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Public transport ITS market experiencing rapid growth in Europe and US

Public transport ITS market experiencing rapid growth in Europe and US

The penetration rate of on-board computers featuring GPS location functionality and wireless communications is now at very high levels in both North America and Western Europe.

Virus outbreak ‘could reshape China’s smart city vision’

Virus outbreak ‘could reshape China’s smart city vision’

The outbreak could shift China’s smart city vision away from political surveillance and towards health, Robyn Mak, a columnist for Reuters Breakingviews, has said.

Smart city interactive kiosks debuted in St Louis

Smart city interactive kiosks debuted in St Louis

The city aims to put smart technology on the ground to advance equity, safety, discovery and mobility across the economic spectrum.

VIDEO: 'Smart parks' – Las Vegas' green spaces are getting a tech reboot

VIDEO: 'Smart parks' – Las Vegas' green spaces are getting a tech reboot

Michael Lee Sherwood, Director of Technology & Innovation, City of Las Vegas, discusses smart parks, cybersecurity, how technology projects are funded and more.

Less is more: Why smart technology is thriving in the suburbs

Less is more: Why smart technology is thriving in the suburbs

Fast-growing neighbourhoods are the perfect testing ground for the latest connected technologies. Toby Olshanetsky, co-founder and CEO of prooV, highlights a "quiet" technological revolution.

Kingston kicks off IoT pilot with smart snow plough service

Kingston kicks off IoT pilot with smart snow plough service

An online map features selected ploughs on main roads, with different colours indicating when a road was last ploughed.

Austin mobility challenge winners revealed

Austin mobility challenge winners revealed

Solutions from the winning start-ups of the City:One Challenge provide a healthy food delivery service that also reduces waste and navigation guides for those with mobility impairments.

Japan sets its sights on 6G

Japan sets its sights on 6G

6G is expected to launch around 2030 and could be ten times faster than 5G.

Slovenia commits to a fully circular economy

Slovenia commits to a fully circular economy

The overall goal is to position Slovenia as a European leader in harnessing the power of circularity to decarbonise its economy and transform communities.

Vancouver engages public in connecting bridge project

Vancouver engages public in connecting bridge project

The Granville Bridge Connector aims to provide more travel options to and from downtown that don’t contribute to congestion or pollution.