smart cities Tag

Smart Solutions For A Simpler Life In The City

Although smart solutions have already been implemented in many cities, it seems that not many people notice their existence. One might argue that this is the whole point - to improve life in an unobtrusive way. But since future developments often rely on public approval before they’re executed, it’s important to know and communicate the benefits of smart solutions to citizens. Especially if success is...

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Waste management is one of the aspects of city life most people don’t notice at all - but when something goes wrong, the consequences are quite gruesome and city management has to act quickly to avoid a crisis. The intricate and quite often not very well optimised system for waste collection and disposal has potential weak links. As cities grow, urban population and consumption increase...

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Smart City Technologies: Bringing It All Together

A simple definition of a smart city will go like this: a city that uses IoT (Internet of Things) sensors to gather information and then acts upon that information to manage city assets and resources more efficiently. This simple and straight-forward concept came to fruition as modern technology advanced in the past couple of decades. The dream of a modern city where crucial decisions concerning...

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Smart Solutions For Smart Cities: Where To Begin?

The talk about smart cities is big right now - accelerated by the COVID-19 threat, it has reached far-flung corners of the Earth. Small and mid-sized cities are also beginning to consider the move towards smart technologies, while the rapidly growing urbanization is the driving force behind the digital transformation of larger cities. How does city management decide what technologies to implement first? What are...

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digital citizenship

Digital citizenship is an integral part of the whole paradigm of being a citizen in the 21th century, with all of the rights that it affords us to gain. With the development of information technology and the future leap to ultra-fast 5G networks, the integration of the individual within this system becomes crucial so that he can fully engage not only socially, but also with...

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