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Monthly report: August 2018

This month, The Essentials Report, has curated & analyzed the content published by 84 influencers like IEEE Smart Cities and Libelium, discussing hashtags such as #smartcities , #smartcity and #IoT.
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Saving water with smart management and efficient systems in Spain

On Jan 11, 2017
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The project called iWesla, which stands for Improving Water Efficiency and Safety in Living Areas, is a CPSLabs funded by the European Union´s Horizon 2020 research and innovation program. The consortium is formed by A-CING, Indra, Novelti and the Universidad Politecnica de Madrid (UPM). ...

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Saving water with smart management and efficient systems in Spain

The project called iWesla, which stands for Improving Water Efficiency and Safety in Living Areas, is a CPSLabs funded by the European Union´s Horizon 2020 research and innovation program. ...

Designing cities for kids helps everyone. Here’s how to convince government

On Aug 2, 2018
@SmartCityexpo shared
Designing cities for kids helps everyone. Here’s how to convince government https://t.co/6iaLaZrpyf via @apoliticalco #UrbanEnvironment #UrbanPlanning #UrbanDesign #PublicSpace https://t.co/LUlmKO2R2V
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“It’s been pretty mind-blowing to be honest.” Sam Williams, a consultant at the planning firm Arup, was shocked by the response to a report he co-authored in late 2017 on how to make cities more child-friendly. ...

apolitical.co
On Aug 2, 2018
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Designing cities for kids helps everyone. Here’s how to convince government https://t.co/6iaLaZrpyf via @apoliticalco #UrbanEnvironment #UrbanPlanning #UrbanDesign #PublicSpace https://t.co/LUlmKO2R2V
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Designing cities for kids helps everyone. Here’s how to convince government

“It’s been pretty mind-blowing to be honest.” Sam Williams, a consultant at the planning firm Arup, was shocked by the response to a report he co-authored in late 2017 on how to make cities ...

Applications open for 2nd round of wireless research testbeds

On Aug 3, 2018
@smartcitiesdive shared
"There's a certain amount of prestige too that comes with being one of the cities that is selected," US Ignite Forum Director Mari Silbey told Smart Cities Dive https://t.co/ga3Z9B1sgn
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Cities are required to partner with academic institutions and businesses to pitch for the testbeds, with two awarded earlier this year to New York City and Salt Lake City.

www.smartcitiesdive.com
On Aug 3, 2018
@smartcitiesdive shared
"There's a certain amount of prestige too that comes with being one of the cities that is selected," US Ignite Forum Director Mari Silbey told Smart Cities Dive https://t.co/ga3Z9B1sgn
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Applications open for 2nd round of wireless research testbeds

Cities are required to partner with academic institutions and businesses to pitch for the testbeds, with two awarded earlier this year to New York City and Salt Lake City.

Will smart cities become the next populist scapegoat?

On Aug 5, 2018
@ErelRosenberg shared
Will smart cities become the next populist scapegoat? | @HartleyKris @unimelb & Glen Kuecker @DePauwU #SmartCities #IoT #DataScience https://t.co/5VoFU1tlbO via @APPSPolicyForum
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There are growing concerns that technology is leaving democracy behind, and smart cities might be a casualty in the backlash, argue Kris Hartley and Glen Kuecker.

www.policyforum.net
On Aug 5, 2018
@ErelRosenberg shared
Will smart cities become the next populist scapegoat? | @HartleyKris @unimelb & Glen Kuecker @DePauwU #SmartCities #IoT #DataScience https://t.co/5VoFU1tlbO via @APPSPolicyForum
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Will smart cities become the next populist scapegoat?

There are growing concerns that technology is leaving democracy behind, and smart cities might be a casualty in the backlash, argue Kris Hartley and Glen Kuecker.

