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The phrase “We live in the smartphone era and amidst the challenge of cultivating critical thinking skills” captures the essence of the ongoing debate surrounding the effects of smartphones on our intellectual capacities.

Explore the evolving landscape of employment with new models reshaping the workforce. Discover the rise of non-standard employment, increased flexibility, and the challenges and opportunities it presents. From remote work to freelancing and platform employment, delve into the changing dynamics of modern employment.

Unlock the power of big data with our comprehensive guide to data lakes! Our blog offers expert insights and practical tips for understanding the benefits and applications of data lakes, exploring topics such as data storage, processing, and analysis. Whether you’re a data scientist, IT professional, or simply curious about the world of big data, our guide to data lakes is an essential resource for harnessing the potential of this exciting field. Start your journey to data-driven success today!

Join us on a journey to discover the exciting world of symbiotic architecture! Our blog explores the innovative ways in which architects are designing sustainable and eco-friendly buildings that work in harmony with the natural environment. From green roofs to passive solar design, we cover a range of topics that showcase the power and potential of symbiotic architecture. Whether you’re an architect, engineer, or simply curious about the future of sustainable design, our blog is the perfect starting point for exploring this exciting field.

Discover the latest and most innovative companies and startups working in the renewable energy sector. From transforming waste into energy, to harnessing the power of ocean waves, to developing advanced wind turbines and solar panels, these companies are pushing the boundaries of what’s possible and leading the way towards a more sustainable future. Join us as we explore the cutting-edge technologies and groundbreaking ideas that are shaping the renewable energy landscape and paving the way for a cleaner, greener planet.

Midjourney has shown what the city buses of the future would look like. AI can assist in prototyping buses of the future in several ways, such as: Computer-aided design (CAD) software: AI can assist in the creation of detailed and accurate 3D models of the bus and its components, which can be used for virtual […]

We all want to “grow old,” but no one wants to be old. “Then I’ll get old.” This is beginning to show up at almost every stage of life and in every aspect of life.

The National University of Singapore is testing digital energy solutions from SP Group, a leading Asia-Pacific’s leading energy supplier, to improve the energy efficiency of the university’s campus. SP Group has said that with the support of BCA and operators, they will be able to develop user-centric solutions to advance next-gen green, energy-efficient buildings, and […]

The startup IMPACT-E is the winner of the DataCityLab program. It offers a solution to the problem of energy poverty in Barcelona. The company’s solution is to obtain excess energy from the installation of solar panels and redistribute it to the most vulnerable populations. To do this, the most suitable areas of Barcelona will be […]

in recent years, thanks to unprecedented growth and decision-makers working together. Finland’s capital is well on its way to becoming the best functioning city in the world.

smart prague

Prague

November 21, 2022 CITIES

goals of the Smart Prague Concept until 2030, which was created in connection with the existing priorities of the city given by the Strategic Plan

Abu Dhabi airport walkway provides power through footsteps Goal Optimize energy costs Project Abu Dhabi International Airport has launched an interactive walkway, in the passages between terminals, that stores energy and data about the movements of passengers. The technology is based on the conversion of kinetic energy into electricity. The flooring consists of electromagnetic generators […]

A network of multifunctional street postal terminals Goal Improvement of the process of goods delivery and receipt Project Helsinki The Finnish government and the Finnish technology company Agora Networks plan to install a network of 200 smart postal terminals (digital kiosks) in all cities by the end of 2019. The postal terminals will not only […]

Goal To monitor the physical condition of people Project Developed by local startup KaHa and textile company Tex Line, with support from the Agency for Science, Technology and Research (A* STAR), the smart T-shirts, which connect to an app on a smartphone, detect heart disorders and track and record physical fitness data such as heart […]

Air pollution filtration systems in nurseries Goal To reduce children’s exposure to toxic air pollution Project In some of London’s most polluted areas, 20 nurseries have been chosen to carry out new air quality checks. The inspections will help determine what measures are needed to reduce children’s exposure to air pollution. As a result of […]

The new format of acute care clinics’ medical care Goal Results Accelerate patient care and alleviate the burden on public hospital emergency departments Project The City has opened the first ExpressCare urgent care clinics, which will provide convenient and quick access to care for non-life-threatening conditions. The new format clinics will provide surgical treatment for […]

