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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

Tampa to deploy smart street lighting

Tampa to deploy smart street lighting

The Tampa Electric Company is working with Itron to deploy a smart lighting solution which can also serve as the foundation for future smart city applications

SSE and Tigerspike collaborate on smart city platform

SSE and Tigerspike collaborate on smart city platform

SSE Enterprise will also work closely with some of its local authority partners to develop the solution which will use Amazon Web Services

BlackBerry launches security credential system to build trust into smart cities

BlackBerry launches security credential system to build trust into smart cities

BlackBerry’s service is free to automakers and public offices undertaking smart cities and connected vehicle pilots