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Fireball » Smart Cities Portfolio Projects

Fireball » Smart Cities Portfolio Projects | Tech and urban life | Scoop.it
The European Commission Competitiveness and Innovation Framework Programme funded a portfolio of “Smart Cities” projects which all began in November 2010, running for 30 months, through the ICT-PSP theme Open Innovation for Internet Enabled...
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Smart Cities – Creating Intelligent Urban Environments - Macrowikinomics

Smart Cities – Creating Intelligent Urban Environments - Macrowikinomics | Tech and urban life | Scoop.it
The 21st century will be dominated by the city. More than half the world's population lives in cities, and the percentage is growing rapidly. (Smart Cities – can building smart cities lead to healthier communities?
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Digital Cities INTERREG IVC | A network for rapid and sustainable ICT regional adoption

Digital Cities INTERREG IVC | A network for rapid and sustainable ICT regional adoption | Tech and urban life | Scoop.it
Digital Cities is a three-year project that focuses on the problem of the low ICT adoption by European local authorities in non-metropolitan areas, geographically isolated areas and other areas of social exclusion.
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Smart City. Más allá de la gestión energética inteligente y las tecnologías digitales

Smart City. Más allá de la gestión energética inteligente y las tecnologías digitales | Tech and urban life | Scoop.it
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Smart Cities Now

RT @willperrin: smart cities without the expensive infrastructure using today's #hyperlocal sites - EU proposal http://tinyurl.com/62pqtdl...
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Using Data to Design Government Services - Technology Review

Using Data to Design Government Services - Technology Review | Tech and urban life | Scoop.it
Cities are trying to tap into information generated by mobile phones, but that approach threatens to leave poor people behind.
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Smart City como movilización de capacidades tecnológicas locales y oportunidades industriales

Smart City como movilización de capacidades tecnológicas locales y oportunidades industriales | Tech and urban life | Scoop.it
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My Talk at MIT’s Forum on Future Cities | Anthony Townsend

My Talk at MIT’s Forum on Future Cities | Anthony Townsend | Tech and urban life | Scoop.it
Probably one of the most interesting urbanism conferences I've ever attended, the Forum on Future Cities was part of MIT's 150th Anniversary celebration and was...
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Ficciociudades #11. Lavasa (India). No hay nada inteligente en esto

Ficciociudades #11. Lavasa (India). No hay nada inteligente en esto | Tech and urban life | Scoop.it
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A Definition of a Smart Cities: compared with an Innovation City ...

A Definition of a Smart Cities: compared with an Innovation City ... | Tech and urban life | Scoop.it
Smart City, in everyday use, is inclusive of terms such as 'digital city' or 'connected cities'.
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Urban Informatics: Maximizing Benefits for Cities and Citizens

The Queensland University of Technology defines urban informatics as

…the study, design, and practice of urban experiences across different urban contexts that are created by new opportunities of real-time, ubiquitous technology and the augmentation that mediates the physical and digital layers of people networks and urban infrastructures.
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Senseable City Lab | Forum on Future Cities

Senseable City Lab | Forum on Future Cities | Tech and urban life | Scoop.it
Watching Mark Spellman from @accenture at forum on future cities - great! @SENSEablecity http://t.
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Digital City, The Urban Culture of Sentient Cities: From an Internet of Things to a Public Sphere of Things

Digital City, The Urban Culture of Sentient Cities: From an Internet of Things to a Public Sphere of Things | Tech and urban life | Scoop.it
The Urban Culture of Sentient Cities: From an Internet of Things to a Public Sphere of... (The Urban Culture of Sentient Cities: From an Internet of Things to a Public Sphere of Things http://tumblr.com/xtl2dbwxef...)...
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Power to the People: The Risk and Rewards of Mobile Technology in Governance Development | TechChange | The Institute for Technology and Social Change

Power to the People: The Risk and Rewards of Mobile Technology in Governance Development | TechChange | The Institute for Technology and Social Change | Tech and urban life | Scoop.it
For the frustrated governance advisor, exasperated force commander, and perpetually under funded election observer the notion that technology can solve our (here's hoping RT @techchange: #WPFD #censorship panel: African mobile tech keeping gov't leaders honest.
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How Smarter Parking Technology Will Reduce Traffic Congestion - Mashable

How Smarter Parking Technology Will Reduce Traffic Congestion - Mashable | Tech and urban life | Scoop.it
How Smarter Parking Technology Will Reduce Traffic CongestionMashableStreetline Vice President Kelly Schwager says parking is just the tip of the iceberg, and the company plans to help create around smart cities and traffic management.
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Susana Carrillo: “Somos muy conscientes del gran reto que implica una innovación rompedora como la que supone la Ciudad Inteligente de SmartCity”

Susana Carrillo: “Somos muy conscientes del gran reto que implica una innovación rompedora como la que supone la Ciudad Inteligente de SmartCity” | Tech and urban life | Scoop.it
Portal profesional del medio ambiente. Para empresas
del sector medioambiental.
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Smart city. Estrategia comercial empresarial y marca de nuevos desarrollos urbanos

Smart city. Estrategia comercial empresarial y marca de nuevos desarrollos urbanos | Tech and urban life | Scoop.it
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» How Smartphones Can Improve Public Transit

» How Smartphones Can Improve Public Transit | Tech and urban life | Scoop.it
Smartphone apps may be the key to getting people out of their cars and onto mass transit.
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Green:Net Event on ICT and Climate Change | Sustainable Cities ...

Green:Net Event on ICT and Climate Change | Sustainable Cities ... | Tech and urban life | Scoop.it
Smart cities: As urban populations and cities expand worldwide, there are growing needs to use ICT for planning, management, analytics and citizen participation.
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Smart Cities and the Future Internet - URENIO Watch

This is an Open Access paper from Springer, which explores “smart cities” as environments of open and user-driven innovation for experimenting and vali.
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Connected sustainable cities

Connected sustainable cities | Tech and urban life | Scoop.it
Connected sustainable cities employ ubiquitous, networked intelligence to ensure the efficient and responsible use of the scarce resources - particularly energy and water - that are required for a city's operation, together with the effective management of waste products that a city produces, such as carbon emissions to the atmosphere.
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