Posts tagged as smart cities

The road to smart cities starts with data

  The largest ant colonies in the world contain over 300-million individuals and cover areas that are several kilometres wide. Ants mostly rely on tactile and chemical means of communication to keep these huge systems in order. Luckily, as humans, we have additional tools at our disposal to make our homes and cities more efficient, […]

Standards and smart cities

  This article is a summary of the Open Geospatial Consortium (OGC) Smart Cities Spatial Information Framework white paper which addresses the open information technology standards framework that is critical to achieving the benefits of spatial communication for smart cities. The OGC is an international consortium of more than 500 companies, government agencies, research organisations, […]