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Olsztyn claims world-first by linking blockchain to emergency services 

Olsztyn claims world-first by linking blockchain to emergency services 

SmartKey connected an Ethereum smart contract to a smart key device and app to enable teams to enter a closed district or secure building without a keyholder or permission.

South Bay Fibre Network launches in Southern California

South Bay Fibre Network launches in Southern California

The regional fibre network is being viewed by many as a model for government innovation, smart city applications, and a major building block for the region’s economic and social future.

Tech partnership aims to promote better understanding of building use

Tech partnership aims to promote better understanding of building use

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.

Graz to prioritise smart city IoT use cases on Nokia 5G network

Graz to prioritise smart city IoT use cases on Nokia 5G network

Citycom Telecommunication Graz has selected Nokia to deliver a 5G network covering the entire province of Styria and which will also create new revenue opportunities for the Austrian city.

Micro-mobility company launches research fund for use of e-scooters

Micro-mobility company launches research fund for use of e-scooters

Research will focus on the various safety aspects of e-scooter use as well as rider travel behaviour and the challenges and opportunities of the integration of e-scooters within a city.

Smart cities sustainable financing framework launched in Asia

Smart cities sustainable financing framework launched in Asia

The United Overseas Bank wants to make sustainable financing more accessible to companies that are helping to create smart cities but businesses must meet the criteria.