Computer-IEEE Computer Society, Vol. 44(6): 30-63, 2011.
1. Smarter Cities and Their Innovation Challenges
Milind Naphade; Guruduth Banavar; Colin Harrison; Jurij Paraszczak; Robert Morris
The transformation to smarter cities will require innovation in planning, management, and operations. Several ongoing projects around the world illustrate the opportunities and challenges of this transformation.
2. From Space to Stage: How Interactive Screens Will Change Urban
Kai Kuikkaniemi; Giulio Jacucci; Marko Turpeinen; Eve Hoggan; Jörg Müller
Framed digital displays will soon give way to walls and facades that creatively motivate individual and group interaction. A stage serves as an apt metaphor to explore the ways in which these
ubiquitous screens can transform passive viewing into an involved performance.
3. Experiences inside the Ubiquitous Oulu Smart City
Felipe Gil-Castineira; Enrique Costa-Montenegro; Francisco J. Gonzalez-Castano; Cristina Lopez-Bravo; Timo Ojala; Raja Bose
The UrBan Interactions (UBI) research program, coordinated by the University of Oulu, has created a middleware layer on top of the panOULU wireless network and opened it up to
ubiquitous-computing researchers, offering opportunities to enhance and facilitate communication between citizens and the government.
4. Building an Integrated Service Management Platform for Ubiquitous Ecological Cities
Jungwoo Lee; Songhoon Baik; Choonhwa Lee
As one of the frontrunners in the race to build smarter cities, South Korea is pushing the envelope by promoting the development of a standard architecture for a service management platform that
integrates ubiquitous computing and green technologies.