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Dhaka City: baby steps towards a smart city

Dhaka, 25 May 2016 — Developing countries of the Global South are now aiming to integrate information and communication technology (ICT) into urban development. Dhaka is taking baby steps towards the "smart cities" approach to urban development by installing closed circuit television (CCTV) cameras across the city. The goal is to ensure safety and attempt at preventing crime on the streets. See more.

Tecnologia a favor dos idosos de Curitiba

Curitiba, 24 maio 2016 — Conhecida como uma das melhores cidades brasileiras onde se viver, Curitiba acumula prêmios nacionais e internacionais por seu potencial inovador e por seus investimentos em tecnologias sociais. Neste artigo, conheça duas destas iniciativas, que tiveram um impacto significativo nas vidas dos idosos: o Semáforo Inteligente, nova tecnologia que permite aumentar o tempo de abertura dos semáforos para pedestres, e o Hospital do Idoso Zilda Arns, planejado para ter todos os seus processos de forma digital.Leia mais.

Port city adopts smart city plans to align with developed countries

Chittagong, 23 May 2016 — The port city of Chittagong accounts for more than ninety percent of international trade of Bangladesh and is as popular as the capital since it is the primary business hub. Just like the capital, Chittagong is also facing explosive growth and requires contemporary sustainable development approach to make the city more livable for its dwellers and keep up with its fast pace growth. See more.

Cali, aspirando a convertirse en una ciudad inteligente

Cali, 17 mayo 2016 — En un informe de 2014, el IESE consideró a Cali como la ciudad más inteligente de Colombia. Aunque estos rankings son siempre discutibles, no deja de llamar la atención que la capital del Valle del Cauca, la tercera mayor del país, pueda superar en aspectos tecnológicos a Bogotá y Medellín. Son varias las iniciativas, tanto públicas como privadas, que han podido impulsar a Cali por delante del resto de las capitales colombianas. Leer más.

São Paulo é referência mundial em governo aberto

São Paulo, 16 maio 2016 — A prefeitura de São Paulo faz parte, desde abril, do seleto grupo de 15 gestões públicas ao redor do mundo convidadas a compartilhar suas experiências com a Open Government Partnership. Conheça aplicativos criativos que fizeram a cidade merecer este reconhecimento, e os desafios para realmente aproximar a prefeitura do cotidiano dos cidadãos.Leia mais.

Safety Pin – Untuk Kota yang Lebih Aman

Jakarta, 13 May 2016 — Angka kejahatan di Jakarta tertinggi dibanding kota lain di Indonesia. Kelompok rentan seperti perempuan kerap menjadi korban kejahatan seperti pemerkosaan, perampokan di jalanan, dan pelecehan seksual. Jakarta Smart City melakukan inovasi melalui teknoogi IT dengan meluncurkan Safety Pin untuk melaporkan situasi yang berbahaya. Baca lebih lanjut.

How technology improved water access for Delhi’s poor

Delhi, 12 May 2016 — While India’s new urban policies glorify the smart city, the Delhi government has been working steadily since 2011 to use technology to provide water to underserviced areas in a transparent, efficient manner. The experience underscores that smart solutions can be about leveraging public and private sector capacities to provide citywide fixes to targeted problems. See more.

مصر تخطط لبناء عاصمة جديدة ذكية بحلول عام 2022

Cairo, 11 May 2016
تعتبر العاصمة الإدارية الجديدة في مصر وسيلة للخلاص من الازدحام وحركة المرور الخانقة في القاهرة. ومن المتوقع أن تستضيف العاصمة الجديدة جميع المباني الإدارية والحكومية. ستستخدم العاصمة الجديدة تقنيات ذكية للحفاظ على الاستدامة والاحتفاظ بالطبيعة في المنطقة. وإذا تكلل المشروع بالنجاح فقد يكون مركزا تجاريا عالميا، الذي سيوفر العديد من فرص العمل للشباب.

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Digitizing Joburg

Johannesburg, 10 May 2016 — As part of its "Smart City" initiative, the City of Johannesburg is currently laying out hundreds of kilometers of fiber-optic networks to provide 1000 free Wi-Fi hotspots across the city ("the most ambitious... in the southern hemisphere"), while committing itself to providing extensive digital literacy training to entrepreneurial youth known as “Digital Ambassadors." But we need to remember that effective developmental infrastructure is as much an ongoing social process as it is a technological one. See more.

Las TICs en México

En días pasados, el Instituto Nacional de Estadística y Geografía (INEGI) en colaboración con la Secretaría de Comunicaciones y Transportes (SCT) y el Instituto Federal de Telecomunicaciones (IFT) realizaron la Encuesta Nacional sobre Disponibilidad y Uso de Tecnologías de la Información en los Hogares (ENDUTIH) 2015.Read more.