The animal registration with a built-in chip Goal Decrease in abandoned and lost pets Project New pet registration system which uses implantable microchips to help people to find owners quickly if their pets are abandoned or lost. For a fee of W10,000  at one of ~900 pet clinics, citizens can register their pets with implanted […]

Identity verification app Goal Large-scale automation of the service delivery process and digitization of residents’ data UAE Pass Project UAE residents can now go through digital identification, which will give them access to government services and online transactions. By creating an account with UAE Pass and downloading the app, residents will be able to log […]

The vehicle environment through the center’s electric vehicle test area Goal To improve the city’s transportation mobility Project The city, along with Phillips subsidiary NXP Semiconductors, is going to deploy a test-connected environment for smart electric vehicles, where drivers will be able to test smart transportation infrastructure technologies infrastructure. At the moment, the city’s key […]

Launch of the Smart 911 service Goal To create a service to help in emergencies situations Project Smart 911 is a service that allows you to provide personal, medical, or situational information when you call emergency services to help in an emergency. Smart 911 is available to all Chicagoans. Smart 911 allows citizens to create […]

Online driving license application Goal To simplify the procedure of applying for a driver’s license Project The Singapore government has simplified the procedure for obtaining a driver’s license. You can apply for and receive your license online at police.gov.sg/e-services or through the Police@SG mobile app. It is necessary to log in to the national SingPass […]

World’s first Court of the Blockchain Goal Streamlining the judicial process, eliminating duplicate documents, and increasing the efficiency of the entire legal ecosystem Project Courts at Dubai International Financial Center are collaborating with Smart Dubai to create the world’s first blockchain-based court. The research will focus on working out the feasibility of dispute resolution. In […]

A tool to monitor the implementation of initiatives under the strategy of London’s smart roadmap Goal Increasing government accountability, creating more customer-centric services through citizen consultation and control Project This project supports the implementation of the Smarter London Together Roadmap, launched in June this year, and expresses the city’s commitment to the new digital government […]

Dubai to open the UAE’s first officer-free smart police station Goal To provide greater accessibility of services, free up police officers to deal with more meaningful issues Project Dubai Silicon Oasis has announced a partnership with Dubai Police to create the first smart police station. Instead of a standard station, this smart station will provide […]

Pilot project on data exchange in the field of cybersecurity Purpose To encourage data sharing between the public sector, business, and community and improve the overall city’s resilience to cyber attacks Project As part of the pilot program, the government creates an information hub where all companies registered in Hong Kong can become members. On […]

A unified platform for banking transactions Goal Creation of a unified platform for processing banking transactions for cafes and food delivery services food delivery services Project NETS has been selected by the Government of Singapore to create an electronic payment system for private courier services, cafes, and canteens. NETS will be the only platform for […]

Mayor announces solar energy developments Goal To support solar energy and the transition to renewable energy sources Project City leaders plan to transition municipal buildings to renewable energy, the project will catalyze renewable energy development. A request to partner with solar panel manufacturers was released by Chicago Infrastructure Trust on October 1, 2018. Construction of […]

Plant for the processing of organic waste into renewable natural gas Goal To reduce greenhouse gas emissions, improve the overall environmental condition of the city Project In partnership with Enbridge Gas Distribution Inc., the city will begin installing new equipment at the Dufferin Solid Waste Management Facility later this year. The new equipment will convert […]

Toronto waste management app Goal To help residents with proper segregation and disposal of waste Project Waste Wizard is a quick and easy-to-use waste management tool that is designed as part of the city’s long-term waste management strategy to support the city’s recycling and environmental goals. The app is designed to make it as easy […]

Mayor’s £500m energy fund to help cut carbon emissions Goal To combat air pollution, support energy-efficient solutions and renewable energy Project The Energy Efficiency Enhancement Fund (MEEF) provides flexible Financing for energy-efficient technological solutions with a loan period of up to 20 years. The projects that can be financed are: Energy storage facility; Infrastructure for […]

