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frontierCities2: A Progress Report, Part 2

frontierCities2: A Progress Report, Part 2

🕔12:42, 1.Feb 2018

When we last spoke with the frontierCities2 FITECH grantees in early October, some of their smart mobility solutions were not much beyond the “dream” stage.  But with the two-year project entering month 13 it was important to know how the

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frontierCities2: A Progress Report

frontierCities2: A Progress Report

🕔18:28, 30.Jan 2018

They say a week is a long time in politics – four months, therefore, is an eternity in the technology development world. However, that is how long it has been since we last spoke en masse to the Market Acceleration

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FIWARE, How and When: Society Will Benefit From The Agile, Open-Source Platform

FIWARE, How and When: Society Will Benefit From The Agile, Open-Source Platform

🕔18:31, 16.Jan 2018

How can powered-by-FIWARE technology provide such flexible and cost-effective smart city mobility solutions? Three frontierCities2 grantees (GreenApes’ Gregory Eve, Justin D’Atri of Innetag and Ateknea’s Leonardo Santiago), tell Thinking Cities’ editor in chief Kevin Borras how their solutions can benefit

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frontierCities2: Another Level of Impact – the FITECH Grantees

frontierCities2: Another Level of Impact – the FITECH Grantees

🕔16:27, 25.Oct 2017

frontierCities2’s FI-TECH grantees talk to Thinking Cities editor in chief Kevin Borras about their FIWARE-enabled smart city mobility solutions. With topics ranging from vital organ transportation, airport information and air quality monitoring to employee incentivisation and bus timetable optimisation, the

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Internet of Things: Silver Spring Networks’ Brian McGuigan talks to Thinking Highways

Internet of Things: Silver Spring Networks’ Brian McGuigan talks to Thinking Highways

🕔16:27, 23.Oct 2017

Brian McGuigan, Silver Spring Networks’ smart city solution sales manager, talks to Thinking Highways and Thinking Cities editor in chief Kevin Borras about how the Internet of Things is changing what we perceive as a Thinking City, the potential for

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frontierCities2: Another Level of Impact at the Next Stage of Development

frontierCities2: Another Level of Impact at the Next Stage of Development

🕔11:08, 5.Oct 2017

In a series of fascinating discussions, Thinking Cities talks to the frontierCities2 Market Acceleration Grant companies about their smart city mobility solutions, how they will be of benefit to society and, importantly, how they will promote the accelerated take-up of

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frontierCities2: Another Level of Impact

frontierCities2: Another Level of Impact

🕔11:44, 24.Feb 2017

Thinking Cities editor in chief Kevin Borras talks to New Frontier Services’ Séan Burke, FIWARE Foundation’s Stefano de Panfilis and Alberto Soraci of InnovaBIC about FIWARE, the backbone of the Horizon2020-funded project frontierCities2. What is FIWARE? What’s the goal of

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Columbus Meets The Challenge

Columbus Meets The Challenge

🕔20:31, 19.Jul 2016

Thinking Highways and Thinking Cities editor in chief Kevin Borras talks to Andrew Ginther, Mayor of Columbus, Ohio, the winner of the $40m US DOT Smart City Challenge. What gave Columbus the edge? What processes were involved in applying? How

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Elon Musk Talks About Bringing Autonomous Transport to Cities

Elon Musk Talks About Bringing Autonomous Transport to Cities

🕔11:43, 26.Apr 2016

Tesla CEO Elon Musk would like to bring Autopilot over to transit vehicles to reduce traffic in congested urban environments. Musk says he is working on a self-driving vehicle that could replace buses and other public transport vehicles – but he

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Kevin Borras talks to Hugo Niesing of Resourcefully

Kevin Borras talks to Hugo Niesing of Resourcefully

🕔17:45, 3.Dec 2015

In this latest edition the Thinking Highways editor in chief talks to Resourcefully founder Hugo Niesing about how electric mobility can help solve urban energy and traffic management problems, and discusses the innovative idea of electric vehicle batteries acting as

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