TITLE

Talk of the Town

AUTHOR(S)
Lund, Kristen
PUB. DATE
November 2013
SOURCE
PM Network;Nov2013, Vol. 27 Issue 11, p17
SOURCE TYPE
Trade Publication
DOC. TYPE
Article
ABSTRACT
The article provides an overview of smart-city projects that engage local citizens. The use of sophisticated technology and wireless devices create ways for pedestrians to interact with their surroundings in real time and drive efficiency. The city of Nice, France partnered with Cisco to launch the Connected Boulevard project to test various applications including smart parking and waste disposal.
ACCESSION #
91964704

 

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