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Qualcomm plays matchmaker to cities and smart solutions

Qualcomm plays matchmaker to cities and smart solutions

The technology company wants to build a rich ecosystem of solution providers that use its products to help accelerate smart cities around the world.

Threat factors drive up cities' resilience spending

Threat factors drive up cities' resilience spending

City governments around the world are becoming more aware of making sure their cities can withstand or recover quickly from unpredictable events and disasters.

Data exchange framework for smart cities completes first phase

Data exchange framework for smart cities completes first phase

The framework by US Ignite and ATIS aims to create a blueprint for the secure and interoperable exchange of data beyond city operational boundaries.

Australia's largest standalone smart lighting project announced

Australia's largest standalone smart lighting project announced

Transport Canberra and City Services is partnering with Itron and Vinci Energie to create an IIoT network to support smart city and energy services in the country’s capital city.

InLinkUK rolls out call-blocking algorithm to prevent kiosks being used for crime

InLinkUK rolls out call-blocking algorithm to prevent kiosks being used for crime

InLinkUK and BT have worked with the police and local councils on the new technology which aims to cut anti-social behaviour such as drug dealing. Smart crime prevention or surveillance?

North America's smartest projects revealed

North America's smartest projects revealed

An earthquake alert app, kerb-to-gate biometric airport terminal and a flood mitigation programme are among the category winners of IDC’s smart city awards.