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Smart cities: Will they ad up?

Smart cities: Will they ad up?

Advertising in smart cities throws up a lot of questions. Now’s a good time to talk about them.

Nokia’s bet on a programmable city pays off

Nokia’s bet on a programmable city pays off

Paul Adams, Nokia Networks, talks to Smart Cities World about Nokia’s role in Bristol’s smart city initiative.

San Diego: Creating a scalable smart city

San Diego: Creating a scalable smart city

Sarah Wray talks to Austin Ashe, General Manager of Intelligent Cities at Current by GE.

How intelligent infrastructure can shape connected buildings

How intelligent infrastructure can shape connected buildings

As smart buildings scale up, how do we plan them more effectively and how can they be better connected to the smart city? Bruce Milne, Lenovo Alliance, Pivot3, takes a look.

Using IoT to inform the next evolution of intelligent energy

Using IoT to inform the next evolution of intelligent energy

Jeremy Watson CBE, Director and PI of the PETRAS Hub, looks at how we define and deliver the next generation of intelligent local power grids.

Gearing up for an electric vehicle future in greener smart cities

Gearing up for an electric vehicle future in greener smart cities

The Rolton Group’s Chris Evans looks at the infrastructure requirements for integrating electric vehicles into our cities.

Three smart city lessons from Manchester’s CityVerve

Three smart city lessons from Manchester’s CityVerve

As the technical lead on the CityVerve project in Manchester, Cisco’s Nick Chrissos shares the takeaways for other cities.

A solutions-first smart city approach will benefit citizens faster

A solutions-first smart city approach will benefit citizens faster

Smart infrastructural changes are highly valuable for improving our cities. However, they must go hand in hand with targeted, smaller scale solutions that work with existing services and tackle pressing, human challenges, says Hannah Kaner, Orange Bus.

Early examples show the way to future smart cities

Early examples show the way to future smart cities

Nick Sacke, Comms365, looks at smart city examples from around the world which signpost the way ahead.

Energy leaders must develop a digital mindset

Energy leaders must develop a digital mindset

The Internet of Energy is set to provide flexible, sustainable and affordable power for all. But we must not get complacent. Gianluca Mauro, Co-founder and CEO at AI Academy, argues that for this future to be realised, energy leaders need to develop a digital mindset.