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Apcoa and Here announce strategic collaboration around digital parking

Apcoa and Here announce strategic collaboration around digital parking

The companies intend to develop and commercialise digital parking services and high-definition indoor maps of parking facilities in Europe.

Social distancing tools launched for safer travel at airports

Social distancing tools launched for safer travel at airports

Veovo is introducing virtual queuing and passenger density solutions which make use of movement monitoring and machine learning to provide airports with live situational awareness.

AI thermal imager detects elevated body temperature

AI thermal imager detects elevated body temperature

As individuals pass in front of a high-resolution, thermal imaging camera, their skin temperature is automatically detected and this can alert a person with an elevated temperature to seek additional screening.

Mexico City completes city-wide cloud surveillance project

Mexico City completes city-wide cloud surveillance project

4G connectivity with Eagle Eye Networks’ bandwidth optimisation was utilised to facilitate the rapid deployment, installing approximately 250 surveillance cameras per day at its peak.

Sidewalk Labs shuts down Toronto smart city project

Sidewalk Labs shuts down Toronto smart city project

Google affiliate blames coronavirus and economic uncertainty for closing controversial and delayed smart city project

Body temperature solution aims to minimise infection risk in buildings

Body temperature solution aims to minimise infection risk in buildings

Siemens Smart Infrastructure’s Siveillance Thermal Shield measures the body temperature of a person entering a building and integrates the information with a video security and access system.

Sydney outlines future planning strategy that will transform city skyline

Sydney outlines future planning strategy that will transform city skyline

While responding to Covid-19 remains the priority, the city’s lord mayor said the plan will contribute to the post-coronavirus recovery and future livelihoods.

Chicago strengthens EV charging measures for new buildings

Chicago strengthens EV charging measures for new buildings

The Electric Vehicle Supply Equipment-Ready ordinance updates the city’s municipal code to increase the number of private parking spaces equipped with EV-charging capacity.

Global mayors come together to lead Covid-19 recovery task force

Global mayors come together to lead Covid-19 recovery task force

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. 

How new financial models enable smart city digital transformation

How new financial models enable smart city digital transformation

AVEVA’s W. Jarrett Campbell discusses how innovative approaches to investment can result in the lowering of smart cities’ barriers to entry.