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New urban use cases to propel cities' rapid uptake of digital twins
06 Jan 2021
Key factors behind the growth of digital twins include Covid-19 requirements in terms of achieving increased resilience levels and optimised asset and demand-response resource management.
Cityzenith to donate digital twin platform to key cities
28 Sep 2020
The technology provider is launching the Clean Cities – Clean Future campaign to help the world’s most polluted urban centres become carbon neutral.
Landis+Gyr and Vodafone partner to accelerate digital transformation for utilities
16 Sep 2020
The partners report the global nature of the agreement ensures seamless access to more than 400 networks in 180 countries using a single subscriber identity profile.
Ignite Cities supports vulnerable families with Covid-19 wi-fi programme
11 Sep 2020
The project, which has launched in Chicago, Columbia, Miami and New Orleans, provides wi-fi access locations and relief for families struggling through the pandemic.
Smart city leaders are more likely to invest in projects using existing infrastructure
08 Sep 2020
A survey conducted by Fotech Solutions reveals that the appetite for smart city progress remains strong and highlights the need for more practical approaches to creating smart systems.
Michigan announces plans for autonomous vehicle corridor
14 Aug 2020
The initial phase of the project will test technology and explore the viability of a more than 40-mile driverless vehicle corridor between Downtown Detroit and Ann Arbor.
US city Dublin installs smart city infrastructure
22 Jul 2020
The first application to be deployed on the 5G-ready digital transformation platform from Fujitsu Network Communications will be for smart parking and forms part of the wider Connected Dublin initiative.
Intracity fibre network rolled out in Gurugram
20 Jul 2020
The smart city network will provide connectivity to government buildings, business clusters, and used for critical applications like security, surveillance, and e-governance.
Michigan formally launches future mobility office
19 Jul 2020
The Office of Future Mobility and Electrification will be headed up by Trevor Pawl, named as the US state’s chief mobility officer.
Smart city command-and-control centre to support Dubai's digital transformation
13 Jul 2020
The Moro Hub’s new centre provides and supports intelligent IoT platforms and cybersecurity and managed services to support government and enterprise customers.
Mobility innovation lab launched in Miami-Dade County
01 Jul 2020
C-Lab Miami plans to source and attract innovative mobility ideas and technologies from around the world and test them through local proof-of-concepts.
IDC reveals Asia-Pacific 2020 smart city award winners
29 May 2020
Nineteen smart city projects across the region have been recognised in the sixth annual awards programme, which were announced in a virtual event this year.
University collaboration aims to build smart communities in Greater Phoenix
20 Nov 2019
Cox Communications and Arizona State University have partnered to create a "Collaboratory" with the aim of creating a smarter region.
Deerfield Beach launches city-wide energy efficiency project
27 Sep 2019
The Florida city will work with Siemens on a 17-year infrastructure improvement project which will also increase the use of alternative energy sources.
Smart cities spending to reach $189 billion in 2023
02 Jul 2019
The latest IDC smart cities spending guide highlights priority areas as resilient energy and infrastructure projects followed by data-driven public safety and intelligent transportation.
Signify smart pole aims to "turbocharge" smart cities
19 Jun 2019
The new BrightSites pole provides an all-in-one solution to accommodate a wide variety of IoT applications and always-on connectivity as well as LED lighting.
US Ignite launches smart city accelerator
02 May 2019
Benefits for participants include access to an eight-week training course, an opportunity to connect with Amazon mentors as well as up to 10,000 in AWS credits.
North America's smartest projects revealed
15 Apr 2019
An earthquake alert app, kerb-to-gate biometric airport terminal and a flood mitigation programme are among the category winners of IDC’s smart city awards.
Voting opens for America's smartest municipalities
28 Mar 2019
IDC Government Insights has named the 35 cities, states, counties and universities to make the finals of its second annual Smart Cities North America Awards.
Mott Macdonald and Microsoft partner for smart infrastructure
13 Mar 2019
The two companies will create a cloud-based platform that will help cities and governments more effectively manage their assets and deliver more sustainable public services
Tampa to deploy smart street lighting
17 Feb 2019
The Tampa Electric Company is working with Itron to deploy a smart lighting solution which can also serve as the foundation for future smart city applications
SSE and Tigerspike collaborate on smart city platform
14 Jan 2019
SSE Enterprise will also work closely with some of its local authority partners to develop the solution which will use Amazon Web Services
BlackBerry launches security credential system to build trust into smart cities
11 Dec 2018
BlackBerry’s service is free to automakers and public offices undertaking smart cities and connected vehicle pilots
Siemens opens smart campus in Zug
06 Dec 2018
It is one of the first projects to use building information modelling for design and construction and features the latest building automation, security and fire safety technology
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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