewalks #walkability #walkable #infrastructure #city #cities #gaps #pedestrian https://t.co/PT3cKI5U0N
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The High Cost of Bad Sidewalks

The High Cost of Bad Sidewalks

The critical role that good pedestrian infrastructure plays in city life has been exposed by the coronavirus lockdowns. Why can’t cities fix their sidewalk gap?

On Jun 22, 2020
@SmartCityexpo shared
"I could be anywhere" How to nurture the community-resident bond during #COVID19 1. Boost time in the city center with #publicsafety 2. Focus on improving #qualityoflife 3. Pay attention to #equity via @MeetoftheMinds @COSmartCities #smartcities https://t.co/uQnDhgwRe6
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3 Ways Communities Can Bond with Residents in the Age of Covid & Beyond

3 Ways Communities Can Bond with Residents in the Age of Covid & Beyond

There is a risk of further widening the gap between so-called ‘knowledge workers’ able to do their jobs remotely and afford to move, and those with place-based employment who cannot. Beyond ...

On Jun 18, 2020
@Cities_Today shared
Helsinki shopping mall trials the use of 5G and Narrowband-IoT networks 👉 https://t.co/XP2ISPrXD6 @malloftripla @helsinki @teliafinland #smartcity #innovation #5G #IoT https://t.co/XnC4E1C6gk
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‘Smart mall’ trial goes live in Helsinki

‘Smart mall’ trial goes live in Helsinki

The trial will use sensors to collect data on the flows of people and bicycles around the shopping centre and its vicinity

On Jun 17, 2020
@ConnectCitiesEU shared
RT @Jorge_RdA: Now that the @EUSmartCities online #matchmaking event it's over it's time for the 📣"Ready, Set, Market session", part of EUSEW2020. It will specify how to make Smart City Projects bankable in times of COVID-19! 📈 #Whitehelm @GreenwardP @Jeeosch 🔗 https://t.co/eUIp8ze6MU https://t.co/WoMFFzPX3b
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Ready, set, market - How to make Smart City Projects bankable in times of COVID-19

Ready, set, market - How to make Smart City Projects bankable in times of COVID-19

The objective of the panel discussion is to provide insights in replication and upscaling of Smart City solutions through external investment having in mind that in just a few weeks, the ...

On Jun 19, 2020
@smartcitiesdive shared
Uber's foray into SaaS marks a "historic first" for the company, said David Reich, head of Uber Transit. https://t.co/Glt2HcrFhm
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Uber enters first SaaS partnership in Marin County, CA

Uber enters first SaaS partnership in Marin County, CA

Starting July 1, an integration of Marin Transit's services and the Transportation Authority of Marin's discounts will be available via the Uber app.

On Jun 22, 2020
@SmartCityexpo shared
This is how #smartcity technology can be used to tell if #socialdistancing is working via @wef #COVID19 #smartcities #smartsolutions #deeplearning #machinelearning #ML #publichealth https://t.co/MUvV1MSTZK
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This is how smart city technology can be used to tell if social distancing is working

This is how smart city technology can be used to tell if social distancing is working

To assist with this, our team has developed an urban data dashboard to help understand the impact of social distancing measures on people and […]