Building Smart Cities with AWS Cloud

Cities are leveraging AWS Cloud to become more livable, sustainable, and accessible! Get the technology and the support you need to realize your vision!

Public sector innovation is moving faster than ever before, delivering cloud-connected thinking that is revolutionising cities across the world. Harness the power of Internet of Things (IoT), machine learning, artificial intelligence, and more. Today, realize your vision and deliver a better future for all.

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AWS Cloud: Powering Smart City Innovations

Across urban sectors, AWS Cloud is leveraged to build innovative solutions to make cities more livable, sustainable, and accessible for their citizens. Explore the latest success stories here.

Urban data platform & insights
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Enhance urban planning with data-driven decision making from location insights. Find out how Campbelltown improve their planning and track success of their council programs with big data and analytics platform by Place Intelligence (Australia).

City citizen services
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Improving citizen services with automated queue management. Find out how Whyline (Argentina) helped the government of San Nicolás de los Arroyos implement its mobile app that automates queue management that gives citizens faster access to critical city services and has saved residents a total of 437 days in wait time.

Water & Wastewater
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Improving water management with remote monitoring software. Find out how Singapore Public Utility Board reduced manual labor, avoided overflow events, and better planned for maintenance activities with remoteEye monitoring solution by startup SpaceAge Labs (Singapore).

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Boosting utilities’ operational efficiency with smart metering. Learn about how Kalkitech’s solution helps improve operational efficiency and optimize energy usage through enhanced visibility into energy consumption and accounting with automated monitoring and alerts for any type of field device.

Smart Places
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Building comprehensive smart places such as campus, ports, bases, etc. to maximize the power of cloud-based solutions. Find out how Toronto Metropolitan University (formerly Ryerson University) built a smart campus with a digital twin model by AWS Partner FuseForward (Canada).

Solid Waste & Environment
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Improving sustainability with solid waste services efficiency. Find out how Rubicon (United States) helped the City of Harrisonburg, Virginia, implement RUBICONSmartCity and save waste pickup drivers 61 minutes per route, improve vehicle maintenance, and increase driver safety.

Lighting and Safety
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Optimizing lighting and saving costs with lighting remote management. Find out how Smartmation (Argentina) helps customer cities in Argentina, Bolivia, Colombia, Ecuador, Peru, and Uruguay easily manage their public lighting systems remotely and access real-time IoT data to optimize lighting and drive efficiency, reducing complaints by 40 percent, and lowering power consumption costs by about 15 percent.

Transportation & mobility
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Reducing road congestion and costs with smart traffic management. Find out how Parsons Corporation’s Intelligent Intersections provides cities the ability to gather and analyze traffic data, monitor operational efficiency, and recommend improvements to optimize traffic flow.

Meet the trailblazers

City of Chicago
New York City
City of Heidelberg

Technology that enables your vision

With AWS, you can build whatever your city needs quickly, efficiently, and affordably. What sort of technology trailblazer will you be?

An open data wizard

An open data wizard

Share any volume of data with as many people as you want and use the community’s unique insights, expertise, and technology to help solve problems with better solutions. The potential is limitless.

A machine learning master

A machine learning master

Build, train, and deploy machine learning fast. AWS has the broadest and deepest set of machine learning and associated services for your organization, which is why more machine learning happens on AWS than anywhere else. Harness that power today.

An AI ace

An AI ace

Add artificial intelligence (AI) to your applications. It can enhance the customer experience in a contact centre, automate content moderation in media, improve healthcare analytics, forecast demand more accurately, and much more.

An IoT innovator

An IoT innovator

With the Internet of Things (IoT), you can connect devices and sensors, and collect, store, and analyze device data. See how you can use IoT in your city.

AWS Partners

The AWS Partner Network (APN) is the global partner program for AWS. It is focused on helping APN partners build successful AWS-based businesses or solutions by providing business, technical, marketing, and go-to-market support.

AWS Smart City Competency Partners help customers build and implement advanced solutions powered by AWS to make cities more accessible, livable and sustainable for their citizens. By engaging with AWS Smart City Competency Partners, customers gain access to highly specialized, trusted AWS Partners with verified and repeatable customer success. You can leverage latest technology to solve strategic mission-focused challenges such as improving the efficiency of utility services, enhancing transportation system, optimizing management of social infrastructure, and strengthening citizen engagement. These essentially help cities drive economic growth, accelerate and optimize reforms, and improve quality of life for their citizens.

Introducing AWS Smart City Competency (0:52)

Partner Case Studies

Strategic Initiatives

AWS Digital Cities Accelerator

The AWS Digital Cities Accelerator is a tool to guide city leaders through the digitaltransformation journey. Regardless of city size, location or digital maturity, the Accelerator helpscities harness the power of cloud computing to improve the delivery of citizen services. Use the Accelerator to see the high-level steps and access a curated collection of resources.

From Smart Cities to Smart Islands

This framework on 'Creating a Smart and Sustainable Island Strategy’ is developed by IDC to enable different stakeholders from both public and private sectors to align under a shared vision, transform this vision into strategy, and accelerate their path to results in an effective and sustainable manner. This framework underlies our pilot initiative for Smart Island of Naxos, Greece.


Garnet Framework (a.k.a Smart Territory Framework)

The Garnet Framework (formerly known as Smart Territory Framework or STF) is a set of tools and standardized modules offered by AWS that can be utilized to build and operate sustainable and effective solutions, in line with global industry standards and based on the open-source offering of the FIWARE ecosystem. This is the compelling solution to build and operate a scalable, efficient, and interoperable platform that creates differentiated value by leveraging on FIWARE open source technologies avoiding locked up data silos. AWS is a Platinum Member of the FIWARE Foundation.

Smart Territory Framework – Foundations for Smart Territories