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Smart Cities DiveIs smart glass a missed opportunity for the smart city?

Windows are the most obvious yet neglected aspect of connected buildings when it comes to making smarter living and working spaces. From San Diego to Singapore, Columbus, OH to Copenhagen, municipalities have been making a variety of smart city moves, all centrally controlled to improve safety, traffic congestion, energy-consumption and habitability.

PlaceTechMIPIM: 8 of the best innovations from the exhibition floor

A selection of the best uses of tech to be found at MIPIM this year. Halio, dynamic windows that tint according to the light conditions or when the building manager decides. The tint takes three minutes to complete and happens evenly across the pane. Sensors can be added to the roof to monitor sunlight strength, or to door handles to tint to black when someone enters the room, a bathroom for instance.