Mayor helps boroughs target toxic air hotspots Goal Reducing air emissions, improving the environmental situation Project The funding is part of an air pollution fund of £20 million set up for projects in 29 boroughs, including the electrification of Hackney Council’s fleet of vehicles, installing electric charging stations on lampposts poles in Hounslow and the […]

What is a metaverse? It is a virtual space parallel to our real life, in which almost anything is possible. Thanks to Metaworld, we have technologies such as: Web 3.0 and digital assets. Augmented reality (AR) and virtual reality (VR) Artificial Intelligence (AI) 3D reconstruction Internet of Things (IoT) How to make money in the […]

New energy rating to push more buildings to go green Goal Reduce energy consumption, improve the environment Project The Singapore government is introducing a new energy efficiency rating aimed at modernizing existing buildings and constructing new ones. which aims to retrofit existing buildings and construct new energy-efficient buildings that consume 60% less energy than compared […]

Additional measures for cybersecurity policies Goal Improving the cybersecurity policies of urban and public digital infrastructure Project The Singapore government has introduced new cybersecurity standards following the attack on Sing Health. The standards include: Removing all connections to unsecured external networks If there are operational reasons, they should be maintained with unidirectional gateways to prevent […]

“Sleeping Child Check System” in All the School Buses of Public Elementary Schools Goal To monitor the safety of schoolchildren during bus rides (child care check-in system) Project Despite the implementation of safety requirements on school buses, a fatal accident occurred in July 2018 because a child was left unattended on a school bus. The […]

The Xpeng X2 is the name of a new Chinese electric-powered vehicle ( flying car) that conducted its first pilot flight in October 2022 in Dubai. It is equipped with an obstacle detection radar system, can use a parachute, and automatically determine the situation when it is necessary to use it. The flight took place at […]

Supply of firefighting equipment for low-income citizens Goal Fire prevention, support disadvantaged people Project The Seoul government provides firefighting equipment to disadvantaged citizens who have difficulty installing it. The installation of 3,651 fire extinguishers and 3,430 fire alarms was provided free of charge to 3,651 households. The Seoul Fire and Disaster Headquarters plan to provide […]

Free distribution of mini solar panels for small-scale apartment security Goal To help low-income citizens Project In cooperation with solar panel manufacturers, Seoul will support the installation of rooftop solar power plants in small-scale apartment complexes. The city decided to introduce subsidies for solar power plants for citizens who cannot use a fan, air conditioner, […]

The creation of META on Facebook has started a worldwide trend, the meta universe is becoming more and more popular among all brands in the world. In this article, we will look at pioneers who have already started their commercial activities in a different reality Samsung South Korean IT giant Samsung has opened its 837 […]

Launching a clean energy operator Goal To create an operator that integrates clean energy sources to deliver electricity to the city’s services and population Project Barcelona Energia, a clean energy operator, has been launched as a pilot project. The company begins by meeting the electricity needs of the city council and municipal companies, as well […]

The Climate Mayors initiative Goal Mitigating the impact of cities on climate changes Project “Climate change is not a problem that a city can solve alone, but Boston’s leadership could have far-reaching consequences,” said Mayor Walsh. The Mayor of Boston requested project proposals from qualified renewable energy developers with projects across the U.S. that could […]

San Diego is launching the city’s first unmanned aircraft drone system Goal Increase emergency response speed and safety of emergency services with drones Project The fire department partnered with a cloud-based platform for unmanned telepresence and data management to launch a pilot that simulated the response to a fire call. The drones will be used […]

First dockless bikes launch Goal To test a new system Project The uniqueness of the system is that bikes can be dropped off and picked up anywhere by controlling them via an app. two operating companies will offer a total of 400 bikes. One company’s bike rental price is $1 for 30 minutes, the other […]

Brooklyn Queens

BQX

October 17, 2022 PIONEERS

The new Brooklyn Queens streetcar Goal To introduce green transportation into a growing residential area BQX Project Brooklyn Queens waterfront neighborhood is growing and needs new transportation. A new streetcar route would be able to serve the needs of neighborhood residents. The construction and implementation of the streetcar are estimated to cost $2.73 billion and […]

