Smart Cities News

Smart AI-based cameras to transform traffic management by 2025

Smart AI-based cameras to transform traffic management by 2025

ABI Research reports that such cameras will enable an increasing number of low latency mission-critical machine vision applications like pedestrian detection and alerting, and real-time surveillance.

The future of smart city technology

The future of smart city technology

Imagination and vision is required to enable successful digital transformation in our cities, writes Huawei’s Nadim Abdulrahim.

On-demand shared transit service launched in Detroit suburbs

On-demand shared transit service launched in Detroit suburbs

Those living in the Farmington and Farmington Hills area can plan their journeys and book their trip on the Smart Quick Connect On-Demand service, a dynamically-routed transit system.

Toronto approves plan to create more resilient and safer transport system

Toronto approves plan to create more resilient and safer transport system

Plan proposes five key measures including smart traffic signals and intelligent intersections to make the city’s transportation system more resilient in response to the effects of Covid-19.

AI factory programme launched to produce solutions at speed

AI factory programme launched to produce solutions at speed

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.

Olsztyn claims world-first by linking blockchain to emergency services 

Olsztyn claims world-first by linking blockchain to emergency services 

SmartKey connected an Ethereum smart contract to a smart key device and app to enable teams to enter a closed district or secure building without a keyholder or permission.

Tech partnership aims to promote better understanding of building use

Tech partnership aims to promote better understanding of building use

Buro Happold and Microsoft’s global property management technology aims to provide office owners and operators with a “single source of truth” about what is happening in their properties in real-time.

Graz to prioritise smart city IoT use cases on Nokia 5G network

Graz to prioritise smart city IoT use cases on Nokia 5G network

Citycom Telecommunication Graz has selected Nokia to deliver a 5G network covering the entire province of Styria and which will also create new revenue opportunities for the Austrian city.

Micro-mobility company launches research fund for use of e-scooters

Micro-mobility company launches research fund for use of e-scooters

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.

IMDA and IBM join forces to accelerate digital skills development in Singapore

IMDA and IBM join forces to accelerate digital skills development in Singapore

IBM’s programme aims to meet the demand for technology consulting and deep technical skills needed to support the acceleration of digital transformation across all industries.