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Singapore tops smart city ranking for second year running
17 Sep 2020
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.
Helsinki million-euro energy challenge deadline beckons
02 Sep 2020
The challenge has been set up to find innovative new solutions to urban heating that go beyond burning fossil fuels and biomass to help the city meet its goal to be carbon-neutral by 2035.
Helsinki creates bicycle boulevard
13 Aug 2020
The boulevard of Kulosaaren puistotie is being converted into a shared in-roadway with motor vehicles required to adjust their speeds according to cycling.
Specialists to jointly develop MaaS applications
22 Jul 2020
Masabi and Kyyti have formed a partnership to provide best-of-breed mobility-as-a-service solutions to transport authorities, agencies and operators around the world.
Helsinki to introduce robots to help dispense medication for home care
30 Jun 2020
The device will release the required medication to customers at prescribed times and safely stores it inside so customers can’t take more than the prescribed amount.
Helsinki trials electric ferry across the Reposalmi strait
19 Jun 2020
The ferry will operate as a calling service using a mobile app and transport six passengers at a time from Vartiosaari to Laajasalo, covering a distance of 150 metres.
City of Helsinki and Aalto University collaborate to build a sustainable city
10 Jun 2020
The agreement is based on the two parties’ shared view that we must prepare for major changes and use this to build a more functional and safer world.
New light rail system planned for Helsinki
26 May 2020
The Viikki-Malmi line will be a new public transport trunk connection from the city centre to Kumpula, Viikki, Latokartano and the Malmi Airport area, and on to Malmi or Jakomäki.
City of Helsinki reforms its digital foundation
07 Apr 2020
The multi-year project aims to create a functional digital foundation that enables the Finnish city to run efficient and reliable services for employees and citizens.
3D-printed air quality sensors available for loan at Helsinki libraries
12 Mar 2020
The sensors measure the carbon monoxide content of outdoor air and the results can be viewed on a smartphone application.
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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