Discussing the Smart City Edge

19 April 2021 | Geneva, Switzerland

What are the use cases that can be deployed in cities to help them become smarter?

SixSq CEO Marc Elian Bégin had the great pleasure to talk to smart city advisor Pierre Mirlesse for the Smart and Sustainable City podcast. This highly-rated series features interviews with women and men who strive to make cities a better place for residents, citizens and visitors.

In this episode, Pierre and Marc-Elian discuss cloud and edge computing, and the war between public and private infrastructure. They also cover the evolution of technologies which enable cities to become smarter, in detecting & responding to events, and even in developing an analytics & forensic capability similar to the black boxes which can be found on planes. Where does Artificial Intelligence fit with all this? What’s the advantage of processing the data near its source? What about data fusion? Listen to find out.

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Pierre covers a whole range of issues in his series, so check out the other topics. Here are some of our favourites:

Urban Mobility. Find out about the urban mobility challenges addressed by the company Otonomo, including data governance, data security, consumer privacy, and data Sovereignty.

Pully - the first Swiss “Smart City”. How did this little town achieve such a major milestone?

EUROPEAN COMMISSION: Cristina Martinez discusses the sustainability challenges European cities face, and some of the initiatives the European Commission is taking to address them.


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About SixSq

SixSq is a leader in edge computing B2B platform as a service. The team is based in Geneva, Switzerland, and embraces the Swiss ideals of excellence, innovation and precision., the company’s B2B SaaS edge-to-cloud management platform and marketplace, allows customers to deploy a secure and comprehensive edge and cloud strategy, while avoiding lock-in. The NuvlaEdge software turns any x86 or ARM hardware platform into a smart edge device connected to to deploy applications in a range of sectors. The result is a secure edge-to-cloud solution that is application-centric, hardware-agnostic, cloud-neutral and container-native.
SixSq is part of the Ekinops Group, a leading network equipment and solutions provider.

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