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REPLICATE project – REnaissance of PLaces with Innovative Citizenship And TEchnologies

This project has received funding from the European Union’s Horizon 2020 research and innovation programm under grant agreement N° 691735.

REPLICATE – REnaissance of PLaces with Innovative Citizenship And TEchnologies – is a European research and development project that aims to deploy integrated energy, mobility and ICT solutions in city districts.   There are three lead...
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Smart city: enthusiasm but caution on new 5G technology

5G networks no doubt have the technological specs necessary to power smart cities, but without careful design and planning the complexity of integrating everything from traffic to health care could prove overwhelming   Long-touted advances...
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OVERVIEW | How is the EU supporting BIM and ICT development in the buildings sector?

BIM (Building Information Modelling) is the process of creating and managing information digitally across a building life-cycle. This information included in the model is not just the 3D geometrical data such as width, height, and depth,...
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A City’s Mission to turn itself into an Urban Laboratory

On December 11, 2018, Smart Iruña Lab program selected 6 technological proposals that will be developed under the Smart City strategy of Pamplona   STARDUST’s Lighthouse City of Pamplona launched the Smart Iruña Lab, a...
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homes4life: European certification for ageing in place

Certification for ageing in place: the new European project “Homes4Life” kicks off.

Our living environments have a tremendous impact on our health and wellbeing. Ensuring their suitability and adaptability to people’s needs and preferences – including when these needs and preferences evolve over time – is one of the most...
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STARDUST project

This project has received funding from the European Union’s Horizon 2020 research and Innovation programme under grant agreement N°774094.

STARDUST is an EU Horizon 2020 Smart Cities project, which brings together advanced European cities, thus forming into a constellation of “innovation islands” – exemplary models of smart, highly efficient, intelligent and citizen-oriented...
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Smart Cities: the emergence of the Cyber Safe Buildings

Information and Communication Technologies (ICT) and Internet of Things (IoT) have assumed a key role for energy efficiency in buildings: sensors (temperature sensor in a room, electrical power measuring device), actuators (HVAC room...
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Life is LiFi in smart buildings

In the coming decades one of the key technologies to be implemented in intelligent buildings will be LiFi, the transfer of data through light   Just imagine: you get back home one evening, unlocking your door with the...