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TM Forum is a global non-profit association connecting talented individuals, leading companies, and diverse ecosystems to accelerate the digital business transformation.
FIWARE is an open initiative, driven by the European Union, aiming to create a sustainable ecosystem for the development and global deployment of applications for the Future Internet.
Living Tomorrow provides a hub for innovative enterprises where visitors can experience products and services that could vastly improve the quality of our future life, home and workplace.
A new world is rapidly approaching, and producing a modernized grid capable of making the smart cities of the future a reality is the first step towards achieving success in it.
Platforms, in terms of economics and technology, are powerful and disruptive when they work. EBay is a platform that changed how everything from collectibles to big-ticket electronics are bought and sold. Amazon began as a book retailer, but became a platform where vendors and buyers conduct millions of transactions in countless categories. Microsoft and Intel […]
Getting insights from experts in the blockchain space is essential, as many different use cases are to be found in different markets, and only a few make a real change. We reached out to one of the leading blockchain experts in the governance blockchain market: James Fennell Tempelhof, co-founder of Bitnation. Bitnation is a blockchain-based “Governance […]
Normally, the thought of a work environment produces mental images of working desks, desktops, printers, and coffeemakers. It’s common in most offices that you will find workers clicking through the computers as they wait for 5pm to go home. This sort of culture in an office setting can’t be a good thing, especially if you […]
The land yachts of the ‘50s and ‘60s have evolved into something much more high-tech in today’s models, and the rate of advancement in terms of smart car technology and artificial intelligence has reached a tipping point and is quickly accelerating. Today’s automobile is more computer software than it is grease and oil, and in […]
Cities shouldn’t just work for their neediest citizens. They also should work with them.
As an urban technologist, I’m often asked to give an example of a compelling smart city application that real people are using. But to be honest, there really isn’t too much to point to – yet. Cities may be getting smarter, but they haven’t noticeably changed from a user perspective.
State and local governments have poured time and money into online services, but while some work, others fail miserably. Understanding citizen behavior is the key to success.
With people around the world moving into cities and living increasingly connected lives, cities themselves will quickly need to get smart. But how, exactly, does one go about making a city smart?
You know driverless cars are coming. You’ve heard about them. But what exactly do they mean for our future? In this article, we break it down.