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The Value of Life in Smart Cities

The Value of Life in Smart Cities

SmartCitiesWorld talks to Huawei’s York Yue about how smart city technology can change society.

Singapore tops smart city ranking for second year running

Singapore tops smart city ranking for second year running

The 2020 Smart City Index measures citizens’ perceptions of the impact that technology has on their lives, surveying them on areas such as governance, health and safety, mobility and opportunities.

London mayor commissions research into future challenges and opportunities

London mayor commissions research into future challenges and opportunities

Mapping work will begin with a major research and evidence-gathering exercise into the issues that central London and the Canary Wharf area are facing given the reduction in footfall due to the pandemic.

Mayors prioritise infrastructure and technology investment to drive economic recovery

Mayors prioritise infrastructure and technology investment to drive economic recovery

More than nine in 10 mayors also agree that investment in technology to reimagine, rework, change, or adapt how commercial buildings are being used is necessary for the future of their city.

$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.

Melbourne proposes planning changes to create more sustainable buildings

Melbourne proposes planning changes to create more sustainable buildings

Councillors will also consider endorsing an Australian-first online tool, piloted by the city, that enables architects and developers to integrate a range of green infrastructure outcomes at the planning stage.

UK re-opens upgraded Living Lab for smart home innovation trials

UK re-opens upgraded Living Lab for smart home innovation trials

The relaunched lab will be used to integrate and test services and business models with mainstream smart heating controls, smart meters, IoT devices, and electric vehicle chargers.

UK local authority becomes first to use SSE Enterprise's smart cities and places platform

UK local authority becomes first to use SSE Enterprise's smart cities and places platform

Mayflower Smart Cities and Places will allow Slough Borough Council to view data through customisable dashboards as well as share it with third parties through multiple export formats.

British smart city companies chosen for export academy to Asia-Pacific

British smart city companies chosen for export academy to Asia-Pacific

30 tech companies have been announced as the first participants in the Department for International Trade’s new Tech Export Academy programme.

Peachtree Corners deploys AI-based smart city management platform

Peachtree Corners deploys AI-based smart city management platform

The intention is for a single platform, that may be operated from one central control room, delivering a holistic view of all Internet of Things and smart devices.