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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.
LoRaWAN security warning for smart cities
29 Jan 2020
New research warns that in extreme cases, a compromised network could mask physical attacks against infrastructure or cause industrial equipment containing volatile substances to break, combust or even explode.
The future of facial recognition: the impact on smart cities
Has recent controversy scuppered facial recognition’s chances of being a key solution for smart cities? Kate O’Flaherty reports.
10 Aug 2020
Smart cities are only as good as their connectivity
03 Aug 2020
Taking a security-first approach to smart cities
30 Jul 2020
With AI, Yanbu has become smarter and safer
13 Aug 2020
VIRTUAL DEBATE: How will 5G assist a rapidly urbanising world?
30 Jul 2020
WEBINAR: Smart technology and the pandemic: how digital twins are central to cities' strategies
30 Jul 2020
Buildings are getting smarter: are they also getting healthier?
09 Sep 2020
WEBINAR: The million sensors you didn’t know you already have. The unexpected value of a city’s fibre revealed
15 Sep 2020
2020 Wellbeing Cities Forum
04 Nov 2020
IoT Tech Expo North America 2020 - Santa Clara Convention Center, CA
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