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Smart City Cameras with AI Chipset Trends

From PRNewswire April 2021 Security Cameras with AI will be the smart city norm for applications such as intelligent traffic management and preventive threat detection. SINGAPORE, April 1, 2021 /PRNewswire/ — According to global tech market advisory firm, ABI Research, the global installed base of smart cameras with an Artificial Intelligence (AI) chipset will reach over 350 million in 2025. The inclusion of… Read More »

Smart City Design for Accessibility – Smart City Project in South Korea Results

Smart City Design for Accessibility – Test in Korea Interesting company based in South Korea which focuses on Accessibility.  Braille is a large focus technology. Smart City is a big focus. 40 million blind people in Korea Technologies include their Dot pad, the Dot braille smartwatch (think Stevie Wonder) and the Dot reader. Official e-text book for blind… Read More »

Yet another smart city project launched by Google-backed Sidewalk Labs scrapped

From BusinessInsider Feb 2021 — Alphabet’s Sidewalk Labs abandons another US smart city project after fights about transparency Sidewalk Labs, a sister company of Google, has ditched another smart city plan after reported disputes over data sharing with officials. In 2019, Sidewalk Labs partnered with officials in Portland, Oregon, on a plan to track how people move around the… Read More »