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Who cares about dirty air?

Who cares about dirty air?

Air pollution is high on the agenda at the moment. Nick Sacke, Comms365, looks at how IoT technology can help.

Using IoT to inform the next evolution of intelligent energy

Using IoT to inform the next evolution of intelligent energy

Jeremy Watson CBE, Director and PI of the PETRAS Hub, looks at how we define and deliver the next generation of intelligent local power grids.

Going cashless: How cities benefit from simpler payments

Going cashless: How cities benefit from simpler payments

Pursuing cashless initiatives could be an important step in delivering smarter cities, says Gemalto’s Ankit Kumar.

How design can pave the road towards a new personal mobility

How design can pave the road towards a new personal mobility

Smart Design’s Jasper Dekker plots a route to mobility as a service (MaaS).

Cities are charging employers for parking spaces to help fund local infrastructure

Cities are charging employers for parking spaces to help fund local infrastructure

Stephen Parkes, Sheffield Hallam University, looks at new ways to fund transport infrastructure.

City data-sharing scales up

City data-sharing scales up

New initiatives around city data-sharing look way beyond open data.

Data-driven transport: Putting the passenger in control

Data-driven transport: Putting the passenger in control

With new market entrants and business models increasingly gearing mobility services towards passengers, transport companies must accelerate their move into the digital age, says Ross Timms, Rufus Leonard.

How metro mayors can lead the sustainable cities charge

How metro mayors can lead the sustainable cities charge

Ashden’s Faye Scott urges the UK’s metro mayors to be bold to drive smarter, more sustainable cities.

Creating the framework for autonomous vehicles

Creating the framework for autonomous vehicles

Without the correct infrastructure, autonomous vehicles won’t succeed. John Frazer, DAV, looks at how cities can approach getting the right framework in place.

A smart case study for mmWave: Connecting Rzeszów

A smart case study for mmWave: Connecting Rzeszów

The City of Rzeszów in Poland has created a blueprint for how mmWave can be leveraged to deliver 5G networks and their benefits to municipalities across the world.