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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.

Smart cities must be warm cities

Smart cities must be warm cities

Chen Avni, co-founder and chief experience officer of venn, explains why smart city planners must make urban locales not only wired and efficient, but more citizen-oriented to combat urban loneliness.

A vision for digital mobility infrastructure

A vision for digital mobility infrastructure

Phil Williams, Director of Strategic Partnerships at open mobility platform Iomob, outlines a vision for digital mobility infrastructure which will be fundamental in the shift to shared, sustainable urban mobility systems.

Driving autonomous vehicles forward with intelligent infrastructure

Driving autonomous vehicles forward with intelligent infrastructure

Cities that want to benefit from autonomous vehicles tomorrow need to think about infrastructure today, says Mike Beevor, Pivot3.

Assessing the challenges of widespread MaaS adoption

Assessing the challenges of widespread MaaS adoption

Fujitsu’s Rabih Arzouni examines key challenges for MaaS: connectivity, collaboration and governance

Building the smart cities of the future: Think long-term and local

Building the smart cities of the future: Think long-term and local

By investing in public spaces, we can make smart cities places where residents, workers and tourists want to spend time, says Matt Bird, InLinkUK.

The emergence of interoperability standards in IoT

The emergence of interoperability standards in IoT

The need for agreed IoT standards has never been more urgent, says Gavin Summerson, City Standards Lead, Future Cities Catapult.

What a transport revolution means for the future

What a transport revolution means for the future

Paul Zanelli, TRL, explores how we make CAVs – and their benefits – a reality.

Three ways cities can improve their cybersecurity resilience

Three ways cities can improve their cybersecurity resilience

Todd Weller, Bandura Cyber, explores how increasingly connected cities can mitigate growing cyber threats.