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Use what you’ve got: Tapping fibre networks to ‘listen’ to the city

Use what you’ve got: Tapping fibre networks to ‘listen’ to the city

UK company Fotech is looking to expand its Distributed Acoustic Sensing (DAS) technology to smart cities, extracting new value from existing fibre networks.

Sidewalk Labs to launch tool for designing the neighbourhoods of the future

Sidewalk Labs to launch tool for designing the neighbourhoods of the future

The company is designing a tool that can generate billions of planning scenarios and evaluate the impacts of different scenarios on key quality-of-life measures.

Police to use drones to help find missing people

Police to use drones to help find missing people

The system is twice as fast as other state-of-the-art algorithms and its ability to recognise humans is enhanced the more frequently it is used.

University of artificial intelligence announced for Abu Dhabi

University of artificial intelligence announced for Abu Dhabi

The university plans to introduce a new model of academia and research to the field of AI in the key areas of machine learning, computer vision and natural language processing.

Teralytics raises $17.5mn to power global human mobility

Teralytics raises $17.5mn to power global human mobility

Leading investors in smart technologies are backing the mobility analytics company to build what claims to be the world’s first intelligent mobility operating system.

Brexit "chaos" threatening progress of technological change in the UK

Brexit "chaos" threatening progress of technological change in the UK

The mayor of London warns that the ongoing Brexit discussions are resulting in the Government side-lining preparations for the impact of rapid technological change.