Smart Cities News

Amiens adopts open payment system for multi-modal public transport

Amiens adopts open payment system for multi-modal public transport

The system from Flowbird helps operators to create frictionless multi-modal travel through the digital transformation of their legacy ticketing systems as well as meet the needs of tech-savvy populations.

Robots to join cauliflower pickers after harvesting tech breakthrough

Robots to join cauliflower pickers after harvesting tech breakthrough

Fieldwork Robotics’ work already bore fruit with automated raspberry picker.

The Value of Life in Smart Cities

The Value of Life in Smart Cities

SmartCitiesWorld talks to Huawei’s York Yue about how smart city technology can change society.

SBF and IMDA renew commitment to drive digital transformation

SBF and IMDA renew commitment to drive digital transformation

Digital transformation "key" to remaining relevant and competitive in Covid-19 era.

Quanergy and iCent partner to improve pedestrian safety in Seoul

Quanergy and iCent partner to improve pedestrian safety in Seoul

Lidar solutions deployed to form basis of new effective traffic policies

Smart Cities could save the world – until there’s a cybersecurity emergency

Smart Cities could save the world – until there’s a cybersecurity emergency

Without robust cybersecurity systems, smart cities are flawed, writes Palo Alto’s Haider Pasha.

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.

Data company progresses public transport mapping project in developing world

Data company progresses public transport mapping project in developing world

WhereIsMyTransport is aiming to map the formal and informal public transport networks of the 30 major cities of the Majority World by 2023 and update the information as they expand.

Soft skills for better business and future employability

Soft skills for better business and future employability

Automation and artificial intelligence will result in a greater proportion of jobs relying on soft skills but their importance is often undervalued in the workplace.

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.