Smart Cities News

Adelaide trials contactless pedestrian crossings

Adelaide trials contactless pedestrian crossings

The implementation of smart technology aligns with one of the council’s strategic outcomes to ensure the city is safe and well-connected for all people and all transport modes.

Levelling up

Levelling up

Smart cities need great ideas and great technology behind them but they also need great people, which is why SmartCitiesWorld is launching a new People & Skills section.

Adelaide invites citizens to reimagine the city after the pandemic

Adelaide invites citizens to reimagine the city after the pandemic

The council has launched an online idea-sharing platform and is inviting everyone to contribute to helping the city recover quickly from the social and economic impacts of Covid-19.

Adelaide to hold first ever online candidate forum

Adelaide to hold first ever online candidate forum

With social distancing restrictions preventing public gatherings during the Covid-19 pandemic, the event will provide a way for citizens to ’meet’ candidates and find out more about their vision for the city. 

ICF names 2020's top 7 intelligent communities

ICF names 2020's top 7 intelligent communities

Cities from the US, Canada, Australia and Estonia make the 18th annual list by the Intelligent Community Forum. The 2020 winner will be announced in June.

Ericsson technology seeks out smartest and sunniest parking spots

Ericsson technology seeks out smartest and sunniest parking spots

The company has teamed up with Solar Team Eindhoven to demonstrate Solar Smart parking that autonomously drives a car to the parking spot with the most sunshine for recharging.

Vienna remains top city for liveability

Vienna remains top city for liveability

Austrian capital retains its position in the Economist Intelligence Unit’s index which assigns cities a rating of relative comfort for over 30 qualitative and quantitative factors.

Austin airport moves into public testing of driverless shuttle

Austin airport moves into public testing of driverless shuttle

The Texas airport will use the Easy Mile EZ10 driverless shuttle to move passengers around from one terminal to the ground transportation area and will investigate other route options.