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How IoT can Make Cities Smarter


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The slides to my keynote "How IoT can Make Cities Smarter", which I gave at smartcon2016 in Istanbul on 31 May 2016.

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How IoT can Make Cities Smarter

  1. 1. How IoT can Make Cities Smarter Volker Hirsch @vhirsch
  2. 2. IoT is like this superhero
  3. 3. She can be invisible Sue Storm, The invisible woman
  4. 4. Iot has hidden treasures Yerebatan Sarnici, Istanbul
  5. 5. Relayr, Iot World Europe, Berlin 2015 And sometimes hidden is fine
  6. 6. The Rise of the City: Iot amplified UN Habitat Report 2012
  7. 7. lots of ideas... World economic forum, Top ten urban innovations, 2015 Clusters - infrastructure - traffic - energy - food - planning - mobility - citizens
  8. 8. At the heart: The quest for Data
  9. 9. Data: Who tweets
  10. 10. Data: Where are the highest buildings
  11. 11. Data: Where is the money
  12. 12. The challenge of Data Access + Action Minority Report
  13. 13. Access: The quest for Open Data
  14. 14. World Bank: UK Government: Open Data Institute: Global Open Data Index: Open Data examples
  15. 15. However: 
 mostly guarded Prime Change it !!!
  16. 16. Proprietary Data impedes usefulness
  17. 17. Metcalfe’s Law V N2~
  18. 18. Action, Real-time action
  19. 19. context
  20. 20. Visualising Context
  21. 21. IoT is multi-faceted (that means hard) flipped iceberg, antarctica
  22. 22. The Start of a city
  23. 23. Is People!
  24. 24. Regular d e s i g n Process ???
  25. 25. The people it really speaks to are the 
 city managers who can say, ‘It wasn’t me who made the decision, it was the data.’ Smart City Vernacular De-coded In: Steven Poole, The Guardian, 17 Dec 2014, “The truth about smart cities: ‘In the end, they will destroy democracy’" Usman Haque, Umbrellium
  26. 26. consumers are clueless!
  27. 27. IOT isawesome
  28. 28. Smart Grid Smart Motoring Smart logistics Smart buildings = 7.8 Gt Co2 saved
  29. 29. 7.8 Gt = 7.8 trillion kg ???
  30. 30. = 66 billion Dwayne “The Rock” johnsons 7.8 Gt
  31. 31. = 1.4 billionafrican elephants 7.8 Gt
  32. 32. = 15,600 Burj Kalifas 7.8 Gt
  33. 33. ? ??
  34. 34. We need the people
  35. 35. Cities People Love to live in
  36. 36. Win People over so they won’t be scared
  37. 37. concerns privacy security control surveillance overload ...
  38. 38. We need to tell the story right Shakespeare’s Globe Theatre, London
  39. 39. The last mile
  40. 40. The last mile FIRST
  41. 41. Focus on the User
  42. 42.
  43. 43. Smart homes as we see them
  44. 44. Smart homes as a user sees them Thanks Louisa Heinrich for Inspiration!
  45. 45. Thanks Louisa Heinrich for Inspiration!
  46. 46.
  47. 47. Who is at the centre?
  48. 48. Who is at the centre? You !
  49. 49. Build Amazing things with the user in mind always!
  50. 50. Thank You! @vhirsch +44 7843 599 678