Smart city and built environment 2014

Jurong Lake District

Jurong Lake District, Singapore


Infocom Development Authority of Singapore, Government, Urban Redevelopment Authority


Intelligent transport

The Jurong lake district is built to be a mini version of a smart city with 1000 sensors deployed to control and monitor everything from traffic to street lights and crowded places. Residents will be able to use phone applications that aid them in using 15 new innovations tested in the district.

What was tested

Amongst other traffic light timings adjustment, automated parking tickets, and walkability assistance.

Testbed purpose

The purpose is to make Singapore into a "smart nation".


Neighbourhood in Singapore set to deliver 20,000 new homes.

Use cases

  • Testing innovation for verification and proof-of-concept
  • Capture competitive advantages from frontier technologies
  • Make public services better and more efficient

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