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Sidewalk Labs releases new digital strategy after Waterfront Toronto raises data concerns

The 482-page Digital Innovation Appendix goes into more detail on the Google sister company’s plans for Toronto’s eastern waterfront, including technologies for heating sidewalks, crosswalk sensors and modular curbs that shift with the flow of traffic. It divides the initiatives into 52 “subsystems,” 13 of which it would create and 28 of which would be procured by separate companies. Twenty-one of the subsystems would collect data. (The Logic)

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