Denver Launching 'Smart City' Partnership With Panasonic
"[The] smart-city experiment known as the Fujisawa Sustainable Smart Town is coming to Denver from Japan," reports Tamara Chuang.
Chuang explains in more detail:
Panasonic, with its arsenal of cool technology, is the anchor in what aims to be this hemisphere's Fujisawa. The 400-acre Peña Station NEXT southwest of Denver International Airport is a collaboration between public and private forces. Expect renewable energy, sustainable construction, wireless Internet, a health center, and shops and restaurants intermingled with community centers, playgrounds, bike paths and one's work.
The article reads as a primer on the evolving role of technology in cities—with many applications branded as "smart cities" in recent years—before returning to specific attention about the public-private partnership in development in Denver.