Smart system to reduce transport waiting times during large events Goal Reducing waiting times, increasing visitor satisfaction Project The Dubai Department of Transport is introducing a “smart transportation management system” to reduce waiting times for transport during exhibitions and conferences. The Smart Time Management system allows us to understand the number of visitors – travelers […]

Pioneer Batch of Smart Nation Scholars Goals Student support, staff search Project The scholarship aims to attract talented students to public service in Singapore, including the Smart Nation program. Established in March 2018, the scholarship program is offered by the Cybersecurity Agency (CSA), Government Technology Agency (Gov-Tech), and the Media Development Authority (IMDA). Scholarship recipients […]

Goals To increase the number of employed young people Project The Seoul City Job Café, located in Jeonno, Sincheon and other areas densely populated with young people, is a place for job seekers ages 18 to 39. The café provides up-to-date job information, job counseling, employment counseling and various other employment support programs, as well […]

Renovation programs in Seoul Goal Citizens to improve their housing conditions Project After a demonstration project (40 houses) conducted in 2017, SMG rebuilds non-residential premises into regular residential houses, called social reconstruction houses. SMG covers 80% of restructuring costs (up to 200 million won) and loans up to 90% of operating funds. Single-person youth families […]

History of the Sid Meier’s Civilization series (1991-2016) 1. Civilization – 1991 2. Sid Meier’s Colonization – 1994 3. Civilization II – 1996 4. Sid Meier’s Alpha Centauri – 1999 5. Civilization III – 2001 6. Civilization IV – 2005 7. CivCity: Rome – 2006 8. Civilization Revolution – 2008 9. Civilization V – 2010 […]

Reducing the amount of household waste Goals Reducing consumption and pollution Project Based on data from the waste management system, each independent county has a goal: how much to cut back on waste. The city’s goal is to reduce consumption by 12% % by the end of 2018 and 20% by the end of 2020 […]

The game of the year is Factorio steam: Factory Building Simulator, setting up an insane amount of supply chains, genocidal alien bugs, and building intricate railroad networks. And there’s also a robot spider to build, which includes needing a dead fish didn’t understand anything intrigued now I’ll explain. Factorio is a game in which you […]

Launching the ID card on a university campus – SmartPass Goals Facilitate the use of university services for students and faculty Project The ID card serves as a key for classrooms, labs and other facilities, a library card, and can also be used to pay for services such as transportation, parking, stores, canteens and restaurants. […]

Punggol Digital District Goals To support and foster innovation through close collaboration between business and academia, as well as professionals living close to the workplace Project The district will combine a business park and a new campus of an institute of technology. The institute will work with an energy company to set up a smart […]

Transition to electric buses Goals Reducing the impact of the environment Project The project involves the use of electric buses on routes that pass through a designated “green” zone. A government subsidy has been allocated for the project for the purchase of transportation and the creation of infrastructure. $ 276 000 for one bus $ […]

Pilot project for metro modernization and installing ICT system Goals Improvement of environment and safety through the use of ICT Project Key components of new equipment for one of the subway stations: – Air quality sensors – Sound sensors in the ladies’ rooms to protect against theft and violence – Video surveillance system – Energy […]

Seoul Solar Centers Goals Increasing the share of renewable energy in total energy use Project The centers provide installation and management services for solar panels. Plans are in the works to implement spot (miniature generators) and large public projects. With the introduction of such “one-stop-shop” centers, the government plans to motivate 1 million households to […]

Melbourne Renewable Energy Project Goals Increasing the share of renewable of the total energy mix, Reducing CO2 emissions Project The first stage Renewable Energy Project is the construction of a wind farm. What makes this project unique in Australia is the number of partners. Unique in Australia is the number of partners: 14 companies will […]

Solar Panels Together London Scheme Goals Increasing the share of green energy Project Under a new city initiative, owners of apartments in the same building can band together to subsidize the purchase and installation solar panels In addition, the Mayor has allocated funding to eight counties to implement 13 solar energy projects. Solar panels will […]

The first phase will include a job fair and a series of events with leading IT companies (Google, Amazon, Bloomberg), at which representatives of the organizations will hold educational seminars.

