Building a Smart City in Barcelona

Barcelona, Spain, is a world leader in adopting and using Smart City technologies to modernize its services. In 2016, the city became a Hexagon Shaping Smart Change Honoree for implementing a multi-agency emergency management platform supported by Hexagon Safety & Infrastructure’s Intergraph Computer-Aided Dispatch system and mobile technologies.

In this HxGN TV episode, the Digital Transformation Director of Barcelona City Council, Joan Batlle, discusses the city’s Urban Lab project. Watch as Batlle talks about how the lab is boosting urban innovation as well as being recognized as one of the best 20 projects in the world by i-Teams, a foundation for innovation set up by Bloomberg Philanthropies and the U.K.’s Nesta.

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