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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 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 […]

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 […]

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 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 […]

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 […]

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, […]

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 […]

Once upon a time, there were no cell phones, no Internet, no Google, no Amazon, no Facebook, no Twitter, no TikTok, and no YouTube. People didn’t have Apple Pay, PayPal, Alipay, or WeChat Pay. Fortunately, they already had fiat money. They paid for purchases with cash, and since there was no online banking, they had […]

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 […]

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 […]

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 […]

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 […]

Accreditation- Certification of professional competence by an authorized body, giving the right to engage in a certain type of activity. For example accreditation of scientific organizations by the Ministry of Industry, Science and Technology. Currently, the field of information technology is developing rapidly, the market for these services is growing, the demand for specialists in […]

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

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 […]

June 2022 USA, aims to bring together leading academic scientists, researchers, and research scholars to exchange and share their experiences and research results on all aspects of Smart Cities, Transportation, and Buildings.

June, 2022, CZ is the annual international trade fair which focuses on creating a unique space for sharing ideas and practical designs on how to bring to life and develop the concept of a smart city in central European towns and villages.

Demarketing – a type of marketing aimed at reducing demand among the entire target audience or certain groups of it. Types of demarketing There are three types of demarketing. In business, the most commonly used is active, aimed at reducing demand. The same one that this article is written about. Passive demarketing is mostly used […]

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 […]

Open Standards for software interoperability, data and document formats *NOTE: According to the UK Government, an open standard will exhibit all of the following criteria: Collaboration – the standard is maintained through a collaborative decision-making process that is consensus-based and independent of any individual supplier; Transparency – the standard has a transparent decision-making process; Due […]

Environmental racism is the disproportionate impact of environmental hazards on people of color. Environmental racism is a term coined by the environmental justice movement. It also has its origins in the United States throughout the 1970s and 1980s. The term is generally used to describe environmental injustices that occur in racial contexts, both in practice […]

Open data – data that is freely available for everyone to use without copyright, patent, or other restrictions. The term first appeared in 1995. The modern principles of open data were formulated in 2007 at a meeting of Internet theorists and activists in San Francisco. Among the authors of these principles were Tim O’Reilly, a […]

West Africa 10-12 May 2022 Smart Cities form part of Securex, which is the largest security, fire, safety, and building management exhibition.

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

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

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.

Here in Malta, IBM is building the world’s first smart grid to govern electricity and water. It will also make environmental measures…

Vienna

November 8, 2021 CITIES

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

Moscow

November 8, 2021 CITIES

Smart City Moscow, Russia 2.127 Smart Points Moscow, on the Moskva River in western Russia, is the nation’s cosmopolitan capital. In its historic core is the Kremlin, a complex that’s home to the president and tsarist treasures in the Armoury. Outside its walls is Red Square, Russia’s symbolic center. It’s home to Lenin’s Mausoleum, the […]

Berlin

November 8, 2021 CITIES

Smart City Berlin, Germany 2.251 Smart Points Berlin, Germany’s capital, dates to the 13th century. Reminders of the city’s turbulent 20th-century history include its Holocaust memorial and the Berlin Wall’s graffitied remains. Divided during the Cold War, its 18th-century Brandenburg Gate has become a symbol of reunification. The city’s also known for its art scene […]

Boston

November 8, 2021 CITIES

Smart City Boston is a leader in the global Vision Zero initiative to end serious traffic crashes.

Sydney

November 8, 2021 CITIES

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

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.

Shenzhen was the first Chinese city to utilize a culture-based strategy for city development. In 2018, the added value of Shenzhen’s cultural and creative…

Jaipur

November 8, 2021 CITIES

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.

A General Plan is sometimes referred to as a “Master Plan” or “Comprehensive Plan.” It is a community’s general guide for making land-use decisions…

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

November 8, 2021 CITIES

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…

Kigali

November 8, 2021 CITIES

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

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

November 7, 2021 CITIES

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

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

November 6, 2021 CITIES

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

Internet of Things (IoT), opening doors to a connected world. Tata Communications is at the forefront of IoT development in India…

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..

