SMART CITIES

San Francisco is known for its innovative technology and smart city initiatives.

Some examples of interesting innovations and technology that have been implemented in San Francisco include

  1. Smart Transportation: San Francisco has implemented various smart transportation systems, such as the use of real-time data to optimize traffic flow, the implementation of a contactless payment system in public transportation, and the creation of a city-wide bike-sharing scheme.
  2. Smart Buildings: San Francisco has implemented various initiatives to improve the energy efficiency of buildings, such as retrofitting buildings with energy-efficient technology.
  3. IoT Technology: San Francisco has made use of IoT technology in various ways, such as using sensors to monitor air quality and to optimize the delivery of city services.
  4. Smart City Platform: San Francisco has developed a smart city platform that integrates various city data and services to improve the lives of citizens and visitors.
Electric Vehicle
  1. Intelligent Surveillance: San Francisco has implemented intelligent surveillance systems that can detect and respond to potential security threats in real-time.
  2. Electric Vehicle Charging: San Francisco has implemented an extensive network of electric vehicle charging stations to promote the use of electric vehicles.
  3. Smart Street Lighting: San Francisco has implemented smart street lighting systems that can adjust the brightness of street lights based on the time of day and the presence of pedestrians and vehicles.
  4. Smart Waste Management: San Francisco has implemented a smart waste management system that uses IoT technology to optimize the collection and disposal of waste.
  5. Renewable Energy: San Francisco has been working to promote the use of renewable energy sources, such as solar, wind and hydropower and has implemented various initiatives to reduce carbon emissions.

These are just a few examples, but there are many other innovative technologies and initiatives being implemented in San Francisco as well.

SmartPass

September 27, 2022 SMART CITIES
SmartPass

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. […]

Toronto

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 […]

electric vehicle

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 […]

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 […]

Intelligent learning environment

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 […]

Tech Leadership

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 […]

trancking delivery

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 […]

telstra

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 […]