It is touted as a unique opportunity to build a smart city within a major city, literally from the ground up. Environmental remediation, new infrastructure, digital electrification plans, new-age mobility options — the whole shebang. If only people would stop complaining about privacy issues. Up in Toronto, Canada’s largest city, there’s been much ado about … [Read more...] about Where Toronto sees smart sidewalks, residents see ‘1984.’ So what now?
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Tech & Science Hacking Cybersecurity Smart City In Hollywood movies, it’s common to see a stereotypical hacker infiltrate a city’s infrastructure and wreak havoc by tinkering with traffic lights or alarm systems. In reality, experts warn that “supervillain-level” cyberattacks are no longer far-fetched—they are a real threat. Research … [Read more...] about ‘Supervillain-Level’ Cyberattack Test on Cities Uncovers Shocking Flaws
Julie Carr Smyth, Associated Press Updated 1:06 pm, Saturday, June 30, 2018 Photo: Julie Carr Smyth, AP Image 1of/1 CaptionClose Image 1 of 1 Items on display in the Smart Columbus Experience Center in downtown Columbus, Ohio, on Friday, June 29, 2018, a day before its grand opening. Ohio's … [Read more...] about Columbus opens learning center with ‘Smart City’ message
Building a smart city from the ground up is a complex challenge that requires the cooperation of multiple stakeholders — such as governmental institutions, large enterprises, and small businesses Understandably, this cooperation between different stakeholders isn’t all rainbows and unicorns. Corporations often fight with municipalities over local taxes, threatening … [Read more...] about TNW and Vodafone are building a smart city in just six months
Modern cities are brimming with objects that receive, collect and transmit data. This includes mobile phones but also objects actually embedded into our cities, such as traffic lights and air pollution stations. Even something as simple as a garbage bin can now be connected to the internet, meaning that it forms part of what is called the internet of things (IoT). A smart city … [Read more...] about With smart cities, your every step will be recorded