Expansion of the program to improve Tech Skills Accelerator Goals To increase opportunities for workers in the ICT and expand the range of non-ICT industries for sectors for which the program will be useful Project >10 000 professionals over the age of 40 have completed the program since its inception TeSA is one part of […]

Kalasatama Wellbeing – Improving the standard of living of citizens Goals Finding new solutions that will improve residents’ lives, through the implementation of digital solutions April – November 2018 Piloting digital solutions Project The Kalasatama Wellbeing program allows small and medium-sized enterprises or developers of digital solutions to test Kalasatama Wellbeing program enables small and […]

Startup support program – Innovative startup-friendly city Goals Development of a startup ecosystem and investment, job creation Project Among the main measures are step-by-step assistance in building administrative processes, attracting students, support for restarting businesses for restarting a business, and more. Budget $187 million, program funds that will not only be from the budget, but […]

The Google team claims that a completely new type of computer – a quantum computer – has irrevocably surpassed classical computers in some respects. This is probably true, even though quantum computers are in their infancy, and the Google research team is almost ten thousand years in the wrong. Google has a media bomb ready […]

Grants for cultural projects Goals Increase citizen engagement in educational projects in the city Project As part of the cultural strategy that is being developed, funding will be allocated for sponsoring city projects. City residents and organizations can receive £1,000 to £5,000 for their initiatives in music, theater, dance, film crafts, literature, singing or holding […]

City of Toronto Waste Reduction Community Grants Program Goals To reduce household waste and increase citizen engagement in separate waste collection programs Project The City has launched a grant competition for waste reduction projects. Grants awarded must be consistent with the City’s goals of reducing greenhouse gas emissions and moving toward zero waste, which involves […]

A medical team in Beijing performed remote ophthalmic surgery on three patients using 5G technology in March 2021. They were 3,000 kilometers away from Beijing: the Xinjiang Uygur Autonomous Region in northwest China. The partner was the telecommunications company China Mobile. Chen Youxin, director of the ophthalmology department at Peking Union Medical College Hospital (PUMCH), […]

Goals Involving residents in Toronto’s development Project The Government of Canada is launching a national competition for municipalities to work with residents to find new ways to use data, sensors, and other technologies to improve the lives of their citizens. Residents can submit their suggestions through the city’s website or in hard copy through any […]

Finding innovative charging solutions for an electric vehicle. Goals Test and implement breakthrough electric vehicle charging technologies Project The New York City administration has launched a competition in two technology areas: New Technologies for Fast Charging and Smart Chargers for Electric Vehicles Examples: pavement powering electric vehicles, wireless (induction) charging, >350 kW charging. *** Electric […]

Goals Improving the Urban Environment for People with Disabilities Project The competition allows participants to test their innovative solutions to make life easier for people with disabilities. Solutions that will make life easier for people with disabilities. Three key topics: transportation, development of pedestrian zones, and navigation At the end of the contest there are […]

Circle lab – Online platform for joint implementation of Smart projects Goals To promote the circular economy model and the creation of new projects in this field Project An online platform for cities, businesses, and citizens to explore and implementation of circular economy models and strategies to solve global and local challenges. The platform develops […]

6Aika Smart Learning Environments of the Future aims to increase business opportunities for companies developing services, products, and technologies related to learning and smart physical and virtual learning environments. Another key objective is to promote the development of user-centered learning environments in the Six Cities. It also aims to develop effective and understandable models of […]

Goals To help find solutions to the city’s most pressing problems. Facilitate communication between startups Project The NYCx program created the Technology Leadership Advisory Council, comprised of 22 leaders from leading tech companies. For example, the co-founder of LinkedIn, the CTO of Microso, and the CEOs of IBM and Google. The council will help assess […]

Local farms will be a big trend in a few years, says GreenTech CEO They grow vegetables inside. Dmitry Lipovsky, CEO, and founder of GreenTech explains what their company offers in terms of indoor farms and grow rooms and where they want to go. How did you get to the EXPO in Dubai and how […]

Laura Negron is New York City’s first Chief Privacy Officer appointed by mayor Bill de Blasio. The position was created to strengthen and coordinate responsible data-sharing practices across the city and to further improve how the city uses data to develop responsible and fair policies. The newly created position positions New York City as a […]

