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Use of VR and AR to grow across the smart cities sector through 5G
26 Oct 2020
Frost & Sullivan’s analysis predicts that virtual and augmented reality technologies will be empowered through 5G for public sector applications such as disaster preparedness and personnel training.
Smart cities predicted to create growth opportunities worth $2.46 trillion by 2025
29 Sep 2020
Frost & Sullivan analysts are calling on technology leaders to assess the emerging opportunities resulting from Covid-19 and innovate to build company-, society-, and consumer resilience.
Robots to join cauliflower pickers after harvesting tech breakthrough
24 Sep 2020
Fieldwork Robotics’ work already bore fruit with automated raspberry picker.
Charter to identify which emerging tech innovations are right for London
31 Jul 2020
The mayor has tasked the UK capital’s chief digital officer and Smart London Board to set out the criteria that innovations must meet before being deployed in the city.
Five companies selected in Michigan mobility initiative to address Covid-19 challenges
27 May 2020
A disinfecting robot, contactless autonomous delivery system and vehicle safety partitions are among the solutions to have received funding by PlanetM’s challenge.
Pittsburgh airport deploys autonomous UV cleaning robots
06 May 2020
The robots use ultra-violet light and form part of the airport’s new disinfecting strategy to increase cleanliness and help to restore confidence in travelling.
Helsinki to lay out rules of engagement in new data strategy
16 Jan 2020
Helsinki’s data strategy aims to define the city’s key informational content, permanent data resources, organisation methods and required resources.
Leeds could become the world’s first ‘self-repairing’ city
10 Jan 2020
The Self Repairing Cities project aims for zero disruption from streetworks in UK cities by 2050 through developing infrastructure robots.
Robotic last-mile delivery service rolls out
14 Jul 2019
A low-cost, lightweight autonomous delivery robot that can operate in both the bike lane and on the roadway has been launched at the TechCrunch Mobility event.
Innovation fund set up to build a smarter world
02 May 2019
Seed stage venture capital fund and accelerator, Motus, wants to to advance society and standards of living through AI, robotics and the IoT and is targeting a total size of $30m for the fund.
Notbinary launches automation partner for governments and non-profits
28 Feb 2019
Human+ is already discussing multiple automation transformation projects for customers in local government, health, higher education and central government
Micro-mobility solutions aim to crack last mile challenges
04 Jan 2019
Segway-Ninebot will launch an autonomous delivery vehicle as well as a next-generation shared scooter at CES 2019, focused on short distance mobility
Paris Region Enterprises to unveil 35 AI start-ups at CES 2019
03 Jan 2019
The French capital’s international agency promoting innovation and development will help the companies showcase solutions in the areas of smart cities and mobility as well as healthcare
Robot launches South Korea's 5G service
13 Dec 2018
Telecoms company, KT Corporation, has rolled out the service in the greater Seoul metropolitan area and plans to expand to 24 major cities
Governments failing to future-proof digital projects
27 Nov 2018
A study of 95 government departments, bodies and organisations in the UK finds that more than half are seeing only slow or partial progress in their digital transformation efforts
The softer side of smart cities
20 Jun 2018
Report from ABI Research finds that cities need to address the softer aspects of livability linked to healthcare and education
Index ranks global robotics and AI readiness
24 Apr 2018
Even countries most ready for the future of work must rethink education and training to prepare people for the jobs of tomorrow
Smart cities market to be worth over $2 trillion by 2025
09 Apr 2018
Artificial intelligence, personalised healthcare and robotics are predicted to be among the technological cornerstones of smart cities in the future, says Frost & Sullivan
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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