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Amazon reveals “nature-infused” HQ2 in Arlington
08 Feb 2021
Designed by architecture firm NBBJ, PenPlace will unite 2.8 million square feet of offices, public gathering areas and street-front retail that seek to create a healthier workforce and community.
Research highlights growing trends of green roofs and green concrete
18 Jan 2021
Business Research Company’s smart buildings report reveals the rise in green features and construction methods that help to reduce energy and create more sustainable commercial buildings.
Envision Digital and Tridium sign smart parks partnership
09 Dec 2020
As countries look to accelerate decarbonisation and meet their net-zero targets, investment in smart parks is forecast to eliminate more than 27 per cent of global greenhouse gas emissions.
Landmark smart building to be built on site of former Hong Kong airport
27 Nov 2020
Facilities include Hong Kong’s first ever automatic bicycle parking bay to encourage green mobility, solar radiation protection, sky farming and automated smart waste sorting and storage.
Tech partnership aims to promote better understanding of building use
26 Nov 2020
Buro Happold and Microsoft’s global property management technology aims to provide office owners and operators with a “single source of truth” about what is happening in their properties in real-time.
AR app provides digital concierge services to buildings
20 Nov 2020
The app provides turn-by-turn navigation guiding users to their destinations and offers helpful, context-aware AR content along the way at just the right time and location.
Construction company trials 5G edge networking
19 Nov 2020
Taylor Construction said it is already experiencing the wide area network speeds and coverage it needs, including 20 times the performance of its 4G connection.
Installed connected building automation systems to surpass 34 million in 2024
05 Nov 2020
IoT analyst firm Berg Insight said there is a new urgency in the market due to factors such as energy conservation and mandates for green construction.
Powerhouse presents a sustainable model for future buildings and workspaces
30 Oct 2020
The Powerhouse collaboration has completed its latest energy-positive building in the historic Norwegian city of Porsgrunn, which will produce clean and renewable energy throughout its lifespan.
SSE Enterprise brings innovative air purification technology to buildings in UK and Ireland
20 Oct 2020
The solution from Swiss company Ionair uses the principle of bipolar ionisation and a pilot in one of SSE’s offices has already seen improved air quality metrics.
Nokia launches analytics screening solution to fight Covid-19
16 Oct 2020
The automated, contactless elevated temperature detection solution is designed to help identify potential Covid-19 infections in facilities with thousands of people.
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.
Companies team to deliver asset tracking and smart building kits
20 Aug 2020
Semtech, Amazon Web Services and TensorIoT are joining forces on the kits which integrate Semtech’s LoRa devices and the LoRaWAN protocol to simplify IoT solutions development.
DIFC and Etisalat join forces to implement smart technologies
17 Aug 2020
Dubai International Financial Centre will become the telecoms provider’s preferred location to test smart city and other advanced technologies as they are developed.
How smart is your office?
01 Aug 2020
Smart Cities World and Signify are undertaking a survey to find out more about the technology being used to make offices and workplaces more intelligent.
Tech companies form alliance for Covid-19 related applications
31 Jul 2020
Microshare and Rackspace Technology want to help governments and organisations reopen safely by offering a suite of applications including contact-tracing and occupancy-monitoring.
Siemens deploys smart office app for safe return to work
23 Jul 2020
The technology company is laying the foundations for future-proof digital workplaces that also support its "new normal" work model, including mobile working.
Smart buildings show rescheduled for 2021
09 Jul 2020
The organisers of the Smart Buildings Show in the UK, which was due to take place on 14-15 October this year, have announced it will be deferred to 6-7 October 2021.
Intelligent disinfection solution aims to create healthier buildings
04 Jun 2020
The Nexos Intelligent Disinfection solution pairs ultraviolet (UV-C) lighting with Internet of Things controls to enable widespread, automated disinfection of surfaces.
Body temperature solution aims to minimise infection risk in buildings
11 May 2020
Siemens Smart Infrastructure’s Siveillance Thermal Shield measures the body temperature of a person entering a building and integrates the information with a video security and access system.
New platform aims to ensure smart buildings help to make smart cities
28 Apr 2020
Fujitsu RunMyProcess is demonstrating a version of its smart building integration platform that in future could be integrated into the wider smart city digital environment.
Plans for North America's tallest living wall aim to improve local air quality in Dallas
15 Apr 2020
A 26-storey tower in the US city that will feature 40,000 plants is estimated to capture 1,600 pounds of carbon dioxide annually.
Microsoft creates digital twin of regional HQ
16 Mar 2020
The initiative brings together artificial intelligence, the Internet of Things and productivity tools to improve building efficiency as well as help employee productivity.
Machine learning technology gives Dubai university building "a brain"
27 Feb 2020
A pilot test of Honeywell’s smart building technology has reportedly helped Hamdan Bin Mohammed Smart University in Dubai achieve an initial 10 per cent in energy savings.
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.
How can public services break silos to get smarter?
Think tank: City life on Mars? Creating human centred communities in space and beyond
Beyond the pandemic: the technology that will remain part of our smart cities
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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