During a recent visit to the IEC, Michael Mulquin, Chair of the IEC Systems committee on Smart cities, shared his thoughts on how we define smart cities, the role of technology and data and the importance of standards.
The ITU, in partnership with the IEC and ISO, is organizing the World Smart City Forum in Santa Fe, Argentina. This event brings together regulators, academics, industry as well as experts in smart city standardization.
Whenever I talk about the IEC Smart Cities Systems Committee, I make it clear that our mission is not simply to develop standards and system reference documents ourselves. It is even more important to bring the knowledge of the 20,000 IEC experts to help solve city problems.
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?
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