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Theme 2018

Build a Smart City

Theme Detail

A smart city makes good use of information and communication technologies to increase operational efficiency, share information with the public and improve both the quality of government services and citizen welfare. Sustainability is a main focus when it comes to smart cities. Social, economic and environmental concerns are addressed by smart cities using technology based approaches such as Internet of Things, automation and machine learning.

ASSUMPTIONS:

    Participants are required to propose a business project that can be incorporated into a smart city to enhance sustainability, the project can be applicable to aspects like smart buildings, smart transportation, smart energy and open data. The proposal should also talk about the potential challenges for the initiative and also possible solutions.

EXAMPLES:

    City visualization app for finding available parking spaces, traffic flow and pedestrian hotspots in Kansas City, Missouri IoT-camera and sensors to monitor energy use, ‘real time’ waste production and water use of companies and residents in Singapore.
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