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LoRaWAN to go nationwide in the UK
18 Dec 2020
Connectivity provider Connexin, which has raised £80 million in funding, aims to support increasing demand for smart networks and reduce barriers to entering the IoT market.
London’s communities urged to help tackle city's challenges through resilience fund
04 Dec 2020
Community groups, such as local authorities, public agencies and social enterprises, will be asked to identify specific challenges they need to have solved.
Peachtree Corners reveals solar roadway system
03 Dec 2020
It will produce more than 1,300 kilowatt-hours of electricity annually for a Level 2 EV charger at city hall at no cost to motorists and may power other parts of the city in the future.
Intelligent traffic system to be deployed on Austrian highways
19 Nov 2020
The Cooperative Intelligent Transport System (C-ITS) is a traffic management system that uses broadcast technology to analyse conditions for exchange of information between vehicles and the road.
Hillsborough County implements smart mobility and safety technology
13 Nov 2020
The Florida county will use Iteris technology to provide a range of services including traffic signal retiming, connected vehicle priority solutions and traffic management centre operations.
Munich to use autonomous agents in smart city infrastructure trials
12 Nov 2020
Trials kick off on a commercial real-estate development in the city centre where agents will negotiate the price of parking spaces with users able to earn rewards in a digital currency.
Reef raises $1bn to help realise its vision to build neighbourhood-centric economies
05 Nov 2020
The company is transforming its distributed real estate network of more than 4,500 parking lots and garages into neighbourhood hubs via its proximity-as-a-service platform.
Helsinki's Digital City Synergy digital twin project scoops top award
30 Oct 2020
The project, which is helping the city improve collaboration and get more value from its city models, was recognised in Bentley Systems’ global Year in Infrastructure awards.
City of Medford upgrades more than 7,000 streetlights
28 Oct 2020
Improvements are being financed by a low-interest loan and include converting all city- and utility-owned streetlights, as well as additional park and parking lot locations.
Bentley Systems and Microsoft accelerate digital twin innovation for infrastructure
20 Oct 2020
Alliance will combine Azure IoT Digital Twins and Azure Maps with the iTwins platform, enabling city planners to work within a comprehensive city-scale digital twin.
Predictive AI tools aim to help utilities make transition to green energy
07 Oct 2020
By applying advanced models, rules and learning to weather forecast, energy demand, pricing, and device data, Veritone Energy helps utilities automatically predict the optimal energy supply mix.
Mayors prioritise infrastructure and technology investment to drive economic recovery
16 Sep 2020
More than nine in 10 mayors also agree that investment in technology to reimagine, rework, change, or adapt how commercial buildings are being used is necessary for the future of their city.
Mastercard and HSBC collaborate on green financing
11 Sep 2020
Through the City Possible network, the two parties will focus on greater interaction between business clients and government entities to drive innovation and spur demand for green financing.
British smart city companies chosen for export academy to Asia-Pacific
09 Sep 2020
30 tech companies have been announced as the first participants in the Department for International Trade’s new Tech Export Academy programme.
5G rolled out across Ontario cities and towns
01 Sep 2020
As well as putting in place the infrastructure for businesses and homes, Rogers Communications is supporting the University of Waterloo’s 5G Smart Campus in real-world testing of 5G applications.
Dallas public transit agency upgrades kiosks to become touchless
24 Aug 2020
Interactive Citypost smart digital kiosks at Dallas Area Rapid Transit bus and light rail stations have been upgraded to be contactless to help address Covid-19 concerns.
Collaboration aims to create an urban air infrastructure
06 Aug 2020
Urban-Air Port and Hyundai Air Mobility want to develop an infrastructure to facilitate the creation of urban transportation systems to move people and cargo by air.
UK campaign records ‘major’ rise in journeys by bike during Covid-19
02 Jul 2020
Research from the national cycling campaign #BikeIsBest, in partnership with Strava Metro, reveals significant year-on-year increases in cycling across several major UK cities.
Free flows: New Jersey turns to AI to safeguard water quality
In a guest post, Tiffany Stewart, Assistant Director Newark, N.J. Water & Sewer Department, outlines which technologies are helping it protect its water supply.
25 Jan 2021
The art of the city: how creators may save urban business districts
18 Jan 2021
Smart cities: the next frontier for cybercriminals
11 Jan 2021
Think tank: what is infrastructure for?
16 Dec 2020
SmartCitiesWorld City Profile – Sydney
19 Nov 2020
Insight Report: Smart waste, an opportunity cities should not trash
27 Oct 2020
OnDemand WEBINAR: The rise of autonomous mobility and its role in the new normal era
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