Open Data

Smart Cities

A Critical Moment of Opportunity Demands an Open Smart Buildings Market

August 30th, 2021
Smart Buildings

MQTT & the Horizontal Approach to Managing Smart Buildings

August 26th, 2021
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Smart Cities

BIM & GIS Combine to Advance the Digital Twin for Smarter Cities

The digital twin has become a holy grail for the smart city. A virtual model of a city, or a digital replica of the physical world, digital twins allow the simulation of plans before implementing them, exposing problems before they become a reality. From urban planning to land-use optimization, digital twins have the power to […]

Smart Cities

Future Proofing Smart Cities Building-by-Building with Open Data Platforms

“Today we hear about the smart city, the sustainable city, the green city, the resilient city, the diverse, inclusive, dynamic, creative and caring city. All these buzzwords are thrown around but in the end, it’s all the same. Strategies to prepare cities for the future,” Ahmed Abu Laban, City Director for the city of Ramallah, […]

Smart Cities

Smart Buildings Set For Big Smart City Integration Drive in 2019

A city is essentially just a collection of buildings. A smart city, therefore, should be a collection of smart buildings. However, the development of smart buildings and smart cities has, so far, been relatively independent of one another. At the door of the building, a new network begins, with a new set of applications, and […]

Smart Cities

Apps Will be as Important to Smart Cities as they are to Smartphones

“The primary challenge to building a smart city has nothing to do with pouring concrete and erecting steel beams. It’s knowing better the city’s flows to optimize the city for its inhabitants. It’s turning all of the data that comes streaming in from myriad sources into actionable information,” says Laetitia Gazel Anthoine, founder and CEO […]

Smart Cities

Have We Considered What The Smart City Might Actually Mean For Society?

“The smart city was the wrong idea pitched in the wrong way to the wrong people,” suggested Dan Hill, of urban innovators the Future Cities Catapult. “It never answered the question: ‘How is it tangibly, materially going to affect the way people live, work, and play?’” Hill refers to the shiny new technology that has […]

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