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New York state to install 500,000 LED streetlights

New York state to install 500,000 LED streetlights

Part of a statewide upgrade programme, Smart Street lighting NY will see 500,000 streetlights replaced with energy-efficient LED technology by 2025.

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.

Japanese railway and Nokia collaborate on AI-based crossing trials

Japanese railway and Nokia collaborate on AI-based crossing trials

Odakyu Electric Railway is using Nokia’s scene analytics to detect abnormal events by applying machine-learning-based AI to images generated by railroad crossing cameras.

Gothenburg and Málaga win smart tourism award

Gothenburg and Málaga win smart tourism award

As well as applauding their achievements in areas such as accessibility, sustainability and digitalisation, the jury was impressed with the cities’ capacity to act as role models for others.

London ranked top city for Generation Z

London ranked top city for Generation Z

The UK capital stood out from other cities in areas such as social entrepreneurship, co-working spaces, education, artificial intelligence and concerts.

Carinthia switches on 5G in its flagship smart region

Carinthia switches on 5G in its flagship smart region

The Austrian state is also showcasing a range of smart applications including using virtual reality for tourism and a smart beehive that monitors the environment.