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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 »

Smart City RFP New Jersey

County in New Jersey, population 700,000 soliciting 50 public information terminals. Notable information: Due date 12/29/2020 Three year contract with option for additional two years Promoting the county as a tourist destination providing information Virtual visitor cent Outdoor Vandal resistant Clearly branded Comply with ADA Touchless interface for COVID consideration Mobile tandem application 360 Camera Surveillance and provide… Read More »

Smart City RFP – United Nations Development Programme (UNDP) in Cambodia

International Consultant on Smart City Overview : The United Nations Development Programme (UNDP) in Cambodia is looking for an Individual Contractor to perform the above mentioned assignment. Interested offeror is strongly advised to read the INDIVIDUAL CONSULTANT (IC) PROCUREMENT NOTICE for more detail about term of references, instructions to offeror, and documents to be included when submitting offeror.… Read More »

DART Gets Touchless Kiosks for Wayfinding

From SmartCitiesWorld Aug2020 — Interactive smart digital kiosks at Dallas Area Rapid Transit (DART) bus and light rail stations have been upgraded to be touchless Interactive Citypost smart digital kiosks at Dallas Area Rapid Transit bus and light rail stations have been upgraded to be contactless to help address Covid-19 concerns. The system upgrade of the Citypost kiosks… Read More »

Houston Building Smart City

From Forbes Aug2020 Houston Is Using The Pandemic As An Opportunity To Build A Resilient Smart City Jun WuContributor Excerpts:  Houston, Texas, with 2.3 million residents, is one of the most diverse cities in America. In the last few decades, Hispanic and Asian immigrants thrived in this metropolis while African Americans established tight-knit communities. Perhaps due to its… Read More »