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UK cities use digital street units to measure air quality

UK cities use digital street units to measure air quality

Bradford and Birmingham are working with BT and scientists to use sensors integrated within InLink digital hubs to monitor air pollution in real-time.

5G testbed demonstrates the ambulance of the future, today

5G testbed demonstrates the ambulance of the future, today

The West Midlands 5G testbed joined with University Hospitals Birmingham NHS Foundation Trust and BT to demonstrate a remote-controlled ultrasound scan over a public 5G network.

Birmingham New Street becomes first UK station to trial 5G

Birmingham New Street becomes first UK station to trial 5G

The Mayor of the West Midlands and commuters and travellers were the first to test speeds as part of Vodafone’s live trial.

Multi-city 5G testbed launched in the UK

Multi-city 5G testbed launched in the UK

The UK cities of Birmingham, Coventry and Wolverhampton in the West Midlands will become 5G hubs after winning national competition

What is a drone's role in a city?

What is a drone's role in a city?

Innovation foundation Nesta is engaging with cities, government, NHS, police and fire services as well as industry and academics to shape drone systems that will put people first
Innovative partnership powers Atlanta’s future

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Innovative partnership powers Atlanta’s future

A pioneering initiative between Georgia Power, the City of Atlanta and a cohort of partners is showing what’s next in smart cities and demonstrating the power of public-private partnerships.