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June 2017

Standing still equals going down for the smart industry

Standing still equals going down for the smart industry 620 380 Remoticom BV

As an export countrty, our economy can only grow if we start to produce. So we need to speed up Smart City developments.

“Currently, we are making the transition towards the fourth industrial revelution, with IT and digitization”, says Dezentjé Hamming-Bluemink, Smart Industry and FME chairman. “As a result, production becomes more customized and the business model is being shifted to service rather than sales. Digitization also means we can work faster. But also, even more than before, global competition arises.”

Continue reading in Dutch: technologischeontwikkeling.nl

The Future of Smart Cities & Government

The Future of Smart Cities & Government 1500 750 Remoticom BV

Smart cities are going to be a brand new world, connecting all devices with the Internet of Things (IoT), managing traffic, residential buildings and offices, as well as retail spaces and even schools! Imagine a completely smart city with devices and sensors in every public object – traffic lights sending messages to cars, and cars transmitting to public transport, where driverless cars will move around and make car accidents minimal. Urban structures will contain several new solutions determined to enhance residential experience, and help pedestrians to be more effective in doing their daily chores, going to work, or just shopping at the mall. Not only static objects will become connected but we will also drive in automated robot cars in a city that lives on its own. Local municipalities will use RFID tagging for easier parking and wearables will drive all this data and help governments analyze best possible solutions through big data.

Continue reading on: Smartcityhub.com

3 ways IoT is already making cities smarter

3 ways IoT is already making cities smarter 1180 894 Remoticom BV

From President Barack Obama in the White House to large corporations around the country, government officials and business leaders are beginning to embrace the ability of advanced technology to create opportunities to dramatically rethink the way we manage our resources. Cities large and small are at the center of this paradigm shift.

A report on Cities and the Future of Technology, released earlier this year from the President’s Council of Advisors on Science and Technology (PCAST), maintains that the nation and its cities should use technology not only to upgrade and transform aging infrastructure, but to fundamentally reshape the way cities operate. Doing so, the report explains, will save energy, reduce traffic and congestion, create more sustainable and competitive cities and bolster American innovation and competitiveness more broadly.

Continue reading on Greenbiz.

The Rise of the Smart City

The Rise of the Smart City 2860 1510 Remoticom BV

Cities have a way to go before they can be considered geniuses. But they’re getting smart pretty fast.

In just the past few years, mayors and other officials in cities across the country have begun to draw on the reams of data at their disposal—about income, burglaries, traffic, fires, illnesses, parking citations and more—to tackle many of the problems of urban life. Whether it’s making it easier for residents to find parking places, or guiding health inspectors to high-risk restaurants or giving smoke alarms to the households that are most likely to suffer fatal fires, big-data technologies are beginning to transform the way cities work.

Read the oroginal post on: The Wall Street Journal

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