Smart Cities News

$9m “people-centric” smart city research project for Singapore

$9m “people-centric” smart city research project for Singapore

The National University of Singapore and ST Engineering are collaborating on the multi-year digital technologies programme to address evolving urban challenges.

Resource recommends a common data-sharing approach for smart cities

Resource recommends a common data-sharing approach for smart cities

ATIS and US Ignite are publishing the Smart Cities Data Catalogue Specification, which aims to extend the value of data beyond governmental boundaries.

Houston expands digital alliance with Microsoft

Houston expands digital alliance with Microsoft

The partnership aims to help the city innovate in areas such as big data and AI to create new economic opportunity, close equity and skills gaps, and prepare a workforce for the 21st century.

Smart Dubai evolves its plans for human-centred, ethical AI

Smart Dubai evolves its plans for human-centred, ethical AI

The future roll-out of tools for better AI and the potential of AI audit practices were among the core themes addressed by the Smart Dubai’s second virtual meeting of its Artificial Intelligence Ethics Advisory Board.

AI-based lifeguard system aims to bring smart city tech to the beach

AI-based lifeguard system aims to bring smart city tech to the beach

The core system is based on deep-learning computer-vision technology and transmits real-time information to monitors in the lifeguard tower, sounding an alarm when swimmers are in danger.

China's ancient city of Xi'an implements intelligent traffic management

China's ancient city of Xi'an implements intelligent traffic management

The system analyses comprehensive and detailed data about the movement of traffic through the urban Xi’an area, and uses the insight gathered to make the flow of traffic more smoothly.

All change

All change

Transport agencies need to move quickly in order to play their role bringing people back to work in the post-Covid19 era. What they need is disruption.

Contract wins help EV charging start-up progress intelligent internet of energy

Contract wins help EV charging start-up progress intelligent internet of energy

Electric Miles uses artificial intelligence and blockchain to optimise charging capabilities and claims its solution can deliver savings of up to 40 per cent on each charge.

Smart city command-and-control centre to support Dubai's digital transformation

Smart city command-and-control centre to support Dubai's digital transformation

The Moro Hub’s new centre provides and supports intelligent IoT platforms and cybersecurity and managed services to support government and enterprise customers.

Hellobike unveils AI-based shared mobility technologies

Hellobike unveils AI-based shared mobility technologies

The company has partnered with local governments to develop a non-motorised vehicle safety management system tailored to each city’s unique traffic conditions.