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UK National Cyber Security Centre publishes guidance on securing smart cities
12 May 2021
The new set of security principles aims to help UK authorities embrace technology while protecting their underlying infrastructure and critical public services.
Project to map West Midlands road network and infrastructure
11 May 2021
Work being undertaken by Chordant and Mobileye will support Transport for West Midlands’ long-term transport strategies with Coventry City Council.
Moscow releases catalogue of smart city projects
26 Apr 2021
A joint project by ICT.Moscow and government, the resource features information on 68 smart city projects and public data sets on Moscow city infrastructure facilities.
Open & Agile Smart Cities partners with AWS to help cities share open data
19 Apr 2021
The cloud platform provider becomes the latest company to join the network’s Enterprise Partnership Programme to implement its interoperability mechanisms.
Ehang partners to build eco vertiport in Italy
09 Apr 2021
The autonomous aerial vehicle technology platform company is partnering with architecture firm Giancarlo Zema Design Group to help extend its air mobility solutions in Europe.
WEF to launch regional networks to support digital transformation of smaller cities
08 Apr 2021
The networks in Latin America and South Asia will share smart city knowledge and connect mid-size and small cities in the regions with pioneer cities.
Mobile operator partners with City of Tucson to enable smart city applications
26 Mar 2021
Geoverse is the managed service partner for the city’s Citizens Broadband Radio Network being rolled out across the city to support a number of applications as well as facilitate remote learning.
The future of managers in the smart city sector
11 Mar 2021
The rising complexity in business as a result of digital transformations, globalisation, market volatility and the pandemic means managers must adopt agile ways of working.
Organisations team to create 5G incubator in Georgia
18 Feb 2021
Telecoms company T-Mobile, Curiosity Lab and the Georgia Institute of Technology will establish the incubator at Peachtree Corners to support entrepreneurs and start-ups.
5G living lab established in Indiana
16 Feb 2021
This 5G centre at Purdue University’s Discovery Park District will provide full-suite development and testing capabilities to speed up development and lower costs as well as control risk.
European cities reach €250m investment milestone in smart tech programme
10 Feb 2021
London, Lisbon, Milan, Bordeaux, Burgas and Warsaw have triggered the investment as part of the major international smart cities programme, Sharing Cities.
How to make great hires in the smart city sector
01 Feb 2021
The need to combine the two skillsets of digital technologies and urban infrastructure means the smart city talent pool is limited. Good hires require extensive search and the direct approach
Helsinki expands smart city innovation project to new districts
08 Jan 2021
A number of development projects will be launched in Malmi, Pasila, Mellunkylä and Malminkartano-Kannelmäki, in which residents will also be invited to participate.
Telecoms company joins location data exchange marketplace
05 Jan 2021
A1 Telekom Austria Group is the first telecoms firm on Here’s global hub and will use the marketplace as a new distribution channel, offering location and mobility analytics based on anonymous movement data.
Siemens works with Hamburg transport provider to equip one of the largest e-bus depots in Europe
18 Dec 2020
Hamburger Hochbahn has set itself the goal of converting its entire fleet of around 1,000 buses to emission-free and climate-friendly vehicles by the end of the decade.
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.
Spin to equip its e-scooters with on-vehicle artificial intelligence
17 Dec 2020
Through a partnership with Drover AI, the Ford Motor Company unit will use the technology to detect improper sidewalk riding and parking in cities across the US and UK.
Does AI have a role in smart city recruitment?
17 Dec 2020
AI tools and technologies have become game-changers for smart cities and the IoT-driven sectors but their role in identifying and recruiting smart city talent is less clear-cut.
Victoria Park Council tackles parking issues with virtual solution
17 Dec 2020
The Australian town, which is home to the Optimus Stadium, is implementing Smarter City Solutions’ vPermit to improve parking access and modernise the council’s parking management system.
Motional and Lyft to roll out robotaxi services in major US cities in 2023
16 Dec 2020
Motional’s next-generation, fully driverless vehicles, based on the Hyundai platform, will be integrated, operationalised and deployed on the Lyft ride-share network.
Nokia provides 5G connectivity for Leuven's digital pole project
11 Dec 2020
The Digital City Pole project paves the way for future 5G connectivity across the Belgian city that aims to stimulate local innovation, drive productivity and create jobs.
Smart Columbus launches renewable energy procurement programme
10 Dec 2020
Smart Columbus Energy has been established to accelerate Central Ohio’s transition to clean energy with the initiative supporting mayor Ginther’s vision of a carbon-neutral city by 2050.
Companies partner to offer smart cities blockchain-enabled global data exchange
09 Dec 2020
The companies want to deliver a new level of trust and control for cities and provide municipal and commercial clients with unaltered and traceable data that ties back to its original source.
Rail company invests in Hyperloop Transportation Technologies
08 Dec 2020
Hitachi Rail will integrate hyperloop’s capsule travelling system with its signaling technology, the European Rail Traffic Management System, at HyperloopTT’s R&D centre in Toulouse.
07 May 2021
Cities look to climate-friendly greenbacks to fund smart projects
With technology set to play a key part in the global recovery from the pandemic, we explore evolving funding methods that are helping cash-strapped cities get smart.
The road ahead for machine learning
Advancing adoption of digital twin technology
We built this city (on LPWAN)
eBook: Smart City Solutions for a Riskier World
Smart cities: Where's the ROI?
The open road: A smart city is an interoperable city
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