Accelerating Innovation in Global Cities/Communities
Author: Alex Huppenthal, Co-chair DSC
We have entered a new era, post Mobile, as cloud-based services increase value of open as well as free data models. Smart Cities advance their goals toward improved livability, greater infrastructure efficiency and planning through the fusion of IoT sensing, crowd-sourced data and connected smart devices.
“What should a city optimize for?” Even in the age of peak Silicon Valley, that’s a hard question to take seriously. (Hecklers on Twitter had a few ideas, like “fish tacos” and “pez dispensers.”) Look past the sarcasm, though, and you’ll find an ideology on the rise.
The Global City Teams Challenge (GCTC) program is a collaborative platform for the development of smart cities and communities, led by National Institute of Standards and Technology, a bureau of U.S. Department of Commerce, in partnership with other U.S. federal agencies including U.S.
Today’s investment and innovation environment in the US is not producing business startups. The US is in a 13 year slump. Tap into Innovation at the GCTC Expo this year in July and network with some of the most inspired people.
Read more about The 5th Smart Cities India Expo attracts large participation, ends on a high note on Business Standard. The three-day 5th Smart Cities India expo was a congregation of innovators and imaginators, academia, policymakers and city administrators, government representatives, business delegates, multinationals, etc.
The world’s first advanced hybridisation of concentrated solar power (CSP) and photovoltaic (PV) technologies. The best of both technologies are blended intended to bring cost per kilowatt hour to lower than fossil fuel plants.