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San Diego to be covered in sensors – smart city, or Big Brother?

San Diego to be covered in sensors – smart city, or Big Brother?

Written by on February 23, 2017 in News with 0 Comments

SEATTLE (Reuters) – General Electric will put cameras, microphones and sensors on 3,200 street lights in San Diego this year, marking the first large-scale use of “smart city” tools GE says can help monitor traffic and pinpoint crime, but raising potential privacy concerns. Based on technology from GE’s Current division, Intel Corp and AT&T Inc, […]

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How to create the ‘smart’ city of the future

How to create the ‘smart’ city of the future

Written by on December 15, 2016 in Guest Blog with 0 Comments

Across the globe, today’s cities are facing dramatic social, economic and environmental transformation. The number of urban residents continues to grow by nearly 60 million every year, putting increasing strain on already heavily pressurised resources and infrastructure. We are turning to technology to help solve some of these issues and help us run more efficient cities that […]

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