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Smart cities spending to reach $189 billion in 2023

Smart cities spending to reach $189 billion in 2023

The latest IDC smart cities spending guide highlights priority areas as resilient energy and infrastructure projects followed by data-driven public safety and intelligent transportation.

Signify smart pole aims to "turbocharge" smart cities

Signify smart pole aims to "turbocharge" smart cities

The new BrightSites pole provides an all-in-one solution to accommodate a wide variety of IoT applications and always-on connectivity as well as LED lighting.

US Ignite launches smart city accelerator

US Ignite launches smart city accelerator

Benefits for participants include access to an eight-week training course, an opportunity to connect with Amazon mentors as well as up to 10,000 in AWS credits.

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.

Voting opens for America's smartest municipalities

Voting opens for America's smartest municipalities

IDC Government Insights has named the 35 cities, states, counties and universities to make the finals of its second annual Smart Cities North America Awards.

Mott Macdonald and Microsoft partner for smart infrastructure

Mott Macdonald and Microsoft partner for smart infrastructure

The two companies will create a cloud-based platform that will help cities and governments more effectively manage their assets and deliver more sustainable public services