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Utilities use smart cities to drive new revenue

Utilities use smart cities to drive new revenue

Annual utility revenue opportunities in smart cities is expected to exceed $100bn by 2027 with areas such as EV charging and smart street lighting offering new streams

Copenhagen and Bern named most liveable cities

Copenhagen and Bern named most liveable cities

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

City of Markham launches smart city accelerator

City of Markham launches smart city accelerator

The Canadian city is joining forces with the country’s largest communications company and will deploy its smart city platform to improve municipal operations and services

Philadelphia releases smart city roadmap

Philadelphia releases smart city roadmap

The city’s office of innovation and technology is leading the project and is supported by other departments as well as community-based organisations

Port Authority provides real-time tracking for security and taxi wait times

Port Authority provides real-time tracking for security and taxi wait times

The authority has installed Veovo’s BlipTrack measurement tool to monitor and display waiting times in its drive to enhance passenger experience

Liberty report examines police's use of algorithms to predict crime

Liberty report examines police's use of algorithms to predict crime

It reveals that at least 14 UK police forces have used or intend to use discriminatory computer programs to predict where crime will be committed and by whom