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Edinburgh extends ICT partnership to realise its smart city vision
07 Sep 2020
The Scottish capital will further work with provider CGI to put in place a programme of digital transformation which includes a range of smart city applications.
Edinburgh claims the UK’s first fully eco-powered greenspace
13 Jul 2020
Saughton Park in the Scottish capital city is using micro-hydro technology on the Water of Leith, generating electricity for all the park’s needs, including running two ground source heat pump systems.
Edinburgh invites citizens to help shape 30-year green spaces vision
30 Jun 2020
The city council wants to explore what it means to be a thriving green city and ensure outdoor spaces deliver benefits in areas such as health, active travel, biodiversity and social cohesion.
Edinburgh launches online mapping tool for safer travel
04 Jun 2020
The public can use the Commonplace platform to share suggestions for creating safer spaces for walking, cycling and wheeling as the current lockdown restrictions begin to be lifted.
Glasgow increases proportion of low-emission bus journeys
07 Jan 2020
At least 40 per cent of bus journeys through the city centre will now be made by buses that meet the city’s low emission zone standards.
Scotland demonstrates full-size autonomous bus
18 Nov 2019
Five autonomous single-deck vehicles will run between Fife and Edinburgh across the Forth Road Bridge in 2020, carrying up to 10,000 passengers a week.
Edinburgh and Glasgow IoT coverage approaches 100 per cent
14 Nov 2019
Boston Networks claims that by the end of November, over 30 per cent of businesses, six local authorities and almost 1.4 million people will have access to affordable IoT connectivity across Scotland.
Glasgow unveils high-tech tower blocks
09 Sep 2019
A public-private project has equipped the 20-storey building in the Scottish city with IoT technology, free fibre-optic broadband and will provide digital inclusion classes.
Aberdeen to install intelligent street lighting
02 Apr 2019
The Scottish city has chosen technology company Pinacl to implement 3,500 lighting controllers and a LoRaWan network that will enable it to deploy other smart city applications.
Vehicle detection technology reduces collisions at Scottish junction
15 Feb 2019
Clearview Intelligence and Scotland TranServ have worked together on the road safety initiative at a dangerous junction between Kilmarnock and Mauchline
IoT to boost Scotland’s digital infrastructure
28 Aug 2018
The wireless sensor Internet of Things network is the result of public and private investment and is part of a three-year project
Scotland's digital vision
09 Aug 2018
Digital transformation company, Atos, has published a paper highlighting the dramatic effect digital technologies could have on Scotland
Scottish LED road stud scheme recognised
06 Aug 2018
Clearview Intelligence, Transport Scotland, Amey and Edinburgh Napier University work on road safety are shortlisted in national transport industry awards
IoT network could transform public services
22 Jun 2018
Capita is proposing the roll-out of an Internet of Things capability across Scotland’s SWAN public sector network infrastructure
Data centre exploration off Orkney
06 Jun 2018
Microsoft has lowered a more eco-friendly data centre prototype off the Scottish islands that can hold and process data for five years without maintenance
Mitsubishi joins Moray offshore project
26 Mar 2018
Construction of one of the UK’s largest offshore wind farms off the coast of Scotland will begin this year
Glasgow becomes a world-leading smart city
07 Nov 2017
UK government investment leads to multi-million pound results for the high-tech Scottish city
Floating first for Scotland
23 Oct 2017
The world’s first floating wind farm has started to deliver electricity to the Scottish grid
CENSIS names seven start-ups for IoT accelerator
27 Jul 2017
First-ever IoT Explorer programme offers business the opportunity to embrace the next industrial revolution
Scotland unveils its digital vision
23 Mar 2017
The Scottish Government’s strategy aims to put digital at the heart of everything it does and ensure the country realises its digital potential
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.
Think tank: Sex(ism) and the city
Financing city digitisation in a post-pandemic world
How can public services break silos to get smarter?
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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