The purpose of this tender is to create an Office of Agile Transformation to guide and promote the agile transformation of the IMI organization. The Municipal Institute of Informatics (IMI), upon completion of the OTA service, will adopt a set of dynamics, practices, and processes that will equip it with the tools to manage the […]

Warm building Purpose To test the technology for economic and technical feasibility for implementation throughout the city. About the Project Warm building is a method that utilizes residual heat. The technology maintains the temperature of the outer shell of the house, resulting in little or no heating or cooling required. Heat is stored in small […]

Tracking the legitimacy of products delivery Description: World Wildlife Fund (WWF) Australia has partnered with BCG Ventures to launch OpenSC’s blockchain platform to help food businesses eliminate illegal, environmentally harmful, or unethical origins products from their supply chains. The platform uses the system of scanning QR codes. After scanning the user can get information about […]

Wireless digital content delivery for theaters and distributors Description: Telecommunications company Telstra and distribution technology company Silver Trak Digital have launched a service to deliver digital content to movie theaters via 5G – Cinema Direct. The service is supported by Telstra’s network infrastructure. Content can be ordered through the Silver Trak portal. Cinemas receive digital […]

The new research could be a breakthrough in quantum computing. Physicists have discovered a new state of matter that is breathtaking in its properties. It turns out that in the new state, the matter has two dimensions of time, although there is still only one time as we know it, explains the Simons Foundation. Although […]

Produces lithium-ion batteries and energy management allowing CO2 emission and energy consumption reduction. Improving labor productivity.

Social activity is a personality’s readiness for activity, which manifests itself inappropriate acts of behavior and represents a purposeful, creative social activity that transforms objective reality and the personality himself. Social activity is a special quality as the ability to act consciously, as the ability not only to adapt to external reality, but also to […]

Artificial Intelligence (AI) is a hypothetical AI that will not only be able to reproduce the maximum abilities of humans but even surpass them. Those who believe in ASI believe that it will acquire the power to penetrate human thoughts and feelings to subjugate them to its will. See Supermind: Futurologists’ scare stories or the […]

Organizational adaptation- to changes in the external environment and uncontrollable changes in the internal environment, which occurs through the mechanisms of organizational development and changes in the organization’s system. Among the mechanisms of adaptation of an organization, the important role belongs to the innovation process, which provides adaptive changes, including target changes. Adaptation of the […]

Apps (application programs) – Different programs are used to work with different types of information. The totality of software that allows solving various user tasks for processing different types of information without resorting to programming is called application software. Application software simplifies the interaction of the computer user with different types of information. Application programs […]

Aquaponics is a combined method of growing fish and plants together in a recirculating ecosystem using natural bacterial cycles to convert fish waste into plant nutrients. It is an environmentally friendly method that uses the best attributes of aquaculture and hydroponics without the need to add chemical fertilizers, discard water, or leachate. Aquaponics is a […]

Ecotourism is nature-based tourism that includes environmental education and awareness programs and is conducted by the principles of environmental sustainability. National Ecotourism Strategy Australia, Department of Tourism, Canberra, 1992. Why is ecotourism growing in popularity worldwide? The greatest volume of demand for nature tourism in the countries that supply tourists is noted in North America […]

The World’s First Eco-City of the Future – Masdar City Our polluted ecosystem can no longer cope with all of its natural mechanisms on its own, and this is the fault of human actions. Or the influence we unknowingly have on it. This article presents one way to properly influence the planet’s ecosystem. An example […]

Autonomous cars are becoming a reality. There is less and less time left before we will be surrounded by a variety of vehicles with autonomous driving systems on a mass scale. According to forecasts, by 2030, more than half of the cars in the world will be equipped with autopilot systems. So it will not […]

Biodiversity characterizes the entire diversity of life forms on our planet. This is why it is also known as biodiversity and represents all the different multiple species of living organisms, plants, and animals, as well as the ecological systems to which they belong. If we count all the uncompensated work that nature does for our […]

Market economy- a set of economic relations that develop in the sphere of commodity-money relations on the market. The market economy has a complex structure – it includes several types of markets and developed infrastructure. The main types of markets are: a) market of goods and services, b) the market of factors of production, c) […]

intellectual economy, based on scientific knowledge and specialized unique capabilities and skills of their carriers as the main source and key factor in the development of material and non-material production, ensuring sustainable economic development. The main resources of intellectual economy are knowledge and information, which, unlike all other resources, are characterized by neither finiteness, nor exhaustibility, […]

InformAR’s solution for 360-degree location scans helps cities to optimize their traffic load and generally forces less traffic in the city.

