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September 14, 2015. This material is available primarily for archival purposes. Telephone numbers or other contact information may be out of date; please see current contact information at media contacts. The White House today kicked off the first-ever Smart Cities Week (Sept. 15-18, 2015), announcing new steps in support of a National Smart Cities Initiative.
Market research firm Juniper Research (Basingstoke, UK) recently crowned Singapore as the smartest city on earth after sorting through a mountain of data related to cities around the world. To arrive that conclusion, researchers at Juniper ranked cities by an array of factors including their adoption of smart grid technologies, intelligent lighting, the use of information technology to improve.
Smart Cities have emerged as one response to the challenges and opportunities created by rapid urbanization. This report presents the results of a reconnaissance study examining the thesis that Smart Cities advance sustainable development. The study analysed 876 scientific publications, recommendations.
What Smart City means to each individual community is often unique. In general, a Smart City is a city or region that can increase its competitiveness and quality of life, efficiently use resources, and support economic sustainability by using technology and creativity to raise the IQ of the built environment.
ITU’s Focus Group on Smart Sustainable Cities (FG-SSC) sought to set out a path for guiding cities to become both smart and sustainable. “Smart Sustainable Cities” is a concept which emerged more than a decade ago. It intends to leverage the potential of informa-tion and communication technologies (ICTs) in urban governance.
Smart Cities Community, IEEE As world urbanization continues to grow with the total population living in cities forecast to increase by 75% by 2050, there is an increased demand for intelligent, sustainable environments that offer citizens a high quality of life.