Taipei City builds IoT Innovation Lab to create more smart applications
Through a matching platform of Taipei Smart City Project Office, Taipei City Government has recently actively integrated with private sector to engage in innovative resources and demonstrative fields, in hopes of using wisdom and innovation to solve public problems and transform Taipei into a “Living Lab” city.
In order to make the concept of IoT be popularized in the hearts of the general public, and be able to verify in real life, Taipei City Government, the Project Office, Taiwan Dell, GemTek, Asia PacificTelecom, SIGFOX and other well-known domestic enterprises cooperated to establish "Taipei IoT Innovation Lab". The lab was designed to serve as an experimental space for fostering new teams and to provide the necessary hardware and software for the IoT development. It is hoped that this space will help private sector create new dynamism when participating in creating a smart city.
Taipei City Government put lots of efforts to build a smart city including allowing new creative teams that have interested in participating the services through Taipei IoT Innovation Lab. Thus, more academy and Industry resources can be attracted and join in so as to making the IoT ecosystem grow in Taipei city. The results and benefits will be shared with citizens and to achieve a blueprint of Taipei smart city.