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RideOS aims to accelerate next-generation transportation fleets

RideOS aims to accelerate next-generation transportation fleets

Ridehail API and open source mobile apps are designed to empower companies to build and manage their own ride-hailing network.

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.

Technology claims to detect "hidden pedestrians"

Technology claims to detect "hidden pedestrians"

Viziblezone claims that its prototype system has proven that it can detect pedestrians even hidden behind objects at distances of up to 150 metres.

Utah DOT and Panasonic to create smart roadway data network

Utah DOT and Panasonic to create smart roadway data network

The network aims to improve safety and mobility by facilitating the sharing of data between vehicles, infrastructure, roadways and traffic operators in real-time.

London announces real-world testing for driverless cars

London announces real-world testing for driverless cars

Trials will be undertaken in the Royal Borough of Greenwich and Queen Elizabeth Park on 24km of existing roads across the two sites.

Fulfilling the promise of intelligent transportation services

Fulfilling the promise of intelligent transportation services

This was the theme of the 13th ITC European Congress, which brought together mayors, city officials and industry leaders to discuss the challenges ahead for smart mobility.

The case for an open access 5G network

The case for an open access 5G network

5G might not live up to the hype but perhaps we need to reset our expectations, says Chris Cooper, KnowNow Information.

WEF inaugurates global councils to restore trust in technology

WEF inaugurates global councils to restore trust in technology

The Global Fourth Industrial Revolution councils will work together to develop policy guidance and address governance gaps in areas such as AI, IoT and blockchain.

Singapore university embarks on autonomous trial

Singapore university embarks on autonomous trial

The EasyMile EZ10 bus shuttle service is part of the National University of Singapore’s ongoing efforts to build a smart, safe and sustainable campus.

Why mobility in urban environments is crucial to the evolution of cities

Why mobility in urban environments is crucial to the evolution of cities

COAST Autonomous’ President, Adrian Sussmann, makes the case for autonomous shared mobility.
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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