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Taiwan Shares Its Innovative and Successful Smart City Practices at 2021 MW…

Tackling the Greatest Challenges of Urbanization: Taiwan Shares Its Innovative and Successful Smart City Practices at 2021 MW…

TAIPEI, June 30, 2021 /PRNewswire/ — According toBloombergNEF’s recent study, the need for smarter and greenercities is greater than ever since the focus of city officials hashoned in on net-zero carbon goals and COVID-19 impacts. To addressworsening pollution, public health, security, and other issues,digital technology can help create more sustainable cities.Examples of such issues and technological solutions were discussedat Mobile World Congress (MWC) Barcelona. With support fromIndustrial Development Bureau (IDB) of the Ministry of EconomicAffairs (MOEA), Taiwan hasimplemented 223 Smart City projects which make use of varioustechnologies and innovative solutions to improve important aspectsof communities, including governance, healthcare, transportation,agriculture and more.

At 2021 MWC Barcelona, 6 providers of Smart City Taiwan share their innovative solutions and technologies that address the most challenging issues cities currently face.

On June 30, 2021, IDB of theMOEA’s sponsored session, Taiwan’s Best Practices in Smart City,went live at MWC Barcelona. MWC Barcelona is the world’s largestmobile exhibition that is usually attended by over 100,000 people,including thousands of exhibitors and 59% of the most seniordecision makers in the industry. This year, however, the exhibitionwill not only be accessible in-person, but also virtually withsessions on-demand and live-streamed.

The session invited 6 speakers with first-hand understandingfrom different companies and Smart City project areas. Cameo firstpresented their artificial intelligence (AI) analysis platformsthat assist governments concerned with air pollution. This wasfollowed by Coretronic Intelligent Robotics Corporation (CIRC)which uses autonomous drones to improve surveillance of largeindustrial sites. Taiwan International Development Co. (TIDC) usesgeomagnetic senses to reduce traffic by acquiring and sharingreal-time parking information. In discussing smart aquaculture,Quadlink shared its solutions for fish farms to mitigate risks fromextreme weather and food contamination. Meanwhile, U-Sync usesHuman Intelligence (HI) and AI technology to increase productivityin agriculture through digitalization. The session ended withAdymeds which strives to reduce burdens on hospitals and enableremote patient monitoring through integrated medical andInformation and Communications Technology (ICT) solutions.

Conversations with the above companies yielded greaterunderstanding of the solutions with real cases and data. The MWCBarcelona session only covers a small number of the many Smart CityTaiwan projects, but it demonstrates some of their best practiceswhich could help cities worldwide that are tackling similarissues.

Recording of the session can be accessed here:

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Donovan Larsen

Donovan is a columnist and associate editor at the Dark News. He has written on everything from the politics to diversity issues in the workplace.

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