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Sidewalk Labs urged to justify digital solutions
27 Feb 2020
A new report acknowledges the potential benefits of the digital infrastructure proposals for Waterfront Toronto but questions whether they create sufficient public benefits.
Sidewalk Labs unveils digital twin and 'Lego' vision for 35-storey timber building
10 Feb 2020
Sidewalk Labs claims 35 storeys would be the highest mass timber building so far. The team modelled how it would perform compared to a traditional concrete building of the same size.
Hyperloop package delivery system raises £1 million
28 Jan 2020
Magway plans to sell capacity on its underground system to online retailers and logistics companies.
Sidewalk Labs launches recycling pilot in Toronto
08 Jan 2020
The Clean Recycling Pilot aims to study how well building residents respond to feedback about changing their apartment building’s waste-sorting behaviours.
Sidewalk Labs to launch tool for designing the neighbourhoods of the future
19 Dec 2019
The company is designing a tool that can generate billions of planning scenarios and evaluate the impacts of different scenarios on key quality-of-life measures.
Sidewalk Labs co-founds venture capital fund to invest in urban tech
06 Dec 2019
The fund could launch and begin making investments next year but it is conditional on Sidewalk Labs’ Toronto project being approved.
Sidewalk Labs details digital systems, says it won't sell data or use facial recognition
18 Nov 2019
A new Digital Innovation Appendix outlines all proposed digitally enabled systems for Waterfront Toronto, aiming to clarify the ‘how’ and ‘who’ for each service as well as the ‘what’ and ‘why’.
Sidewalk Labs' Toronto project proceeds to next stage but scope is scaled back
01 Nov 2019
The controversial plan will progress to further evaluation and public consultation but it’s not a “done deal” yet, says Waterfront Toronto.
Advisory panel issues response to Sidewalks Labs' Quayside master plan
13 Sep 2019
Comments from Waterfront Toronto’s Digital Strategy Advisory Panel include “frustratingly abstract” and “unwieldy and repetitive”.
Podcast: Take off your tech goggles, with Ben Green, author of The Smart Enough City
16 Aug 2019
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.
Retailers rethink last-mile deliveries to reduce emissions and meet customer expectations
A new report by eDelivery explores how retailers and carriers are looking for new ways to reduce carbon emissions and meet customer expectations of sustainability.
26 Feb 2020
Smart cities: Overpromised and underdelivered
19 Feb 2020
Driving the MaaS conversation forward as the future of transport
07 Feb 2020
The future of smart city tech: Helping governments be proactive, not reactive
18 Feb 2020
WEBINAR: Convergence of IT/OT/IoT Systems to Optimize a Multi-Site Water Utility
17 Feb 2020
OnDemand WEBINAR: How Atlanta is pioneering partnerships to fund smart city projects
08 Jan 2020
OnDemand WEBINAR: Blockchain for smart city cybersecurity and data monetisation
06 Mar 2020
11 Mar 2020
Smart IoT London 2020
17 Mar 2020
IoT Tech Expo Global 2020
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