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People want to know the "why, how, when and what" of data use

People want to know the "why, how, when and what" of data use

A new study reveals that people generally feel positive about the internet and being connected but want to have more say in how their data is used.

Portuguese city tests 5G in emergency situations

Portuguese city tests 5G in emergency situations

A simulation exercise in Aveiro by Altice Labs has demonstrated how 5G’s lower latency, higher bandwidth and faster speeds can support emergency workers.

Mobility technology firms announce data partnership in Nevada

Mobility technology firms announce data partnership in Nevada

Traffic management solution company Waycare will utilise connected vehicle data from Wejo to bring more accurate solutions to its existing programme in the US state.

IoT-based system aims to prevent manhole explosions

IoT-based system aims to prevent manhole explosions

The system uses cloud-based analytics to identify and predict conditions that may result in an incident so that preventative actions can be taken to avoid a potential disaster.

Innovative partnership powers Atlanta’s future

Innovative partnership powers Atlanta’s future

A pioneering initiative between Georgia Power, the City of Atlanta and a cohort of partners is showing what’s next in smart cities and demonstrating the power of public-private partnerships.

Telco and carmaker join forces to make Spain's roads safer for cyclists

Telco and carmaker join forces to make Spain's roads safer for cyclists

Telefónica and SEAT will work with Spain’s Directorate General for Traffic to deploy Internet of Things technology to reduce accidents on Spanish roads.

Advisory panel issues response to Sidewalks Labs' Quayside master plan

Advisory panel issues response to Sidewalks Labs' Quayside master plan

Comments from Waterfront Toronto’s Digital Strategy Advisory Panel include “frustratingly abstract” and “unwieldy and repetitive”.

StreetLight Data launches latest set of granular traffic metrics

StreetLight Data launches latest set of granular traffic metrics

The mobility analytics specialist is making new annual average hourly traffic and monthly annual daily traffic counts available for US roads.

Creating connected infrastructure to power MaaS

Creating connected infrastructure to power MaaS

Fujitsu’s Rabih Arzouni explores how public bodies and private companies must work together to ensure the right infrastructure is in place to support MaaS and other transport advances.

Blockchain-based e-mobility pilot to be trialled in Bonn

Blockchain-based e-mobility pilot to be trialled in Bonn

Deutsche Telekom’s innovation unit is launching Xride at its headquarters in the German city, which will make use of a fleet of electric scooters for use by employees.
Innovative partnership powers Atlanta’s future

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Innovative partnership powers Atlanta’s future

A pioneering initiative between Georgia Power, the City of Atlanta and a cohort of partners is showing what’s next in smart cities and demonstrating the power of public-private partnerships.