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What Smart Cities gain by counting pedestrians

Pedestrian activity is an indication of a city’s vitality. There is a direct link between economic prosperity and the safety and ease of being a pedestrian. The more we who live in cities walk, the better the city in almost all respects: health, retail spending, emissions pollution and so on. Find out more about smart … Continue reading What Smart Cities gain by counting pedestrians

Manchester chooses Retail Sensing to help deliver its Smart City Vision

Retail Sensing is one of three businesses chosen to run projects which will shape Manchester’s infrastructure and environment. The company was selected for the CityVerve project which aims to develop pioneering technologies for Manchester in the UK. Richard Elliott, head of policy, partnerships and research at Manchester City Council said: “I’d like to congratulate the … Continue reading Manchester chooses Retail Sensing to help deliver its Smart City Vision

Smart Cities: what they really are

Wikipedia defines a Smart City as “an urban development vision to integrate information and communication technology (ICT) and Internet of things (IoT) technology in a secure fashion to manage a city’s assets“. But it’s simply a city where everything is connected but anonymously, mainly just numbers and facts, that can increase the quality of life. … Continue reading Smart Cities: what they really are