Daniel Elkin's Tai O Project won Smart50 Award

We are proud to announce that ‘The Tai O Village Pedestrian Traffic Monitoring Project’ has recently won the Smart50 Award! It is a collaborative initiative of PolyU School of Design and the Department of Applied Social Sciences partnered with the Tai O Village Rural Committee and various community groups to collect pedestrian traffic flow data in Tai O Village in Hong Kong. It monitors pedestrian traffic into the Village using infrared passage gates installed in eight major infrastructure connections. The project is led by Mr Daniel Elkin, Assistant Professor and Deputy Discipline Leader of BA(Hons) in Environment & Interior Design of PolyU Design. 

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The Smart 50 Awards, in partnership with Smart Cities Connect, Smart Cities Connect Foundation, and US Ignite, annually recognize global smart cities projects, honouring the most innovative and influential work. This year’s winners came from nine regions including three from Hong Kong. Learn more>>

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香港理工大學3個智慧城市項目獲頒「2021智慧50大獎」(HKCD.com, 20 August 2021)>>