Empire

October 10, 2021 GOVERNMENT

An empire is a state structure with extensive colonial possessions or a large multinational entity ruled by a single center.

A state with a clearly defined territory in which it exercises internal and external sovereignty has a permanent population, a government,…

Chiefdom

October 10, 2021 GOVERNMENT

Chiefdom is a form of social and political organization of society. The tribe or a union of tribes is ruled by a tribal or military…

Unitary

October 10, 2021 GOVERNMENT

Unitarianism is an integral state formation, the administrative-territorial units of which have no signs of sovereignty.

Tribalism denotes the manifestation of inter-tribal hostility based on the cultural and socio-political particularity of tribes and…

Technocracy is a system of governance in which decision-makers of a particular social stratum of the technical elite and expert community…

Whatever form it takes, theocracy entails a range of representations of political power, such as monarchism and authoritarian regime…

Socialism can be interpreted as a doctrine that bases civic and family life on companionship while noting extreme socialism falls…

As you know, according to the form of government, states are divided into monarchies and republics. A republic is a form of government…

Plutocracy is a state system in which power is concentrated in the hands of the few but the richest. The term originated in ancient Greece,…

Populism

October 9, 2021 GOVERNMENT

The issue of populism became especially relevant in the mid-2010s. At that time, nationalist-conservative rhetoric, bordering…

Politeia

October 9, 2021 GOVERNMENT

Politeia is a form of social government in which, according to Aristotle, the majority rules in the interest of the common good.

Ochlocracy or Mob rule is a term for a particular form of a state’s political structure that tends toward terror and unmotivated violence.

Oligarchy is the union of power and property in the hands of a narrow group of individuals close to power. No one can tell exactly…

Monarchy

October 9, 2021 GOVERNMENT

Monarchy – one of the forms of monocracy – one-person rule and the name of the state system, at the head of which is the monarch.

Moderatism is a form of government that tries to avoid extreme left and extreme right views by taking a politically moderate stance.

Modern politics are obsessed with the idea of meritocracy, the “power of the worthy”. This system implies that the best in their field find…

Liberalism over the past two centuries has brought unprecedented prosperity, freedom, and development to humankind.

What can be called a kleptocracy is a form of state power or a peculiar social arrangement. Kleptocracy is most prevalent in developing…

Fascism

October 8, 2021 GOVERNMENT

Fascism was a form of government characterized by authoritarian nationalism that flourished in Europe in the 20th century as a political…

The concept of “feudalism” developed in historical science only in the 19th century, but there is still a discrepancy between this…

The principle of self-government is inextricably linked to the principle of federalism. In the modern sense, federalism is a form of state…

The word tyrant tyrannos is of non-Greek origin. At first, the term did not have the persistently negative meaning that it has acquired today.

Democracy is a political regime in which the electorate’s votes are directly or indirectly involved in the governance of the state.

The common, in Latin, is communius. A social system with no class division, no government, and no private property, all goods are free…

Colonialism is a system of domination of industrialized countries, the so-called metropoles, over the rest of the world in the 16th-20th…

Capitalism is an economic system of production and distribution based on private property, universal legal equality, and freedom of…

Bureaucracy is a system of administration carried out through an apparatus that stands over society and implies a systematic…

Anarchy

October 8, 2021 GOVERNMENT

Anarchism means the absence of power as a source of violence, the domination of man by force foreign to him – the state.

2021, October 12, GovTech invites data and technology pioneers to explore the challenges and successes of implementing new and emerging technologies…

Smart Cities requires integrated management of the economic, social, and infrastructure aspect of urbanization with the use of advanced…

Smartivist is a person who understands, supports, and promotes the positive features of Smart Cities and innovative gadgets implementation into daily life.

November 25-27 2021, Vietnam Trade Exhibition with support from ministries, cities’ leaders, and organizations building Smart City in every city/province in Vietnam.

Atlanta, USA, October 2021-August 2022 Series of highly-produced discussions featuring government officials, business leaders, and stewards of equity on developing smart.

