Smart Cities News

Sioux Falls deploys smart city platform to tackle Covid-19

Sioux Falls deploys smart city platform to tackle Covid-19

The city in North Dakota is using the Quantela platform to analyse and visualise real-time data relating to the outbreak to identify patterns and trends and respond to the situation.

Singapore tops smart city ranking for second year running

Singapore tops smart city ranking for second year running

The 2020 Smart City Index measures citizens’ perceptions of the impact that technology has on their lives, surveying them on areas such as governance, health and safety, mobility and opportunities.

London mayor commissions research into future challenges and opportunities

London mayor commissions research into future challenges and opportunities

Mapping work will begin with a major research and evidence-gathering exercise into the issues that central London and the Canary Wharf area are facing given the reduction in footfall due to the pandemic.

Mayors prioritise infrastructure and technology investment to drive economic recovery

Mayors prioritise infrastructure and technology investment to drive economic recovery

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.

Landis+Gyr and Vodafone partner to accelerate digital transformation for utilities

Landis+Gyr and Vodafone partner to accelerate digital transformation for utilities

The partners report the global nature of the agreement ensures seamless access to more than 400 networks in 180 countries using a single subscriber identity profile.

$9m “people-centric” smart city research project for Singapore

$9m “people-centric” smart city research project for Singapore

The National University of Singapore and ST Engineering are collaborating on the multi-year digital technologies programme to address evolving urban challenges.

BP and Microsoft partner to drive clean energy innovation

BP and Microsoft partner to drive clean energy innovation

Microsoft and BP have also signed a framework agreement for renewable energy projects that aim to provide renewable energy to help power Microsoft’s datacentres.

AcceliCITY Resilience Challenge finalists announced

AcceliCITY Resilience Challenge finalists announced

The 11 start-ups chosen are committed to tackling common urban challenges in areas such as air quality, carbon emissions, digital inclusion and congestion.

Bosch and Peachtree Corners collaborate on the “city street of the future”

Bosch and Peachtree Corners collaborate on the “city street of the future”

The Georgia city will enable Bosch to prove out its latest, most advanced edge computing capabilities to manage and analyse traffic via Curiosity Lab’s connected intersection.

Singapore launches barrier-free smart car park

Singapore launches barrier-free smart car park

Developed by the electronics arm of ST Engineering, the system is paired with the GoParkin mobile app and integrates technologies such as automatic number plate recognition and data analytics.