Tag Archive: smart city

  • 5 Reasons Why Amsterdam Is the World’s Smartest City

    September 28, 2016 By Cate Lawrence

    When you think of Amsterdam you tend to think of a city of canals, cannabis and culture with a cycle-mad population. But beyond the overt tourist towns is a city that has embedded the Internet of Things into its ecosystem so successfully that it’s considered one of Europe’s (and arguably the world’s), most successful smart city. Despite the virtues of healthy cycling Amsterdam’s relatively small size, density and fixed urban infrastructure means that urban growth can contribute to increased problems... View Article

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    Why (and How To) Build a Smart City?

    September 22, 2016

    It seems almost every time you read about local urban development in the media it is with the message about a particular city becoming or showcasing their successes as a ‘smart city’. Since the development of the public internet, Wi-Fi, Bluetooth, sensor technology and the Internet of Things we have seen smart cities around the world develop and flourish from Austria to Zagreb and everywhere in between. There are certain characteristics that seems synonymous with smart cities and it’s worth... View Article

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