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Smart city AI software revenue set to increase 700% by 2025

Smart city AI software revenue set to increase 700% by 2025

Video surveillance is a popular area of AI deployment but the coronavirus pandemic could also see a bigger focus on the use of the technology to better co-ordinate public health responses.

Pain points, politics and the future of transport

Pain points, politics and the future of transport

SmartCitiesWorld talks to Paul Comfort about the themes of his new book, The Future of Public Transportation.

NACTO hub rounds up city transport strategies for Covid-19

NACTO hub rounds up city transport strategies for Covid-19

Actions shared include converting parking spaces into restaurant food pick-up zones, allowing rear-door bus boarding, suspending fare collections and converting car lanes for pedestrians and cyclists.

Israeli tech companies partner to reduce accidents

Israeli tech companies partner to reduce accidents

NoTraffic and Eye-Net Mobile are joining forces to enable communication between drivers and city infrastructure to assist at blind spots and increase safety at intersections.

Toyota and NTT join forces on smart city ‘platform of platforms’

Toyota and NTT join forces on smart city ‘platform of platforms’

The Japanese giants say partnering up makes sense amid shifts in their respective industries.

Tainan to launch commercial autonomous bus service

Tainan to launch commercial autonomous bus service

The service will cover two business districts in the fifth-largest city in Taiwan, and is part of a two-year smart transportation development plan.

UK's first converted 'electric avenue' announced

UK's first converted 'electric avenue' announced

Siemens has worked with ubitricity and Westminster City Council to convert 24 lampposts into EV charge points using existing city infrastructure.

Robot deliveries roll out in Milton Keynes’ centre

Robot deliveries roll out in Milton Keynes’ centre

A new report also shows that 20 per cent of parcels globally could be delivered by drones, robots or AVs by 2030. Further, automated delivery technology could play a part in the coronavirus pandemic response.

Taipei to operate autonomous shuttle in bus lanes

Taipei to operate autonomous shuttle in bus lanes

Taipei City Government and start-up Turing Drive are working together to validate autonomous driving technologies in the Taiwan capital.

Camera-based road-mapping project extends to Michigan

Camera-based road-mapping project extends to Michigan

Toyota Research Institute-Advanced Development and road intelligence company Carmera have produced comprehensive, accurate mapping data for roadway features in central Detroit and Ann Arbor.