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Three ways autonomous vehicles will impact families

Three ways autonomous vehicles will impact families

Smart Design’s Jasper Dekker explores how AVs could change the way families travel and interact, and encourage more households to shift from car ownership to sharing.

How intelligent infrastructure can shape connected buildings

How intelligent infrastructure can shape connected buildings

As smart buildings scale up, how do we plan them more effectively and how can they be better connected to the smart city? Bruce Milne, Lenovo Alliance, Pivot3, takes a look.

Future transport: From MaaS to the Internet of Mobility

Future transport: From MaaS to the Internet of Mobility

Iomob CEO, Boyd Cohen, explores the new models required to enable fair and more effective city mobility.

Are there enough data scientists to make cities smarter?

Are there enough data scientists to make cities smarter?

Companies across all sectors report a growing need for data scientists. But are there enough to go round, and how can the public sector attract them?

Why open standards are the key to truly smart cities

Why open standards are the key to truly smart cities

Smart cities require information to flow freely between systems and cities. This will only happen when multiple vendors adopt open standards, says Dr Michelle Supper, The Open Group.

Intelligent infrastructure: From data to wisdom

Intelligent infrastructure: From data to wisdom

Amey’s Alexandra Knight looks at how to bridge the gap from data to wisdom, and why it matters.

Why a managed services model could make intersections safer, smarter and more efficient

Why a managed services model could make intersections safer, smarter and more efficient

By adopting an approach used in cloud-based software, cities can improve the safety and efficiency of their transportation networks, believes Ramin Massoumi, Iteris.

Five key steps to starting a MaaS movement

Five key steps to starting a MaaS movement

Now is the time for city authorities, transport providers, commuters and businesses to work together if our cities are going to continue to thrive for the benefit of the wider community, says Johan Herrlin, CEO at Ito World

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.