The digital city and the art of light
Data driven platforms for the smart city and architectural lighting projects to provide new illumination for our national heritage. Services and solutions from Enel X for public administrations and citizens took centre stage at Forum PA Città and RO:ME Museum Exhibition.
Published on 3 December 2019
What do Baroque Rome and smart cities have in common? Or the archaeological site of Pompeii with platforms for digital citizens? Mont Blanc and the EXPO 2020 in Dubai? The answer is the innovation of Enel X. We placed these different, (apparently) distant worlds at the centre of two events that took place in Rome almost at the same time: Forum PA Città and RO:ME Museum Exhibition.
Digital City: a shared, circular platform
At the latest edition of Forum PA Città, the annual Italian convention on smart cities, the discussion between local administrations and business touched on the principal drivers of technological innovation – from 5G to blockchain, Artificial Intelligence to the Internet of Things – and their role in the smart transformation processes concerning the urban context.
Enel X, main partner of the event, brought its portfolio of services and solutions for building the so-called “digital city” and an idea, which has already become reality, that allows public administrations, businesses and citizens to work together on a shared project.
- The app (for iOS and Android) is available free of charge and allows every resident to monitor faults, flag them and share this information with other users in real time through geolocation, directly from a smartphone.
- The web portal provides municipalities with maximum control over the level of services offered by Enel X and enables them to monitor progress. This way public administrations can flag problems, monitor the status of a fault and use full reporting systems for all the services managed (work, maintenance, consumption).
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