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Accenture to build smart city API marketplace for Japan

Accenture to build smart city API marketplace for Japan

The professional services firm will work with the University of Aizu on the project, which will also focus on using a smart city operating system and AI to help bring about behavioural change in citizens.

Newcastle launches autonomous shuttle trial

Newcastle launches autonomous shuttle trial

The driverless mobility service, operated by Keolis Downer, is being funded in the Australian city through a $5m grant from the Federal Government’s Smart Cities and Suburbs Programme.

Real-estate investment firm transforms HQ into a smart campus

Real-estate investment firm transforms HQ into a smart campus

Onyx Equities wants to create an innovation corridor in White Plains and attract tech companies that might be rethinking office occupancies in a post-pandemic world.

Melbourne uses AI cameras to help increase safety at intersections

Melbourne uses AI cameras to help increase safety at intersections

The University of Melbourne has teamed with Cubic Transportation Systems to test how its artificial intelligence technology with real-time computer vision tracking can help improve road safety.

End-to-end platform aims to better manage sustainable mobility options

End-to-end platform aims to better manage sustainable mobility options

The platform helps to coordinate mobile assets and users to provide real-time insights into how they use company cars, scooters, charging stations and other components of the mobility ecosystem.

Michigan formally launches future mobility office

Michigan formally launches future mobility office

The Office of Future Mobility and Electrification will be headed up by Trevor Pawl, named as the US state’s chief mobility officer.

Icelandic airport deploys AI-powered passenger forecasting solution

Icelandic airport deploys AI-powered passenger forecasting solution

Keflavík Airport has become the first to adopt Veovo’s passenger management solution, designed to prevent airport crowding, improve capacity-planning and boost efficiency.

Renfrewshire Council awards contract to install IoT sensors in thousands of homes

Renfrewshire Council awards contract to install IoT sensors in thousands of homes

The two-year project will see sensors fitted into selected empty properties being prepared for new tenants, who will also be supported with energy efficiency advice and guidance.

University announces smart city agreement for Macau

University announces smart city agreement for Macau

The University of Macau and Nam Kwong Petroleum & Chemicals will focus on areas such as smart energy and are also committed to nurturing smart city, IoT and big data talent.

Calgary Transit launches mobile ticketing system

Calgary Transit launches mobile ticketing system

Masabi’s JustRide platform allows passengers to buy tickets and passes anytime, anywhere, using their smartphones and provides a contactless service in the Covid-19 era.