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Landmark smart building to be built on site of former Hong Kong airport
27 Nov 2020
Facilities include Hong Kong’s first ever automatic bicycle parking bay to encourage green mobility, solar radiation protection, sky farming and automated smart waste sorting and storage.
Singapore tops smart city ranking for second year running
17 Sep 2020
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.
Research shows growing interest from rail users in 5G and smart city services
10 Sep 2020
A survey carried out on rail users in Hong Kong, London, New York, Sydney and Toronto revealed 95 per cent are more likely to use the rail network in their city if technology-driven solutions were implemented.
Calls for better urban planning to improve public health in Hong Kong
19 Aug 2020
It follows a study that reveals the detrimental impact of hot nights compared to hot days with the region experiencing hotter summers and more hot days due to climate change and heat island effect.
Ranking reveals smartest and most sustainable cities
03 Jul 2020
Prepared by IESE Business School´s Centre for Globalisation and Strategy, the Cities in Motion Index 2020 analyses the level of development of 174 world cities.
IDC reveals Asia-Pacific 2020 smart city award winners
29 May 2020
Nineteen smart city projects across the region have been recognised in the sixth annual awards programme, which were announced in a virtual event this year.
Satellite project to help build the smart cities of the future
20 Apr 2020
Hong Kong Aerospace Technology Group has announced its first Starlink satellite constellation project that will help build smart cities across Guangdong-Hong Kong-Macau Greater Bay Area.
Singapore tops urban mobility readiness index
28 Nov 2019
The index by the Oliver Wyman Forum ranks 30 cities on how prepared they are to incorporate the latest mobility technologies and what they are doing to reshape urban mobility.
Helsinki top for work-life balance
07 Aug 2019
A study has compared data on livability, work intensity, institutional support and legislation to rank cities based on their success in promoting work-life balance to citizens.
Which cities make the climate change A-list?
13 May 2019
The international non-profit, CDP, has awarded 43 global cities the top grade for climate leadership and action in its first ranking on climate change.
New York and San Francisco rank as most expensive cities for construction
12 May 2019
A comparison study reports that the cities face unique challenges and, overall, the construction sector and its clients must invest in areas such as digitalisation and resiliency.
Interactive map tracks the smart mobility progress of 100 cities
23 Apr 2019
Frost & Sullivan’s data-driven study found that none of the cities achieved a score that would qualify them to be termed smart mobility leaders.
Singapore crowned fibre city champion
18 Apr 2019
The smart nation tops the inaugural FTTH Council Asia-Pacific ranking of cities with the most advanced fibre-to-the-home coverage.
Hong Kong to implement electronic ID system
04 Apr 2019
The system will be one of the foundations for its smart city infrastructure and allow citizens to conduct online transactions.
What makes these the 27 smartest cities?
21 Feb 2019
London, Singapore and Barcelona lead a ranking which finds that smart city development is closely linked to a city’s “global outreach and engagement”
Report highlights cities’ public engagement gap
22 Jan 2019
The research canvassed the views of over 10,000 people across 10 global cities on how they feel about their city’s infrastructure.
Study highlights top tech for communicating with citizens
06 Dec 2018
Study focused on contact centres in 20 cities across the globe including Hong Kong, San Francisco, Toronto, Barcelona, London, New York and Moscow
University and Alibaba Cloud partner on smart cities
23 Nov 2018
Two parties bid to further development of cutting-edge technologies in the fields of smart cities and smart healthcare
Cities must drive autonomous and connected strategies
27 Sep 2018
A new report from Arcadis examines the mobility needs in 14 global cities and finds that connected and autonomous vehicles could make congestion worse
Hong Kong turns lamp posts into smart infrastructure
29 Aug 2018
ST Engineering is implementing a proof-of-concept trial to deploy multi-purpose lamp posts in the smart city pilot area of Kowloon East
Singapore is top for blockchain
31 Jul 2018
A new ranking lists the top 10 blockchain cities in the world which sees London in second place and the Swiss town of Zug in third
Hong Kong pilots smart street lighting
17 Apr 2018
The Highways Department has chosen Telensa to deploy its intelligent lighting system in Yuen Long Town
Submarine cable to connect Southeast Asia
18 Mar 2018
Running from Japan to Singapore, the 10,500km high-performance cable is expected to be completed by the fourth quarter of 2020
Blue, a breath of clean air
09 Oct 2017
Hong Kong-based company Meo has announced the first release of a new platform which aims to understand air pollution and reduce its harmful effects
22 Jun 2021
smartmicro: seamless object tracking at the intersection
smartmicro is bringing a new approach to traffic detection through radar synchronisation for seamless object tracking.
Connecting the silos to open up the smart city
Smart lighting: why we are discussing it again
A hydrogen-fuelled city – a practical reality for the UK or a pipe dream?
OnDemand Webinar: Connected and autonomous vehicles: how to deal with data?
WEBINAR: Smart City: what’s behind the success of Smart Lighting?
WEBINAR: Connected and autonomous vehicles: how to deal with data?
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