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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.

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.

A smart case study for mmWave: Connecting Rzeszów

A smart case study for mmWave: Connecting Rzeszów

The City of Rzeszów in Poland has created a blueprint for how mmWave can be leveraged to deliver 5G networks and their benefits to municipalities across the world.

Gearing up for an electric vehicle future in greener, smart cities

Gearing up for an electric vehicle future in greener, smart cities

The Rolton Group’s Chris Evans looks at the infrastructure requirements for integrating electric vehicles into our cities.

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.

Why we need a Hippocratic Oath for algorithms and AI

Why we need a Hippocratic Oath for algorithms and AI

Smart cities are about people. Vitor Pereira looks at how we stay human-centred in an increasingly algorithmic world.

Digital automation and the smart city

Digital automation and the smart city

Nokia’s Outi Niemi looks at the potential offered by automation in a smart city context and shares examples from related industries.

Three smart city lessons from Manchester’s CityVerve

Three smart city lessons from Manchester’s CityVerve

As the technical lead on the CityVerve project in Manchester, Cisco’s Nick Chrissos shares the takeaways for other cities.