Smart City Kiosk Enables the Smart City World.

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I will begin this article with the early smart city planning. I will then take you on a journey to where we have landed today and all the benefits that today’s smart city kiosks that will lead us into the future. Through this journey, I hope to help inform city administrators about the potential pitfalls of moving forward with every …

3 Ways Smart Cities Can Plan for Future Interoperability

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Follow these tips to keep your cities from creating potentially problematic data and technology silos. Implementing the latest connected technologies can make cities feel like they are ready for whatever the future brings. The truth, of course, is that these technologies won’t last forever and they are going to be upgraded and replaced countless times as technology marches forward. The …

Tech Transitions in 2017

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From the start, public-sector tech leaders were on the move in 2017. While some took their services from one city or county to another, others moved up within their agencies or left for private-sector roles where they continue to support government efforts. From federal to local, here’s a look back at the year in career shifts. Read full article and …

Will the Presidents Infrastructure Plan Create a Smart City Revolution?

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As the President continues to pursue his domestic legislative agenda, U.S. smart cities will continue their march toward the future. America’s crumbling roads and bridges are in dire need of a rejuvenating infrastructure plan to bolster them for the coming century. As President Trump attempts to secure funding for his bold building initiative, he may inundate his plan with support …

Future Cities Need Technology That Understands All Humans

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The world’s cities are growing at an unprecedented rate. The United Nations predicts that by 2050, 66 percent of the world’s population will live in urbanized areas, compared to just a third in 1950. As these cities sprawl upwards and outwards—becoming smarter and hyper-connected—it’s more important than ever to ensure that they are inclusive and accessible to all citizens. Mobility …

How to Create a Smart City with IoT and Big Data

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These days, it seems like every city is trying to implement “smart” initiatives. Take Singapore for example, now known for the most extensive effort to collect data on citizens’ daily living habits/routines ever attempted by a municipality. Even Bill Gates has pumped millions of dollars into helping Phoenix in their smart city efforts. But what do we mean when we …

Smart City Resilience

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Demographics are changing, and predicting the future is always fraught with challenges. However, there is one trend in particular that few question; more and more people are moving to metropolitan areas and cities, not rural environments, will become the primary places people live. While this has a number of advantages for economies and the environment, it also presents challenges planners and …

ICSC – New York Deal Making

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smartLINK – smart city kiosk company was proud to provide technology solutions to our partner at ICSC! ICSC is the pre-eminent voice of retail real estate. The ICSC mantra is stated as “Our mission is to ensure the retail real estate industry is broadly recognized for the integral role it plays in the social, civic and economic vibrancy of communities …

Smart City Parking – Innovation – Urban Planning

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As the populations of cities grow, there’s less room for open public spaces. There are more cars, with less space for parking. With storms intensifying due to climate change, cities have to think about what to do when existing infrastructure cannot handle the deluge. These are only a few of the challenges facing cities in the coming years. However, a new …