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Monthly report: May 2020

This month, The Essentials Report, has curated & analyzed the content published by 72 influencers like Sustainable Cities and Smart City Expo, discussing hashtags such as #smartcities , #COVID19 and #IoT.
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From the Eyes of the City to Eyes for the Citizens

On May 4, 2020
@themobilecity shared
RT @martijndewaal: In what now seems another era (dec 2019) I visited the 'Eyes of the City' expo at the Shenzhen Biennale of Urbanism\Architecture. Invited by @NieuweInstituut I wrote this reflection https://t.co/otfyRNy5Wu
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The rise of cameras, AI and deep learning is changing urban life. Can this benefit not only banks, tech companies and developers, asks Martijn de Waal, but also residents themselves? ...

On May 4, 2020
@themobilecity shared
RT @martijndewaal: In what now seems another era (dec 2019) I visited the 'Eyes of the City' expo at the Shenzhen Biennale of Urbanism\Architecture. Invited by @NieuweInstituut I wrote this reflection https://t.co/otfyRNy5Wu
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From the Eyes of the City to Eyes for the Citizens

From the Eyes of the City to Eyes for the Citizens

The rise of cameras, AI and deep learning is changing urban life. Can this benefit not only banks, tech companies and developers, asks Martijn de Waal, but also residents themselves? ...

Researchers explore effects of COVID-19 on urban mobility

On May 4, 2020
@smartcitiesdive shared
“I just don't know if people are going to be willing to pay what they were paying for a scooter ride coming out of this." https://t.co/DJjz9JAbzm
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University researchers have partnered with Bird, Spin, Transit app and local transit agencies to study mobility trends in Nashville, TN and Portland, OR amid coronavirus restrictions and recovery.

www.smartcitiesdive.com
On May 4, 2020
@smartcitiesdive shared
“I just don't know if people are going to be willing to pay what they were paying for a scooter ride coming out of this." https://t.co/DJjz9JAbzm
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Researchers explore effects of COVID-19 on urban mobility

Researchers explore effects of COVID-19 on urban mobility

University researchers have partnered with Bird, Spin, Transit app and local transit agencies to study mobility trends in Nashville, TN and Portland, OR amid coronavirus restrictions and ...

Virginia city outfits school buses with Wi-Fi for remote students

On May 4, 2020
@smartcitiesdive shared
Virginia's Hopewell City Public Schools has plans to retrofit 31 school buses with wireless routers to provide Wi-Fi access to roughly 1,000 students. https://t.co/3d5pR6uVLB
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Hopewell City Public Schools will retrofit 31 buses with wireless routers to bridge the digital divide for roughly 1,000 students without internet access at home.

www.smartcitiesdive.com
On May 4, 2020
@smartcitiesdive shared
Virginia's Hopewell City Public Schools has plans to retrofit 31 school buses with wireless routers to provide Wi-Fi access to roughly 1,000 students. https://t.co/3d5pR6uVLB
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Virginia city outfits school buses with Wi-Fi for remote students

Virginia city outfits school buses with Wi-Fi for remote students

Hopewell City Public Schools will retrofit 31 buses with wireless routers to bridge the digital divide for roughly 1,000 students without internet access at home.

With 6GHz boost, expect Wi-Fi 6 to encroach on 5G's aspirations

On May 6, 2020
@Cisco shared
#WiFi6 just got a 6GHz boost. How does this impact #5G? Read more on this #WirelessWednesday. https://t.co/hRnlaAiOMj https://t.co/gFNbCg8oVd
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The Wi-Fi industry is targeting areas like fixed wireless, telehealth, VR, precision manufacturing, private networks and smart cities for expansion. That could worry 5G folks.

www.lightreading.com
On May 6, 2020
@Cisco shared
#WiFi6 just got a 6GHz boost. How does this impact #5G? Read more on this #WirelessWednesday. https://t.co/hRnlaAiOMj https://t.co/gFNbCg8oVd
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With 6GHz boost, expect Wi-Fi 6 to encroach on 5G's aspirations

With 6GHz boost, expect Wi-Fi 6 to encroach on 5G's aspirations

The Wi-Fi industry is targeting areas like fixed wireless, telehealth, VR, precision manufacturing, private networks and smart cities for expansion. That could worry 5G folks.

