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SMEs chosen to accelerate West Midlands' net zero drive

SMEs chosen to accelerate West Midlands' net zero drive

Innovations include using data from end-users to create new services and business models and user-centric approaches that help to reduce fuel poverty.

New York pilots smartphone app to assist blind and low-vision bus riders

New York pilots smartphone app to assist blind and low-vision bus riders

The Metropolitan Transportation Authority and the Transit Innovation Partnership have launched the programme that helps riders use their smartphones to find bus stops and learn of arrival times.

oneM2M IoT standard to help underpin India's smart cities

oneM2M IoT standard to help underpin India's smart cities

As India strives to deliver over 100 smart cities across the country, standards-based deployment would help promote interoperability, security and multi-vendor deployments.

Use of VR and AR to grow across the smart cities sector through 5G

Use of VR and AR to grow across the smart cities sector through 5G

Frost & Sullivan’s analysis predicts that virtual and augmented reality technologies will be empowered through 5G for public sector applications such as disaster preparedness and personnel training.

UK council makes the switch to smart streetlighting

UK council makes the switch to smart streetlighting

Devon County Council will roll out the system in Exeter and Torbay to wirelessly control 11,000 streetlights and plans further expansion of the network to other smart city applications.

Green electricity start-up wins 2020 QBE AcceliCity Resilience Challenge

Green electricity start-up wins 2020 QBE AcceliCity Resilience Challenge

Barcelona-based start-up Bioo has developed a unique way of generating electricity from plants’ photosynthesis that doesn’t damage them and is 100 per cent renewable.