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EHang launches autonomous firefighter for high-rise buildings

EHang launches autonomous firefighter for high-rise buildings

The 216F has a maximum flight altitude of 600 metres and can carry up to 150 litres of firefighting foams and six fire extinguisher bombs in a single trip.

China's ancient city of Xi'an implements intelligent traffic management

China's ancient city of Xi'an implements intelligent traffic management

The system analyses comprehensive and detailed data about the movement of traffic through the urban Xi’an area, and uses the insight gathered to make the flow of traffic more smoothly.

Hellobike unveils AI-based shared mobility technologies

Hellobike unveils AI-based shared mobility technologies

The company has partnered with local governments to develop a non-motorised vehicle safety management system tailored to each city’s unique traffic conditions.

Raft of new infrastructure projects slated for Binhai New Area

Raft of new infrastructure projects slated for Binhai New Area

The projects in the Tianjin municipality cover a variety of areas, including smart cities, 5G networks, artificial intelligence, intelligent transportation and industrial inter-connectivity.

Electric vehicle use boosted by £4m on-street charging deal in 'flat and flush' technology

Electric vehicle use boosted by £4m on-street charging deal in 'flat and flush' technology

The product aims to help solve the issue of charging for vehicle owners without access to off-street parking, currently a major barrier for electric vehicle uptake in urban areas.

IDC reveals Asia-Pacific 2020 smart city award winners

IDC reveals Asia-Pacific 2020 smart city award winners

Nineteen smart city projects across the region have been recognised in the sixth annual awards programme, which were announced in a virtual event this year.

Smart waste report sets out how to realise the circular economy

Smart waste report sets out how to realise the circular economy

Rubicon’s report, Toward a Future Without Waste, presents a roadmap for cities and governments on how to implement technology-based solutions to build a more sustainable future.

Digital twin to be used in turnkey smart hospital concept

Digital twin to be used in turnkey smart hospital concept

The aim of the initiative is that the hospital could be quickly deployed and easily maintained in countries severely impacted by Covid-19 which are urgently in need of high-quality medical facilities.

EHang to build world's first e-port in China

EHang to build world's first e-port in China

The autonomous aerial technology platform company will build the e-port in the city of Hezhou in China’s Guangxi Province to accelerate the commercialisation of AAVs in the tourism industry.

Next-gen e-bike features smart voice navigation

Next-gen e-bike features smart voice navigation

Hellobike says that the navigation system on its Yunqi electric bike helps citizens focus on the road as well as maintain social distancing.