Smart Cities News

Shanghai 5G demonstrator integrates smart roads, autonomous buses and city systems

Shanghai 5G demonstrator integrates smart roads, autonomous buses and city systems

At the Zhangjiang Hi-Tech Park in Shanghai, Human Horizons is using 5G, V2X communication, big data, cloud computing, LiDAR technology and artificial intelligence (AI) to “realise an ecosystem of autonomous driving”.

China Telecom and ZTE test 5G on Shanghai’s maglev train

China Telecom and ZTE test 5G on Shanghai’s maglev train

The partners claim their 5G network solution could be applied to various high-speed railways worldwide.

Singapore tops urban mobility readiness index

Singapore tops urban mobility readiness index

The index by the Oliver Wyman Forum ranks 30 cities on how prepared they are to incorporate the latest mobility technologies and what they are doing to reshape urban mobility.

London ranked top city for Generation Z

London ranked top city for Generation Z

The UK capital stood out from other cities in areas such as social entrepreneurship, co-working spaces, education, artificial intelligence and concerts.

Smart cities spending to reach $189 billion in 2023

Smart cities spending to reach $189 billion in 2023

The latest IDC smart cities spending guide highlights priority areas as resilient energy and infrastructure projects followed by data-driven public safety and intelligent transportation.

Singapore crowned fibre city champion

Singapore crowned fibre city champion

The smart nation tops the inaugural FTTH Council Asia-Pacific ranking of cities with the most advanced fibre-to-the-home coverage.

APEJ smart city spending to reach $35bn by 2022

APEJ smart city spending to reach $35bn by 2022

Analyst IDC reports that hardware currently represents the highest spending but it will be overtaken by services.

LED used to regenerate historic Shanghai buildings

LED used to regenerate historic Shanghai buildings

Signify is helping the Chinese city save 50-70 per cent of annual lighting costs by moving to connected LED lighting.

Shanghai integrates blockchain standard

Shanghai integrates blockchain standard

The China Shanghai Yangpu government has entered into an agreement with MXC Foundation to deploy the blockchain-based smart city IoT standard

UN-Habitat in Chinese partnership to use AI to create smarter cities

UN-Habitat in Chinese partnership to use AI to create smarter cities

It will work with Chinese partners to explore the use of artificial intelligence in urban and economic development and pave the way for a global alliance of smart cities