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Open source initiative aims to accelerate deployment of earthquake early-warning systems
12 Aug 2020
Linux Foundation is collaborating with IBM and Grillo on the OpenEEW project to help reduce the costs of systems, accelerate earthquake preparedness around the world and save lives.
IBM offers open source toolkit for Covid-19 data analysis
26 Jun 2020
The toolkit aims to help policy-makers, developers and data scientists identify and respond to key trends in the pandemic such as finding correlations between poverty levels and infection rates.
Coders respond to Covid-19 in IBM challenge
06 May 2020
A mobile app that replaces physical lines at shopping centres, businesses and polling places with on-demand virtual lines is chosen as one of the initial top three solutions.
Data alliance aims to limit economic impact of Covid-19 outbreak
16 Apr 2020
Established by Rolls-Royce, the alliance will combine data from different sources to create insight and practical applications to support governments and organisations around the world.
Seat Pleasant rolls out telehealth system in COVID-19 effort
27 Mar 2020
Seat Pleasant calls itself “the world’s first authentic small smart city” and has a high proportion of low-income and vulnerable people, making it an ideal launch location for the technology, which could be expanded nationally.
Global code challenge takes on the coronavirus
24 Mar 2020
The recently launched IBM open source Call for Code Global Challenge is expanding to tackle the coronavirus as well as climate change.
Linux announces open source project to aid disaster relief
11 Mar 2020
Project OWL IoT device firmware is a cloud-based analytics tool that aims to help facilitate organisation, whereabouts and logistics for disaster response.
Coders invited to tackle climate change in global challenge
26 Feb 2020
The IBM-led Code for Global Challenge is inviting practical applications built on open source software to employ technology to help create a better world for future generations.
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.
Platform aims to bring the high street online and increase footfall
04 Feb 2019
OFFiGO uses the collective power of high street shops to increase their online visibility and claims to have outperformed major online advertising channels such as Google and Facebook
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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