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Toolkit aims to help civic leaders make an impact
24 May 2019
A new resource focuses on the key stages of developing a smart city and contends that putting citizens and wellbeing central can result in more productive urban spaces.
Brazil unveils its newest smart city that puts people first
23 May 2019
Smart City Natal is a 170-hectare development from smart affordable housing company, Planet Smart City, and integrates architectural, digital, environmental and social innovation.
Dallas smart cities incubator announces first cohort
22 May 2019
Innov8te is also establishing Startup City Hall, which will provide senior leaders at the city a dedicated office in which to discuss ideas and solutions with the chosen companies.
BCN-NYC Affordable Housing Challenge winner announced
20 May 2019
A joint proposal from Columbia National University and Straddle 3 Barcelona has been chosen for the international BCN-NYC Affordable Housing Challenge.
Forum aims to accelerate open source tools for smarter cities
16 May 2019
The Urban Computing Foundation enables developers to collaborate on software to make improvements in areas such as mobility, energy and road infrastructure in connected cities.
Canada announces its Smart Cities Challenge winners
15 May 2019
Four cities have been chosen from 20 finalists, which spent the last year working with residents and partners to turn their smart ideas into practical plans.
Former Kansas City CIO launches smart city consultancy
14 May 2019
B2 Civic Solutions claims to have developed a replicable model for identifying, planning and resourcing smart solutions for communities of all sizes.
Panasonic and Toyota join forces for smarter towns
13 May 2019
The two companies aim to combine their strengths in mobility and home appliances and the IoT to deliver the "ideal lifestyle" for each customer.
New York and San Francisco rank as most expensive cities for construction
12 May 2019
A comparison study reports that the cities face unique challenges and, overall, the construction sector and its clients must invest in areas such as digitalisation and resiliency.
City Lights: Sabrina Dorsainvil, Director of Civic Design, Mayor’s Office of New Urban Mechanics, Boston
10 May 2019
SmartCitiesWorld finds out more about the role of a civic designer and Boston’s Office of New Urban Mechanics.
Cities want 5G to work – but terms and conditions apply
Martin Brynskov, Chairman, Open & Agile Smart Cities, says smart cities offer a huge market for telcos but notes that “terms and conditions apply".
23 May 2019
5G’s importance for smart cities has been underplayed
23 May 2019
Focus on safety and security when building your city’s autonomous vehicle strategy
21 May 2019
The role of 'cloud-to-flash' technology in protecting smart cities from cyber-attacks
03 Apr 2019
Smart cities - Beyond the hype
25 Mar 2019
Connected Kiosk: The information hubs of smart and connected cities
19 Mar 2019
Building Better Places: Smart buildings for sustainability and personalisation
03 Jun 2019
ITS European Congress 2019
04 Jun 2019
SCW Eindhoven Roundtable Discussion:
19 Jun 2019
IoT Tech Expo Europe 2019
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