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Smarter Cities: too many standards impede smart lighting for cities, by Jeremy Ludyjan, Senior Director, Field Marketing, Fulham Co. Inc.

Smarter Cities: too many standards impede smart lighting for cities, by Jeremy Ludyjan, Senior Director, Field Marketing, Fulham Co. Inc.

If we can’t offer IoT as a common standard for control and monitoring of ALL devices from a central console with shared sensors and integrated drivers today, we will lose our opportunity to do so for at least a generation

Ten Gigabit Adelaide, by Richard Threlfall, Partner & Global Head of Infrastructure KPMG International

Ten Gigabit Adelaide, by Richard Threlfall, Partner & Global Head of Infrastructure KPMG International

What is special in Adelaide is the vision of the City of Adelaide authority which encompasses both business and public sector outcomes

Building a better world of smart structures on the smart grid, by Hussain Kazmi, PhD student at KU Leuven and Enervalis

Building a better world of smart structures on the smart grid, by Hussain Kazmi, PhD student at KU Leuven and Enervalis

Smart buildings operating on smart grids are essential to life billions out of poverty

Follow the money by Jack Hanley, vice president for sales, Telensa North America

Follow the money by Jack Hanley, vice president for sales, Telensa North America

It’s time to step away from technology pilots and start making the business case for smart city applications

Sharing a data protection officer, by Colin Tankard, MD, Digital Pathways

Sharing a data protection officer, by Colin Tankard, MD, Digital Pathways

The General Data Protection Regulations, which comes into force shortly, requires the need for a data processing officer

Will the bus see a reboot this year, asks  Johan Herrlin, CEO of Ito World

Will the bus see a reboot this year, asks Johan Herrlin, CEO of Ito World

Today’s smart transport initiatives are beginning to have more in common with the humble bus

Road pricing and its contribution to a 'smart' environment with the help of asset finance, by Gary Thompson, UK Sales Director, Siemens Industries and Markets for Siemens Financial Services

Road pricing and its contribution to a 'smart' environment with the help of asset finance, by Gary Thompson, UK Sales Director, Siemens Industries and Markets for Siemens Financial Services

Road pricing can work particularly well in small cities where a high concentration of traffic is an issue in a particular area

Public safety networks and the path to the smart city, by Arnaud Legrand, Head of Public Sector Marketing, Nokia

Public safety networks and the path to the smart city, by Arnaud Legrand, Head of Public Sector Marketing, Nokia

For many city governments, ensuring the safety and security of their residents remains the most enduring and critical responsibility

Network choices for the smart city? Start with a spreadsheet, not a datasheet, says Will Franks, Telensa

Network choices for the smart city? Start with a spreadsheet, not a datasheet, says Will Franks, Telensa

The smartest cities will have multiple networks, each one supporting a service set and chosen because it is the best way to deliver defined business benefits

We have the technology…

We have the technology…

Lack of funding, skills, and leadership are impeding larger scale smart city deployment, says Mathew Evans head of programme, IoT and SmarterUK, techUK
Platforms and blockchain could see local economies scale

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Platforms and blockchain could see local economies scale

All kinds of economic innovation are underway in many towns and smaller cities that are often overlooked. So far this wave of citizen-centric regeneration is localised, but successful models are emerging and pioneers are exploring ways of harnessing technology to leverage and extend them.