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Connected services subscriptions for electric vehicles predicted to grow 270 per cent

Connected services subscriptions for electric vehicles predicted to grow 270 per cent

A report from ABI Research reveals that the increasing number of countries setting up deadlines to end the sale of internal combustion engine vehicles will propel higher EV adoption.

Covid-19 accelerates the adoption of smart city tech to build resilience

Covid-19 accelerates the adoption of smart city tech to build resilience

Drones, new types of surveillance, digital twins and real-time dashboards are among the technologies that have emerged in new use cases by cities during the coronavirus pandemic, according to ABI Research.

Whitepaper explores Covid-19's impact on the future of connectivity

Whitepaper explores Covid-19's impact on the future of connectivity

An 80 per cent surge in wi-fi upload traffic during the Covid-19 pandemic is re-affirming the need for wi-fi 6/6E and wi-fi mesh adoption, states ABI Research.

Pandemic to reshape city resilience and technological investment, says report

Pandemic to reshape city resilience and technological investment, says report

This is one of the messages in ABI Research’s whitepaper which looks at the current and future ramifications of COVID-19 across technologies and verticals, including smart cities.

Next-gen smart building solutions market worth $2 billion

Next-gen smart building solutions market worth $2 billion

The smart building market has begun to grow and evolve away from the traditional areas of HVAC, lighting, access control and safety to more advanced needs.

AI metering and surveillance to dominate smart city market to 2026, boosted by new applications

AI metering and surveillance to dominate smart city market to 2026, boosted by new applications

Video surveillance is increasingly being used for new applications such as urban tolling and the monitoring of low-emission zones, according to ABI Research.

Five ‘holistic’ tech trends set to shape smart cities in 2020

Five ‘holistic’ tech trends set to shape smart cities in 2020

ABI Research’s analysts have identified 35 trends that will shape the technology market and lead to cities developing advanced urban strategies over the next 12 months.

Nokia private wireless networks drive digital transformation

Nokia private wireless networks drive digital transformation

Among the customers using the networks are public sector organisations and cities with use cases ranging from testing drones for tsunami evacuation alerts to building smarter ports.

Five strategic shifts cities must make to face "new reality"

Five strategic shifts cities must make to face "new reality"

Only by using advanced technologies such as urban modelling tools and artificial intelligence will cities be able to address the new round of challenges they face, says ABI Research.

Digital twin software specialist launches digital cities initiatives

Digital twin software specialist launches digital cities initiatives

Bentley Systems is applying digital twin technology to help achieve more efficient city and regional operations and more connected and resilient infrastructure.