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Saudi Arabia unveils its vision for a city without cars and streets
13 Jan 2021
The Line is a zero-carbon, hyper-connected city in a 170km straight line on the Neom development near the Red Sea that will “reimagine and revitalise the future of urban living”.
Companies partner to offer smart cities blockchain-enabled global data exchange
09 Dec 2020
The companies want to deliver a new level of trust and control for cities and provide municipal and commercial clients with unaltered and traceable data that ties back to its original source.
AI factory programme launched to produce solutions at speed
30 Nov 2020
Inspired by the concept of a conventional factory, Nexus FrontierTech wants to help organisations kickstart their AI journey and progress from roadmap into proof-of-concepts in three months.
University of Helsinki launches Ethics of AI online course
27 Nov 2020
Course has been designed in partnership with the cities of Helsinki, Amsterdam and London and aims to help public administration, businesses and the public understand what the ethical use of AI means.
Micro-mobility company launches research fund for use of e-scooters
26 Nov 2020
Research will focus on the various safety aspects of e-scooter use as well as rider travel behaviour and the challenges and opportunities of the integration of e-scooters within a city.
Dubai utility adopts Smart Dubai ethical AI toolkit
18 Nov 2020
The toolkit was launched to set clear guidelines on the ethical use of AI to prevent having a fragmented, incoherent approach to ethics, where every entity sets its own rules.
Greentech companies join forces to build renewable energy certificate ecosystem
17 Nov 2020
The companies claim that their end-to-end approach reduces the time taken for renewable energy asset owners to acquire Recs, from three months to less than a week.
Munich to use autonomous agents in smart city infrastructure trials
12 Nov 2020
Trials kick off on a commercial real-estate development in the city centre where agents will negotiate the price of parking spaces with users able to earn rewards in a digital currency.
Port of Tyne sets up clean energy park
09 Nov 2020
The park, which has already welcomed its first tenant, will play an important role in supporting the government’s goal to power every UK home with offshore wind electricity.
Greater Manchester deploys AI-controlled road junctions
06 Nov 2020
The technology anonymously identifies different types of road users at selected junctions and controls traffic signals to allow different modes of transportation to be prioritised as and when required.
Installed connected building automation systems to surpass 34 million in 2024
05 Nov 2020
IoT analyst firm Berg Insight said there is a new urgency in the market due to factors such as energy conservation and mandates for green construction.
Global smart hospitals market to surpass $103bn by 2027
05 Nov 2020
Companies are focusing on launching new applications in order to establish smart hospitals through artificial intelligence which is expected to drive the growth of the global market.
Customer engagement firm joins smart city ecosystem
13 Oct 2020
CSG has joined the joined the global technology and innovation accelerator, the Innovation Corridor, to support the development and proliferation of smart cities.
Predictive AI tools aim to help utilities make transition to green energy
07 Oct 2020
By applying advanced models, rules and learning to weather forecast, energy demand, pricing, and device data, Veritone Energy helps utilities automatically predict the optimal energy supply mix.
Cityzenith to donate digital twin platform to key cities
28 Sep 2020
The technology provider is launching the Clean Cities – Clean Future campaign to help the world’s most polluted urban centres become carbon neutral.
Sioux Falls deploys smart city platform to tackle Covid-19
18 Sep 2020
The city in North Dakota is using the Quantela platform to analyse and visualise real-time data relating to the outbreak to identify patterns and trends and respond to the situation.
Soft skills for better business and future employability
18 Sep 2020
Automation and artificial intelligence will result in a greater proportion of jobs relying on soft skills but their importance is often undervalued in the workplace.
$9m “people-centric” smart city research project for Singapore
16 Sep 2020
The National University of Singapore and ST Engineering are collaborating on the multi-year digital technologies programme to address evolving urban challenges.
Realising the true value of data
In an extract from our Sydney City Profile, we explore how the city’s Smart City Strategy Framework aims to help transform raw data into actionable knowledge.
18 Jan 2021
Smart cities: the next frontier for cybercriminals
11 Jan 2021
Think tank: what is infrastructure for?
04 Jan 2021
Covid-19 is ushering a new era in government services
16 Dec 2020
SmartCitiesWorld City Profile – Sydney
19 Nov 2020
Insight Report: Smart waste, an opportunity cities should not trash
27 Oct 2020
OnDemand WEBINAR: The rise of autonomous mobility and its role in the new normal era
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