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Utilities use smart cities to drive new revenue

Utilities use smart cities to drive new revenue

Annual utility revenue opportunities in smart cities is expected to exceed $100bn by 2027 with areas such as EV charging and smart street lighting offering new streams

Copenhagen and Bern named most liveable cities

Copenhagen and Bern named most liveable cities

Global mobility expert ECA International evaluated cities on a range of factors such as infrastructure, air quality and personal safety for its annual liveability rankings

Canadians concerned about smart city privacy but open to public uses of data

Canadians concerned about smart city privacy but open to public uses of data

“Canadians are rightly worried about invasion of privacy in smart cities,” the researchers conclude.

Belfast launches project to let citizens ‘talk’ to historic attractions

Belfast launches project to let citizens ‘talk’ to historic attractions

The collaborative project aims to create a ‘playable city experience’ for tourists and locals.

Weather-triggered ads encourage Londoners to help the homeless

Weather-triggered ads encourage Londoners to help the homeless

The City of London is using weather data to trigger digital ads which highlight the plight of rough sleepers during severe winter weather.

Philadelphia releases smart city roadmap

Philadelphia releases smart city roadmap

The city’s office of innovation and technology is leading the project and is supported by other departments as well as community-based organisations