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IMDA and IBM join forces to accelerate digital skills development in Singapore

IMDA and IBM join forces to accelerate digital skills development in Singapore

IBM’s programme aims to meet the demand for technology consulting and deep technical skills needed to support the acceleration of digital transformation across all industries.

Glasgow delivers feedback on the progress of its digital strategy

Glasgow delivers feedback on the progress of its digital strategy

The Scottish city has outlined achievements to date as well as next steps and priorities, including the renewed focus of digital investment to support recovery from the pandemic.

AR app provides digital concierge services to buildings

AR app provides digital concierge services to buildings

The app provides turn-by-turn navigation guiding users to their destinations and offers helpful, context-aware AR content along the way at just the right time and location.

Bedford Park launches suburban-city job access mobility pilot

Bedford Park launches suburban-city job access mobility pilot

Pilot aims to increase transit ridership and the use of shared modes of travel by providing the community’s commuters’ access to safe and reliable last‐mile connections.

Intelligent traffic system to be deployed on Austrian highways

Intelligent traffic system to be deployed on Austrian highways

The Cooperative Intelligent Transport System (C-ITS) is a traffic management system that uses broadcast technology to analyse conditions for exchange of information between vehicles and the road.

Shanghai crowned smart city of the year at Smart City Live 2020

Shanghai crowned smart city of the year at Smart City Live 2020

The digital infrastructure, e-gov services, a City Brain, the integration of information technology and industry and its strategic objectives were all highlighted by the judges.

Nairobi trial bids to drive contactless payments across Kenya bus services

Nairobi trial bids to drive contactless payments across Kenya bus services

Goal is to drive contactless payments across the entire Matatu bus service, which is a dominant transport mode across Kenya, and could see up to 10,000 buses become cashless.

36 cities chosen to chart a course towards the future

36 cities chosen to chart a course towards the future

The World Economic Forum has chosen the cities to pioneer a global policy roadmap developed by its G20 Smart Cities Alliance for the ethical and responsible use of data and technology.

Smart City Expo day one: think digital, think green, think inclusion

Smart City Expo day one: think digital, think green, think inclusion

The first day of the online event confirmed that the smart cities sector is well aware of its destination but it’s how it gets there that will be the problem.

Verizon opens 5G innovation hub in Lake Nona

Verizon opens 5G innovation hub in Lake Nona

The living lab will provide opportunities to test 5G-enabled solutions in areas such as connected healthcare, autonomous mobility, smart communities, education, retail and others.