People and Skills
People and Skills
Enter a search term
PEOPLE & SKILLS
Ebooks / Spotlights
Toronto accelerates its transformation to digital payments and services
06 May 2021
The city council has approved a contract with PayIt Digital Government and will jointly design a digital experience and platform to enable digital payments to be made to the city.
Dublin to host AI-powered e-scooter research project
15 Apr 2021
It will operate on Dublin City University campuses and aims to improve e-scooter safety and explore smart city use cases for computer vision-equipped micro-mobility vehicles.
Companies partner to offer smart cities blockchain-enabled global data exchange
09 Dec 2020
The companies want to deliver a new level of trust and control for cities and provide municipal and commercial clients with unaltered and traceable data that ties back to its original source.
Jaguar Land Rover creates smart city hub testbed
16 Nov 2020
The UK automotive manufacturer will partner with global mobility, software and telecom companies to facilitate real-world testing of connected and autonomous technologies.
"Battery box" renewable energy project announced for the Netherlands
03 Nov 2020
The Engie project uses Kiwi Power’s bespoke hardware and virtual power plant software to provide grid flexibility to the system operator TenneT.
UK launches first commercial driverless testing lab
02 Oct 2020
The Darwin SatCom Lab, based at the Harwell Science and Innovation Campus, is now open to businesses wishing to investigate test connectivity solutions for connected and autonomous vehicles.
SBF and IMDA renew commitment to drive digital transformation
23 Sep 2020
Digital transformation "key" to remaining relevant and competitive in Covid-19 era.
Mayors prioritise infrastructure and technology investment to drive economic recovery
16 Sep 2020
More than nine in 10 mayors also agree that investment in technology to reimagine, rework, change, or adapt how commercial buildings are being used is necessary for the future of their city.
Analytics tool aims to track down water meter inaccuracies
18 Aug 2020
The patented blockchain architecture within CityEdge validates water usage data from the moment that it leaves the meter’s sensors to the moment it reaches the customer.
The threat of urban canyons to autonomous vehicles
15 Jul 2020
The continued growth of skyscrapers and urban infrastructure means AVs are at risk of signal black-out in cities across the world, warns UK-based AV software specialist, Oxbotica.
Global mayors come together to lead Covid-19 recovery task force
29 Apr 2020
Chaired by the mayor of Milan, the task force has been established to drive forward an economic recovery that improves public health, reduces inequality and addresses the climate crisis.
Tainan to launch commercial autonomous bus service
25 Mar 2020
The service will cover two business districts in the fifth-largest city in Taiwan, and is part of a two-year smart transportation development plan.
From wargames to insurance: Cities urged to revisit resilience strategies amid ransomware “new reality”
11 Mar 2020
A new report from Deloitte addresses whether to pay ransom, cyber-insurance, skills and more.
UK council smart lighting pilot monitors air quality and footfall
04 Mar 2020
South Kesteven District Council hopes to realise energy-savings of at least 60 per cent and the pilot could be expanded across the streetlighting network.
Sunderland seeks partner to become a ‘neutral host’ 5G city
03 Mar 2020
The move aims to boost connectivity across the city and give citizens and businesses more choice.
Uber joins privacy coalition to curb city data collection
02 Mar 2020
Newly formed CARS says it wants to “set the record straight” about MDS programmes but LADOT called it “a disinformation campaign”.
Vienna pilots virtual ‘culture token’ to reward greener travel
20 Feb 2020
The app uses motion-tracking to measure distances covered using green modes of transport and calculates the CO2 savings compared to a car trip.
LoRaWAN security warning for smart cities
29 Jan 2020
New research warns that in extreme cases, a compromised network could mask physical attacks against infrastructure or cause industrial equipment containing volatile substances to break, combust or even explode.
Hyperloop package delivery system raises £1 million
28 Jan 2020
Magway plans to sell capacity on its underground system to online retailers and logistics companies.
Edinburgh sets out bold vision for 2030 mobility
13 Jan 2020
The 10-year draft plan aims to respond to the city’s evolving demands as well as reinforce the Council’s ambition of making the Scottish capital carbon-neutral by 2030.
Toyota to build prototype future city in Japan
07 Jan 2020
Woven City will be home to 2,000 residents and researchers who will test and develop smart city technologies.
London boroughs ‘not ready for 5G’, report claims
12 Dec 2019
According to Freedom of Information data obtained by Tech London Advocates, 31 out of 33 London boroughs have no specific strategy for enabling the rollout of 5G networks.
Airbnb to launch helpline for city officials
10 Dec 2019
Airbnb wants to deepen trust with cities and guests following controversy and ahead of an IPO next year.
China Telecom and ZTE test 5G on Shanghai’s maglev train
02 Dec 2019
The partners claim their 5G network solution could be applied to various high-speed railways worldwide.
25 Nov 2019
Smart cities will succeed through systematic planning and a focus on economic vitality
Platform models can help cities move from being ‘fractionally smart’ to overall intelligent. Learn from the progress of cities such as Amsterdam, Duisburg and Cagliari.
Rebuilding green: Analysing the Biden infrastructure plan
We built this city (on LPWAN)
Think tank: why 5G is not the cure all for economy recovery
Advertise with Us
Terms and Conditions
© 2021 SmartCitiesWorld
2nd Floor, St Mary Abchurch House, 123 Cannon Street, London, EC4N 5AU