Atlanta, USA, September 8-9, 2021 Smart City Expo Atlanta is the largest smart city conference in North America and the only U.S. edition of Smart City Expo World Congress.

, 25-26 May 2021, Russia, Moscow will host the International Smart Cities Forum to create a platform for communication and interaction of ICT specialists.

EY smart city initiative considers needs of its people and stakeholders. While data drive efficiencies, to maximize needs of stakeholders.

Atos Smart Cities incorporates Information and Communication Technology (ICT) into the city’s fabric for better citizens’ experience.

SAP Smart City concept says that government and the companies that serve the city’s citizens must undergo their own changes to keep up…

Smart City business issues are driving investment in emerging technologies such as analytics, artificial intelligence, the IoT,…

Cities of the Future powered by the Cloud Cities in the cloud have to benefit all. Get the technology and the support you need to realize your vision. Internet of Things (IoT) and Cyber-Physical Systems (CPS) involve connecting smart devices and systems—in diverse sectors such as transportation, energy, manufacturing, and healthcare—in fundamentally new ways. These […]

IBM’s Smart Cities management key functions: city services, citizens, business, transport, communication, water, and energy.

Explore how AI is accelerating business transformation and helping to solve society’s greatest challenges from environmental sustainability.

Cisco Meraki enables state and local governments to implement smart initiatives that positively impact communities’ quality of life.

Interactive smart cities where technology and physical space come together to improve the quality of life for residents, boost economy.

14-16 April 2020 Braga, Portugal Smart Technology & Innovation, Building Smart Cities, Mayors Dialogue, Smart Society & Communities, Smart Tourism, Cultural & Natural Assets, and more…

24-25 November 2020 Amsterdam digital Transformation, Data Analytics, IIoT & Smart Manufacturing, Connected Environments, Sensor Deployment, 5G & Future Connectivity, and more…

2020 September 23 Brussels, Explore how an innovative cloud strategy can increase your business! Join this conference and discover the many benefits of the Cloud! Discover the best…

Dubai, UAE, 1 October 2021 – 31 March 2022 Discover pioneering smart vision, Visionary Speakers, Interactive, Direct networking of industry professionals, Latest Innovations. And much, much more…

5-6 October 2020 Atlanta (GA), USA The essential conference for the digitized smart city, redefining services through enhanced connectivity, mobility, and resilient infrastructure.

9-10 June 2020 London, UK Smart Transportation & Mobility brings together automakers, tier 1 suppliers, insurers, and technology providers to unite the expanding ecosystem…

If you care about the planet and are considering a smart car – an electric vehicle for that, maybe you should look at the results of a new German study that breaks EU targets about CO2 – Carbon Dioxide (grams of carbon) emissions. Scientists say that electric cars are responsible for more carbon dioxide emissions […]

Norway is one of the few countries that have massive support for electric cars. The government has solved it quite simply. They have offered a combination of benefits that push you directly into a new electric car purchase even if you do not want it. For example, conventional cars with an internal combustion engine are […]

The Georgian government had a plan to ban disposable plastic bags. So, from October 1, new regulations have come into force in Georgia, aimed at reducing environmental pollution, according to the Novosti-Georgia portal. From now on, the country prohibits the production, import, and sale of plastic bags with a thickness of fewer than 15 microns. […]

In Lower Saxony, from September, two hydrogen-powered trains run in commercial traffic. Their electric motors, which propel the chemical reaction between hydrogen and oxygen, are a more environmentally-friendly variant of conventional diesel engines. They do not produce carbon dioxide emissions. Trains run at a speed of up to 140 kilometers per hour. Alstom has manufactured […]

This is the story of a man whose ambitious goals and ideas largely transform our reality and make a much more endearing future. The American editor of the Rolling Stone spent nine months watching him with everything he did and worked on the following article. It perfectly summarizes who he is and what his colleagues […]

Until 2021, the human labor force will not need up to 6 percent of jobs. There will be dominant robots and artificial intelligence. This is particularly true of customer service. Also, taxi drivers and freight transport can be seriously threatened, Forrester says. These robots, or rather AI agents, will have system improvements. These systems will […]