Libelium’s IoT sensors platform helps to control environmental impact on Palma de Mallorca’s harbor to become a smart tourist destination

On Aug 30, 2017
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Palma de Mallorca harbor environment monitoring to become the city a #SmartTourist destination #SmartEnvironment https://t.co/SrymmAorjA
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Turning Palma de Mallorca into a smart tourist destination by improving the quality of its environment is the main aim of the project in which Libelium and Mallorcawifi.com have been working together. To do so, a wide Waspmote Plug and Sense Smart Cities sensors network has been deployed ...

www.libelium.com
On Aug 30, 2017
@libelium shared
Palma de Mallorca harbor environment monitoring to become the city a #SmartTourist destination #SmartEnvironment https://t.co/SrymmAorjA
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Libelium’s IoT sensors platform helps to control environmental impact on Palma de Mallorca’s harbor to become a smart tourist destination

Turning Palma de Mallorca into a smart tourist destination by improving the quality of its environment is the main aim of the project in which Libelium and Mallorcawifi.com have been ...

Software-Defined Web-of-Nest: A Fully Distributed Framework for Managing Power Distribution Networks

On Aug 24, 2018
@IEEESmartCities shared
#ICYMI: Ke Meng and Peishuai Li's article, Software-Defined Web-of-Nest: A Fully Distributed Framework for Managing Power Distribution Networks, is available as part of the @IEEESmartCities July newsletter. Read here: https://t.co/2Arx3jZw0s https://t.co/VVnT5UIfDg
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IEEE Smart Cities is a global, multi-discipline cross-IEEE effort, through which IEEE seeks to help municipalities around the world address urban population growth by providing education, insight and expertise, and creating a forum for collaboration of all entities involved in planning ...

smartcities.ieee.org
On Aug 24, 2018
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#ICYMI: Ke Meng and Peishuai Li's article, Software-Defined Web-of-Nest: A Fully Distributed Framework for Managing Power Distribution Networks, is available as part of the @IEEESmartCities July newsletter. Read here: https://t.co/2Arx3jZw0s https://t.co/VVnT5UIfDg
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Software-Defined Web-of-Nest: A Fully Distributed Framework for Managing Power Distribution Networks

IEEE Smart Cities is a global, multi-discipline cross-IEEE effort, through which IEEE seeks to help municipalities around the world address urban population growth by providing education, ...

Future Cities mission to China: applications now open

On Jul 23, 2018
@innovateuk shared
The #FutureCitiesChina mission will offer UK urban innovators a unique opportunity to enter the Chinese market. Apply by Aug 17 here: https://t.co/vpIYQdI7Mp @futurecitiescat @ChinaBritain @tradegovuk https://t.co/EDXUlu4nOb
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Innovative UK businesses working in the smart cities sector can meet potential customers, partners and investors in China’s Greater Bay Area.

www.gov.uk
On Jul 23, 2018
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The #FutureCitiesChina mission will offer UK urban innovators a unique opportunity to enter the Chinese market. Apply by Aug 17 here: https://t.co/vpIYQdI7Mp @futurecitiescat @ChinaBritain @tradegovuk https://t.co/EDXUlu4nOb
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Future Cities mission to China: applications now open

Innovative UK businesses working in the smart cities sector can meet potential customers, partners and investors in China’s Greater Bay Area.

Citizens at the heart of smart cities

On Aug 20, 2018
@IEEESmartCities shared
You can't have a city without citizens. So, you definitely can't have a #smartcity without citizens: https://t.co/fyiYMAhwsN @geoworldmedia https://t.co/6XTindvNVj
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Taking into account this citizen-centric approach, McKinsey has released a new report titled ‘Smart Cities: Digital Solutions for a More Livable Future

www.geospatialworld.net
On Aug 20, 2018
@IEEESmartCities shared
You can't have a city without citizens. So, you definitely can't have a #smartcity without citizens: https://t.co/fyiYMAhwsN @geoworldmedia https://t.co/6XTindvNVj
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Citizens at the heart of smart cities

Taking into account this citizen-centric approach, McKinsey has released a new report titled ‘Smart Cities: Digital Solutions for a More Livable Future

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