Smart City Trends

Smart City Trends 696 258 Remoticom BV

More often people talk and write about Smart Cities. The most famous and global smart city is Singapore. They are close at becoming the first Smart Nation worldwide. What exactly is a Smart City and what are the trends now a days?

What are Smart Cities?

A smart city is a city run by the Internet of Things and managed by information technologies. The city is made smarter to improve the quality of life for the residents. One of the main goals is to organize more efficiently and reduce the gap between residents and the board. Smart Cities also come together with digitization and urbanization. Eventually the city becomes more attractive, more sustainable and more livable.

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The Value of Smart Cities

The Value of Smart Cities 501 318 Remoticom BV

The best smart technologies work in the background seamlessly improving the day-to-day experiences of citizens.

When you think of smart cities, one of the first things that springs to mind is autonomous vehicles driving along a wide expanse of road – but what about the smaller, more subtle technology that allows cars to drive and park themselves without being preyed upon by parking enforcement officers.

There has been a lot of talk in the media around smart cities, with London Mayor, Sadiq Khan, announcing last month that he wanted the capital to become the world’s leading ‘Smart City’, calling on the tech community to help improve public services and solve social and environmental challenges faced. Yet sweeping statements such as this still leaves people confused as to what a ‘Smart City’ is.

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6 of the smartest ‘smart’ cities of the world

6 of the smartest ‘smart’ cities of the world 900 370 Remoticom BV

Although cities generate 80 percent of the world’s wealth, they are increasingly getting serious economic, social, demographic and environmental challenges. In 2050 lives 70 procent of the world population in cities and rapid urbanization and aging will cause increasing pressure on energy, infrastructure, transport and healthcare in the future. To address these challenges, cities need to implement new technologies.

No future scenario anymore

The smart city has long been no future scenario anymore. There are already a lot of them and they grow fast, keeping pace with the expansion of the Internet of Things.

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11 Internet of Things Stats That Will Blow You Away

11 Internet of Things Stats That Will Blow You Away 580 387 Remoticom BV

The Internet of Things (or IoT) sounds like one of those futuristic buzzwords that’s still just a little too far off to think much about. But the IoT — where once-unconnected things like watches, cars, healthcare equipment, etc. will be connected to the Internet — is already here, and it’s changing our health, how we build things, and how we get around, and creating billions of dollars in value across multiple sectors.

So let’s take a look at some of the most mind-blowing IoT stats and why all of it matters for investors.

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Smart city technology market set to reach $775 billion by 2021

Smart city technology market set to reach $775 billion by 2021 768 432 Remoticom BV

The smart city market is one of the fastest growing segments of government and is set to hit $775 billion in 2021, according to BCC Research.

In just a few years, the number of smart cities has grown from approximately two dozen to more than 100, and it’s just the tip of the iceberg, with more than 600 cities set to “go smart” in the next few years.

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Remoticom has a new look

Remoticom has a new look 800 800 Remoticom BV

Remoticom’s building has got a beautiful make-over on the inside and outside. In the Expercience Center is the technology of the past to see, with the mast and dish from Lopik. There are also cars for testing and demonstration of our Smart Parking and Smart Traffic solutions.

Beside that a lot of changes have been made to the building, the new website of Remoticom has also gone online in Dutch and English. Internal changes have also taken place. For example, the team has been expanded with various employees in the field of R&D, marketing, process management and sales. Our engineers are working on the further development of the Smart City solutions with new innovative products, which soon more..

Overall, we are working hard to complete our Smart City solutions! Feel free to contact us if you want to know more about Remoticom or our solutions.

What are the 10 key things that make a city smart?

What are the 10 key things that make a city smart? 500 335 Remoticom BV

After Mobile World Congress and IoT World earlier this year, there was a lot of buzz about 5G, smart mobility, general IoT, and smart cities. It feels like we’re entering the future, and the excitement is palatable.

Unfortunately, there are many soldiers on the battlefield without a plan.

Smart cities need an orchestration framework. The smart cities of tomorrow require more than simply deploying connectivity, sensors, and devices. Incrementalism will not serve cities well. Foresight and planning are necessary to build cities that are truly smart.

Here are 10 key elements that are required for truly smart cities and for understanding any smart city initiative in context.

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5 IoT Trends Taking Shape in 2017

5 IoT Trends Taking Shape in 2017 501 318 Remoticom BV

The Internet of Things is arguably the biggest trend in tech today. However, within the realm of the IoT itself, there are additional trends taking shape that have the potential to influence how things are connected going forward, and how our world will become even more connected as time goes on. Many of these trends have been building for some time, but as we move through 2017, are starting to gain some steam. While there are undoubtedly many changes and developments on the horizon, the following are the trends dominating the world of the IoT right now.

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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.

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