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Free IoT data tool to help governments manage public fleets
17 Sep 2020
Samsara’s City Insights enables government leaders to explore city traffic patterns and driving behaviour, specifically around harsh events like crashes and speed.
Ubicquia raises $30m in funding to expand smart city solutions
09 Sep 2020
The company’s smart city platforms plug into existing streetlights to provide critical services, including advanced light control and video artificial intelligence.
Adelaide trials contactless pedestrian crossings
21 Aug 2020
The implementation of smart technology aligns with one of the council’s strategic outcomes to ensure the city is safe and well-connected for all people and all transport modes.
E-book aims to help public safety organisations build safer and smarter cities
14 Aug 2020
Co-authored by Genetec and Intel, the book aims to help city and public safety leaders establish clear priorities and encourage active stakeholder participation.
CSG teams with Colorado Smart Cities Alliance to help advance innovation
13 Aug 2020
Alliance members seek to improve quality of life within Colorado’s diverse communities by building relationships across sectors and jurisdictions to pilot and scale new technologies.
Touchless pedestrian push-button aims to increase safety amid the pandemic
13 Jul 2020
The SmartSense touchless PED push button, which has a five-inch activation range, aims to help reduce pedestrian exposure to contact viruses commonly found on push button surfaces.
Las Vegas expands its Accelerate smart city project to more locations
14 May 2020
The partnership with NTT is part of Las Vegas’ charter in becoming a smart city to provide safe, reliable and efficient civic technology that stimulates economic growth.
St Louis expands smart city kiosk roll-out
14 May 2020
The kiosks are part of the city’s drive to create social equity and increase public safety and are also being used to provide information on the coronavirus crisis.
Return to work software aims to help organisations manage their recovery phase
06 May 2020
Critical event management company Everbridge has introduced a “next phase” Covid-19 software solution to help governments and businesses improve safety for employees and citizens.
Smart city AI software revenue set to increase 700% by 2025
03 Apr 2020
Video surveillance is a popular area of AI deployment but the coronavirus pandemic could also see more use of the technology to better co-ordinate public health responses.
Researchers tap open data to make cities feel safer for women
19 Mar 2020
The team is analysing data collected from the Safetipin mobile app, which allows users to rate public areas on safety criteria and to flag concerns.
US DHS kicks off workstream for sensor tech to combat wildfires
17 Feb 2020
Four companies have been selected to develop and hopefully commercialise their technology to tackle this growing challenge.
50% CAGR predicted for smart poles as a platform for new services and revenue
14 Feb 2020
Navigant Research predicts a bright future for smart poles due to their versatility and adaptability for the future.
London works with start-ups to counter online extremism
12 Feb 2020
More than 125 entrants were whittled down to the eight finalists in the second round of mayor of London Sadiq Khan’s Civic Innovation Challenge.
VIDEO: 'Smart parks' – Las Vegas' green spaces are getting a tech reboot
24 Jan 2020
Michael Lee Sherwood, Director of Technology & Innovation, City of Las Vegas, discusses smart parks, cybersecurity, how technology projects are funded and more.
Kingston kicks off IoT pilot with smart snow plough service
23 Jan 2020
An online map features selected ploughs on main roads, with different colours indicating when a road was last ploughed.
Manchester to implement counter-terrorism measures at venues ahead of national legislation
15 Jan 2020
Martyn’s Law, if adopted by the UK government, would compel local authorities and venues to have a clear plan for terrorism threats. Manchester will roll out a voluntary scheme early.
Cities going big on surveillance tech
08 Jan 2020
The global market for smart city surveillance equipment was worth €6.5 billion in 2018 and is forecast to grow at a CAGR of 24.5 per cent to reach €19.5 billion by 2023.
Dublin seeks smart solutions to combat lifebuoy theft
17 Dec 2019
Tracking and replacing the life-saving kit costs Irish local authorities an estimated €50,000 a year.
Syracuse partners to advance its smart city 'Surge'
09 Oct 2019
The US city is collaborating with Syracuse University and Microsoft to drive its smart initiatives forward.
Smart City Expo Atlanta announces top speakers
04 Sep 2019
The Expo aims to redefine what it means to be a smart city and will convene mayors, CEOs, CIOs and innovators to discuss issues and share knowledge.
Safe & the City integrates with global digital address technology
29 Jul 2019
London users of the safety app can now make use of the what3words geospatial technology to share and report incidents as well as rate walks in real-time.
San José strengthens its emergency response capability
27 Jun 2019
The Californian city has deployed the FirstNet communications platform to all of its public safety and emergency response staff.
Brits demand smart city anti-terror measures
22 May 2019
Two-thirds of Britons want the government to invest in smart technology that will help to improve the safety and security of where they live, says a new study.
25 Feb 2021
How consumer tech is making Stockholm run more smoothly
Smartphones are proving to be an unusual but effective tool in improving the quality of roads in Sweden.
Think tank: Sex(ism) and the city
Financing city digitisation in a post-pandemic world
How can public services break silos to get smarter?
White Paper: Edge computing and AI - the foundations of the best in class smart city
Insight Report: Distributed Acoustic Sensors and the Smart Cities of the Future
Research Report: How smart is your office?
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