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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.

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.

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.

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).

City data-sharing scales up

City data-sharing scales up

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

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.

How tech can combat the bystander effect

How tech can combat the bystander effect

If used correctly, technology can help communities become more active in emergency response situations. Amir Elichai, CEO and Founder, Carbyne, explains how.

Smart cities: A more liveable future, today

Smart cities: A more liveable future, today

IHS Markit expects to see a surge in the number of smart cities across the globe.

Smart cities and GDPR: What’s next?

Smart cities and GDPR: What’s next?

GDPR came into force in May this year. Now what? Colin Tankard from Digital Pathways takes a look.