Smart Cities News

Belfast pilots digital currencies to ‘nudge’ citizen behaviour

Belfast pilots digital currencies to ‘nudge’ citizen behaviour

Belfast City Council is exploring the use of digital currencies to boost the city economy, meet environmental goals and help citizens become healthier.

AWS to make managed blockchain service generally available

AWS to make managed blockchain service generally available

The fully managed service claims to make it easy to create and manage scalable networks and allows customers to quickly set up a blockchain network spanning multiple AWS accounts.

Blockchain integrated in Reno's intelligent mobility initiative

Blockchain integrated in Reno's intelligent mobility initiative

The technology will be used by the University of Nevada to develop a new standard for attested data integrity between autonomous vehicles and road infrastructure.

Blockchain JV in Saudi Arabia aims to create cross-sector opportunities

Blockchain JV in Saudi Arabia aims to create cross-sector opportunities

WISeKey and Saudi Advanced Technologies will also co-ordinate with blockchain centres and ecosystems around the world to share experience and resources.

Cellcom deploys Nokia's sensing-as-a-service in Israel

Cellcom deploys Nokia's sensing-as-a-service in Israel

Environmental sensors placed on existing radio base station sites will collect real-time data in areas such as noise, wind, dust and air quality.

IOTA joins EU blockchain initiative to progress global standards

IOTA joins EU blockchain initiative to progress global standards

The association offers developers and users of distributed ledger technologies a global forum to interact with regulators and policy-makers

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

Predicting the future of transport

Predicting the future of transport

New technologies and operational efficiencies are expected to improve travel experiences for consumers across the country, predicts Fujitsu

Global smart cities initiative launched at Davos

Global smart cities initiative launched at Davos

A coalition of G20 cities will help ensure that global smart city efforts are built upon a common set of human-centred principles and shared policy frameworks

Blockchain centres of excellence to be set up around the world

Blockchain centres of excellence to be set up around the world

Cyber-security company, WISeKey, and the Blockchain Research Institute want to promote the use of blockchain technologies internationally