The target tree is a technique for setting goals and its decomposition into tasks that are divided into even simpler steps. As a result, a person arrives at a specific list of actions that lead to the achievement of the plan. We get a graphical chart, resembling a tree, at the head of which is […]

Small business grants are gratuitous monetary aid provided by state and international organizations What are small business grants? The state gives money to businesses for a specific purpose. For example, to train employees, buy equipment, or rent real estate. There is no need to return this money if the business has spent it for its […]

What is cybersecurity? Cybersecurity works on the same principle as offline security, that is, it aims to protect users and their computer systems. In the real world, you can install video intercoms and locks on all your windows, but on the Internet, it’s not that simple. Internet scammers can gain access to your information in […]

A hybrid car is a vehicle that is powered simultaneously by an internal combustion engine and an electric motor. In recent years, with the emergence of the trend toward more environmentally friendly vehicles, the hybrid car has become increasingly popular. Many global manufacturers are releasing their hybrids, which have enjoyed variable success. What is a […]

What is an electric vehicle? There are probably fewer and fewer people in today’s world who have never heard of this type of vehicle as an electric vehicle (or electric vehicle, EV). Electric cars are cars that are powered by one or more electric motors, which, in turn, are powered by rechargeable batteries or other […]

Development – the implementation of transformations of the real estate object, which ensure its transformation into another, a new object, which has a value greater than the value of the original object. The material and material transformations performed include: – carrying out construction or other works during the construction of buildings and implementation of landscape […]

Venture internal – A subdivision of a firm that is created as an alternative to forming an independent (separate) innovation organization. It can be allocated as a temporary target collective, having an independent budget and working according to the certain innovative program. The main goal is to ensure maximum responsibility for the progress of the […]

Garden city – Intended to be a planned, self-contained community surrounded by “greenbelts”, containing proportionate areas of residences, industry, and agriculture. Garden city movement One of the movements that emerged in response to the terrible urban growth in Victorian Britain. The goals of the movement are articulated in Ebenezer Howard’s book To-morrow: A Peaceful Path […]

Edge Layer An architectural shift in IoT that breaks the norm of the traditional client-server model. The edge layer is the first layer that devices connect to before moving to the server. It is responsible for connecting devices and managing data collection and connections to the server.

Business Angel – Individuals investing in new businesses, including venture capital firms. These are professionals with experience in business: successful entrepreneurs, highly paid business professionals (accountants, consultants, lawyers, etc.), and senior executives in large companies. They use their funds (savings) for investing, which can range from several tens to several hundreds of thousands of dollars. […]

Bench marketing innovations – studying the business of other entrepreneurs to identify the fundamental characteristics of competitors’ management activity, their innovation activities to form the innovative activity of their organization, priority innovations through legal borrowing – acquisition of patents, licenses, know-how, copyrights – and illegal borrowing – industrial espionage, copying of copyrighted developments. Translated with […]

Whilst almost two decades in IT, Roman has driven an extensive track of business and technology transformation projects for the US and Middle East clients. With strong technical background and product management skillset, Roman leads IT consulting, advisory practices, and large-scale projects for emerging and enterprise markets by delivering high-value services. Romans hands-on experience in […]

Solar power is one of the largest alternative energy and renewable energy sources (RES) segments. Today, it is customary to distinguish between three main solar energy technologies: solar energy can be used to generate electricity (photovoltaics, PV), to obtain concentrated thermal energy for subsequent power generation (concentrated solar power, CSP), or direct heating of the […]

One of the widely used protocols for interaction between IoT devices (Internet of Things) or IoT devices and the external environment is a protocol CoAP – Constrained Application Protocol. Introduction CoAP protocol was created by The Internet Engineering Task Force (IETF) Constrained RESTful Environments (CoRE) working group in June 2014. The standard of this protocol […]

