Case Study On Smart City
there is a broad spectrum of smart services that singaporean government wish to provide for the public but their journey is still at an early stage as most of the services have been launched (many of them as trials) recently in the early 2010s, and many service are on their planning stage, to be implemented along with.
A smart city is a technologically modern urban area that uses different types of electronic methods, voice activation methods and sensors to collect specific data. Information gained from that data is used to manage assets, resources and services efficiently; in return, that data is used to improve operations across the city. This includes data collected from citizens, devices, buildings and assets that is processed and analyzed to monitor and manage traffic and transportation systems, power plants, utilities, water supply networks, waste, crime detection, information systems, schools, libraries, hospitals, and other community services. Smart cities are defined as smart both in the ways in which their governments harness technology as well as in how they monitor, analyze, plan, and govern the city.
In a truly smart city, a new class of smart citizens becomes prosumers, citizens who use homes and offices to generate electricity and consume the same. Buildings, increasingly covered with solar material and paper batteries, would transform the construction industry and create millions of new micro-sources of power. Source:
Smart cities This paper brings together a number of case studies on how cities from the UK and beyond are becoming ‘smart’. UK cities need to provide public services more efficiently while at the same time supporting sustainable and long term economic growth. The best way to do so is by becoming ‘smart’.