Ebooks / Spotlights
New wave of smart cities has arrived – and they’re nothing like science fiction
01 Aug 2019
The smart city of the future will be defined by quieter upgrades to existing infrastructure and new partnerships, not flashy developments that resemble science fiction, writes UCL’s James Ransom.
In the heart of the [smart] city, home is where the heart is
16 Jul 2019
A home should not be a bubble in the smart city, but part of the connected fabric for better living and quality of life, says Phil Brunkard, Republic of Things.
Why smart cities need smart buildings
05 Jul 2019
As the two ecosystems evolve, they will have ample opportunity to feed off each other, says Thomas Seiler, CEO at u-blox.
Better public-private collaboration key to urban mobility
14 Jun 2019
Jaanaki Momaya, UK General Manager of Lime, calls for collaboration between different forms of mobility to create transport that works effectively for all.
Smart cities: Software is eating the world
12 Jun 2019
Technology will shape and change the face of cities dramatically. Oliver Gassmann, Co-author of Smart Cities: Introducing Digital Innovation to Cities, explores what those changes might look like.
Revolutionising procurement processes is key to better citizen outcomes
06 Jun 2019
Sarah Wray talks to David Ogden, Business Director, Amey, about the next phase for citizen engagement.
5G’s importance for smart cities has been underplayed
23 May 2019
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.
The smart home race is on
30 Apr 2019
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 near future of urban mobility
17 Apr 2019
Improving mobility is complex, affected by many inter-related and shifting trends. Phil Williams, Director of Strategic Partnerships at Iomob, looks at how we move towards ’mobility heaven’ and avoid ’driverless car hell’.
Knowledge is (saving) power: How data can drive climate and health improvements in commercial property
08 Mar 2019
Simon Brammer, Ashden, discusses the need for technological integration to decarbonise our buildings.
Podcast: Take off your tech goggles, with Ben Green, author of The Smart Enough City
Green offers insights into why technology is not an end in itself and how cities can be “smart enough,” using technology to promote democracy and equity.
22 Aug 2019
Communities with the most limited evacuation routes in the US revealed
22 Aug 2019
Miami launches contactless payment for transit riders
22 Aug 2019
Geo-location app connects users to air quality data
15 Jul 2019
OnDemand WEBINAR: How to make MaaS a reality
03 Apr 2019
Smart cities - Beyond the hype
25 Mar 2019
Connected Kiosk: The information hubs of smart and connected cities
10 Sep 2019
11 Sep 2019
Smart City Expo Atlanta
12 Sep 2019
Roundtable: Atlanta case study
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