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Amsterdam

The city is known for its smart urban planning and transportation services. Some of the key smart features of the city are:

Smart parking and Smart traffic management
Smart street lighting
Smart energy meters at households
Free Wi-Fi access points and devices everywhere in the city

Barcelona

The city has implemented a lot of smart features that few or no other cities have.

Smart traffic light
GPS and traffic management software
Smart electronic transport bus network(solar operated touch screens and bus shelters)
Smart waste management systems
Smart street lights
Sensor technology for irrigation
Smart solar energy systems for water heating
Smart urban mobility using mobile apps(for navigating in the city)

Stockholm

Some of the smart city features which the city has implemented are as follows:

Green IT strategy
Smart traffic monitoring
e-services (minimizing paper usage)
Most connected city (fibre network everywhere for computer traffic, TV, telephony etc.)

New York

Smart features in the city are focused on improving its citizens’ lifestyle and safety and are as follows:

Smart traffic management
Smart meters
Building automation and control solutions(security, fire safety, alarms, lighting, gas and smoke detection
Smart energy management(Smart grid, smart water meters, smart solar energy solutions, smart electricity meters)
Free public Wi-Fi network
GHG emissions tracking

Toronto

The major smart features of the city are:

Smart water meters
Building energy efficiency
GHG emissions tracking
Public safety module using CCTV and real-time sensors
Smart traffic management systems

Singapore

Singapore has been named very recently by the market research firm Juniper Research as the world’s smartest city. The city has scored most in its public transportation systems. The smart features of the city are:

Smart transportation
Smart parking
Smart traffic management
Sensors and camera for smart waste management
High speed wireless connectivity and smart mobility
Fibre connectivity

Auckland

Auckland in New Zealand has a huge problem with traffic and also parking. Auckland is one of New Zealand’s largest urbanized cities and faces challenges for providing enough space and in keeping the busy traffic moving. Services offered:

Smart traffic management
Smart governance
Smart lighting
Smart environment
Smart Airways

Dubai

The Dubai Municipality and the Dubai Smart Government are working round the clock to realize the vision of transforming Dubai into a complete Smart City. Dubai’s roadmap from five main aspects towards achieving the smart city includes corporate framework, scientific research, development, awareness, and stimulus program. Services offered:

Smart transportation system (by deploying traffic sensors, launching mobile traffic apps, and also looking at the introduction of driverless vehicles in the city’s ecosystem)
Smart urban landscape project.
Smart energy grid
Smart government e-services

Oslo

For such a growing city, it requires the implementation of many smart solutions to deal with challenges and create exciting opportunities for its citizens. Services offered:

Smart street lighting system
Smart decarburization
Smart parking
Smart LED lighting
Broad sensing network for monitoring traffic levels
Smart grid system

Hong Kong

In recent years, the Hong Kong Special Administrative Region (HKSAR) Government has been laying the foundation for Hong Kong to develop into a regional Internet hub. Services offered:

Smart mobility
Smart environment
Smart governance

London

London implements smart solutions to meet its challenges using its robust and unmatchable communication, transport, and business connections. Smart London is all about making the capital function better and making its citizens grow with innovative ideas. Services offered:

Smart enterprise(Government of UK)
Smart safety
Smart health(Government of UK)
Smart transport
Smart environment

San Francisco

San Francisco has leveraged technology to expand transportation system, devise more efficient building operations, reduce energy usage and streamline waste management system for achieving objectives of greening the city while ensuring better mobility. Services offered:

Smart shipyard implementation using GPS enabled technology
Smart building
Smart governance
Smart waste management

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