24 Jul '13, 8pm

Moving the Smart Cities Idea from Concept to Reality

The goal of smart cities is to enhance the lives of residents through improved performance, efficiency and functionality. This is expressed through an increase in living standards, improvement of communities, and betterment of the overall city experience. Cities are hoping to pour the savings derived from these efficiencies back into city projects to ultimately drive economic growth. Some key differences of smart cities, when compared to traditional “infrastructural” changes, include the advancement of networks, machine-to-machine (M2M) communications, sensors and other processors that lead to the possibility of commercial technologies converging and synergizing functionalities that normally do not connect.

Full article: http://greenbuildingelements.com/2013/07/24/moving-the-sm...

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