A business plan – is a document containing structured technical, economic, financial, and organizational information on an investment or innovation project, necessary and sufficient to decide on the implementation of the project. The business plan reflects the objectives, the proposed activities, the values of the necessary resources, financial projections, etc. for projects for the creation […]

Business incubator (technological incubator) – a special organizational structure within a technopark or technopolis, created to support small innovative businesses at the first stages of their formation. The main functions of a business incubator are: 1) provision of developers with equipped workplaces, office services (telephone, office equipment, Internet access, record keeping services, secretarial and other […]

Geofencing is a simple but very useful localization solution. This option creates certain zones, the crossing of which can be constantly monitored. For example, it is the area of warehouses, streets, or even countries. Crossing the boundaries of this zone is recorded in the TMS, and then we are notified accordingly. See what the applications […]

Dynamic pricing also referred to as demand-based pricing, is a pricing strategy in which flexible prices for products or services are based on current market demands. Dynamic pricing is a flexible approach to the revaluation of goods, based on the use of different pricing strategies and tactics, depending on various events occurring in the using […]

Outsourcing the transfer of traditional non-key functions of the organization (such as accounting or advertising for an industrial company) to external performers – outsourcers, subcontractors, highly qualified specialists of a third-party firm; abandoning your own business process and purchasing services for the implementation of this business process from another, specialized organization. Variety of cooperation. The […]

Depreciation – the process of gradual transfer of the value of fixed assets as their physical and moral wear and tear on the product produced with their help and the use of the form with this special money – depreciation deductions for the simple and expanded reproduction of fixed assets. At the same time land […]

Low Impact Development (LID) has been defined as “development that, through its adverse environmental impacts, either enhances or does not significantly degrade the quality of the environment.” The relationship between potential developers and UK planning authorities since the 1980s has led to a multitude of unique, locally adapted developments, often using natural, local, and reclaimed […]

iBeacon technology is a promising development from Apple, designed to transmit a Bluetooth signal to devices within the range of Bluetooth beacons. This makes it possible to position objects indoors. It first appeared in 2013, but has already managed to win the recognition of business representatives. The essence of the system consists in installation of […]

Application agents help address the lack of overhead for an end-to-end, peer-to-peer network in an IoT architecture. They help manage traffic, enable real-time response to changing IoT conditions, and deliver services to clients.

Green building – an environmentally sustainable building, designed, constructed, and operated to minimize the total environmental impacts. The ideology of green, positive or sustainable construction appeared in the United States and Western Europe back in the late 1970s, in the 1990s it gained particular popularity largely due to the famous UN conference in Rio de […]

First and last-mile – gaps in public transit require individuals to use other forms of transportation such as driving their car or riding their bike. What is micromobility? The term is used to describe short-distance travel solutions, usually the first or last kilometer of a trip. According to a study by the McKinsey Center for […]

A connected device (or smart device) is an electronic device, generally connected to other devices or networks, that can operate to some extent interactively and autonomously. These days, a smart device is generally defined as a device that contains one or more parameters of digital communication networks. Because digital communication requires the use of a […]

Green building materials – Composed of renewable and/or recycled materials, rather than nonrenewable resources. What kinds of green building materials are there? Building materials that are energy-efficient, sustainable, reusable, and that help and do not harm the planet are very important in the construction industry. Green building materials do one or more of the following: […]

Leadership in Energy and Environmental Design LEED – is an ecology-oriented building certification program run under the auspices of the U.S. Green Building Council (USGBC). Before the introduction of LEED, the construction industry had no established standard for defining what constituted an energy-efficient and environmentally friendly project. Since its introduction in 1998, the LEED system […]

OSINT (open-source intelligence) is an intellectual discipline and a set of activities, tools, and methods for obtaining and analyzing information from open sources. It is applied to specific people, organizations, as well as events, and goals. In 1947, CIA analyst Ken Sherman reported that about 80% of the country’s information is collected from open sources […]

UNB network is a type of LPWAN pioneered by Telensa to connect smart city sensors and controls at low cost for the rapid integration of smart city applications.

Urban data platform – provides a cohesive digital environment for the aggregation of data across multiple geographic areas or civic functions of the city. Think of a single platform for collecting and sharing city data.