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City governments fear vendor lock-in from IoT platforms

City governments fear vendor lock-in from IoT platforms

A comparative study of IoT platforms undertaken by The Academy for Smarter Cities finds that public and private organisations emphasise the need for an open ecosystem approach

Dubai completes phase one of paperless strategy

Dubai completes phase one of paperless strategy

The six government organisations taking part in the first phase of the initiative have reduced their paper usage by 57 per cent

Consultancy aims to build more connected cities

Consultancy aims to build more connected cities

Ignite Cities wants to help mayors put in place a platform and framework to resolve critical issues in cities around the world

Blockchain centres of excellence to be set up around the world

Blockchain centres of excellence to be set up around the world

Cyber-security company, WISeKey, and the Blockchain Research Institute want to promote the use of blockchain technologies internationally

Toolkit aims to unlock people-led innovation in cities

Toolkit aims to unlock people-led innovation in cities

As well as develop new solutions, GovLab and the Bertelsmann Foundation want to help cities transform and modernise the way they develop them

Montgomery launches smart city living lab

Montgomery launches smart city living lab

The lab is being formalised through the creation of the Montgomery Smart Community Alliance, a public-private partnership focused on smart city initiaitives
Autonomous passenger ferries: Congestion-buster or hype on the high seas?

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Autonomous passenger ferries: Congestion-buster or hype on the high seas?

The world’s first autonomous passenger ferry demonstration took place off the coast of Finland last month. Are we set to see such services scale up?

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