Pittsburgh International Airport deploys germ-killing robots

On May 6, 2020
@smartcitiesdive shared
Robots with UV light technology are sanitizing the terminals in @PITairport. https://t.co/KVq7BCE2Oy
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The autonomous devices from Carnegie Robotics use ultraviolet light tech to sanitize surfaces and slow the spread of infections like COVID-19.

www.smartcitiesdive.com
On May 6, 2020
@smartcitiesdive shared
Robots with UV light technology are sanitizing the terminals in @PITairport. https://t.co/KVq7BCE2Oy
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Pittsburgh International Airport deploys germ-killing robots

Pittsburgh International Airport deploys germ-killing robots

The autonomous devices from Carnegie Robotics use ultraviolet light tech to sanitize surfaces and slow the spread of infections like COVID-19.

Accelerating change: From smart city to smart society

On May 22, 2020
@SmartCityexpo shared
The #COVID19 #pandemic has revealed some of the shortcomings of major cities in times of crisis. As the world searches for ways to make urban areas more #resilient, #smartcity initiatives offer some of the answers. #smartcities #dataanalytics #privacy https://t.co/EMsABKRK8j
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Outbreaks of communicable disease have a long history of changing cities for the better. London's sewer network was constructed following the cholera epidemic in the 1850s, and building ventilation standards improved after the Spanish flu in 1918.

www.whitecase.com
On May 22, 2020
@SmartCityexpo shared
The #COVID19 #pandemic has revealed some of the shortcomings of major cities in times of crisis. As the world searches for ways to make urban areas more #resilient, #smartcity initiatives offer some of the answers. #smartcities #dataanalytics #privacy https://t.co/EMsABKRK8j
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Accelerating change: From smart city to smart society

Accelerating change: From smart city to smart society

Outbreaks of communicable disease have a long history of changing cities for the better. London's sewer network was constructed following the cholera epidemic in the 1850s, and building ...

DIH Webinar: Artificial Intelligence for Smart Cities

On May 22, 2020
@ConnectCitiesEU shared
DIH Webinar: Artificial Intelligence for Smart Cities #AI4smartcities Monday 25/5 #DIH https://t.co/kd1makb9Jz
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Recent growth in computing power, availability of data and progress in algorithms have turned Artificial Intelligence (AI) into one of the most strategic technologies of the 21st century. ...

ec.europa.eu
On May 22, 2020
@ConnectCitiesEU shared
DIH Webinar: Artificial Intelligence for Smart Cities #AI4smartcities Monday 25/5 #DIH https://t.co/kd1makb9Jz
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DIH Webinar: Artificial Intelligence for Smart Cities

DIH Webinar: Artificial Intelligence for Smart Cities

Recent growth in computing power, availability of data and progress in algorithms have turned Artificial Intelligence (AI) into one of the most strategic technologies of the 21st century. ...

In second health crisis of his tenure, Revere, MA's mayor taps new tech

On May 22, 2020
@smartcitiesdive shared
Revere, MA's mayor is using learnings from the opioid crisis to help respond to COVID-19, on top of applying new tech like @mysoofa to improve communication with residents. @MayorArrigo @Revere311 @kristinmusulin reports: https://t.co/B0MaWcdkv7
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Mayor Brian Arrigo's administration, which oversaw the worst of the opioid epidemic, now faces another health crisis: COVID-19. This time, they brought in Soofa to aid residents through the newest scourge.

www.smartcitiesdive.com
On May 22, 2020
@smartcitiesdive shared
Revere, MA's mayor is using learnings from the opioid crisis to help respond to COVID-19, on top of applying new tech like @mysoofa to improve communication with residents. @MayorArrigo @Revere311 @kristinmusulin reports: https://t.co/B0MaWcdkv7
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In second health crisis of his tenure, Revere, MA's mayor taps new tech

In second health crisis of his tenure, Revere, MA's mayor taps new tech

Mayor Brian Arrigo's administration, which oversaw the worst of the opioid epidemic, now faces another health crisis: COVID-19. This time, they brought in Soofa to aid residents through the ...

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