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California launches first state-wide earthquake warning app

California launches first state-wide earthquake warning app

The tool uses ground motion sensors to detect earthquakes before humans can feel them and send automated notifications.

Nagoya to install smart city digital panels

Nagoya to install smart city digital panels

Street furniture from MCDecaux will provide citizens in the Japanese city with a range of services including free wi-fi hotspots and emergency message alerts.

New sensor could help buildings re-open faster after earthquakes

New sensor could help buildings re-open faster after earthquakes

Following two back-to-back earthquakes in southern California, a new tool could see critical buildings re-open faster while Los Angeles has launched new initiatives to help citizens prepare.

Earthquake alert app for LA residents

Earthquake alert app for LA residents

AT&T and the city of Los Angeles have unveiled ShakeAlertLA, which claims to be the first municipally-sponsored earthquake alert system for citizens

Nokia forms long-term partnership with Sendai

Nokia forms long-term partnership with Sendai

The company will provide the Japanese city with state-of-the-art technologies to boost local businesses and improve quality of life