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The Move from Geopolitics to Technopolitics
The rise of decentralised protocols like Bitcoin and Ethereum that are controlled by neither states nor companies are shifting the world order and putting the power on the internet. The introduction of crypto protocols, which can safeguard property and execute contracts beyond the boundaries of traditional nation states, have addressed the weaknesses in global technology […]
Crypto Architecture and Smart Cities
Blockchain is mostly used to secure transactions on the internet, but blockchain technology isn’t only limited to the turbulent world of cryptocurrency. Smart cities can implement the technology to prevent the manipulation and modification of information and increase operational efficiencies. Below, we’ll explain what blockchain is, how the technology is integrated into smart city architecture, and its […]
How Blockchain Can Empower Smart Cities
How Blockchain Can Empower Smart Cities Blockchain is a system of recording information in a way that makes it difficult or impossible to change, hack, or cheat the system, most commonly used for transferring cryptocurrency. Blockchain enables network participants to exchange data with a high degree of reliability and transparency without the need for a […]
Data Ethics And Security In Smart Cities
Data Ethics & Security in Smart Cities Smart cities are designed to meet the needs of citizens and make life more convenient and sustainable. And because of the many benefits a smart city brings to citizens, more city heads are using smart city planning to make transport, energy, and other civil sectors better suited to […]
The Benefits of a Smart Waste Management System
NZ smart bins are the newest type of waste management technology that helps cities reduce waste effectively. A smart waste management system allows sanitation workers and employees to obtain real-time data, which helps prevent the bins from overflowing, contributing to healthier and smarter cities.
The Benefits of Using A Cloud System
Cloud computing allows you to set up a virtual office where you and your employees can connect to your business anytime, anywhere through web-enabled devices. Despite the cost benefits and business efficiencies the cloud offers, many companies continue to operate without it.
The Internet of Things, Explained
As technology advances, the world is becoming more connected to the internet, and that includes everyday objects. Things like a lightbulb that can be controlled by your phone, smart home security systems, or systems like Google Home or Alexa are all examples of interrelated, internet-connected objects.
Delivering Urban Services Through Data – Smart AMB
City planning becomes more and more difficult as cities continue to grow - so cities around the world are looking to analyse their data, and improve the ways they collect that data. This is the story with Smart AMB, which is looking to manage this data, how it’s collected/stored and develop a platform to utilise it for projects.
Why is New Zealand Leaning Towards Smart Cities?
In the 21st century, where complex technology and consistent advancement are commonplace, our cities’ convergence with smart living innovations are clearly inevitable. New Zealanders’ desire to become and remain connected via online mediums has become insatiable, and our tenacity to adopt new digital trends and attractions is unwavering.
How Does IoT Influence the Development of Smart Cities?
Smart cities use digital technology to improve public safety, energy efficiency, sustainability, and overall quality of life. They use IoT (Internet of Things) devices such as connected sensors, lights, and meters, to collect and analyse real-time data. City administrators can then use this precise data to carry out initiatives like improving infrastructure, public utilities, and services.
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