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Carinthia switches on 5G in its flagship smart region

Carinthia switches on 5G in its flagship smart region

The Austrian state is also showcasing a range of smart applications including using virtual reality for tourism and a smart beehive that monitors the environment.

Scalable data management is crucial to water conservation

Scalable data management is crucial to water conservation

With 400 million smart water meters to be installed by 2026, turning the vast amount of data they produce into actionable insights is the challenge.

City Lights: Laura Robertson-Collins, Climate Champion, Liverpool

City Lights: Laura Robertson-Collins, Climate Champion, Liverpool

Laura Robertson-Collins, Liverpool’s first ’Climate Champion’, talks to SmartCitiesWorld about her new role and its remit.

ITS World Congress 2019

ITS World Congress 2019

The 26th World Congress on Intelligent Transport Systems (ITS) will be happening from 21 to 25 October 2019 at Suntec Singapore Convention & Exhibition Centre.

30 Toronto leaders urge support for Sidewalk Labs’ smart city plan

30 Toronto leaders urge support for Sidewalk Labs’ smart city plan

A group of Toronto leaders have co-signed a letter urging citizens and officials to give Sidewalk Labs’ controversial smart city proposal a chance.

5G testbed demonstrates the ambulance of the future, today

5G testbed demonstrates the ambulance of the future, today

The West Midlands 5G testbed joined with University Hospitals Birmingham NHS Foundation Trust and BT to demonstrate a remote-controlled ultrasound scan over a public 5G network.

AT&T opens climate data

AT&T opens climate data

The company is making datasets developed for its own climate risk analyses available for public use and has launched a climate challenge for universities and municipalities.

Miami launches a model for urban resilience

Miami launches a model for urban resilience

Miami-Dade County, City of Miami and City of Miami Beach have launched the Resilient305 Strategy to help prepare for and protect the region from future shocks and stresses.

Five tips for cities to attract innovative start-ups to urban challenges

Five tips for cities to attract innovative start-ups to urban challenges

Partnerships between cities and start-ups can deliver huge benefits but these parties don’t always talk the same language. Judith Schuermans, Simone Ploemacher & Sebastiaan van Herk, Bax & Company, offer some tips for success.

Portland pilots Sidewalk Labs’ mobile location data software

Portland pilots Sidewalk Labs’ mobile location data software

The tool uses location data to model how people travel in cities.
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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