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Mexico City completes city-wide cloud surveillance project

Mexico City completes city-wide cloud surveillance project

4G connectivity with Eagle Eye Networks’ bandwidth optimisation was utilised to facilitate the rapid deployment, installing approximately 250 surveillance cameras per day at its peak.

Covid-19 accelerates the adoption of smart city tech to build resilience

Covid-19 accelerates the adoption of smart city tech to build resilience

Drones, new types of surveillance, digital twins and real-time dashboards are among the technologies that have emerged in new use cases by cities during the coronavirus pandemic, according to ABI Research.

Smart city AI software revenue set to increase 700% by 2025

Smart city AI software revenue set to increase 700% by 2025

Video surveillance is a popular area of AI deployment but the coronavirus pandemic could also see more use of the technology to better co-ordinate public health responses.

Pandemic to reshape city resilience and technological investment, says report

Pandemic to reshape city resilience and technological investment, says report

This is one of the messages in ABI Research’s whitepaper which looks at the current and future ramifications of COVID-19 across technologies and verticals, including smart cities.

New York state to select five smart city testbeds

New York state to select five smart city testbeds

Empire State Development is partnering with the Israel Innovation Authority to find solutions that will improve public service delivery and citizens’ quality of life.

Robot deliveries roll out in Milton Keynes’ centre

Robot deliveries roll out in Milton Keynes’ centre

A new report also shows that 20 per cent of parcels globally could be delivered by drones, robots or AVs by 2030. Further, automated delivery technology could play a part in the coronavirus pandemic response.

IDC names "best and brightest" North American smart city projects

IDC names "best and brightest" North American smart city projects

The winning projects include an Alexa-assisted citizen contact centre and data-driven systems to reduce flooding and address road accident hotspots.

City Hall loses patience over LinkNYC delays

City Hall loses patience over LinkNYC delays

NYC DoITT commissioner called CityBridge “delinquent” over delays and payments relating to the LinkNYC programme.

Sunderland seeks partner to become a ‘neutral host’ 5G city

Sunderland seeks partner to become a ‘neutral host’ 5G city

The move aims to boost connectivity across the city and give citizens and businesses more choice.

Oxbotica and Cisco partner to resolve autonomous fleet data challenges

Oxbotica and Cisco partner to resolve autonomous fleet data challenges

The companies claim OpenRoaming offers the ability to unlock solutions to the large data transfer challenge for fully connected autonomous vehicle fleets.