World Ch. Schedule : WED 09:05 KST
* Date : 2018-11-21
Smart City Solves the Environment - Part 1. Qualifications for a Smart City
A city in the future we imagined as a child featured private aircraft whizzing through a forest of skyscrapers. Many people still think of a futuristic city as a gallery of state-of-the-art technologies.
But a city is basically a place for human living. And humans want trees and grass to grow near their dwellings.
Here are smart cities, the cities of the future. A smart city is a city that fulfills the needs of urban residents in a manner more eco-minded than simple urban development.
High-tech Features in the Incheon Free Economic Zone
The “smartness” of a smart city is measured by the versatility of ICT technologies in it. A smart city provides safety, convenience, and comfort to its residents by using ICT technologies to network city infrastructure and information. Check out what a typical smart city looks like at one of Korea’s newest cities, the Incheon Free Economic Zone.
Copenhagen, No. 1 in Smart City Index
In 2017, EasyPark, a Swedish urban consulting firm, rated Copenhagen as the smartest city in the world. You may wonder how Copenhagen, an old-world port city, can be the best smart city. But experts ranked Copenhagen at the top of the Smart Cities Index for its sustainability, the most crucial requirement for a smart city. The city of Copenhagen has set a goal of becoming carbon-neutral by 2025 and is on its way to realizing this goal through advanced technologies.
Energy Independence Experiment at Bornholm Island
Is it possible for an entire city to be run only on environment-friendly energy produced independently? Bornholm Island of Denmark is answering that question. The island’s challenge has garnered the attention of smart city experts worldwide.
Requirements for a Smart City
A futuristic city invokes the following images – a city of zero carbon emission, a city that runs 100% on environment-friendly energy. When cities pioneering these premises succeed, people would say before long that these are the requirements for a smart city.
Smart city expert from Seoul, Korea. Former Senior Innovation Officer for the Denmark Embassy in Korea and current CEO of a smart city innovation group named House of Rainmakers. Will tour smart cities such as Copenhagen and Freiburg in this 2-part documentary.