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Future Forum 2013 - Dilip Rahulan

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THE NEXT SMART CITIES

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Future Forum 2013 - Dilip Rahulan

  1. 1. THE NEXT SMART CITIES
  2. 2. from DUMB to SMART 1 INSTRUMENTING The ability to measure, sense and see the exact condition of everything. 2 INTERCONNECTING People, systems, and objects communicate and interact with each other 3 INTELLIGENT Respond to changes quickly and accurately. Get better results by predicting and optimizing for future events.
  3. 3. WHY WE NEED SMARTER CITIES
  4. 4. IP Devices vs. Humans
  5. 5. Forty-five percent of traffic on the busiest New York City streets is circling the block looking for parking …congested roadways cost in the US $78 billion annually in the form of 4.2 billion wasted hours and 2.9 billion gallons of wasted gas
  6. 6. No Data, No Smart City
  7. 7. Smart: a win-win loop
  8. 8. Of all the potential electricity available in an energy source, only 30 percent reaches consumers …an estimated 170 billion kilowatts are wasted by consumers each year due to insufficient power usage information 9
  9. 9. By 2020 1.3 billion people won’t have access to safe drinking water… Industry accounts for about 22% of freshwater usage today 10
  10. 10. Information Technology is the key to Sustainability and Economic Growth
  11. 11. 1st Platinum Rated Green Building in the Middle East & 16th in the World
  12. 12. Pacific Controls Cloud Services JADC Data Center, Dubai (UAE) ~100M USD facility
  13. 13. Sustainable Entrepreneurship Award (SEA) The award-giving body proclaimed Pacific Controls as one of the 14 best companies among 260 entries from 30 countries and nominated for the 2013 SEA award in the category, “Climate, Environment and Energy” for the Emirates Energy Star Program
  14. 14. Dilip Rahulan

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