Pokémon Go points the way towards a universal UI for smart cities

Pokémon Go points the way towards a universal UI for smart cities

🕔17:37, 27.Jul 2016

Pokémon Go, the augmented reality smartphone game that sets players collecting virtual animals from real locations around the city, may seem like an ephemeral craze, as cyclical as the trading card game on which it is based … but it

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Smart City: SPV registered as company

Smart City: SPV registered as company

🕔11:46, 27.Jul 2016

The UT Administration today got registered Chandigarh Smart City Company, the special purpose vehicle (SPV) for implementation of the Smart City project.The company, which has been registered with the Registrar of Companies, will have three directors and seven shareholders from

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Smart City grant doesn’t include light rail option, Transit Columbus says it should

Smart City grant doesn’t include light rail option, Transit Columbus says it should

🕔11:39, 27.Jul 2016

Columbus is a growing city. Estimates show the city could be adding a million more people by 2050. The question is how do all those people get from point A to point B without adding more cars on the road? There’s CoGo,

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Spanish firm to execute Jaipur smart city project

Spanish firm to execute Jaipur smart city project Updated

🕔20:34, 25.Jul 2016

The Jaipur Smart Mission Limited (JSML) has appointed an international firm as project management consultant (PMC) for the execution and implementation of the ambitious smart city project in Jaipur. Epista, a Spanish company, will now join hands with JSML in making

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Kaiserbagh survey to begin Smart City work

Kaiserbagh survey to begin Smart City work Updated

🕔20:28, 25.Jul 2016

In a step closer to turning Lucknow into a Smart City, a detailed survey of Kaiserbagh would be launched from Monday. Kaiserbagh, spread over 813 acres, will be covered under a topographical survey under the guidance of LMC officials. Officials will

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Mercedes-Benz tests out its autonomous bus

Mercedes-Benz tests out its autonomous bus Updated

🕔20:20, 25.Jul 2016

The autonomous vehicle (AV) space generated a lot of interesting headlines in the last week, including Elon Musk’s second “Master Plan” for Tesla, a self-driving bus built by Mercedes-Benz and poor, lonely Ontario still can’t find anyone to test AVs

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Germany offers aid for Smart City project

Germany offers aid for Smart City project Updated

🕔20:14, 25.Jul 2016

The Kochi Smart City project may get technical and financial support from Germany. Taking part in a workshop on Smart Cities conducted here on Friday, Martin Ney, German Ambassador to India, expressed his country’s willingness to support the Kochi project.

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Technology start-ups are helping Dubai realise smart city plan

Technology start-ups are helping Dubai realise smart city plan Updated

🕔20:11, 25.Jul 2016

When looking at emerging businesses in the UAE, most of them have one thing in common: they have broken into the mobile app business, and as such provide a technology solution across multiple industries. More interestingly, the business model of

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Philadelphia preps for its Smart City Challenge

Philadelphia preps for its Smart City Challenge Updated

🕔20:09, 25.Jul 2016

Philadelphia has announced a goal to create a large multi-purpose wireless network — called the “Smart City Challenge” — that will depend on public-private partnerships to address the digital divide and enhance existing operations and services. Site of the upcoming Democratic convention, Philadelphia has

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Smart City: citizens stand to gain from public-private collaboration

Smart City: citizens stand to gain from public-private collaboration

🕔15:55, 22.Jul 2016

The successes achieved by Singapore and some rust-belt cities in the United States prove that when it comes to the Smart City, collaboration is key. Last April, Daniel Doctoroff, CEO of Sidewalk Labs, a Google subsidiary that helps local authorities make

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