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Seoul sets up education centres to close digital divide
01 Jun 2021
The government is increasing the number of education centres so anyone can learn how to use digital devices, such as smartphones and kiosks, in their daily lives.
UK National Cyber Security Centre publishes guidance on securing smart cities
12 May 2021
The new set of security principles aims to help UK authorities embrace technology while protecting their underlying infrastructure and critical public services.
Smart cities to fuel growth of Asia-Pacific IoT market
22 Apr 2021
Increasing government focus on such initiatives is driving demand for digital IoT solutions in areas such as e-government, smart traffic management and smart power grids.
Long Beach Transit introduces trip planning app
07 Apr 2021
Moovit’s free app combines official information from LBT, as well as crowdsourced information to calculate the best route for each journey in Long Beach and beyond.
Mobile operator partners with City of Tucson to enable smart city applications
26 Mar 2021
Geoverse is the managed service partner for the city’s Citizens Broadband Radio Network being rolled out across the city to support a number of applications as well as facilitate remote learning.
Ile-de-France Mobilités selects partners to upgrade on-board ticketing
17 Mar 2021
Ile de France Mobilités has chosen the Conduent-Flowbird alliance to install a modern on-board ticketing platform to replace outdated equipment across the transit network.
Companies team for smart city blockchain networks connecting LoRa devices
12 Mar 2021
MXC Foundation is collaborating with Semtech to deploy open networks using the LoRaWAN protocol and has already reached a strategic smart city partnership with the government of Hangzhou.
Intelligent infrastructure pilot launched in Texas
11 Mar 2021
The Autonomy Institute and its partners are deploying a public infrastructure network node at Texas Military Department in Austin with plans to expand across major US cities and globally.
Las Vegas trials kerbside management solution
04 Mar 2021
Two digital kiosks from Cox2M are making use of video analytics and smart parking technology to better manage active kerb loading zones for taxis and ride-shares.
Data model seeks to fill the smart city interoperability gap
26 Feb 2021
uCIFI Alliance is publicly releasing its first unified data model, which claims to provide interoperability and interchangeability between connected devices.
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.
SmartCitiesWorld and FIWARE Foundation announce partnership
08 Feb 2021
As part of the collaboration, SmartCitiesWorld will give media support to applicable events and projects and provide access to its content resources to the FIWARE Community.
Data mined from IoT devices will ‘breed’ next new Uber
28 Jan 2021
Data mined from user interactions with ‘things’ rather than digital services will create a wealth of rich data, enabling new business models, and the creation of new products and services.
Public safety agencies increasingly reliant on connected services
26 Jan 2021
Cradlepoint’s study sets out to reveal the state of critical communications and key drivers impacting digital innovation in the US public safety sector.
Laval to roll out new contactless payment solution on buses
18 Jan 2021
The new payment solution will include smart transit transfers and eventually be able to include more features such as contactless debit card payments and additional credit card types.
Berlin's S-Bahn smart rail project goes live
07 Jan 2021
Teams based at S-Bahn’s ‘4S’ operational headquarters are able to connect, respond, and collaborate with passengers and staff on-board trains, at stations, and with field personnel.
New urban use cases to propel cities' rapid uptake of digital twins
06 Jan 2021
Key factors behind the growth of digital twins include Covid-19 requirements in terms of achieving increased resilience levels and optimised asset and demand-response resource management.
Telecoms company joins location data exchange marketplace
05 Jan 2021
A1 Telekom Austria Group is the first telecoms firm on Here’s global hub and will use the marketplace as a new distribution channel, offering location and mobility analytics based on anonymous movement data.
Curiosity Lab deploys digital displays to broadcast announcements
04 Jan 2021
The pole-mounted, high-brightness screens share traffic-related updates, city announcements and other relevant information with the residents of Peachtree Corners.
UK bus open data project gains momentum
04 Jan 2021
Department for Transport is working with MaaS specialist Moovit to utilise the Bus Open Data Service, a central source of timetable, bus location, and fare data.
LoRaWAN to go nationwide in the UK
18 Dec 2020
Connectivity provider Connexin, which has raised £80 million in funding, aims to support increasing demand for smart networks and reduce barriers to entering the IoT market.
Israel public transit providers move to mobile payment
17 Dec 2020
The Moovit and Pango app will calculate passenger’s trips at the end of every month and charge them retroactively according to the most economical fare combination.
Semtech and AWS collaborate on AWS IoT Core for LoRaWAN
16 Dec 2020
IoT developers will be able to leverage LoRaWAN to simplify the development process, as well as provide key features to their applications such as long-range connectivity.
Nokia provides 5G connectivity for Leuven's digital pole project
11 Dec 2020
The Digital City Pole project paves the way for future 5G connectivity across the Belgian city that aims to stimulate local innovation, drive productivity and create jobs.
23 Dec 2020
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