UN’s World Cities Day: ABB Electrification launches virtual ‘Smart City’

KUALA LUMPUR, Nov 1 -- ABB Electrification, a technology leader driving the digital transformation of industries has launched an interactive ‘Smart City’ to mark the UN’s World Cities Day. 

The interactive landscape shows some of the safe, smart and sustainable solutions that can contribute to the design of a comprehensive ‘smart city’, according to a statement.

“Our online tool breaks down the collective technical elements of smart buildings, e-mobility, energy management and data centres, all of which can contribute to the design of a comprehensive ‘smart city’,” said ABB Electrification chief technology officer, Amina Hamidi.

This year’s UN World Cities Day is themed, ‘Changing the world: innovations and a better life for future generations’. The UN recognises smart technologies and digitalisation that provide opportunities to decarbonise cities.

ABB’s ‘Smart City’ online tool will develop further as more innovations and solutions are introduced. The online desktop tool can be accessed via


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