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Toronto expands its Digital Main Street programme as part of Covid recovery plan
20 Aug 2020
It aims to help businesses in the city and across Ontario embrace technology in response to the pandemic with latest plans including a community collaboration and innovation programme.
Chicago develops app to communicate directly with those who may be Covid-19 positive
30 Apr 2020
As well as provide important information and guidance, the Chi Covid Coach could also help with the city’s forward-looking strategy to develop a registry for a future vaccine.
Mapping platform joins open source foundation
08 Apr 2020
The Urban Computing Foundation will host and govern Mapzen, which aims to develop a truly open platform for mapping, search, navigation, location and transit data.
Ottawa shares traffic data with Waze
18 Dec 2019
The Canadian city joins the likes of Toronto, Montreal, New York and San Francisco in the Waze for Cities data-sharing programme.
Google pledges $4 million to support climate action in cities
12 Dec 2019
Grants from the fund will be used to support non-profits and academic institutions in Europe and Latin America that are leading data-driven climate action efforts in select cities.
Sidewalk Labs' Toronto project proceeds to next stage but scope is scaled back
01 Nov 2019
The controversial plan will progress to further evaluation and public consultation but it’s not a “done deal” yet, says Waterfront Toronto.
Google’s tool to help cities measure emissions expands to Europe
11 Oct 2019
The first European cities to gain access are Dublin, Birmingham and Manchester, with Wolverhampton and Coventry to follow soon.
Forum aims to accelerate open source tools for smarter cities
16 May 2019
The Urban Computing Foundation enables developers to collaborate on software to make improvements in areas such as mobility, energy and road infrastructure in connected cities.
London launches advanced air monitoring network
16 Jan 2019
Breathe London will use a range of fixed and mobile sensors, including Google Street View cars, to build up a real-time, hyperlocal image of the UK capital’s air quality
The future of facial recognition: the impact on smart cities
Has recent controversy scuppered facial recognition’s chances of being a key solution for smart cities? Kate O’Flaherty reports.
14 Sep 2020
Creating truly open cities: why interoperability and 6LoWPAN matter
08 Sep 2020
Reimagining an EV future
31 Aug 2020
Where's the return on investment?
15 Sep 2020
Trend Report: Creating truly open cities
13 Aug 2020
VIRTUAL DEBATE: How will 5G assist a rapidly urbanising world?
30 Jul 2020
WEBINAR: Smart technology and the pandemic: how digital twins are central to cities' strategies
04 Nov 2020
IoT Tech Expo North America 2020 - Santa Clara Convention Center, CA
09 Nov 2020
Plastic Free World Conference & Expo
24 Nov 2020
IoT Tech Expo Europe – RAI, Amsterdam
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