Welcome!

IBM Cloud Authors: Carmen Gonzalez, Elizabeth White, Pat Romanski, Yeshim Deniz, Liz McMillan

News Feed Item

Smart Cities - Infrastructure, Information, and Communications Technologies for Energy, Transportation, Buildings, and Government: City and Supplier Profiles, Market Analysis, and Forecasts

NEW YORK, Jan. 23, 2013 /PRNewswire/ -- Reportlinker.com announces that a new market research report is available in its catalogue:

 

Smart Cities - Infrastructure, Information, and Communications Technologies for Energy, Transportation, Buildings, and Government: City and Supplier Profiles, Market Analysis, and Forecasts

http://www.reportlinker.com/p01085175/Smart-Cities---Infrastructure-Info...

 

The next 40 years will see an unprecedented transformation in the global urban landscape. Between 2010 and 2050, the number of people living in cities will increase from 3.6 billion to 6.3 billion. Almost all of that growth will occur in developing countries. By 2025 there will be 37 megacities, each with a population greater than 10 million; 22 of those cities will be in Asia. The impacts of this new phase of urbanization on the global economy and on existing urban infrastructure and resources are already being felt. They are also spurring innovation in urban design, technologies, and services.

 

Trillions of dollars will be spent on urban infrastructure in this period, presenting an immense opportunity for new transport management systems, smart grids, water monitoring systems, and energy efficient buildings. Information and communication technologies will be deeply embedded in the fabric of both old and new cities and will change the way we think of city operations and how we live and work in these environments. Pike Research forecasts that the smart city technology market will grow from $6.1 billion annually in 2012 to $20.2 billion in 2020.

 

This Pike Research report examines the evolution of the smart city market, detailing the impacts on key technology markets, including smart grids, water management, transportation, building energy efficiency, and government services. It also compares approaches to the smart city in North America, Europe, Asia Pacific, and the Middle East and provides detailed profiles of major smart city projects in each region. The report includes forecasts of the size and growth of the market for smart city technologies through 2020, segmented by key smart city industry sector and by region.

 

 

Key Questions Addressed:

 

• What defines the smart city?

• What are the primary market drivers and barriers for smart city development?

• What are the key policy, technology, and economic issues that are influencing the development of smart cities?

• Which smart technologies are having the biggest impact on smart cities and how are smart cities shaping technology developments?

• What financing models are being used in smart city development?

• Who are the key players in the market and how do they relate to each other?

• How large is the global smart city technology market opportunity, and how will it be segmented by industry sector and region?

 

 

Who needs this report?

 

• IT companies

• Networking and telecommunications vendors

• Utilities

• Smart grid hardware and software vendors

• Building equipment and appliance vendors

• Smart transport providers

• Energy management hardware and software vendors

• Real estate developers

• Urban planners

• Municipal governments and other government agencies

• Investor community

 

 

 

Table of Contents

 

1. Executive Summary

 

1.1 Smart Cities: Delivering on the Vision

1.2 Defining the Smart City Market

1.3 Market Drivers

1.3.1 Demographics

1.3.2 Environmental Pressure and Climate Change

1.3.3 Economic Development and Regeneration

1.3.4 Citizen Expectations

1.4 Market Barriers

1.5 The Market Opportunity

 

2. Market Issues

 

2.1 Why Cities Matter

2.1.1 An Urban Revolution

2.1.2 Landmarks in Urbanization

2.1.3 The Rise of the Megacity

2.1.4 The Smart City: A Definition

2.2 Market Drivers

2.2.1 Sustainability: Decoupling Growth and Emissions

2.2.2 Improvements in Services and Citizen Well-Being

2.2.3 Driving Economic Growth

2.2.4 Resilient Cities

2.3 From Vision to Implementation: Smart City Operations and Industries

2.3.1 Smart Grids and Renewable Energy

2.3.2 Water and Wastewater Treatment

2.3.3 Transportation

2.3.4 Buildings and Energy Efficiency

2.3.5 Government Services and City Leadership

2.4 Market Challenges

2.4.1 Finance

2.4.2 Developing a Whole City View

2.4.3 Governance and Citizen Engagement

2.4.4 Who Is the Customer?

2.4.5 Privacy and Security

2.5 Recommendations for Stakeholders and Key Players

2.5.1 Municipal Leadership

2.5.2 Utilities

2.5.3 Information and Communication Technology (ICT) Suppliers

2.5.4 Telecommunications Providers

2.5.5 Infrastructure Providers

2.5.6 Building System Management Suppliers

2.5.7 Property Developers and Construction Companies

 

3. Technology Issues

 

