Smart Cities News

Smart security within the intelligent city

Smart security within the intelligent city

Steven Kenny, Axis Communications, reflects on the challenges that influence the development of the smart city.

Communities with the most limited evacuation routes in the US revealed

Communities with the most limited evacuation routes in the US revealed

Areas with constrained evacuation routes can face challenges in getting residents to safety before a disaster hits, as happened in 2018’s Camp Fire in Paradise, California.

Smart city cybersecurity “woefully underfunded and vulnerable to attack”

Smart city cybersecurity “woefully underfunded and vulnerable to attack”

Lack of investment in cybersecurity could jeopardise the core goals of smart cities, warns ABI Research.

Dubai approves three blockchain initiatives

Dubai approves three blockchain initiatives

Dubai Future Council for Blockchain event brought together various government departments and private companies with a vested interest in smart city technologies.

Podcast: Take off your tech goggles, with Ben Green, author of The Smart Enough City

Podcast: Take off your tech goggles, with Ben Green, author of The Smart Enough City

Green offers insights into why technology is not an end in itself and how cities can be “smart enough,” using technology to promote democracy and equity.

Liverpool receives clean air funding boost

Liverpool receives clean air funding boost

The UK city, which recently declared a climate emergency and appointed a climate champion, has been awarded an additional £652,000 by the Government.

The telco's critical role in smart cities

The telco's critical role in smart cities

Ahead of his participation in the Smart IoT Connect event (a joint event between Smart Cities World and sister publication, Mobile Europe), Dimitrios Spiliopoulos IoT Sales Enablement, O2 (Telefónica UK) shares his insights on how telcos and cities can better work together.

Sydney to assemble citizen jury to help shape future city plan

Sydney to assemble citizen jury to help shape future city plan

The Australian city is partnering with newDemocracy, a leading foundation working in citizen participation, to design and oversee the jury process.

AI, cities and climate change

AI, cities and climate change

Ben Hawes explores how artificial intelligence could help cities tackle the climate crisis.

Teralytics raises $17.5mn to power global human mobility

Teralytics raises $17.5mn to power global human mobility

Leading investors in smart technologies are backing the mobility analytics company to build what claims to be the world’s first intelligent mobility operating system.
Mind the gap: Southwark's innovative approach to expanding connectivity

Special Reports

Mind the gap: Southwark's innovative approach to expanding connectivity

Ahead of her participation at Smart IoT Connect, Davina Fell, Digital Infrastructure Programme Manager, Southwark Council, talks to Sarah Wray about councils’ connectivity challenges – and opportunities.

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