Open data will let Hong Kong become cutting-edge smart city – China Daily

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Navigation company TomTom says traffic congestion costs each Hong Kong passenger more than half an hour a day — 145 hours a year on average. No wonder the first issue the latest Hong Kong Smart City Blueprint addressed was Smart Mobility. The government has initiated a number of ways, from in-vehicle units to traffic detectors, to collect real-time traffic data but it is certain that aggregate location information from mobile telecom operators can provide comprehensive insights into commuters’ travel patterns. Few organizations possess more data than the telecom companies as the number of mobile-phone subscriptions in Hong Kong has long exceeded population size — by about 2.4:1 — based on the latest official statistics. 繼續閱讀

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港共享數據大落後 – 信報財經新聞, StartUpBeat

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根據荷蘭一家導航服務公司TomTom的調查資料,港人每天花逾半小時塞車,一年平均虛耗145小時。因此,香港政府於去年12月中公布《香港智慧城市藍圖》的6個範疇之中,率先談及「智慧出行」。藍圖提及「安裝車內感應器讓駕駛者接收實時交通資訊」、「在所有主要幹道安裝約1200個交通探測器,提供實時交通資訊」。其實,統計數字顯示,每個港人平均擁有超過兩部手機,坊間亦早有手機程式共享實時路面情況,包括路上事故及其他危險狀況,惟資料主要靠參與者主動提供,數據並不全面。香港如果能像外地般,結集並公開各個流動電訊商整合的客戶手機資料,哪段道路通暢無阻、哪個地鐵站出了事故,不就一目了然嗎? 繼續閱讀