3.1 The Smart City Model

3.2 Smart Industries and Services

3.3 The Smart City Operating System

3.3.1 The Communications Infrastructure of the Connected City

3.3.2 Developing a Robust and Scalable Architecture

3.3.3 The Impact of the Cloud

3.3.3.1 Removing Bottlenecks

3.3.3.2 The Rise of the Government Cloud

3.3.4 Data Analytics

3.3.5 Open Data

3.4 The City Protocol: Defining a Smart City Standard

 

4. Regional Trends and Case Studies

 

4.1 North America

4.1.1 Urbanization Trends

4.1.2 A Fragmented Approach

4.1.3 Beyond Stimulus Funding

4.1.4 Smart Grids and Smart Cities

4.1.5 Upgrading the Water Infrastructure

4.1.6 Transportation: Moving Up the Agenda

4.1.7 Renewing City Government

4.1.8 San Francisco

4.1.9 Smart City San Diego

4.2 Europe

4.2.1 A Focus on European Climate, Energy, and Economic Goals

4.2.2 Legacy Renewal

4.2.3 Europe Invests in Cleantech: Smart Meters and Electric Vehicles

4.2.4 E-Government and the Digital Agenda

4.2.5 Smart Cities and Communities European Innovation Partnership

4.2.6 Other European-Wide Initiatives

4.2.7 National Smart City Trends

4.2.8 Amsterdam, the Netherlands

4.2.9 Barcelona

4.2.10 London

4.3 Asia Pacific

4.3.1 The Rise of Urban Asia

4.3.2 China

4.3.2.1 Chengdu

4.3.2.2 Shenzhen

4.3.2.3 Zhenjiang

4.3.3 India

4.3.4 Japan

4.3.4.1 Yokohama

4.3.5 Korea

4.3.5.1 Songdo International Business District (IBD)

4.3.6 Singapore

4.4 Latin America

4.4.1 Urbanization Trends

4.4.2 Rio de Janeiro, Brazil

4.5 Middle East

4.5.1 Smart City Drivers and Inhibitors

4.5.1.1 Masdar City

4.6 Africa

4.6.1 Smart City Drivers and Inhibitors

 

5. Company Profiles

 

5.1 Selected Players

5.1.1 Accenture

5.1.2 AGT International

5.1.3 Alvarion

5.1.4 Atos

5.1.5 Capgemini

5.1.6 Cisco Systems

5.1.7 Deutsche Telekom AG

5.1.8 Echelon Corp.

5.1.9 IBM

5.1.10 Libelium

5.1.11 Living PlanIT

5.1.12 Microsoft

5.1.13 Panasonic Corp.

5.1.14 Schneider Electric

5.1.15 Siemens AG

5.1.16 Urbiotica

 

6. Market Forecasts

 

6.1 Scoping the Smart City Market

6.2 Forecast Methodology

6.3 Smart City Market Growth

6.4 Industry Forecasts

6.4.1 Smart Energy

6.4.2 Smart Water

6.4.3 Smart Transportation

6.4.4 Smart Buildings

6.4.5 Smart Government

6.5 Forecasts by Region

6.5.1 North America

6.5.2 Europe

6.5.3 Asia Pacific

6.5.4 Latin America

6.5.5 Middle East and Africa

6.6 Conclusions and Recommendations

 

7. Company Directory

 

8. Acronym and Abbreviation List

 

9. Table of Contents

 

10. Table of Charts and Figures

 

11. Scope of Study, Sources and Methodology, Notes

 

 

 

List of Charts and Figures

 

• Smart City Technology Annual Revenue by Region, World Markets: 2012-2020

• The World's Fastest-Growing Cities: 2010-2025

• Population of World Megacities: 2025

• Smart City Technology Cumulative Revenue by Region, World Markets: 2012-2020

• Smart City Technology Annual Revenue by Industry, World Markets: 2012-2020

• Smart City Technology Annual Revenue by Industry, North America: 2012-2020

• Smart City Technology Annual Revenue by Industry, Europe: 2012-2020

• Smart City Technology Annual Revenue by Industry, Asia Pacific: 2012-2020

• Smart City Technology Annual Revenue by Industry, Latin America: 2012-2020

• Smart City Technology Annual Revenue by Industry, Middle East and Africa: 2012-2020

• Average Annual Hours Wasted per U.S. Commuter Due to Congestion, by Urban Area Size: 1982-2009

• A Smart City Model

• Urban Population as Percentage of Total European Population in 2020

 

 

 

List of Tables

 

• The World's Fastest-Growing Cities: 2010-2025

• Population of World Megacities: 2025

• Smart City Applications and Technologies

• Urbanization Trends, North America: 2010 and 2025

• Cities by Population and Growth Rate, United States: 2010 and 2025

• Smart City Technology Annual Revenue by Region, World Markets: 2012-2020

• Smart City Technology Cumulative Revenue by Region, World Markets: 2012-2020

• Smart City Technology Annual Revenue by Industry, World Markets: 2012-2020

• Smart City Technology Cumulative Revenue by Industry, World Markets: 2012-2020

• Smart City Smart Energy Technology Annual Revenue by Region, World Markets: 2012-2020

