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Data mined from IoT devices will ‘breed’ next new Uber
28 Jan 2021
Data mined from user interactions with ‘things’ rather than digital services will create a wealth of rich data, enabling new business models, and the creation of new products and services.
Dubai Customs joins Smart Dubai’s Government Resource Planning Systems
13 Jan 2021
More than 75,000 employees benefit from the GRPS which is already implemented across 72 government departments and helps support the emirate’s digital transformation.
Dubai releases figures on how digitisation helped maintain business continuity during Covid-19
22 Dec 2020
The various e-services on offer in the emirate helped employees carry out their day-to-day tasks with no interruptions when remote working was made mandatory.
Envision Digital and Tridium sign smart parks partnership
09 Dec 2020
As countries look to accelerate decarbonisation and meet their net-zero targets, investment in smart parks is forecast to eliminate more than 27 per cent of global greenhouse gas emissions.
University of Helsinki launches Ethics of AI online course
27 Nov 2020
Course has been designed in partnership with the cities of Helsinki, Amsterdam and London and aims to help public administration, businesses and the public understand what the ethical use of AI means.
Customer engagement firm joins smart city ecosystem
13 Oct 2020
CSG has joined the joined the global technology and innovation accelerator, the Innovation Corridor, to support the development and proliferation of smart cities.
Smart Dubai collaboration to accelerate digital transformation for government entities
30 Sep 2020
The Dubai Government Information Network is designed to become the information backbone between the emirate’s governmental organisations and the internet.
Singapore progresses digital inclusion project for seniors
03 Sep 2020
Singapore’s IMDA and the SG Digital Office are aiming to connect with and raise the skills of 100,000 seniors by March 2021 via its Seniors Go Digital programme.
Global citizens favour smart cities
27 Jul 2020
A survey reveals that city living is falling short for many people in the digital age and more than a third of citizens are willing to pay for more enriched digital services.
Proptech company launches fourth smart city project in Brazil
27 May 2020
The Smart City Aquiraz development is located 29km from Ceará’s capital Fortaleza, and built on a 200-hectare site, it will be home to more than 18,000 residents.
Sheffield's highway network set to get smart tech overhaul
19 Feb 2020
The city’s highways contractor, Amey, has partnered with Connexin to build the latest UK smart city, starting with digitised city roadways and the Internet of Things.
A third of citizens unaware of digital government services
10 Jul 2019
More than half of citizens in a multi-country survey said trust in government would increase if they better communicated how e-gov services could improve their lives.
Moscow announces its plans for 5G network roll-out
12 Jun 2019
An agreement has been signed with network operator MTS and pilot projects will focus on areas such as smart cities, virtual and augmented reality and the IoT.
Sidewalk Labs prototypes community participation tool
27 May 2019
The company is working with Digital Public Square on Collab, which aims to support communities by helping them to make more inclusive, collbaborative decisions.
Keeping tabs on London’s smart roadmap
19 Sep 2018
Citizens can track and measure progress to becoming the smartest city in the world via a new report card
Johannesburg digitises its services
19 Jul 2018
The South African city is transforming and streamlining its municipal operations with the launch of an integrated ICT platform as part of its smart city strategy
City of Duisburg progresses its road to smart
13 Jun 2018
Huawei and the German city signed an agreement earlier this year to make it an "innovative and digitalised model city" in Western Europe within a few years
Singapore ramps up digital push
08 Jun 2018
All government services to go digital by 2023 with more public servants to be equipped with digital skills
Newark links up
09 Apr 2018
The US city is partnering with Intersection to launch LinkNWK, a communications network of kiosks that will provide residents and visitors with free gigabit wi-fi and other services
Government needs an open partnership to digitise
02 Jan 2018
A new report by the UK’s Institute of Directors and digital transformation specialist, Atos, finds the Government must embrace private sector innovation
Intelligent cargo-handling via the IoT
13 Dec 2017
Orange Business Services is providing IoT connectivity to global cargo company Cargotec to safely and efficiently move goods around the world
How Tampere aims to be top for smart mobility testing
08 Nov 2017
Backbone of the Finnish city’s smart public transportation system is a tramway running through the city by 2021
Telent accelerates IoT network roll-outs in Germany
23 Aug 2017
The critical infrastructure company will work with its LoRaWAN network operator subsidiary Netzikon
Connectivity to Poland’s underserved regions
23 Jun 2017
Nokia and Infracapital are bringing high-speed fibre broadband service to the country’s largely rural provinces
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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