Let's talk about planning smart cities

IDEA City is set to be an urban precinct where technology, research, creativity, and design meets to create a desirable place to live and work. We speak with Chris Isles from Place Design Group on smart city planning.

HUAWEI eco-CONNECT | CEE & Nordic 2017

HUAWEI eco-CONNECT | CEE & Nordic 2017 is an integrated conference for Eastern and Nordic European ICT ecosystem.
The partners/customers/developers/analysts/industry experts/government officers will participate and share the experience to explore the road to digital transformation. Huawei will focus on hot ICT technologies such as IoT, cloud computing, display innovative ICT solutions and best practices that drive industrial digital transformation.

Expert Talk: Carlo Ratti on Smart Cities of tomorrow

12/17/2015

Carlo Ratti is a Italian architect, engineer, inventor, educator and activist who teaches at the Massachusetts Institute of Technology, USA, where he directs the MIT Senseable City Lab, a research group that explores how new technologies are changing the way we understand, design and ultimately live in cities. Following the Wired Magazine Carlo Ratti is one of the "50 people who will change the world" and was also named as "50 most influential designers in America" by Fast Company. He was also a speaker at ‘National Conclave on Smart Technologies’ organised by Smart Cities Council India at Hyderabad in August 2015.

Wayfinding – the only way forward

12/29/2015

How many times have you missed an exit on an expressway and cursed under your breath? It is not only the frustration of missing an appointment but the loss of fuel and the unnecessary emission that adds to the already foul air. In urban settings, wayfinding specialists develop signage and information systems for both, pedestrians and motorists, who have unique challenges navigating streets and roadways. These information systems help people develop “mental maps” of the terrain and simplify their routes to the extent possible.

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