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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.
Ireland bids to cut bus emissions with plug-in capable electric hybrid propulsion systems
14 Dec 2020
BAE Systems’ new plug-in technology means that as well as using the onboard generator to charge itself while the bus is on the move, the buses can also plug into the grid for power.
Smart Dublin chooses IoT solution to curb ring buoy theft
05 Nov 2020
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.
Bentley Systems and Microsoft accelerate digital twin innovation for infrastructure
20 Oct 2020
Alliance will combine Azure IoT Digital Twins and Azure Maps with the iTwins platform, enabling city planners to work within a comprehensive city-scale digital twin.
European Commission names Leuven as capital of innovation
28 Sep 2020
The Belgian city actively involves its citizens in the creation and testing of new ideas and was praised for its ground-breaking collaboration model.
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.
Tallinn and Penang scoop top climate challenge awards
05 Feb 2020
Semi-finalists from five global cities and 10 citizens from eight nations attended the recent ChangeNow summit in Paris for the inaugural Climathon Global Awards.
21 European cities selected for Bloomberg 'high impact' digital services programme
14 Jan 2020
The Bloomberg Philanthropies initiative aims to help the cities deliver "high impact" digital services and share lessons learned with the rest of the world.
SoftBank eyes investment in Indonesia’s new smart capital city
13 Jan 2020
Indonesia’s government plans to move the capital city from Jakarta due to overcrowding with over 10 million people, pollution and the fact that it is sinking.
Dublin seeks smart solutions to combat lifebuoy theft
17 Dec 2019
Tracking and replacing the life-saving kit costs Irish local authorities an estimated €50,000 a year.
Luna to pilot cm-level positioning for e-scooters in Dublin
16 Dec 2019
The new technology could help micromobility providers better manage their fleets and therefore reduce the disruption and conflict seen in some cities.
Being ‘hyperconnected’ boosts cities’ ROI
25 Nov 2019
Hyperconnected leaders include Singapore, Hong Kong, New York, Seoul, London, Melbourne, Copenhagen and Dublin.
Google’s tool to help cities measure emissions expands to Europe
11 Oct 2019
The first European cities to gain access are Dublin, Birmingham and Manchester, with Wolverhampton and Coventry to follow soon.
No city is fully prepared for the disruption of AI
27 Sep 2019
A new ranking reveals that Singapore, London and New York are marginally better prepared but governments and private sector institutions around the world need to do more.
Is pride key to making greener choices and saving the planet?
20 Sep 2019
New research reckons that recalling previous green behaviour has a more positive impact on making future sustainable and environmentally friendly choices than feeling guilty.
Denso builds smart mobility ecosystem for Dublin, Ohio
15 Aug 2019
The municipality hopes the partnership will help it to shape the future of smart mobility and ultimately make roads safer and more efficient.
Dublin 5G testbed network goes live
07 Mar 2019
The Irish city will explore the practicalities of 5G deployment and how Dense Air’s ‘neutral host’ infrastructure can be used by multiple operators
Project prepares Bay Area cities for connected and automated future
06 Mar 2019
Iteris has been chosen by San Francisco Metropolitan Transportation Commission to upgrade the intelligent transportation systems across five cities
Copenhagen and Bern named most liveable cities
13 Feb 2019
Global mobility expert ECA International evaluated cities on a range of factors such as infrastructure, air quality and personal safety for its annual liveability rankings
Report highlights risks of cashless shift
28 Dec 2018
The use of cash is dying out in some places but there are concerns that society’s most vulnerable could be left behind by the transition.
Grid Smarter Cities wins Irish innovation contract
31 Oct 2018
The company was awarded for its work in last mile deliveries, optimising deliveries in Dublin and Belfast with its kerb solution
Ireland awards €8m for clean energy research
11 Sep 2018
Projects aim to facilitate innovation in the energy market and develop the technical solutions required to create a thriving clean energy sector
Softbank commits to Smart Docklands
27 Jun 2018
The Japanese company is joining Dublin’s smart city testbed and will pilot its global Internet of Things programme
Dublin councils seek smart solutions
16 Apr 2018
Smart Dublin and Enterprise Ireland are offering €900k funding for smart, low-cost solutions in areas such as mobility and connectivity
27 Jun 2017
Go with the flow
The benefits of using mobile device movement data to optimise airport operation and improve passenger experience, by Christian Bugislaus Carstens
New wave of smart cities has arrived – and they’re nothing like science fiction
Why Global Britain needs climate innovation, by Tom Mitchell, director, UK & Ireland, Climate-KIC
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