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Digital
Building virtual cities to solve urbanisation issues
Virtualising cities gives us the ability to create an efficient, sustainable and highly capable reality says Dassault Systèmes’ Alexandre Parilusyan.
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Internet of Things
HPE & PwC team up in Kolkata to accelerate smart city development
Together the heavyweights will be creating a Center of Excellence to advance development for future cities by capitalizing on the Internet of Things.
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Internet of Things
Exclusive: AT&T president talks 4 keys to unlocking inclusive smart cities
Chris Penrose says there are four keys to unlocking smart cities to advance more positive outcomes for residents.
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Big Data
Asia Pacific to be home to ten ‘smart’ cities by 2025
Technology and governance will be key enablers for participants in the smart city ecosystem in Asia Pacific, says Frost & Sullivan.
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Infrastructure
Australia’s smart city initiatives scoop awards at IDC APAC awards
"It's an extraordinary achievement and we look forward to nominating more cutting-edge smart city innovation projects next year."
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New Zealand
New rubbish-sensors being trialled in Christchurch promise to lead to a clean city
Overflowing rubbish bins in public parks could be wiped out if new sensors being trialled by Christchurch City Council prove successful...
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IDC
New Zealand big winner in IDC Smart Cities Asia Pacific awards
New Zealand has claimed four out of 14 IDC Smart City Asia Pacific Awards, edging out Singapore to the most wins.
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Infrastructure
NEC to provide Portugal’s capital with Smart City infrastructure
The Municipality of Lisbon has chosen NEC to accelerate the digital transformation of the entire city by utilising data.
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Internet of Things
A nation of smart cities: Is IoT the answer to traffic congestion & crime?
By managing traffic flows to reduce congestion and deterring crime using intelligent lighting and cognitive CCTV, IoT can make a city more desirable.
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Internet of Things
It takes a village: HPE & PwC partner to build smart cities
IoT is a quickly expanding part of the digital revolution and it requires partners to team together. No one vendor can do it all.
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Internet of Things
Trend Micro's ten steps for securing our smart cities
Right now there are 250 smart city projects underway in 178 cities worldwide, but how do those projects tackle cybersecurity?
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Smart City
Smart cities on the rise - Aurecon appoints Asia data center leader to keep up
Rapid urbanisation is placing pressure on countries to invest in the idea of smart cities in a bid to improve cities’ liveability and sustainability.
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IDC
Six Kiwi projects garner finalist status in IDC Smart City Asia Pacific Awards
Six out of 46 finalists in the IDC Smart City APAC awards are Kiwi projects - with only China garnering more finalists. So who's in the running?
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Cisco
KPMG Australia and Cisco team up in Australian smart cities push
KPMG Australia and Cisco have partnered up to push smart cities in Australia with a focus on developing new tools for leaders of smart city programs.
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Smart City
Interconnection oriented architectures will be the backbone of smart cities
The Hong Kong SAR Government believes in the smart city concept, especially in its ability to drive economic development and improve quality of life.
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Internet of Things
Ignorance is not bliss: Why security must never be an afterthought for our smart cities
APAC nations take note: Our smart cities may be more efficient, but they could also be crippled by a cyber attacks.
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Data analytics
Dell EMC: We built this city on a data lake
A city built around trillions of 0s and 1s rather than physical infrastructure is a foreign concept, so naturally several questions spring to mind.
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Cloud
Avaya eyes smart cities initiatives as local growth soars
Hard on the heels of its biggest quarter in ANZ in three years, Avaya is eyeing up the smart cities opportunities for itself and its partners.
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Sustainability
Climate change and sustainability top of the agenda for smart city objectives
​Climate change, resilience and sustainability will make up half of all smart city objectives by 2020, according to the latest research from Gartner.
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Smart City
'Modern cities' may be smarter, but they're not much safer
'Modern cities' may make up thousands of different components that keep people safe and convenient, but they also come with huge vulnerabilities.
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IDC
New Zealand big winner in 2016 Top Smart City Projects
NZ is proving itself on the world stage winning 3 awards at the 2016 Smart City APAC Awards, which recognises the most outstanding smart city project.
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Smart City
Smart Cities launches ANZ council to unlock full potential of cities
Smart Cities Council ANZ plans to unleash the full potential of smart cities in ANZ, using digital technology and intelligent design to drive outcomes
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Telecommunications
2degrees and NEC NZ embarking on smart cities initiative
Two Degrees Mobile and NEC New Zealand have announced that they are collaborating trend to help make New Zealand cities smarter.
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IDC
Kiwi smart city projects recognised on a global stage
"The IDC Smart City APAC Awards are about acknowledging initiatives and it’s wonderful to see that New Zealand projects have been shortlisted."