Smart Cities News

Safe & the City integrates with global digital address technology

Safe & the City integrates with global digital address technology

London users of the safety app can now make use of the what3words geospatial technology to share and report incidents as well as rate walks in real-time.

San José strengthens its emergency response capability

San José strengthens its emergency response capability

The Californian city has deployed the FirstNet communications platform to all of its public safety and emergency response staff.

Brits demand smart city anti-terror measures

Brits demand smart city anti-terror measures

Two-thirds of Britons want the government to invest in smart technology that will help to improve the safety and security of where they live, says a new study.

AT&T and  San José join forces to close digital divide

AT&T and San José join forces to close digital divide

IoT solutions will expand community wi-fi and smart city solutions will be used to address critical issues and help make San José one of the most innovative cities in Silicon Valley.

US Ignite launches smart city accelerator

US Ignite launches smart city accelerator

Benefits for participants include access to an eight-week training course, an opportunity to connect with Amazon mentors as well as up to 10,000 in AWS credits.

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.

Voting opens for America's smartest municipalities

Voting opens for America's smartest municipalities

IDC Government Insights has named the 35 cities, states, counties and universities to make the finals of its second annual Smart Cities North America Awards.

Video analytics used to improve public safety across Belgium

Video analytics used to improve public safety across Belgium

Room40 is using Nokia’s machine learning-powered Scene Analytics solution to flag emergencies and crime at service stations, parking lots and other public spaces.

Melbourne issues open call to help make the city safer

Melbourne issues open call to help make the city safer

It is calling on the community to help unearth effective solutions so everyone can get around the city more safely at any hour

How to make  smart cities safe and secure

How to make smart cities safe and secure

The EastWest Institute has prepared a guide with input from global specialists and smart city tech companies that aims to identify city-wide challenges and how to tackle them
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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