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Smart Dublin chooses IoT solution to curb ring buoy theft

Smart Dublin chooses IoT solution to curb ring buoy theft

Proptech company ZiggyTec will work with the city on the first phase of Smart Dublin’s ring buoy monitoring project to reduce theft and help to save lives.

Birmingham launches Clean Air Zone in June 2021

Birmingham launches Clean Air Zone in June 2021

It will cover an area of the city inside the inner ring road with owners of the most polluting vehicles required to pay a daily charge to drive into or through the zone.

Singapore tops smart city ranking for second year running

Singapore tops smart city ranking for second year running

The 2020 Smart City Index measures citizens’ perceptions of the impact that technology has on their lives, surveying them on areas such as governance, health and safety, mobility and opportunities.

City of Manchester home to "the greenest people" in Britain

City of Manchester home to "the greenest people" in Britain

The research, carried out by Honda, was based on a range of factors including household recycling, domestic CO2 emissions and household eco measures, combined with survey responses.

West Midlands announces e-scooter trial

West Midlands announces e-scooter trial

Voi has been awarded an exclusive tender and will work with Transport for West Midlands to bring e-scooters to major towns and cities in the region including Birmingham and Coventry.

Smart ant algorithm could help to halve fleet emissions in cities

Smart ant algorithm could help to halve fleet emissions in cities

Researchers at Aston University in the UK have developed a technology which imitates how the insects share knowledge and which can be used to optimise routes around busy cities.