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Met becomes first UK police force to use drones to monitor road users

Met becomes first UK police force to use drones to monitor road users

The focus is on deterring dangerous drivers and the drones will be used to support the gathering of intelligence and evidence.

Autonomous drone trialled for emergency management

Autonomous drone trialled for emergency management

The vehicles can fly without human intervention and provide on-the-fly analysis that could help locate a missing person or monitor a fire in an emergency situation.

WEF inaugurates global councils to restore trust in technology

WEF inaugurates global councils to restore trust in technology

The Global Fourth Industrial Revolution councils will work together to develop policy guidance and address governance gaps in areas such as AI, IoT and blockchain.

UK Government publishes urban strategy for future mobility

UK Government publishes urban strategy for future mobility

As well as outlining its plans for urban mobility, the government has also launched a £90 million competition for cities to deliver Future of Mobility Zones.

Dublin 5G testbed network goes live

Dublin 5G testbed network goes live

The Irish city will explore the practicalities of 5G deployment and how Dense Air’s ‘neutral host’ infrastructure can be used by multiple operators

ODI urges UK Government to help make more map data available

ODI urges UK Government to help make more map data available

The Open Data Institute has called on the Government to work with Google, Apple and Uber to publish more map data to help emerging technologies such as drones and autonomous vehicles