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Japan sets its sights on 6G
23 Jan 2020
6G is expected to launch around 2030 and could be ten times faster than 5G.
“Small things add up”: The Japanese town leading the zero-waste charge
09 Jan 2020
Kamikatsu had a goal of zero waste by 2020. It didn’t quite get there but striving for the ambitious target has delivered pioneering results.
Toyota to build prototype future city in Japan
07 Jan 2020
Woven City will be home to 2,000 residents and researchers who will test and develop smart city technologies.
what3words simplifies location-finding in Tokyo
21 Oct 2019
Users of the taxi-hailing app S.Ride can use the digital address technology to navigate to a specific address in the Japanese capital using just three words.
G20 Alliance launches to advance ethical smart cities and address standards fragmentation
16 Oct 2019
The Alliance says it is committed to “not being just another body”. It aims to stand out through a global focus, practical approach and by streamlining standards fragmentation.
Work begins on Hanoi's $4.2 billion smart city
09 Oct 2019
Japanese finance firm Sumitomo and the conglomerate BRG Group have formed a joint venture for the development in the Dong Anh district.
Japan to introduce ATMs with facial recognition
12 Sep 2019
Seven Bank, in partnership with NEC, is replacing its existing ATMs with new ones which incorporate biometric authentication technologies and QR code reader.
Jorudan rolls out mobile ticketing in Japanese cities
03 Jul 2019
The country’s leading trip-planning service has integrated with Masabi’s Justride SDK platform helping public transport operators and cities start to realise mobility-as-a-service.
Rubicon to help reshape Japan’s waste industry
05 Mar 2019
Smart city waste and recycling company, Rubicon Global, will support the Odakyu Group to enable Japan’s waste and recycling industry to move towards the circular economy
Pain points, politics and the future of transport
SmartCitiesWorld talks to Paul Comfort about the themes of his new book, The Future of Public Transportation.
06 Apr 2020
Covid-19: Thank you and an update
26 Mar 2020
The 14 pillars of a smart city
19 Mar 2020
Video is the next step in transforming city communications
25 Mar 2020
WEBINAR: How Peachtree Corners empowers smart city innovators to test, explore and prove new technologies
24 Mar 2020
ON-WEBINAR: Leverage digital twins to optimise municipal operations
17 Mar 2020
Smarter operations: Maximising returns from existing municipal infrastructure
09 Apr 2020
WEBINAR: How Peachtree Corners (USA) empowers smart city innovators
28 Apr 2020
IoT in Telecoms Conference 2020
16 Jun 2020
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