Congestion, pollution, bumper-to-bumper traffic and nowhere to park … . The nightmare commute for most car drivers is pushing cities to contemplate new solutions and one of the answers could be the e-scooter.
What if the building you worked in knew who you were before you got through the door, could tell you your agenda for the day and adjusted the light and temperature to suit your needs wherever you were?
Towards sustainable, Smart Communities G7 Summit, 26-26 May 2017 in Taormina, Italy As world leaders gather for the annual G7 meeting, taking place in Taormina, Italy from 26 to 27 May 2017, the Climate Change – The New Economy magazine , the official G7 summit magazine, has pu
The International Day of Persons with Disabilities has been held on 3 December each year since 1992 to increase public awareness, understanding and acceptance of people with disabilities, and celebrate their achievements. Over one billion people in the world have some form of disabili
COP22 brings a focus on the vital importance that increased energy efficiency holds for climate change mitigation. The IEC is working behind the scenes helping to increase energy efficiency and reduce the amount of energy that is lost in everyday consumption. Energy efficient applianc
Smart City technologies have the potential to enable the disabled and elderly to remain independent for longer, and live healthy, mobile lives The proportion of people aged over 60 will almost double from 12 to 22% between 2015 and 2050, according to the World Health Organization (WHO
Major standards organizations from around the world agree to work together to help move cities faster to greater smartness ¦ Following the World Smart City Forum, which was held on 13 July 2016 in Singapore, representatives of IEC, ISO, ITU, IEEE, CEN, CENELEC and ETSI gathered for a
Dozens of the world’s leading specialists and practitioners making cities around the world “smarter” gathered recently in Singapore to discuss how information technology can assist cities manage energy, water, security, and transportation challenges. The World Smart City Forum, organi
On 13 July from 9 am to 5.30 pm (Singapore time), IEC, ISO and ITU will host an international forum to tackle pain points that limit Smart Cities’ development. Link to webcast World experts will address, discuss and accept live questions from an audience of over 400 in the room as wel