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What 5G means for smart cities

What 5G means for smart cities

The speed at which 5G is deployed worldwide will have a significant impact on how soon it will become the defining technology of smart cities, says Babak Beheshti.

Austin prepares its streets for self-driving vehicles

Austin prepares its streets for self-driving vehicles

Ford and AI company, Argo AI, are working with the city to ensure testing pursues community-wide goals by providing services that are accessible, equitable, sustainable and, above all, safe.

Georgia Tech and Delta Airlines collaborate with Peachtree Corners testbed

Georgia Tech and Delta Airlines collaborate with Peachtree Corners testbed

The organisations will help to advance autonomous vehicle and infrastructure research at the Curiosity Lab, a 5G-enabled smart city living lab in the Atlanta suburb.

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.

Will Brexit prevent UK from winning the global self-driving race?

Will Brexit prevent UK from winning the global self-driving race?

New report puts the UK in pole position in the market but maintaining the lead is dependent on leaving the EU with an orderly deal.

New York state innovation centre deploys self-driving vehicles

New York state innovation centre deploys self-driving vehicles

Optimus Ride will provide workers at the site with an efficient and convenient self-driving mobility option within defined geofenced areas.

South Korea deepens commitment to autonomous future

South Korea deepens commitment to autonomous future

Korean AV platform provider SpringCloud is partnering with Deepen AI to progress the development of autonomous vehicle sensor technology in the country

Pittsburgh sets out new rules for self-driving cars

Pittsburgh sets out new rules for self-driving cars

Mayor William Peduto hopes the principles set out in the executive order will become a model for cities and places across the globe

Real-estate company deploys self-driving vehicle for office park

Real-estate company deploys self-driving vehicle for office park

Brookfield Properties has formed a strategic partnership to provide Optimus Ride’s autonomous vehicle technology at a development in Reston, Virginia

UK on track to have fully self-driving cars on roads by 2021

UK on track to have fully self-driving cars on roads by 2021

The UK government has announced that a process is being developed to support advanced trials of automated vehicles which pass rigorous safety assessments