The Smartcity Centre of Excellence is inaugurated in Barcelona

Barcelona will be inaugurating a Smartcity Centre of Excellence in its 22@ district. The Centre will be situated in the Smart City Campus which is in the 22@ district in Barcelona, headquarters of all companies related to the concept of ‘Smart cities’. The main objective of this centre will be to drive intelligent mobility solutions in Barcelona, together

Thailand starts its first Smart City

The Information and Communication Technology Minister and the Justice Department in Thailand are preparing to start the first Smart City in the province of Nakhon Nayok by the end of February. The entire province will be connected via WIFI, residents and tourists will be able to connect to it. The final aim is for all

NEC invests in Smart Cities with its low consumption Magnetic Sensors

The technology firm NEC announced it will launch its new magnetic sensors MRUS74S and MRUS74X, two sensors of “ultra low energy consumption”, essential to electronic water and gas meters which are used in the new smart cities. Along with the evolution of cities, for some years already, mechanical water and gas meters are being replaced

Smart City: today’s cities design tomorrow’s future

The Spanish TV channel RTVE brings us a documentary about Smart Cities, that clarifies most aspects of these new cities that slowly spread through our society. Some say the future is already here. By 2050, more than 75% of the world’s population will live in large cities. The model of a city as we know

Toshiba will provide technology to intelligent cities

Toshiba has announced it will start a “smart community”, a small intelligent and environmentally friendly city which will be situated in an industrial area of the French city Lyon. The project will be completed by 2016. The aim of the project is to put in place a sustainable community based on renewable energy as well

Rivas-Vaciamadrid one of the most “smart” cities in Spain

The term Smart cities defines the cities that use innovative solutions in areas such as transport, the environment, information and communication technology (ICT), city planning, energy consumption, knowledge economy and governing that guarantees a sustainable economic and urban  development, with an environment that offers citizens a high quality of life. In Spain, we can see