Inspire : Inspire Winter 2016
24 SMART CITY SNAPSHOT COVER FEATURE CARS AND PARKING SPACES In-vehicle telematics connected to traffic systems to avoid congestion or accidents. Intelligent parking systems guide vehicles to closest available park. Smart phone app alerts driver when parking time is close to running out. Charging spaces for electric vehicles. TRAFFIC LIGHTS Optimise traffic flow. ROADS Embedded sensors allow real-time monitoring and management of traffic. OFFICE BUILDINGS Intelligent buildings analyse and optimise energy consumption. Meetings can be held via tele-conference. Open data about the city is used by entrepreneurs, students and researchers. GOVERNMENT BUILDINGS Governments make data free and open. TRAINS Sensors detect number of passengers. Passengers get real-time updates.
Inspire Summer 15-16