• Smart City Smart Water Technology Annual Revenue by Region, World Markets: 2012-2020

• Smart City Smart Transportation Technology Annual Revenue by Region, World Markets: 2012-2020

• Smart City Smart Buildings Technology Annual Revenue by Region, World Markets: 2012-2020

• Smart City Smart Government Technology Annual Revenue by Region, World Markets: 2012-2020

• Smart City Technology Annual Revenue by Industry, North America: 2012-2020

• Smart City Technology Annual Revenue by Industry, Europe: 2012-2020

• Smart City Technology Annual Revenue by Industry, Asia Pacific: 2012-2020

• Smart City Technology Annual Revenue by Industry, Latin America: 2012-2020

• Smart City Technology Annual Revenue by Industry, Middle East and Africa: 2012-2020

 

 

 

To order this report:

: Smart Cities - Infrastructure, Information, and Communications Technologies for Energy, Transportation, Buildings, and Government: City and Supplier Profiles, Market Analysis, and Forecasts

 

Nicolas Bombourg
Reportlinker
Email: nicolasbombourg@reportlinker.com
US: (805)652-2626
Intl: +1 805-652-2626

 

SOURCE Reportlinker

More Stories By PR Newswire

Copyright © 2007 PR Newswire. All rights reserved. Republication or redistribution of PRNewswire content is expressly prohibited without the prior written consent of PRNewswire. PRNewswire shall not be liable for any errors or delays in the content, or for any actions taken in reliance thereon.

