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Columbus unveils three smart mobility pilots and seeks community participation

Columbus unveils three smart mobility pilots and seeks community participation

Smart mobility hubs, connected vehicles and the re-commissioned Linden LEAP aim to improve mobility and road safety as well as provide community food support.

San Diego seeks to plug digital divide with end-of-life city computers

San Diego seeks to plug digital divide with end-of-life city computers

It is proposing a partnership with San Diego Futures Foundation which would provide thousands of computers to families in need and reduce the future costs of recycling the technology.

Singapore establishes network of digital community hubs

Singapore establishes network of digital community hubs

The hubs, set up by Singapore’s new SG Digital Office, will support the smart nation’s next phase of digitalisation and help it to reach out and connect with every community.

Helsinki to introduce robots to help dispense medication for home care

Helsinki to introduce robots to help dispense medication for home care

The device will release the required medication to customers at prescribed times and safely stores it inside so customers can’t take more than the prescribed amount.

Singapore creates new office to further drive digitalisation

Singapore creates new office to further drive digitalisation

The SG Digital Office will recruit 1,000 digital ambassadors to help every individual and business to go digital in the phased economic recovery from Covid-19.

IDC reveals Asia-Pacific 2020 smart city award winners

IDC reveals Asia-Pacific 2020 smart city award winners

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.