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Govtech acquisition to deliver new community insights and analytics platform
05 Mar 2021
Civic engagement tech provider Zencity is acquiring data analytics and community polling company Elucd to provide stronger, data-driven strategic guidance to state and local leaders.
Data model seeks to fill the smart city interoperability gap
26 Feb 2021
uCIFI Alliance is publicly releasing its first unified data model, which claims to provide interoperability and interchangeability between connected devices.
Bilbao bus service pilots contactless ticketing
25 Feb 2021
The system is being trialled as a first step in bringing safe contactless payments to passengers in the Spanish city as well as attracting locals and visitors back to public transport.
NEC to drive Indian smart city project
22 Feb 2021
Thiruvananthapuram, the capital of Kerala, is one of 100 cities selected in the third round of the Ministry of Housing and Urban Affairs’ smart city mission.
Zipabout integrates first- and last-mile options with UK public transport network
19 Feb 2021
The feature is live on the company’s personalised information service and will soon be made available to transport operators, local authorities, and event organisers and venues.
Partnership announced to co-create Bleutech Park smart city vision
18 Feb 2021
The £7.5bn Bleutech Park development, located in the Las Vegas Valley, Nevada, will be constructed of net-zero carbon footprint buildings within its own insular mini-city.
Moscow to introduce mobility-on-demand service
17 Feb 2021
A pilot project utilising a microbus will start operating on the outskirts of the city that seeks to increase accessibility to transport in remote residential areas.
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.
Singapore builds talent pipeline in 5G and emerging tech
16 Feb 2021
Telecoms company Singtel is partnering with IMDA and academia to attract and build a ready pool of capable talent to help deliver innovative products and services.
Collaboration to explore 5G use cases in Brazil
15 Feb 2021
Nokia and Brazil’s Telecommunications Research and Development Centre will work together on solutions including those that focus on fixed wireless access smart cities and Industry 4.0 applications.
Brisbane moves to cashless parking
15 Feb 2021
The switch is a sign of how the city is working to quickly adapt to a new normal post-coronavirus and aligns with the steep decline in the use of physical currency.
Atlanta expands water meter sensor deployment to boost city revenue
09 Feb 2021
The expanded $3.9m project is expected to recover tens of millions of dollars from high-value water meters that can be better used for other infrastructure-related projects.
Turnkey C-V2X solution developed for smart cities
08 Feb 2021
Cohda Wireless’ cellular vehicle-to-everything solution will help to establish a cooperative, intelligent road transport system that aims to make roads safer and less congested.
SmartCitiesWorld and FIWARE Foundation announce partnership
08 Feb 2021
As part of the collaboration, SmartCitiesWorld will give media support to applicable events and projects and provide access to its content resources to the FIWARE Community.
Smart city experience specialists graduate in Dubai
01 Feb 2021
Smart Dubai’s first Digital Service Design Professional Diploma aims to provide graduates with the knowledge and best practice needed to improve digital services and design new ones.
Start-ups take on the challenge of climate change and city living
29 Jan 2021
Solutions in the ninth cohort of the Urban-X accelerator include platforms focused on disaster risk analysis in properties, carbon intelligence and forecasting and micro-mobility e-commerce.
Transit platform launched for small- to mid-size cities
26 Jan 2021
Cubic Transportation Systems is launching Umo, a flexible suite of products that enable riders to conveniently pay fares and plan trips across public and private modes, and access real-time travel information.
Laval to roll out new contactless payment solution on buses
18 Jan 2021
The new payment solution will include smart transit transfers and eventually be able to include more features such as contactless debit card payments and additional credit card types.
Dubai Customs joins Smart Dubai’s Government Resource Planning Systems
13 Jan 2021
More than 75,000 employees benefit from the GRPS which is already implemented across 72 government departments and helps support the emirate’s digital transformation.
Collaboration to help shape the future of smarter living in Singapore
12 Jan 2021
Collaboration aims to foster innovation, creativity and tackle several issues of importance such as smart mobility, intelligent urban development and sustainability in Singapore.
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.
Berlin's S-Bahn smart rail project goes live
07 Jan 2021
Teams based at S-Bahn’s ‘4S’ operational headquarters are able to connect, respond, and collaborate with passengers and staff on-board trains, at stations, and with field personnel.
Smart city developer acquires digital services company
07 Jan 2021
The acquisition will help Planet Smart City to use gamification to drive residents’ loyalty and participation in community life and reward the most active and environmentally conscious behaviours.
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.
23 Dec 2020
Smart city tracker: the top stories of 2020
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