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Munich to use autonomous agents in smart city infrastructure trials
12 Nov 2020
Trials kick off on a commercial real-estate development in the city centre where agents will negotiate the price of parking spaces with users able to earn rewards in a digital currency.
Blockchain-based electricity trading platform launched in German municipality
26 Oct 2020
Wildpoldsried will be the focus for the demo phase of a research project by Siemens, the regional utility Allgäuer Überlandwerk and partners to help develop a local energy marketplace.
Oxbotica completes right-hand side AV road trials in Germany
28 Aug 2020
The official trials started last month on public roads near Friedrichshafen, southern Germany, with a fleet of self-driving vehicles navigating a complex urban environment.
German city uses V2X to give firefighters a green light
12 Aug 2020
Ludwigsburg is using Cohda Wireless’s V2X technology to enable fire trucks and rescue service teams to get to accidents and emergencies faster, potentially saving more lives.
Energy farm to help German municipality go CO2-free by 2030
06 Jul 2020
Green Solar and Siemens Energy have signed an agreement to develop a concept for Herzogenrath in Aachen that could make the city a national and international leader in the energy transition.
Spin announces first international micro-mobility launch in Cologne
16 Jun 2020
The Ford Motor Company subsidiary’s e-scooters can be rented for €0.30 per minute and further deployments will follow in the German cities of Dortmund and Essen.
German state of Baden-Württemberg to run battery-powered trains
30 Mar 2020
The Siemens Mobility Mireo Plus B two-car electric trainsets can operate on rail routes with or without overhead power lines due to their battery hybrid drive.
Smart city start-up challenge launches in Ruhr Metropolis
04 Mar 2020
The German cities of Bochum, Bottrop, Gelsenkirchen and Hagen and their business partners are seeking innovative solutions for their individual problems and development projects.
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.
Index ranks global robotics and AI readiness
24 Apr 2018
Even countries most ready for the future of work must rethink education and training to prepare people for the jobs of tomorrow
Los Angeles remains most gridlocked city
06 Feb 2018
The US accounted for 10 of the top 25 cities worldwide with the worst traffic congestion. according to Inrix’s Global Traffic Scorecard
Shuttle service makes it snappy
02 Feb 2018
The new on-demand Allygator Shuttle aims to calculate the most efficient configurations and routes for passengers in Berlin
Is your country ready for autonomous vehicles?
17 Jan 2018
KPMG Autonomous Vehicle Readiness Index shows which countries are most prepared for the driverless future
Telent accelerates IoT network roll-outs in Germany
23 Aug 2017
The critical infrastructure company will work with its LoRaWAN network operator subsidiary Netzikon
Blockchain helps unlock the grid
03 May 2017
Pilot projects will develop the first blockchain distributed database for managing the grid in Netherlands and Germany
e-shelter unveils inaugural innovation lab
27 Apr 2017
Lab provides the setting for customers to test and validate distributed cloud architectures in a real-world production environment
Deutsche Telekom deploys NarrowBand-IoT across Europe
23 Feb 2017
Claims to be first company to push the implementation and commercial expansion of NarrowBand-IoT technology across Europe
LA named as most traffic clogged city in the world
21 Feb 2017
Study reveals that Los Angeles drivers spend on average 104 peak hours in congestion last year
EnBW and Hubject hook up to enable ‘spontaneous’ charging of vehicles
19 Oct 2016
Cross-company direct payment solution allows drivers to charge vehicles without a contract giving them maximum independence
Germany predicted to be smart grid investment hot spot
29 Sep 2016
New legislation is expected to spur a market that will include 44 million smart meters over the next decade
25 Feb 2021
How consumer tech is making Stockholm run more smoothly
Smartphones are proving to be an unusual but effective tool in improving the quality of roads in Sweden.
How can public services break silos to get smarter?
Think tank: City life on Mars? Creating human centred communities in space and beyond
Beyond the pandemic: the technology that will remain part of our smart cities
White Paper: Edge computing and AI - the foundations of the best in class smart city
Insight Report: Distributed Acoustic Sensors and the Smart Cities of the Future
Research Report: How smart is your office?
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