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Innovative partnership powers Atlanta’s future

Innovative partnership powers Atlanta’s future

A pioneering initiative between Georgia Power, the City of Atlanta and a cohort of partners is showing what’s next in smart cities and demonstrating the power of public-private partnerships.

Creating connected infrastructure to power MaaS

Creating connected infrastructure to power MaaS

Fujitsu’s Rabih Arzouni explores how public bodies and private companies must work together to ensure the right infrastructure is in place to support MaaS and other transport advances.

Digital twins could form the "end game" for optimum smart city design

Digital twins could form the "end game" for optimum smart city design

Research finds that urban digital twinning and city modelling technology is having a transformative effect on how cities are designed, monitored, and managed.

Platform provider aims to lower smart city set-up costs

Platform provider aims to lower smart city set-up costs

Cimcon’s latest round of funding includes a revenue-sharing facility that it claims will enable its city customers to deploy smart initiatives with "minimal" upfront costs.

OneWeb to introduce high-speed internet for the Arctic in 2020

OneWeb to introduce high-speed internet for the Arctic in 2020

There will be enough capacity to give “fibre-like” connectivity to hundreds of thousands of homes, planes, and boats, connecting millions across the Arctic.

Smart cities to reach 50 million low power IoT connections by 2024

Smart cities to reach 50 million low power IoT connections by 2024

The smart cities sector is primed for disruption by low power Internet of Things technologies, according to a report by Juniper Research.

Plymouth City Council trials vehicle-to-grid for its EV fleet

Plymouth City Council trials vehicle-to-grid for its EV fleet

The UK council, which has set a goal of being carbon neutral, is partnering with E-Flex, a demonstration project led by Cisco.

Canadian city launches on-demand transit service with Via

Canadian city launches on-demand transit service with Via

Riders in Sault Ste Marie can use the Via app to hail a shuttle directly from their smartphone and advanced algorithms enable multiple riders to seamlessly share the vehicle.

St Louis launches smart city technology integration pilot

St Louis launches smart city technology integration pilot

The Department of Homeland Security is collaborating with the city and the Open Geospatial Consortium on the project which will involve testing an interoperability framework.

VIDEO: Greenwich bids to become London’s most resilient borough

VIDEO: Greenwich bids to become London’s most resilient borough

Allan Mayo, Smart City Strategist, Digital Greenwich, says everyone has to adapt in the “brave new world” of smart cities.
Innovative partnership powers Atlanta’s future

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Innovative partnership powers Atlanta’s future

A pioneering initiative between Georgia Power, the City of Atlanta and a cohort of partners is showing what’s next in smart cities and demonstrating the power of public-private partnerships.