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The race to embrace 5G: The cities at the forefront

Mohammad Chowdhury 20 Aug 2018 9 minutes

There’s plenty of hype surrounding 5G, and for good reason. Cities are making the most noise in the race to 5G enablement, but the planning needs to start now to work through the challenges and ultimately transform the lives of the citizens within.

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Future perfect: How Thailand, Melbourne and Singapore are creating the cities of tomorrow

Shaun Ryan 24 Jul 2018 7 minutes

More than just technology, smart cities need intelligent strategy, led by governments, with a focus on outcomes that allow their citizens to thrive. Here are three examples of how embracing innovation and imagination can pave the way to the future.

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Infographic: Smart cities in space
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Infographic: Smart cities in space

19 Apr 2018 3 minutes

In the ongoing quest to make real all the sci-fi predictions of the early 20th century, space exploration, and the colonisation of Mars seems to be the next big thing making the jump from the comic book pages to reality.

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Report: Harnessing the 4th industrial revolution for sustainable emerging cities

Joseph Carrozzi 19 Mar 2018 8 minutes

Poverty, disease, inequality and environmental damage are some of the results of a poorly planned city. Emerging technology could be the answer to providing a sustainable future.

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Infographic: Are smart cities really smart?

08 Mar 2018 2 minutes

Can existing cities ever be smart or will they just be meccas for tech giants selling digital trinkets? We examine what it means for a city to be smart beyond a layer of technology.

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Infographic: Smart cities, smarter lives

21 Sep 2017 2 minutes

By 2040, global energy consumption could rise by over 50%. Half the world’s population will be living in water-stressed areas by 2025. Here’s how a smart city could promote urban sustainability.

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Are our smart cities being clever about security?

Omaru Maruatona 27 Apr 2017 8 minutes

The opportunity for hackers to access essential urban infrastructure is growing. The ability to coordinate a crisis response, on the other hand, is lacking. Here are some ways to make our cities more cyber secure.

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Melbourne, Barcelona, San Francisco: three smart cities changing the world

Chris Vein 21 Mar 2017 10 minutes

There are certain perspectives that exemplify what it means for a city to be smart. Chris Vein looks at the places that are successfully building a vision for the future.

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Why we need smart cities

Chris Vein 21 Feb 2017 6 minutes

Building a smart city isn’t about firing up all the technology in your municipal arsenal, says Chris Vein. It’s about embarking on a process of endless reinvention.

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