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A vision-driven approach for smart street lighting

A vision-driven approach for smart street lighting

Christian Mildner, Sylvania Connected Solutions, explores how smart street lights fit into the vision-driven approach to building smart cities.

Smart buildings: Building blocks of a smart city

Smart buildings: Building blocks of a smart city

Without smart buildings, a truly smart city can’t exist, says Dave Hollander, Bluetooth Sig

Smart building trends: Predictions for what’s to come

Smart building trends: Predictions for what’s to come

Franco Castaldini, ThoughtWire, rounds up the smart building trends to look out for.

Water utilities look to smart water technologies and investments in 2019

Water utilities look to smart water technologies and investments in 2019

John Fillinger, Director of Utility Marketing, Badger Meter, rounds up his top smart city water trends for 2019.

IoT predictions for 2019

IoT predictions for 2019

The data economy, 5G’s early benefactors and new tools for citizen engagement – Chris Penrose, President of IoT Solutions, AT&T, shares his IoT predictions for 2019.

What makes a city truly smart?

What makes a city truly smart?

ASEAN’s key economies – Singapore, Malaysia and Indonesia – recently celebrated another year of independence. Martin Hayes, Bosch Southeast Asia, evaluates their progress, and look ahead.

It takes a village: How to cultivate innovation across your smart city

It takes a village: How to cultivate innovation across your smart city

Alex Goryachev, Cisco, looks at the role of innovation centres in smart cities and how to set them up for success.

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.

Why open standards are the key to truly smart cities

Why open standards are the key to truly smart cities

Smart cities require information to flow freely between systems and cities. This will only happen when multiple vendors adopt open standards, says Dr Michelle Supper, The Open Group.

Smart cities: Are we asking the wrong questions?

Smart cities: Are we asking the wrong questions?

In the rush for smart cities, are we starting with the wrong questions? Amy Barker and Miguel Lira, Urban Control, suggest a different approach.