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The City Forward Project

As part of IBM’ s efforts to help build a smarter planet, City Forward is a web-based, multi-sensory hub of insight and information’” insight and information that can be used by cities and their citizens to see themselves in new and powerful ways. It will be a dynamic resource that leads users of all types to discover and explore areas of particular relevance to their goals and situations.

Global Alliance to Smart Cities

SAP AG, SHARP Corporation, Nikken Sekkei Ltd., Hewlett-Packard Japan, Ltd., Mitsui Fudosan Co., Ltd., e-solutions, inc., and the Future Design Center Incorporated Association (FDC) have joined forces to start the Smart City Project to present a technology model from Japan to the world. The plan is to develop cutting-edge technologies and models as “social systems’.

Wired UK’ s special issue on digital cities

wired-uk-cover-nov-digital-citiesA special feature on November issue of Wired UK’ s magazine is about Digital Cities. The magazine explores how real time data is reinventing urban life, transforming our cities, informing their citizens and improving economic, social and environmental sustainability. The Wired’ s Digital Cities package contains of five stories: