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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.

Asia-Pacific smart city project winners named

Asia-Pacific smart city project winners named

IDC notes a “surge” in cutting-edge future city projects being deployed across first-tier cities in developed economies across the 12 functional e-service categories.

Ordnance Survey helps Singapore transform urban planning

Ordnance Survey helps Singapore transform urban planning

UK mapping agency provided expertise to a project with the University of Singapore and the government in which it championed the use of building information modelling data.

Cities face up to facial recognition ethics

Cities face up to facial recognition ethics

More cities move to limit the use of facial recognition technology as leaders grapple with security threats, ethics and public perceptions.

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.

Smart cities: Software is eating the world

Smart cities: Software is eating the world

Technology will shape and change the face of cities dramatically. Oliver Gassmann, Co-author of Smart Cities: Introducing Digital Innovation to Cities, explores what those changes might look like.

Smart city traffic tech revenue set to more than double

Smart city traffic tech revenue set to more than double

Research by Juniper finds that revenues will reach $4.4bn by 2023 and the leading traffic technology cities are Barcelona and San Francisco.

Interactive map tracks the smart mobility progress of 100 cities

Interactive map tracks the smart mobility progress of 100 cities

Frost & Sullivan’s data-driven study found that none of the cities achieved a score that would qualify them to be termed smart mobility leaders.

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.