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Moscow releases catalogue of smart city projects
26 Apr 2021
A joint project by ICT.Moscow and government, the resource features information on 68 smart city projects and public data sets on Moscow city infrastructure facilities.
English language version of Russian blockchain knowledge base launched
06 Apr 2021
The database contains more than 50 Russian use cases across a number of sectors with a section dedicated to Moscow smart city projects to be added soon.
My Moscow app upgrade recruits more than 100,000 new users
26 Mar 2021
The more user-friendly app has been designed to ensure citizens receive relevant and timely information and among the most popular services are the news and payments section.
Moscow launches smart construction site
10 Mar 2021
The site uses a range of technologies to automate on-site processes, while also reducing construction time and identifying and preventing emergencies and accidents at an early stage.
Moscow to introduce mobility-on-demand service
17 Feb 2021
A pilot project utilising a microbus will start operating on the outskirts of the city that seeks to increase accessibility to transport in remote residential areas.
Peer-to-peer carsharing scheme to launch in Moscow
24 Sep 2020
City’s ambitious transport plans also include FacePay on the metro.
Resource provides guidance on designing streets for children
10 Aug 2020
Designing Streets for Kids has been released by NACTO as a supplement to the Global Street Design Guide, which aims to set a new global baseline for designing urban streets.
O-City joins Visa's Ready for Transit programme
30 Jun 2020
Visa’s transit programme is aimed at companies whose technology products and capabilities can help agencies and riders realise the benefits of tapping to ride with a contactless card or digital wallet.
Companies join forces to develop autonomous trams in China
22 Apr 2020
Fitsco and Cognitive Pilot have signed a contract to develop an artificial intelligence-based computer vision system, which aims to increase the safety and efficiency of public transport.
Moscow opens up access to AI knowledge base
18 Mar 2020
The goal of the project by ICT.Moscow is to help businesses in a variety of industry verticals properly assess the possibilities of artificial intelligence.
Private car journeys forecast to decrease 10% in largest cities by 2030
18 Feb 2020
According to new research from Kantar, Manchester is set to see the biggest shift in the way people travel, followed by Moscow and São Paulo.
Index finds traffic congestion is on the up
30 Jan 2020
More than half of countries in the latest TomTom Traffic Index have seen congestion increase, with the southern Indian city of Bengaluru ranked the worst.
Moscow Agency of Innovations launches open database of smart city solutions
31 Dec 2019
Smart city solutions ‘map’ is intended to be a large interactive platform that will enable any organisation in Russia find an innovative product according to its needs and expectations.
Moscow implements crowdsourced ideas to improve communal living
09 Dec 2019
The E-Home crowdsourcing project is a communication service provided to residents of apartment buildings in Moscow.
Being ‘hyperconnected’ boosts cities’ ROI
25 Nov 2019
Hyperconnected leaders include Singapore, Hong Kong, New York, Seoul, London, Melbourne, Copenhagen and Dublin.
Moscow launches free knowledge base to drive 5G innovation
22 Nov 2019
The resource will share 5G use cases from around the world as well as news, research and more.
Calgary ranked best city for driving
15 Nov 2019
Low congestion and affordability are among the factors that put the Canadian city top of Mister Auto’s ranking while Mumbai was named the worst city for driving across the globe.
FBI investigates attempted mobile vote hacking in West Virginia
10 Oct 2019
The possible attempt was unsuccessful and no votes were changed but West Virginia’s Secretary of State says the investigation announcement aims to act as a “deterrent”.
Robots at Muscovites' service
23 Sep 2019
A citywide contact centre is using a virtual operator to check whether citizens’ complaints about housing and utilities to the unified dispatch centre have been resolved.
Carinthia switches on 5G in its flagship smart region
14 Aug 2019
The Austrian state is also showcasing a range of smart applications including using virtual reality for tourism and a smart beehive that monitors the environment.
Russia’s first 5G zone launched in Moscow
12 Aug 2019
The pilot area will be used to demo and test several applications.
Moscow simplifies access to city services for citizens
30 Jul 2019
Moscow’s Department of Information Technology has given businesses free access to the unified city identifier on its portal to provide Muscovites with single point of entry.
More cities declare climate emergencies: Will it spur real change?
15 Jul 2019
Experts praise cities for highlighting the scale of the climate crisis but urge them to follow up with concrete actions.
Moscow announces its plans for 5G network roll-out
12 Jun 2019
An agreement has been signed with network operator MTS and pilot projects will focus on areas such as smart cities, virtual and augmented reality and the IoT.
30 Aug 2019
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