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5G’s importance for smart cities has been underplayed

5G’s importance for smart cities has been underplayed

Everyone talks about 5G hype but Kevin Hasley RootMetrics & IHS Markit argues that the importance of 5G to connected communities and smart city success has been underplayed.

Focus on safety and security when building your city’s autonomous vehicle strategy

Focus on safety and security when building your city’s autonomous vehicle strategy

Thom Rickert, Trident Public Risk Solutions, outlines an approach to developing an autonomous vehicles strategy.

The role of 'cloud-to-flash' technology  in protecting smart cities from cyber-attacks

The role of 'cloud-to-flash' technology in protecting smart cities from cyber-attacks

Yoni Kahana, Nanolock Security, explains cloud-to-flash technology and how it could help secure smart cities.

How edge computing will drive intelligent transportation

How edge computing will drive intelligent transportation

Fujitsu EMEIA’s Rabih Arzouni explores how edge computing will bring breakthroughs in areas such as journey planning, to take smart routing to another level.

How intelligent car navigation could improve city traffic conditions

How intelligent car navigation could improve city traffic conditions

Radim Cmar, Sygic, looks at the practicalities of how connected cars could reduce traffic congestion.

No ticket to ride: Why the transport industry needs to keep up with the demand for mobile

No ticket to ride: Why the transport industry needs to keep up with the demand for mobile

To meet the demand for ease and continuity in travel, transport operators need to collaborate to offer passengers one virtual ticket, from beginning to end, says Steve Wakeland, Executive Chairman, ITSO.

Smart cities need a smarter integration strategy

Smart cities need a smarter integration strategy

Russ Sharer, Vice President of Global Marketing and Business Development, Fulham, explains how streetlights can help with a smarter integration strategy.

Legible Cities: The humanistic smart city model

Legible Cities: The humanistic smart city model

Eli Kuslansky explores the concept and benefits of ’Legible Cities’ as well as a route to achieving them. 

The smart home race is on

The smart home race is on

David Walker, head of property, Hyperoptic, highlights the importance of digital infrastructure to property developers and argues that connectivity increasingly gives a competitive edge.

The case for the slow smart city

The case for the slow smart city

Smart cities aim to make urban life more efficient – but for citizens’ sake they need to slow down, says Lakshmi Priya Rajendran, Senior Research Fellow in Future Cities, Anglia Ruskin University.