News

Sioux Falls deploys smart city platform to tackle Covid-19

Sioux Falls deploys smart city platform to tackle Covid-19

The city in North Dakota is using the Quantela platform to analyse and visualise real-time data relating to the outbreak to identify patterns and trends and respond to the situation.

$9m “people-centric” smart city research project for Singapore

$9m “people-centric” smart city research project for Singapore

The National University of Singapore and ST Engineering are collaborating on the multi-year digital technologies programme to address evolving urban challenges.

Resource recommends a common data-sharing approach for smart cities

Resource recommends a common data-sharing approach for smart cities

ATIS and US Ignite are publishing the Smart Cities Data Catalogue Specification, which aims to extend the value of data beyond governmental boundaries.

Houston expands digital alliance with Microsoft

Houston expands digital alliance with Microsoft

The partnership aims to help the city innovate in areas such as big data and AI to create new economic opportunity, close equity and skills gaps, and prepare a workforce for the 21st century.

Smart Dubai evolves its plans for human-centred, ethical AI

Smart Dubai evolves its plans for human-centred, ethical AI

The future roll-out of tools for better AI and the potential of AI audit practices were among the core themes addressed by the Smart Dubai’s second virtual meeting of its Artificial Intelligence Ethics Advisory Board.

AI-based lifeguard system aims to bring smart city tech to the beach

AI-based lifeguard system aims to bring smart city tech to the beach

The core system is based on deep-learning computer-vision technology and transmits real-time information to monitors in the lifeguard tower, sounding an alarm when swimmers are in danger.