People and Skills
People and Skills
Enter a search term
PEOPLE & SKILLS
Ebooks / Spotlights
Smart Cities News
Companies partner to offer smart cities blockchain-enabled global data exchange
09 Dec 2020
The companies want to deliver a new level of trust and control for cities and provide municipal and commercial clients with unaltered and traceable data that ties back to its original source.
Jaguar Land Rover creates smart city hub testbed
16 Nov 2020
The UK automotive manufacturer will partner with global mobility, software and telecom companies to facilitate real-world testing of connected and autonomous technologies.
Think tank: why 5G is not the cure all for economy recovery
09 Nov 2020
In the latest in our series of opinions from SCW board members, Libellium CEO Alicia Asín argues we shouldn’t be hyperconnected for hyperconnection’s sake.
"Battery box" renewable energy project announced for the Netherlands
03 Nov 2020
The Engie project uses Kiwi Power’s bespoke hardware and virtual power plant software to provide grid flexibility to the system operator TenneT.
UK launches first commercial driverless testing lab
02 Oct 2020
The Darwin SatCom Lab, based at the Harwell Science and Innovation Campus, is now open to businesses wishing to investigate test connectivity solutions for connected and autonomous vehicles.
SBF and IMDA renew commitment to drive digital transformation
23 Sep 2020
Digital transformation "key" to remaining relevant and competitive in Covid-19 era.
Mayors prioritise infrastructure and technology investment to drive economic recovery
16 Sep 2020
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.
Analytics tool aims to track down water meter inaccuracies
18 Aug 2020
The patented blockchain architecture within CityEdge validates water usage data from the moment that it leaves the meter’s sensors to the moment it reaches the customer.
A bridge too far?
31 Jul 2020
The incremental benefits that smart cities programmes can bring over large-scale vanity infrastructure projects might be more subtle but are ultimately more substantial.
The threat of urban canyons to autonomous vehicles
15 Jul 2020
The continued growth of skyscrapers and urban infrastructure means AVs are at risk of signal black-out in cities across the world, warns UK-based AV software specialist, Oxbotica.
Global mayors come together to lead Covid-19 recovery task force
29 Apr 2020
Chaired by the mayor of Milan, the task force has been established to drive forward an economic recovery that improves public health, reduces inequality and addresses the climate crisis.
Tainan to launch commercial autonomous bus service
25 Mar 2020
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.
From wargames to insurance: Cities urged to revisit resilience strategies amid ransomware “new reality”
11 Mar 2020
A new report from Deloitte addresses whether to pay ransom, cyber-insurance, skills and more.
The smartest cities on climate: What can we learn?
05 Mar 2020
More cities must ramp up their climate ambition and deliver urgent action, fast, says Kyra Appleby, Global Director of Cities, States and Regions at CDP.
UK council smart lighting pilot monitors air quality and footfall
04 Mar 2020
South Kesteven District Council hopes to realise energy-savings of at least 60 per cent and the pilot could be expanded across the streetlighting network.
Sunderland seeks partner to become a ‘neutral host’ 5G city
03 Mar 2020
The move aims to boost connectivity across the city and give citizens and businesses more choice.
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”.
Vienna pilots virtual ‘culture token’ to reward greener travel
20 Feb 2020
The app uses motion-tracking to measure distances covered using green modes of transport and calculates the CO2 savings compared to a car trip.
Free flows: New Jersey turns to AI to safeguard water quality
In a guest post, Tiffany Stewart, Assistant Director Newark, N.J. Water & Sewer Department, outlines which technologies are helping it protect its water supply.
25 Jan 2021
The art of the city: how creators may save urban business districts
18 Jan 2021
Smart cities: the next frontier for cybercriminals
11 Jan 2021
Think tank: what is infrastructure for?
16 Dec 2020
SmartCitiesWorld City Profile – Sydney
19 Nov 2020
Insight Report: Smart waste, an opportunity cities should not trash
27 Oct 2020
OnDemand WEBINAR: The rise of autonomous mobility and its role in the new normal era
Advertise with Us
Terms and Conditions
© 2021 SmartCitiesWorld
2nd Floor, St Mary Abchurch House, 123 Cannon Street, London, EC4N 5AU