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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.
China's ancient city of Xi'an implements intelligent traffic management
27 Jul 2020
The system analyses comprehensive and detailed data about the movement of traffic through the urban Xi’an area, and uses the insight gathered to make the flow of traffic more smoothly.
Sustainable energy champions awarded
10 Jul 2020
Community-owned solar microgrids in Yemen, electric cargo bikes and an action plan to tackle extreme temperatures in India are among the winners of the 2020 Ashden Awards.
UAE report highlights IoT as the weak link of smart city security
28 May 2020
Smart cities can unlock considerable business potential for the United Arab Emirates but a new report warns governments and organisations of the IoT’s cybersecurity vulnerabilities.
Bogotá expands bike lanes to curb coronavirus spread
18 Mar 2020
The quick action is an example of cities re-organising public spaces to tackle the pandemic. Bogotá is also planning a ’lockdown drill’ this weekend.
IDC names "best and brightest" North American smart city projects
10 Mar 2020
The winning projects include an Alexa-assisted citizen contact centre and data-driven systems to reduce flooding and address road accident hotspots.
UK council smart lighting pilot monitors air quality and footfall
04 Mar 2020
South Kesteven District Council hopes to realise energy-savings of at least 60 per cent and the pilot could be expanded across the streetlighting network.
Dubai strikes deal for ‘sky pod’ transit system
04 Mar 2020
The move is part of Dubai’s goal for 25 per cent of mobility journeys to be via autonomous transit by 2030.
Sunderland seeks partner to become a ‘neutral host’ 5G city
03 Mar 2020
The move aims to boost connectivity across the city and give citizens and businesses more choice.
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.
Saudi Neom megacity plans world-first ‘solar dome’ desalination plant
31 Jan 2020
It is claimed that the technology generates no carbon emissions, produces less brine than facilities using conventional reverse osmosis technology and will process drinking water more cheaply than traditional plants.
Hyperloop package delivery system raises £1 million
28 Jan 2020
Magway plans to sell capacity on its underground system to online retailers and logistics companies.
AI metering and surveillance to dominate smart city market to 2026, boosted by new applications
17 Jan 2020
Video surveillance is increasingly being used for new applications such as urban tolling and the monitoring of low-emission zones, according to ABI Research.
Edinburgh sets out bold vision for 2030 mobility
13 Jan 2020
The 10-year draft plan aims to respond to the city’s evolving demands as well as reinforce the Council’s ambition of making the Scottish capital carbon-neutral by 2030.
VIDEO: Smart city takeaways from CES 2020
10 Jan 2020
In partnership with SmartCitiesWorld, Diana Blass from Kurrant Insights rounds up the top smart city takeaways from this week’s CES event in Las Vegas.
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.
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.
Lawsuit launched over San Diego’s streetlight data
20 Dec 2019
San Diego’s smart streetlight programme has generated some concerns and criticism but the city insists that privacy is paramount.
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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