Smart Cities

DNV GL Launches Digital Consulting and Smart Cities Singapore Hub

DNV GL has launched a digital hub in Singapore as part of the transformation of the oil and gas, maritime and energy industries toward digitalization, including increased cyber security and smart infrastructure. The new Singapore hub is called Digital Consulting

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10 Ways To Accelerate IoT Adoption Across Asia

The benefits of IoT span three particular categories, namely the Industrial 4.0 Revolution, smart cities and consumer IoT. Excluding Japan, the IoT market in Asia Pacific is expected to grow from US$250 bil to US$583 bil by 2019. Meanwhile global

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Phuket and Khon Kaen Named as Top Smart City Projects in Asia/Pacific for 2018

IDC Thailand named Khon Kaen and Phuket cities as the most outstanding smart city projects in Asia Pacific excluding Japan (APeJ) for the 2018 IDC Smart City Asia Pacific Awards (SCAPA). The winning projects, Kohn Kaen Smart Health and Phuket

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Paving the Way for Smart Cities: The Smart Sensor Platform Network

The cost of Internet of Things (IoT) sensors has decreased remarkably over the past decade, heralding new possibilities of a renewed push for smart cities. With worldwide spending on IoT predicted to surpass the USD$1 trillion mark by 2020, this

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Smart City Asia Pacific Awards 2018 – Opens for Public Voting

IDC Government Insights Asia Pacific opens public voting in its search for the top smart city initiatives in the region (excluding Japan) for the fourth straight year. Out of over 180 smart city project submissions coming from local governments and

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Managing Cyber Risk will be Key Challenge in the Cities of the Future

Cities in Asia Pacific are getting smarter, but they must be ready for the cyber security risks that accompany the growing adoption of tech-enabled real estate and infrastructure, according to the report ‘Clicks and Mortar: The Growing Influence of Proptech’. Commissioned

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Smart Cities Spending Guide Expects Technologies Enabling Smart Cities Initiatives to Reach $28.3 Billion in 2018

Asia/Pacific (excluding Japan) on the technologies that enable Smart Cities initiatives is expected to reach $28.3 billion in 2018, according to the first-ever IDC Worldwide Semiannual Smart Cities Spending Guide. In its inaugural release, IDC provides a comprehensive outlook at the

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Nominations for the 2018 Smart City Asia Pacific Awards

IDC Government Insights announced today that this year’s search for the top smart city initiatives in Asia Pacific is underway. Dubbed as IDC’s Smart City Asia Pacific Awards (SCAPA), which is now on its fourth year, IDC is looking for

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Smart City Survey Results: Governments Need to Be Smarter About Keeping Cities Safe

A recent Safe Cities survey offers a revealing snapshot into the plans and progress of public safety initiatives across Asia Pacific, and why integration is the key to success. If Asia Pacific is on track to emerging as the world’s

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IDC Predicts Tech Spending For Smart Cities to Reach 80 Billion this year

Worldwide spending on the technologies that enable Smart Cities initiatives is forecast to reach $80 billion in 2018, according to the International Data Corporation (IDC). In the first release of the Worldwide Semiannual Smart Cities Spending Guide, IDC provides a detailed

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