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IDC names "best and brightest" North American smart city projects
10 Mar 2020
The winning projects include an Alexa-assisted citizen contact centre and data-driven systems to reduce flooding and address road accident hotspots.
NYC seeks tech solutions to boost support for mental health and tenants’ rights
02 Mar 2020
Up to two winners will be selected for each challenge and they will be eligible to receive $20,000 and pilot their technology in NYC for a year.
Uber joins privacy coalition to curb city data collection
02 Mar 2020
Newly formed CARS says it wants to “set the record straight” about MDS programmes but LADOT called it “a disinformation campaign”.
San Francisco’s Market Street goes car-free
30 Jan 2020
San Francisco is the latest of a growing number of cities to close off some or all of the centre to private vehicles.
Less is more: Why smart technology is thriving in the suburbs
24 Jan 2020
Fast-growing neighbourhoods are the perfect testing ground for the latest connected technologies. Toby Olshanetsky, co-founder and CEO of prooV, highlights a "quiet" technological revolution.
City Lights: Lea Eriksen, CIO, City of Long Beach
25 Nov 2019
SmartCitiesWorld talks to Long Beach’s CIO, Lea Eriksen.
Carlsbad rips up the RFP in favour of challenge-based search for transformation partners
08 Nov 2019
Carlsbad wants to be the “best-run government” around and is seeking digital transformation partners to support this.
NYC targets nine facilities for deep energy retrofits
04 Oct 2019
A deep energy retrofit aims to achieve a 50 per cent or greater reduction in building energy usage and can reduce carbon emissions 30 per cent or more.
Sierra Leone signs charter city development deal
02 Oct 2019
The project will integrate efficient infrastructure with transparent and effective governance, supported by the “intelligent application” of smart technology.
Smart technologies trigger virtuous circle of economic growth in cities
01 Oct 2019
By using these technologies to transform and interconnect their urban ecosystem, government leaders aim to deliver a myriad of benefits to their stakeholders.
What role will ride-sharing play in the post-Covid-19 era?
James Cox, CEO of MIT-born start-up Routable AI, talks to SmartCitiesWorld about future trends in the sector following the impact of the global pandemic.
03 Aug 2020
Taking a security-first approach to smart cities
30 Jul 2020
With AI, Yanbu has become smarter and safer
27 Jul 2020
Fibre can transform society but only if governments are prepared to give a helping hand
30 Jul 2020
WEBINAR: Smart technology and the pandemic: how digital twins are central to cities' strategies
26 Jul 2020
WEBINAR: The million sensors you didn’t know you already have. The unexpected value of a city’s fibre revealed
20 Jul 2020
White Paper: Smart Buildings and Carbon Neutrality: a race against time
15 Sep 2020
2020 Wellbeing Cities Forum
04 Nov 2020
IoT Tech Expo North America 2020 - Santa Clara Convention Center, CA
09 Nov 2020
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