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Term Definition
Electric vehicles Electric vehicles completely rely on one or more electric motors for propulsion.
Information and communications technology (ICT) Information and Communications Technology (ICT) refers to the integration of telecommunications, computers, and associated enterprise software, middleware, storage, and audio-visual systems that enable users to access, store, transmit, and manipulate info
Infrastructure Infrastructure refers to the fundamental facilities and systems serving a city, country, or other area including the services and facilities necessary for its economy to function.
Instrumentation Instrumentation is a collective term for measuring instruments used for indicating, measuring and recording physical quantities.
Integrated services In computer networking, integrated services is an architecture that specifies the elements to guarantee quality of service on networks.
Interoperability Interoperability is a characteristic of a product or system whose interfaces are able to work seamlessly with a defined set of other products or systems.
Legacy systems In computing, legacy systems are old and outdated methods, technologies, computer systems, or application programs.
Livability Livability (or quality of life) is the general well-being of individuals, communities, and societies.
LoRa LoRa is a long range, low power wireless platform that is the prevailing technology choice for building internet of things (IoT) networks worldwide.
LPWAN Low-Power Wide-Area Network (LPWAN) is a type of wireless telecommunication wide area network designed to allow long range communications at a low bit rate among connected objects.