Staging Olympic Games is like building a new town within the host city. Millions of visitors, new arenas, and housing for athletes test vital infrastructure like the power grid, roads and public transportation. London organizers have already embraced energy efficient cars and lighting, innovative eco-friendly power plants, and new smart systems that make transportation more efficient. Necessity, in a sense, has made the Olympics the perfect venue for rolling out new technology for a better city. What’s next? GE has teamed up with MIT’s SENSEeable city lab to imagine what the future Olympic Village may look like. Go explore.
Self-Organizing Micro Helicopters, Intelligent Bus Stops and CO2GO: GE and MIT Imagine the Future Olympic Village
July 30, 2012