The council will create a driverless shuttle service for moving people and goods across the UK town’s major stadium as well as invest in drones for enhancing security and robots for goods delivery and hospitality.
Esri UK is partnering with drone specialist Heliguy to offer customers drone hardware, pilot training and flying services along with its existing flight planning, data capture, data processing and GIS software services.
A new report also shows that 20 per cent of parcels globally could be delivered by drones, robots or AVs by 2030. Further, automated delivery technology could play a part in the coronavirus pandemic response.
FIWARE CEO Ulrich Ahle speaks to Graeme Neill about how the Smart Cities for Germany programme is helping the country’s poor track record on digitising services and how the battle for public opinion on open-source has been won.