Global Smart Cities (Smart Home, Smart Buildings and Infrastructures, Energy Management, System Integration, Consulting Engagement, Smart Security and Safety Solutions) Market - Forecast to 2020

Dublin, Jan. 7, 2015 (GLOBE NEWSWIRE) -- Research and Markets ( has announced the addition of the "Global Smart Cities Market - Forecasts 2014 -2020" report to their offering.

The use of technology has becomes part of our day to day life. Besides individuals and corporates governments are now adapting various services by introduction automation and smart technology. Major segments like transport, traffic management energy management, water management, waste management, proper healthcare the possibilities are infinite.

Smart cities are coming of age due to various factors. Some of the key growing drivers for smart cities are the increasing rate of urbanization, initiative from the governments in developing countries and ageing infrastructure in developed countries which needs to be replaced by newer upgraded technology

Smart buildings and infrastructure forms the more than 30% of the smart city market. The assets associated with the infrastructure actually degrade with increase in population, migration, exponential growth of urbanization and they need regular upgradations which the latest technology is introduced.

The market for global intelligent building automation technologies is likely to increase as better tools and technologies are launched and awareness increases. North America leads the intelligent building automation technologies market followed by the EMEA region. The market is likely to register a fast growth as Governments across countries are offering tax benefits to green initiatives.

Key Topics Covered:

1. Executive Summary

2. Smart Cities Market: An Introduction

3. Segments of Smart Cities Market
3.1. Smart Buildings and Infrastructure
3.2. Smart Energy Management
3.3. Smart Transportation Management
3.4. Smart Healthcare System
3.5. Smart Water Management
3.6. Security and Safety Solutions
3.7. Others

4. Key Market Motivators in Smart Cities Market.
4.1 Improve Economic Model
4.2 Transportation
4.3 Improve Security
4.4 Proper Energy Management
4.5 Proper Healthcare
4.6 Buildings and Infrastructure

5. Restraints in Smart Cities Market.
5.1 Countries Regulation
5.2 High Cost in setup Smart Cities
5.3 Collection of Private Data - To create Roadmaps of Smart Cities
5.4 Waste Management in Water/Energy Resources

6. Opportunities in Smart Cities Market.
6.1. On the basis of Kinds of Opportunities
6.2. On the basis of Geography

7. Challenges in Smart Cities Market
7.1. High Cost of New Technology
7.2. Subsidies are needed to be equally distributed in Public
7.3. Synergy between Sectors
7.4. Behavioral Change
7.5. Cyber Security
7.6. Disaster Management
7.7. Energy Management

8. Competitive Landscape
8.1 Key Service Providers.
8.2 Key Strategies.
8.3 Market Growth & Market Shares.

9. Geographical Analysis
9.1 America
9.2 Europe
9.3 Asia
9.4 RoW

10. Corporate Profiling
10.1. IBM
10.2. Cisco
10.3. Schneider Electric
10.4. Siemens
10.5. Hitachi
10.6. Accenture
10.7. Toshiba
10.8. General Electric
10.9. Oracle
10.10. Capgemini
10.11. AGT International
10.12. Alvarion
10.13. Atos
10.14. Echelon Corp
10.15. Libelium
10.16. Deutsche Telekom AG
10.17. Living PlanIT
10.18. Panasonic
10.19. Microsoft
10.20. Alstom
10.21. Honeywell
10.22. Intel
10.23. Landis & Gyr
10.24. Alcatel - Lucent

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