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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 […]

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

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 […]

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 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 […]

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 […]

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 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 […]

“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 […]

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, […]

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 […]

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 […]

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 […]

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 […]

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 $ […]

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 […]

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 […]

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 […]

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 […]

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 […]

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 […]

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

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 […]

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

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 […]

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 […]

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 […]

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 […]

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.

Viima democratizes innovation that helps companies to develop, evaluate, and prioritize ideas better and faster.

Sustainability – the maintenance and betterment of the ecological, social, and economic health of a city. “Sustainability” is a completely new model for the use of resources and the interaction between man and nature. The main goal is to build a new innovative environment with a society that cares about the environment. Sustainable development is […]

Management information system MIS – Information processing system that supports the decision-making of a community city or organization. MIS is a data processing system designed to supply internal and external information necessary for decision-making at all levels of management. In contrast to a simple data processing system, an information system has a broader base of […]

Solar city – a city actively using solar energy to reduce or replace fossil fuels. An American energy company based in San Mateo, California, a subsidiary of Tesla. The company’s core services include the design, financing, and installation of solar energy systems. The company employs more than 13,000 people

A low-carbon city reduces its carbon footprint by focusing on renewable energy and mitigation measures. The “green” aspects of comprehensive stimulus programs Like all government plans for social and economic revitalization at all levels, comprehensive incentive programs are designed to help decarbonize cities. Urban investments can promote compact, integrated, multipurpose cities that reduce the distance […]

The Green index is a process used to determine the amount of environmental impact a city has. The vegetation index is an important indicator in crop development analytics. Of the many benefits of vegetation indices in remote sensing, the accuracy of the data and the ability to monitor remotely are the main reasons for the […]

LPWAN Low Power Wide Area Network (LPWAN) is a type of wireless telecommunication wide area network. It facilitates long-range communications at a low bit rate between connected objects. This network is through which city infrastructure can communicate. Is an approach in radio communication used for devices and large wireless telemetry networks. It features low power […]

A zero-carbon city runs entirely on renewable energy; it has no carbon footprint and will in this respect not cause harm to the planet. A zero-carbon city runs entirely on renewable energy; it has no carbon footprint and in this respect does not harm the planet. Most of the world’s cities produce energy by burning […]

Mississauga smart city portrait

Mississauga

December 16, 2021 CITIES

Integrates physical, digital, and human systems in the built environment to deliver a sustainable future – a Smart City for Everybody!

Calgary smart city portrait

Calgary

December 7, 2021 CITIES

What is a Smart City, and how do we ensure that Calgary is ready for the challenges of tomorrow? Please find out how Calgary…

Kochi smart city portrait

Kochi

December 7, 2021 CITIES

Kochi is a major city on the west coast of India by the Arabian Sea and is part of the district of Ernakulam of the southern state of Kerala.

Solution allows cities to move towards a sustainable transformation while spending less public resources and improving services for citizens.

Biomimicry is the science of applying nature-inspired designs in human engineering and invention to solve human problems.

A city that contains abundant nature; care about, seek to protect, restore and grow this nature, and that strive to foster deep connections…

Vienna is taking up global issues with flying colors, thanks to an innovative Smart City strategy. Browse strategy, mission and vision.

Smart City Moscow is transforming urban living for its citizens. Explore the benefits and possibilities of a smarter city with Moscow smart city strategy.

Berlin smart city strategy aims to use technology and innovation and connected city. Smart City Berlin is also…

The City of Sydney is experiencing rapid change. Our population is growing, the needs of our community and environment are intensifying and technological…

smart city dubai redesigned

Dubai

November 8, 2021 CITIES

The Smart City vision of Dubai is to make Dubai the happiest city on Earth over the last 40 years.

Jaipur is believed to be the first planned city of India, and also that the king took a lot of interest in designing this city of victory.

Washington DC smart city (smart city strategy) is focused on leveraging technology to improve the lives of its residents, enhance sustainability, and foster economic growth. The strategy includes

The strategic planning sectors have for the most part been determined by the Montreal Urban Planning and Development Plan. In addition to the city…

Dublin City provides a wealth of information to help if you are thinking about starting your own business, or have recently done so. The first part…

The City of Kigali is open and supports working with all spheres of our population. We value the contribution and role of the private sector in development.

The City of Stockholm has the very important task of reporting what is happening in Stockholm and the political decisions taken in the City Hall. We do…

Pune smart city portrait

Pune

November 8, 2021 CITIES

Pune Smart City has come up with five strategic requirements to fix core urban infrastructure and make it “future-proof.”

Jakarta smart city portrait

Jakarta

November 7, 2021 CITIES

Jakarta Smart City optimizes the utilization of Information and Communication Technology (ICT) to control resource effectiveness.

Songdo smart city portrait

Songdo

November 7, 2021 CITIES

The city of the future is networked, tuned in to the environment, livable, and interesting from an economic point of view.

Amsterdam smart city portrait

Amsterdam

November 6, 2021 CITIES

Amsterdam Smart City realized through a partnership among businesses, authorities, research institutions, and the people.

To keep up with the times and modern minimalist design that features spaciousness and easy maintenance, try to keep only the things you…

Ahmedabad smart city portrait

Ahmedabad

October 19, 2021 CITIES

The project aims to provide Ahmedabad with a meaningful waterfront environment along the Sabarmati River banks and redefine the identity of..

Details on whether some elements of the competition will be taking place in person this season will be announced later in the year.

One that has developed capacities to help absorb future shocks and stresses to its social, economic, and technical systems and infra…

ICT

ICT

September 22, 2021 BUZZWORDS

Information and Communications Technology (ICT) refers to the integration of telecommunications, computers, and associated enterprise…

A city with zero net energy consumption, meaning the total amount of energy used by the city on an annual basis is roughly equal to…

City 4.0 is about Digitalization. Digitalization will improve a city’s productivity, fast growth, and drive economic activities.

City 3.0: Building Compelling Smart City Business Cases, Smart People, Smart Economy, Smart Environment, Smart Government, Smart Living…

The City 2.0 reimagines the future. The abundance of Energy, Aesthetic look, Parks, Places to Socialize, Urban Gardening, Experience of Life.

The CIO is responsible for collecting the city’s information, and making it available to decision-makers, residents, and partners.