Archive for Smart Cities

Ambitious Greenfield Projects Hope to Accelerate Smart Cities

It is not a matter of “if” but “when” the smart cities market will truly take off. The constraints of technology, the lack of tangible benefits from successful integration of siloed services across urban metropolis’, and the burden of aging infrastructure in place are just a few of the headwinds that are stalling this market […]

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Strategies for Improving Smart City Logistics

Efficient, timely and accurate delivery is a necessity to retailers and logistics providers survival in an Amazon Prime world.  Cities goals of livability and sustainability means they want less trucks, congestion and pollution.  For all stakeholders to achieve their goals, the only answer is to work together.   If cities, retailers, and logistics providers work together, […]

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Freight Management is a Growing Concern for Smart Cities

Logistics, and specifically freight management, is a growing concern for cities as they address the optimization of their transportation management schema.  Three trends are driving this globally: Urbanization The global population is moving into cities and urban areas are becoming more densely populated and larger Sustainability Lowering emissions levels in urban areas by reduction of […]

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Get on a Bike and Ride with IoT

Bicycle sharing has taken off in a big way here in Singapore this year. The brightly colored bikes for hire from the three major players in the business, Mobike, oBike, and Ofo, have become a common sight all over the city-state in just a few months and ushered in an era where people for the […]

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CityNext 2017 India highlights next-generation technologies

At the recent CityNext 2017 – Automation and ICT in Smart Cities symposium in Bangalore, India, the theme was automation, information, and communication technologies that play a vital role in the development of smart city solutions.  It featured next-generation technologies and solutions for the effective and efficient management of city infrastructure such as water and waste, energy, mobility, and environment. […]

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