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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.
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.
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’.
Data centres 'crucial' to making megacities thrive
19 Mar 2019
The benefits of smart cities will only be realised when digital infrastructures can cope, says Neil Cresswell, VIRTUS Data Centres. What’s the role of next-generation data centres?
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.
The emergence of interoperability standards in IoT
24 Feb 2019
The need for agreed IoT standards has never been more urgent, says Gavin Summerson, City Standards Lead, Future Cities Catapult.
Telcos and smart cities: Are we talking the same language?
14 Feb 2019
Can cities and telecommunications providers be the smart city power couple or will cities prefer to play the field?
What a transport revolution means for the future
04 Feb 2019
Paul Zanelli, TRL, explores how we make CAVs – and their benefits – a reality.
Three ways cities can improve their cybersecurity resilience
01 Feb 2019
Todd Weller, Bandura Cyber, explores how increasingly connected cities can mitigate growing cyber threats.
Smart building trends: Predictions for what’s to come
29 Jan 2019
Franco Castaldini, ThoughtWire, rounds up the smart building trends to look out for.
A new data economy: Funding city services
24 Jan 2019
Given today’s financial and operational pressures, cities are looking for new ways to drive change and fund local services. Data is a largely untapped resource, says Albert Seubers, Atos.
Smart cities and cybersecurity: Is it wise to get smarter?
23 Jan 2019
As the popularity and inevitability of smart cities expand, so too does a cybercriminal’s opportunistic attack surface. Keiron Shepherd, F5 Networks, evaluates the risks.
Becoming a truly smart city – is it possible?
15 Jan 2019
Anthony Sayers, Internet of Things Evangelist at Software AG, pinpoints the smart city initiatives that most inspire him.
Data-driven insights that keep on giving
08 Jan 2019
Austin Ashe, Current by GE, offers a step-by-step approach to help cities become more data-driven.
IoT predictions for 2019
30 Dec 2018
The data economy, 5G’s early benefactors and new tools for citizen engagement – Chris Penrose, President of IoT Solutions, AT&T, shares his IoT predictions for 2019.
What makes a city truly smart?
28 Dec 2018
ASEAN’s key economies – Singapore, Malaysia and Indonesia – recently celebrated another year of independence. Martin Hayes, Bosch Southeast Asia, evaluates their progress, and look ahead.
Smart cities: Will they ad up?
13 Dec 2018
Advertising in smart cities throws up a lot of questions. Now’s a good time to talk about them.
Nokia’s bet on a programmable city pays off
12 Dec 2018
Paul Adams, Nokia Networks, talks to Smart Cities World about Nokia’s role in Bristol’s smart city initiative.
San Diego: Creating a scalable smart city
30 Nov 2018
Sarah Wray talks to Austin Ashe, General Manager of Intelligent Cities at Current by GE.
How intelligent infrastructure can shape connected buildings
19 Nov 2018
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.
Using IoT to inform the next evolution of intelligent energy
12 Oct 2018
Jeremy Watson CBE, Director and PI of the PETRAS Hub, looks at how we define and deliver the next generation of intelligent local power grids.
Gearing up for an electric vehicle future in greener smart cities
18 Sep 2018
The Rolton Group’s Chris Evans looks at the infrastructure requirements for integrating electric vehicles into our cities.
Three smart city lessons from Manchester’s CityVerve
30 Aug 2018
As the technical lead on the CityVerve project in Manchester, Cisco’s Nick Chrissos shares the takeaways for other cities.
How consumer tech is making Stockholm run more smoothly
Smartphones are proving to be an unusual but effective tool in improving the quality of roads in Sweden.
08 Mar 2021
Austin approves release of funds for mobility projects
08 Mar 2021
Bloomberg announces second round of grants initiative for arts-driven street redesigns
08 Mar 2021
Eindhoven social housing development integrates a vertical forest
01 Mar 2021
White Paper: Edge computing and AI - the foundations of the best in class smart city
09 Feb 2021
Insight Report: Distributed Acoustic Sensors and the Smart Cities of the Future
03 Feb 2021
Research Report: How smart is your office?
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