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The Value of Life in Smart Cities

The Value of Life in Smart Cities

SmartCitiesWorld talks to Huawei’s York Yue about how smart city technology can change society.

Where's the return on investment?

Where's the return on investment?

Delivering a return on investment for smart cities requires three dimensional change, writes Itai Dadon, head of smart cities and IoT, Itron.

Resilient cities are being redefined by the coronavirus

Resilient cities are being redefined by the coronavirus

Covid-19 is showing us what resilience in cities actually is, writes Stephen Zoegall, director of global cities and infrastructure consulting, Accenture.

Iskandar shows Malaysia’s smart cities’ promise but only if they keep citizens in mind

Iskandar shows Malaysia’s smart cities’ promise but only if they keep citizens in mind

Malaysia can show how to build a smart city from scratch but it’s not without its challenges, writes Skymind CEO Shawn Tan

Are the barriers to electric cars lower than we think?

Are the barriers to electric cars lower than we think?

Assumptions about electric cars are wrong and holding back adoption, argue Sergio M. Savaresi and Prof. Silvia Strada – Politecnico di Milano

Connected Cities: Has the future changed in light of Covid-19?

Connected Cities: Has the future changed in light of Covid-19?

The Covid-19 pandemic should force us to change how we use buildings, argues Meagan Crawford, Executive Director of Urban Economic

Why smart and healthy buildings will get us back to work and play – faster and happier

Why smart and healthy buildings will get us back to work and play – faster and happier

Businesses could use the healthiness of their buildings as a competitive advantage in the wake of the Covid-19 pandemic, writes Glenn Lurie, President and CEO, Synchronoss