This film takes the vision of Smart Taipei for the next 5~10 years as the main axis, and integrates various projects currently setting up or experimenting in the city, allowing the citizens to acknowledge the changes and improvement in Taipei, and building people a convenient and comfortable living environment. At the end of the film, it presents the result of smart city experience exchange between Taipei and international cities, let the domestic and international cities know more about Smart Taipei.
Taipei City Government established “Taipei Smart City Project Management Office” (TPMO) in 2016 to introduce innovative solutions and become a matchmaking platform for public-private partnership. The goal is to transform the whole city into a living lab, and make creativity as Taipei’s DNA. The key smart city directions are developed mainly under the following five themes: Smart Transportation, Smart Public Housing, Smart Healthcare, Smart Education, and Smart Payment. Also, by adopting Proof of Concept (POC) model, Taipei open up its fields to all kinds of innovative solutions for trail. Since TPMO has established, there are over 130 POC projects that have been initiated, and more than 300 ICT vendors have been in contact. The development of Smart Taipei is going to lead to new smart city solutions and better services for citizens as well as new business possibilities for the companies. Ultimately, building Taipei into a smart city brand in Asia.
Smart Taipei brochure is now open for download!
The 2018 Smart City Summit & Expo grand opening will be held at the Taipei Nangang Exhibition Center for 4 continuous days starting March 27. To welcome this Smart City Summit & Expo, Taipei Smart City Project Management Office (TPMO), established by the Department of Information Technology (DOIT), has designated the CIS (Corporate Identity System) for “Taipei Smart City” in hopes to take advantage of this year’s smart city event – which attracted record-breaking number of participants – to strengthen Taipei City’s branding efforts and to market its smart industries abroad under the logo.
In order to develop a smart city and enhance the competitiveness of the Internet of Things industry, the Taipei City Government has set up an "Experimental Platform for Taipei's IoT" to open up the city as an experimental area, enabling the innovation and application of the ICT industry to be practiced in the platform and developing various kinds of materials Networking-related applications and services to accelerate the maturity and growth of IoT technologies and products in Taiwan.
To realize the idea of developing a smart city, Taipei City government founded the Smart City Committee in 2015. Furthermore, the government established the Taipei Smart City Project Management Office to realize the vision of Taipei Smart City in 2016. To implement the idea, the Department of Information Technology of Taipei City Government proposed to assist the citizens of Taipei to conduct field experimental pilot programs in Taipei City for potential solutions, and then provide assistance in the development of a smart city industrial business model, expansion of urban and international marketing, and further enactment of “Taipei Smart City Industrial Field Pilot Program” to boost communicative output value.
Taipei Smart City along with Department of Information Technology, Taipei City Government, have lots of outcomes in this year. In the future, we will continue to expand our cooperation with innovative service providers, exchanging ideas and enhance the life experience through the public and private partnership. Create a new urban culture that is willing to innovate, change and actively verify and not afraid of failures. Make Taipei a new paradigm of the city.
“Taipei Smart City PMO” hosted a press conference to announce a work collection activity for LoRa, an IoT experimental platform on 5/16. This is a plan that encourages startups and innovation teams to participate and submit applications. Through the experimental activity, the government wishes to invite more private energy to invest in the development of LoRa applications.