@ThingsExpo Stories
Information technology is an industry that has always experienced change, and the dramatic change sweeping across the industry today could not be truthfully described as the first time we've seen such widespread change impacting customer investments. However, the rate of the change, and the potential outcomes from today's digital transformation has the distinct potential to separate the industry into two camps: Organizations that see the change coming, embrace it, and successful leverage it; and...
Data is the fuel that drives the machine learning algorithmic engines and ultimately provides the business value. In his session at Cloud Expo, Ed Featherston, a director and senior enterprise architect at Collaborative Consulting, discussed the key considerations around quality, volume, timeliness, and pedigree that must be dealt with in order to properly fuel that engine.
Internet of @ThingsExpo, taking place June 6-8, 2017 at the Javits Center in New York City, New York, is co-located with the 20th International Cloud Expo and will feature technical sessions from a rock star conference faculty and the leading industry players in the world. @ThingsExpo New York Call for Papers is now open.
What happens when the different parts of a vehicle become smarter than the vehicle itself? As we move toward the era of smart everything, hundreds of entities in a vehicle that communicate with each other, the vehicle and external systems create a need for identity orchestration so that all entities work as a conglomerate. Much like an orchestra without a conductor, without the ability to secure, control, and connect the link between a vehicle’s head unit, devices, and systems and to manage the ...
We are always online. We access our data, our finances, work, and various services on the Internet. But we live in a congested world of information in which the roads were built two decades ago. The quest for better, faster Internet routing has been around for a decade, but nobody solved this problem. We’ve seen band-aid approaches like CDNs that attack a niche's slice of static content part of the Internet, but that’s it. It does not address the dynamic services-based Internet of today. It does...
20th Cloud Expo, taking place June 6-8, 2017, at the Javits Center in New York City, NY, will feature technical sessions from a rock star conference faculty and the leading industry players in the world. Cloud computing is now being embraced by a majority of enterprises of all sizes. Yesterday's debate about public vs. private has transformed into the reality of hybrid cloud: a recent survey shows that 74% of enterprises have a hybrid cloud strategy.
Everyone knows that truly innovative companies learn as they go along, pushing boundaries in response to market changes and demands. What's more of a mystery is how to balance innovation on a fresh platform built from scratch with the legacy tech stack, product suite and customers that continue to serve as the business' foundation. In his General Session at 19th Cloud Expo, Michael Chambliss, Head of Engineering at ReadyTalk, discussed why and how ReadyTalk diverted from healthy revenue and mor...
The 20th International Cloud Expo has announced that its Call for Papers is open. Cloud Expo, to be held June 6-8, 2017, at the Javits Center in New York City, brings together Cloud Computing, Big Data, Internet of Things, DevOps, Containers, Microservices and WebRTC to one location. With cloud computing driving a higher percentage of enterprise IT budgets every year, it becomes increasingly important to plant your flag in this fast-expanding business opportunity. Submit your speaking proposal ...
You have great SaaS business app ideas. You want to turn your idea quickly into a functional and engaging proof of concept. You need to be able to modify it to meet customers' needs, and you need to deliver a complete and secure SaaS application. How could you achieve all the above and yet avoid unforeseen IT requirements that add unnecessary cost and complexity? You also want your app to be responsive in any device at any time. In his session at 19th Cloud Expo, Mark Allen, General Manager of...
The Internet of Things (IoT) promises to simplify and streamline our lives by automating routine tasks that distract us from our goals. This promise is based on the ubiquitous deployment of smart, connected devices that link everything from industrial control systems to automobiles to refrigerators. Unfortunately, comparatively few of the devices currently deployed have been developed with an eye toward security, and as the DDoS attacks of late October 2016 have demonstrated, this oversight can ...
"ReadyTalk is an audio and web video conferencing provider. We've really come to embrace WebRTC as the platform for our future of technology," explained Dan Cunningham, CTO of ReadyTalk, in this SYS-CON.tv interview at WebRTC Summit at 19th Cloud Expo, held November 1-3, 2016, at the Santa Clara Convention Center in Santa Clara, CA.
Bert Loomis was a visionary. This general session will highlight how Bert Loomis and people like him inspire us to build great things with small inventions. In their general session at 19th Cloud Expo, Harold Hannon, Architect at IBM Bluemix, and Michael O'Neill, Strategic Business Development at Nvidia, discussed the accelerating pace of AI development and how IBM Cloud and NVIDIA are partnering to bring AI capabilities to "every day," on-demand. They also reviewed two "free infrastructure" pr...
Major trends and emerging technologies – from virtual reality and IoT, to Big Data and algorithms – are helping organizations innovate in the digital era. However, to create real business value, IT must think beyond the ‘what’ of digital transformation to the ‘how’ to harness emerging trends, innovation and disruption. Architecture is the key that underpins and ties all these efforts together. In the digital age, it’s important to invest in architecture, extend the enterprise footprint to the cl...
"Dice has been around for the last 20 years. We have been helping tech professionals find new jobs and career opportunities," explained Manish Dixit, VP of Product and Engineering at Dice, in this SYS-CON.tv interview at 19th Cloud Expo, held November 1-3, 2016, at the Santa Clara Convention Center in Santa Clara, CA.
More and more brands have jumped on the IoT bandwagon. We have an excess of wearables – activity trackers, smartwatches, smart glasses and sneakers, and more that track seemingly endless datapoints. However, most consumers have no idea what “IoT” means. Creating more wearables that track data shouldn't be the aim of brands; delivering meaningful, tangible relevance to their users should be. We're in a period in which the IoT pendulum is still swinging. Initially, it swung toward "smart for smar...
Extracting business value from Internet of Things (IoT) data doesn’t happen overnight. There are several requirements that must be satisfied, including IoT device enablement, data analysis, real-time detection of complex events and automated orchestration of actions. Unfortunately, too many companies fall short in achieving their business goals by implementing incomplete solutions or not focusing on tangible use cases. In his general session at @ThingsExpo, Dave McCarthy, Director of Products...
Successful digital transformation requires new organizational competencies and capabilities. Research tells us that the biggest impediment to successful transformation is human; consequently, the biggest enabler is a properly skilled and empowered workforce. In the digital age, new individual and collective competencies are required. In his session at 19th Cloud Expo, Bob Newhouse, CEO and founder of Agilitiv, drew together recent research and lessons learned from emerging and established compa...
Businesses and business units of all sizes can benefit from cloud computing, but many don't want the cost, performance and security concerns of public cloud nor the complexity of building their own private clouds. Today, some cloud vendors are using artificial intelligence (AI) to simplify cloud deployment and management. In his session at 20th Cloud Expo, Ajay Gulati, Co-founder and CEO of ZeroStack, will discuss how AI can simplify cloud operations. He will cover the following topics: why clou...
The WebRTC Summit New York, to be held June 6-8, 2017, at the Javits Center in New York City, NY, announces that its Call for Papers is now open. Topics include all aspects of improving IT delivery by eliminating waste through automated business models leveraging cloud technologies. WebRTC Summit is co-located with 20th International Cloud Expo and @ThingsExpo. WebRTC is the future of browser-to-browser communications, and continues to make inroads into the traditional, difficult, plug-in web ...
In his keynote at 18th Cloud Expo, Andrew Keys, Co-Founder of ConsenSys Enterprise, provided an overview of the evolution of the Internet and the Database and the future of their combination – the Blockchain. Andrew Keys is Co-Founder of ConsenSys Enterprise. He comes to ConsenSys Enterprise with capital markets, technology and entrepreneurial experience. Previously, he worked for UBS investment bank in equities analysis. Later, he was responsible for the creation and distribution of life sett...