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Companies join forces to develop autonomous trams in China
22 Apr 2020
Fitsco and Cognitive Pilot have signed a contract to develop an artificial intelligence-based computer vision system, which aims to increase the safety and efficiency of public transport.
UK capitals embark on tree-planting campaigns
31 Jan 2020
Tree-planting initiatives form part of the global effort to substantially reduce carbon dioxide in the atmosphere and counteract the effects of climate change.
Shanghai 5G demonstrator integrates smart roads, autonomous buses and city systems
06 Jan 2020
At the Zhangjiang Hi-Tech Park in Shanghai, Human Horizons is using 5G, V2X communication, big data, cloud computing, LiDAR technology and artificial intelligence (AI) to “realise an ecosystem of autonomous driving”.
China Telecom and ZTE test 5G on Shanghai’s maglev train
02 Dec 2019
The partners claim their 5G network solution could be applied to various high-speed railways worldwide.
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.
London ranked top city for Generation Z
04 Sep 2019
The UK capital stood out from other cities in areas such as social entrepreneurship, co-working spaces, education, artificial intelligence and concerts.
Smart cities spending to reach $189 billion in 2023
02 Jul 2019
The latest IDC smart cities spending guide highlights priority areas as resilient energy and infrastructure projects followed by data-driven public safety and intelligent transportation.
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.
APEJ smart city spending to reach $35bn by 2022
10 Apr 2019
Analyst IDC reports that hardware currently represents the highest spending but it will be overtaken by services.
LED used to regenerate historic Shanghai buildings
24 Mar 2019
Signify is helping the Chinese city save 50-70 per cent of annual lighting costs by moving to connected LED lighting.
Shanghai integrates blockchain standard
13 Mar 2019
The China Shanghai Yangpu government has entered into an agreement with MXC Foundation to deploy the blockchain-based smart city IoT standard
UN-Habitat in Chinese partnership to use AI to create smarter cities
05 Mar 2019
It will work with Chinese partners to explore the use of artificial intelligence in urban and economic development and pave the way for a global alliance of smart cities
Shanghai receives lighting facelift
21 Nov 2018
Connected LED lighting from Signify has helped to transform the city’s financial and economic centre, including the waterfront, three bridges and 40 buildings
Safer Roads Challenge to help cities diagnose road safety issues
07 Nov 2018
Safer Roads is inviting communities large and small to apply for its 2019 challenge which brings the private and public sectors together to deliver measurable safety solutions
More than 100 mayors to take part in Expo
30 Oct 2018
Representatives from over 700 cities will gather for Smart City Expo World Congress 2018 in Barcelona
Chinese tech company launches smart 'Panda' bus
04 Sep 2018
Artificial intelligence specialist, DeepBlue Technology, has designed an autonomous bus, inspired by one of the country’s iconic symbols
Transportation cloud comes to China
17 Aug 2018
Ford Smart Mobility company, Autonomic, and Alibaba aim to empower multiple parties in the transportation ecosystem
Smart city spending to top $81bn this year
24 Jul 2018
Singapore, Tokyo, New York city, London and Shanghai lead the way in terms of 2018 investments while the three largest use cases will attract nearly one quarter of global smart cities spending
Realising the true value of data
In an extract from our Sydney City Profile, we explore how the city’s Smart City Strategy Framework aims to help transform raw data into actionable knowledge.
18 Jan 2021
Smart cities: the next frontier for cybercriminals
11 Jan 2021
Think tank: what is infrastructure for?
04 Jan 2021
Covid-19 is ushering a new era in government services
16 Dec 2020
SmartCitiesWorld City Profile – Sydney
19 Nov 2020
Insight Report: Smart waste, an opportunity cities should not trash
27 Oct 2020
OnDemand WEBINAR: The rise of autonomous mobility and its role in the new normal era
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