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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.

Smart census solution upgraded for pandemic era

Smart census solution upgraded for pandemic era

Hexagon’s Smart Census 2020 tool allows households to complete census questionnaires online or over the telephone, reducing the need for in-person interviews and field-based data collection.

Analysis examines UK's beach capacity

Analysis examines UK's beach capacity

In view of recent overcrowding following the easing of lockdown, Esri UK has explored how many people could hypothetically fit on some of the country’s most popular beaches using social distancing guidelines.

Analysis reveals majority of UK pavements are too narrow for social distancing

Analysis reveals majority of UK pavements are too narrow for social distancing

To help public sector and other organisations respond to government guidelines, Esri UK has made new map data available for free as part of its Covid-19 response programme.

Digital twin software specialist launches digital cities initiatives

Digital twin software specialist launches digital cities initiatives

Bentley Systems is applying digital twin technology to help achieve more efficient city and regional operations and more connected and resilient infrastructure.

City of San Diego and District of Columbia awarded for innovative use of geospatial data

City of San Diego and District of Columbia awarded for innovative use of geospatial data

Esri has presented awards to the City of San Diego and the Government of the District of Columbia for their exceptional use of geospatial data.

Combining mapping and twinning technologies to build better cities

Combining mapping and twinning technologies to build better cities

Dassault Systèmes and SuperMap have committed to work together on platform-driven projects for smart cities and large transportation infrastructure projects.

Multi-city platform aims to unlock the kerb

Multi-city platform aims to unlock the kerb

With kerbside management central to many smart mobility options, Coord is making standardised kerb data publicly available through an open database licence.

Special Olympics World Games benefit from smart city tech

Special Olympics World Games benefit from smart city tech

A suite of geographic information systems tools will help people navigate their way to venues and facilities at the games taking place in Abu Dhabi

Vancouver Police uses AI to prevent crime

Vancouver Police uses AI to prevent crime

Through spatial analytics, police are able to predict where residential break-and-enters will occur and place police patrols accordingly