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Tech companies form alliance for Covid-19 related applications

Tech companies form alliance for Covid-19 related applications

Microshare and Rackspace Technology want to help governments and organisations reopen safely by offering a suite of applications including contact-tracing and occupancy-monitoring.

Real-estate investment firm transforms HQ into a smart campus

Real-estate investment firm transforms HQ into a smart campus

Onyx Equities wants to create an innovation corridor in White Plains and attract tech companies that might be rethinking office occupancies in a post-pandemic world.

Renfrewshire Council awards contract to install IoT sensors in thousands of homes

Renfrewshire Council awards contract to install IoT sensors in thousands of homes

The two-year project will see sensors fitted into selected empty properties being prepared for new tenants, who will also be supported with energy efficiency advice and guidance.

University announces smart city agreement for Macau

University announces smart city agreement for Macau

The University of Macau and Nam Kwong Petroleum & Chemicals will focus on areas such as smart energy and are also committed to nurturing smart city, IoT and big data talent.

Using the IoT to ensure a safe return to work

Using the IoT to ensure a safe return to work

As government agencies and businesses get back to work, technology companies Cradlepoint and Rigado join forces to provide a flexible IoT-based safe workplace solution.

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.