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The Last Mile issue: how can we solve urban delivery problems?

Author | Esther Fuldauer Rising traffic congestion, air and noise pollution are major challenges for cities. A big part of the congestion in city centers is caused by Urban Freight Transport (UTF), particularly during the final step of the delivery process, the so called Last Mile. Growing urbanization and e-commerce are making ...
Ciudades flotantes

Floating cities: a dream that could one day come true

Author | Jaime Ramos Defining the long-term future of cities involves using the imagination to the point of bordering on fantasy. What will happen a century from now? How will urban spaces adapt in order to respond to the challenges ahead, such as large populations, migratory movements or the progression of ...
BRASILIA

Brasilia, the smart city of the past

Author | Eduardo Bravo “You may or may not like the city, but you can never say you have ever seen anything like it before.” This is how Oscar Niemeyer, the creator together with the urban planner, Lúcio Costa, defined Brasilia. Located on the region called the Central Planalto in Brazil, on ...
Las matrículas conectadas se presentan como una solución para optimizar las ciudades inteligentes.

What lies behind connected licence plates?

Author | Tania Alonso Connected licence plates are another step forward in providing vehicles with connectivity and developing V2X (vehicle to everything) communication. Essentially, it involves integrating connectivity between the vehicle and any other elements in cities: other cars, pedestrians, the network or infrastructures. The aim is simply to manage vehicle ...

From startup to scaleup: moving towards a new business approach

Author | Diana Pardo Over the last decade, markets and investors have focused on startups, newly established tech companies. Financed with venture capital, they pursue very specific products and services to meet a requirement that has not yet been covered. However, in reality, their explosive growth entails significant risks. Few startups ...