Smart Cities News

Q&A: Huawei's Hong-Eng Koh on the value of digital transformation

Q&A: Huawei's Hong-Eng Koh on the value of digital transformation

Hong-Eng Koh discusses how data is central to a smart city and the value technology offers.

Open standards IoT organisation launches European interest group

Open standards IoT organisation launches European interest group

The latest Zigbee Alliance group will have a shared focus on topics relating to alliance technologies and the European market and will seek to strengthen standards globally.

Live Your Life Smarter: reinventing public services for a digital age

Live Your Life Smarter: reinventing public services for a digital age

Huawei’s Digital Tax and customs smart gate solutions provide government with a means of bringing efficient and dynamic services.

With AI, Yanbu has become smarter and safer

With AI, Yanbu has become smarter and safer

Yanbu has used Huawei’s Intelligent Traffic Management system to make a smarter, safer and better city, writes Thamer Anwar Noori, Royal Commission Yanbu

Without smart transport networks, smart cities’ potential will not be realised

Without smart transport networks, smart cities’ potential will not be realised

Cities need to implement intelligent road management solutions in order to support citizens and businesses, writes Hong-Eng KOH, Global Chief Government Industry Scientist, Huawei.

Huawei and SC2 strike agreement to collaborate on Saudi smart cities

Huawei and SC2 strike agreement to collaborate on Saudi smart cities

The first project will be the implementation of smart parking, smart lighting, video analytics technology and an ICT infrastructure for the cities of Al Khobar, Dammam and Dhahran.

Raft of new infrastructure projects slated for Binhai New Area

Raft of new infrastructure projects slated for Binhai New Area

The projects in the Tianjin municipality cover a variety of areas, including smart cities, 5G networks, artificial intelligence, intelligent transportation and industrial inter-connectivity.

Smart cities will succeed through systematic planning and a focus on economic vitality

Smart cities will succeed through systematic planning and a focus on economic vitality

Platform models can help cities move from being ‘fractionally smart’ to overall intelligent. Learn from the progress of cities such as Amsterdam, Duisburg and Cagliari.

Huawei seals smart city deal with Barcelona

Huawei seals smart city deal with Barcelona

They will collaborate on projects relating to 5G, smart city applications and digital transformation.

City governments fear vendor lock-in from IoT platforms

City governments fear vendor lock-in from IoT platforms

A comparative study of IoT platforms undertaken by The Academy for Smarter Cities finds that public and private organisations emphasise the need for an open ecosystem approach