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Just How Smart is Songdo?

Matt Ball on September 8, 2013 - in Smart Cities

On the technological front, a brand new city offers the chance to build some futuristic hardware.

Songdo has been designed with sensors to monitor temperature, energy use and traffic flow. These sensors can – in theory – alert you, personally, when your bus is due. Or let the local authority know about any problems.

A lot of these innovations are designed with the environment in mind – charging stations for electric cars, for example, or a water-recycling system that prevents clean drinking water being used to flush office toilets.

Read more via BBC News

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Matt Ball is founder and editorial director of V1 Media, publisher of Informed Infrastructure, Earth Imaging Journal, Sensors & Systems, Asian Surveying & Mapping and the video news site GeoSpatial Stream.

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