How has Singapore become the smartest city

How Singapore has become the smartest city

Singapore’s reputation as one of the world’s leading smart cities is beyond dispute. This year alone, separate rankings by Mckinsey and ABI Research named Singapore as the world’s No.1 smart city, while the city-state was also awarded the ‘Smart City of 2018’ accolade at the Smart City Expo World Congress in Barcelona in November. Meanwhile […]

Shedding light on energy saving in commercial shipping ports

Shedding light on energy-saving ports

Ports can slash energy costs by adopting an effective energy management program, with smart illumination sensors at major facilities across Europe and beyond helping to provide a range of valuable benefits to operators. The systems, which light up only when vehicles or people are in close vicinity, have been transformational at a number of ports […]

emergency is the current state of smart cities when using big data to plan hospitals

How data can improve healthcare in smart cities

The ability to analyze big data so possible links can be identified between health status and specific urban environments could help towards prevention and early intervention of numerous chronic conditions whilst improving efficiencies within future healthcare provision. The UK’s National Health Service faces an increasingly tough funding challenge over the next 15 years. A report […]

Smart ports are making cities logitics easier and faster due to their collected data

Major ports not embracing smart tech risk being left at sea

Smart technology, underpinned by big data, is being utilized to expand capacities at major ports across Europe and beyond, with developers in a race against the clock to ensure their facilities do not fall behind rivals in logistical capabilities. Aside from processing more than 60 million domestic and international journeys per year, a total of […]

Supercharging customer research through big data

The ability to create and address unique audiences based on consumers’ behaviors when doing customer research can give companies a vital edge in digital advertising, with the difference in campaign outcomes “like night and day”, according to GeoSpock’s VP Product Management, Ben Manning. Beyond the basics of trying to hit the right audience demographic, the […]

A photo of New York one of the highest developed sprawling urban city scapes on the planet

Smart cities need to ‘speed up’ infrastructure upgrades

Urban development planners are in a race against time to ensure they have adopted a truly smart approach before population growth stretches their infrastructure to breaking point over the next three decades, according to GeoSpock CEO Richard Baker. Over the next 30 years, the percentage of the world’s population that lives in urban environments is […]

communites are a huge part of smart cities, without the people in the community there is no purpose to the smart technology in the cities

Why it’s not only technology, but communities that make cites smart.

How community is crucial to a smart approach Cities across the world are waking up to the fact that they must engage communities – and not just integrate state-of-the-art technology and data management systems – if they are to be considered as truly ‘smart’. Arguably nowhere has this been more conspicuous this year as in […]

Smart data insights available within weeks

How long will it take GeoSpock to get me insights from my data? It can take just a matter of weeks for GeoSpock to provide smart city officials with valuable data insights that can give them the opportunity to enhance operational efficiencies across numerous areas, as well as improve quality of life for inhabitants and […]

If everyone is in the same place is it really smart parking?

Smart parking analysis can boost the high street

Cutting-edge data analysis tools are helping smart cities to predict vehicle flows into car parks on certain days, offering a significant boost in the fight to save the struggling high street with smart parking. According to a report published last year by the British Parking Association, drivers across Britain waste an average of nearly four […]

How will visual guidlines govern our future smart cities

Visual guidelines that will shape the future of our smart cities

Smart cities will be able to discover the long-term impacts of adverse air quality on public services and the health of their people by utilizing GeoSpock’s state-of-the-art data management software. GeoSpock processed time series measurements of various atmospheric gas and particulate matter concentrations via 19 sensors spread across four areas of Cambridge – the company’s […]