Smart Cities News

UAE report highlights IoT as the weak link of smart city security

UAE report highlights IoT as the weak link of smart city security

Smart cities can unlock considerable business potential for the United Arab Emirates but a new report warns governments and organisations of the IoT’s cybersecurity vulnerabilities.

Social distancing tools launched for safer travel at airports

Social distancing tools launched for safer travel at airports

Veovo is introducing virtual queuing and passenger density solutions which make use of movement monitoring and machine learning to provide airports with live situational awareness.

New platform aims to ensure smart buildings help to make smart cities

New platform aims to ensure smart buildings help to make smart cities

Fujitsu RunMyProcess is demonstrating a version of its smart building integration platform that in future could be integrated into the wider smart city digital environment.

Pandemic to reshape city resilience and technological investment, says report

Pandemic to reshape city resilience and technological investment, says report

This is one of the messages in ABI Research’s whitepaper which looks at the current and future ramifications of COVID-19 across technologies and verticals, including smart cities.

Microsoft creates digital twin of regional HQ

Microsoft creates digital twin of regional HQ

The initiative brings together artificial intelligence, the Internet of Things and productivity tools to improve building efficiency as well as help employee productivity.

IoT starter kit launched for UK local authorities

IoT starter kit launched for UK local authorities

Pinacl hopes its Ultimate IoT Kit will help public sector organisations experience the benefits of IoT solutions before committing to a large-scale deployment.

OASC launches 'guide to Synchronicity'

OASC launches 'guide to Synchronicity'

Open & Agile Smart Cities has published a guide validated by 21 cities across Europe which aims to help put the foundations for transformation in place.

Swedish city modernises electricity grid to combat lack of power capacity

Swedish city modernises electricity grid to combat lack of power capacity

Borås is working with Itron to deploy 46,000 IIoT and smart electric meters to meet new regulatory demands and enable real-time visibility into the grid and energy usage.

India to launch first 5G testbed

India to launch first 5G testbed

Cavli Wireless and Maker Village, the Indian IoT and hardware innovation hub, will open the test lab in Q3 at the Kinfra Hi Tech park campus in Kochi.

Sheffield's highway network set to get smart tech overhaul

Sheffield's highway network set to get smart tech overhaul

The city’s highways contractor, Amey, has partnered with Connexin to build the latest UK smart city, starting with digitised city roadways and the Internet of Things.