10 mai 2017

A new algorithm avoids congestion in any megalopolis

For the system to work, only 10% of the vehicles are connected to the route optimization network. Road traffic is undoubtedly the area where human irrationality is most damaging. We are building more and more traffic lanes around cities, bearing in mind a totally erroneous assumption: on the road, individuals behave in such a way as to encourage regular and efficient driving and to deter dangerous and anarchic driving . Thus, attempts are made to circulate unbelievable quantities of cars in a limited space, at a speed high enough for... [Lire la suite]

13 janvier 2017

Francis Pisani Essay on Smart Cities

Smart Cities between Datapolis and Participolis When it comes to the near future of Humans on Earth, the future that our children will experience - and this is the subject of this essay - literature is obviously speculative and readily theoretical. Francis Pisani avoids this double trap with ease, which is what makes his work quite fascinating. How is it ? These intelligent cities in which several billion people will live one day, he saw the first, embryonic or already formed, in China, India, Asia, Latin America and Europe. As a... [Lire la suite]
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28 septembre 2016

Cybercity, Mauritius – a vision of Africa's 'smart' future?

Ebène Cybercity is Mauritius’s hi-tech hub, and home to Africa’s internet registry platform. Photograph: Christopher Schuetze for the Guardian As the fruit bat flies, it’s only 300 metres from Cyber Tower 1 to the massive food court and commercial centre that was built to service Ebène Cybercity – the hi-tech office community on the outskirts of Mauritius’s capital, Port Louis. But walking from the ostentatious lobby of Cyber Tower 1 to the shops and restaurants can take 20 minutes – if you don’t get lost along the way. The fastest... [Lire la suite]
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19 mai 2016

Big Data makes cities Smart

Big Data has not finished surprising us, and come to revolutionize the economy by transforming the approach to whole sectors. The flow analysis of massive data in real time, to make concrete decisions, is a major challenge for the cities of tomorrow. According to Philippe Torres, board director and digital strategy at L'Atelier BNP Paribas, and co-author of the study "Big Data, Big Economy", the biggest potential to use the power of Big Data is also in the field Smart City. Will the data to make our cities smarter? Yes, and the... [Lire la suite]
06 juillet 2015

Los Angeles Express Park

 LA Express Park™ was created to make traveling and parking downtown easier by making more parking available in the area and by giving drivers several ways to find where parking is available. The LA Express Park™ program in downtown Los Angeles incorporates several elements as key components: new parking meter technology; parking space vehicle sensors; a real-time parking guidance system; an integrated parking management system; and the LADOT Parking Management Center. The Use of Demand-Based Pricing.  Demand-based... [Lire la suite]
24 juin 2015

The world's smartest cities

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10 avril 2015

Des feux plus intelligents pour réduire les émissions de gaz à effet de serre ?

Par Anthéa Delpuech 07 avril 2015   Deux chercheuses du MIT ont élaboré un modèle permettant de fluidifier le trafic et à terme, de voir les congestions routières et les émissions de gaz à effet de serre inutiles disparaître. Être bloqué dans la circulation représente non seulement une expérience frustrante pour les automobilistes mais contribue également à augmenter le volume d’émissions de gaz à effet de serre dans l’atmosphère. Pour faire face à ce double problème, deux chercheuses du... [Lire la suite]
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