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Urban studies and planning

‘Playable City’ introduces new smart city concept

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UK-based creative media studio Watershed has introduced the concept of a "playable city", where resident and visitors in a digital space can engage with...
Schneider Electric showcases smart city solutions in Doha

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Schneider Electric, the global specialist in energy management, supported the third Arab Future Cities Summit (AFCS), the Middle East's premier smart cities event that...
Smart city financing guide released

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The US-based Smart Cities Council, an industry coalition to improve the livability, workability and sustainability of the world’s cities, just released a new resource...
Smart city networks market to reach $3.5b by 2020

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According to a new report from Navigant Research, worldwide revenues from communication nodes for smart cities, and the infrastructure and services to support them,...
‘Smart parking’ huge potential for smart cities

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A new report from a Cambridge UK technology specialist says smart parking initiatives are still in low gear and need to be changed up...
Smart cities could have glowing trees to replace street lights

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Smart cities of the future could have glow-in-the-dark trees to replace street lights, and gardens that grow vertically up walls, according to a new...
Pakistan mulls smart cities to tackle infrastructure challenges

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As Pakistan continues to face challenges in urban efficiency, IT experts proposed setting up smart cities to improve civic infrastructure and highlight technologies the...
First-of-its-kind apps gallery for smart cities launched

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The Washington, DC-based Smart Cities Council, an industry coalition to advance smart city development and innovation, has announced the launch of a first-of-its-kind Smart...
China to invest more than $300b in smart cities

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The accumulated investment in China's "smart city " effort is on track to exceed 2 trillion yuan ($322 billion) by 2025, fueled by a...
Arab Future Cities Summit expects 350 decision makers

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The Arab Future Cities Summit, a conference on smart city development in the Middle East slated to beheld from April 7 to 9 in...
Africa said to benefit strongly from smart cities

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Due to increased access to connectivity and the associated predicted urbanisation, African cities wishing to uplift their populations into the 21st century are going...
Smart grids, energy storage key to Smart City market

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Smart cities are anticipated to create huge business opportunities across different industries, with a total market value of $1.57 trillion by 2020, according to...
Smart Cities to create business opportunities worth $1.5 trillion

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Smart cities are anticipated to create huge business opportunities across different industries with a total market value of $1.565 trillion by 2020, consultancy Frost...