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Open systems within 

smart cities

Watch this webinar and learn why there should be openness and interoperability between vendor platforms in smart cities

 

 

As our urban centers transition into becoming Smart Cities, a new challenge is emerging. More and more areas of a city’s interaction with its citizens and its environment are being enriched with smart infrastructures for data management and communication – but those same infrastructures often cannot exchange their information effectively, or at all.

 

There is a real danger that as cities move into a data-driven future, they will be maintaining separate silos of information that are locked into proprietary APIs and standards from a single vendor. This is a waste of resources and a missed opportunity: sharing data through seamless integration on a higher level can boost all of these systems’ effectiveness and longevity.

 

In Openness in smart cities you will discover how an open data infrastructure can help cities to harmonize the way their different services store and share information, which in turn maximizes the value each of these services can deliver to the cities’ residents and businesses.

Presented by:

Jeremy Greens

Jeremy Green

Jeremy is Principal Analyst at Machina Research. He also has an independent blog which covers, among other things, the use of ICT to help make transport more sustainable.

 

Peter Zink

Peter Zink

Peter is Road & Street Segment Manager at Philips Lighting. He has a passion for opening up tech standards, as a driving force for technological innovation and connectivity.

 

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This webinar is part of a webinar series around Empowering Cities. The other webinars are:

 

Events  

 

Sep 28

Webinar: A New Age for Smart Cities

Presented by Jennifer Belissent

 

Oct 25

Webinar: Sculpting at the Scale of Cities

Presented by Janet Echelman

 

Nov 23

Webinar: Towards Dynamic environments

Presented by Tapio Rosenius

 

Dec 14

Webinar: The Design of Integration: Pitfalls and Possibilities

Presented by Zachary Suchara

 

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