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Telco develops cybersecurity blueprint for self-driving cars in the UK

Telco develops cybersecurity blueprint for self-driving cars in the UK

O2 worked on the Government-funded BeARCAT project, which examined the cybersecurity vulnerabilities of connected and autonomous vehicles.

Oxbotica and Cisco partner to resolve autonomous fleet data challenges

Oxbotica and Cisco partner to resolve autonomous fleet data challenges

The companies claim OpenRoaming offers the ability to unlock solutions to the large data transfer challenge for fully connected autonomous vehicle fleets.

Sheffield's highway network set to get smart tech overhaul

Sheffield's highway network set to get smart tech overhaul

The city’s highways contractor, Amey, has partnered with Connexin to build the latest UK smart city, starting with digitised city roadways and the Internet of Things.

All-digital hotel opens in Fort Worth

All-digital hotel opens in Fort Worth

The smart hotel aims to deliver the “next-generation connected guest experience” through location-based analytics, as well as by utilising the latest offerings from digital vendors.

Hull to deploy purpose-built operating system to become a ‘programmable' city

Hull to deploy purpose-built operating system to become a ‘programmable' city

The initiative is hailed as the first of its type in the UK. Hull’s Council sees potential benefits in traffic management, healthcare and more.

Connected lighting market set to grow by nearly 30% by 2023

Connected lighting market set to grow by nearly 30% by 2023

Smart cities will be a major driver of the expansion with APAC expected to register the highest incremental growth due to increasing technology awareness by governments.

Platform provider aims to lower smart city set-up costs

Platform provider aims to lower smart city set-up costs

Cimcon’s latest round of funding includes a revenue-sharing facility that it claims will enable its city customers to deploy smart initiatives with "minimal" upfront costs.

Smart City Expo Atlanta announces top speakers

Smart City Expo Atlanta announces top speakers

The Expo aims to redefine what it means to be a smart city and will convene mayors, CEOs, CIOs and innovators to discuss issues and share knowledge.

Plymouth City Council trials vehicle-to-grid for its EV fleet

Plymouth City Council trials vehicle-to-grid for its EV fleet

The UK council, which has set a goal of being carbon neutral, is partnering with E-Flex, a demonstration project led by Cisco.

London fresh fruit distributor uses V2G to go even greener

London fresh fruit distributor uses V2G to go even greener

Fruit 4 London is taking part in the UK capital’s E-Flex vehicle-to-grid demonstrator project to power its electric delivery vehicles.