Smart Cities News

Shanghai crowned smart city of the year at Smart City Live 2020

Shanghai crowned smart city of the year at Smart City Live 2020

The digital infrastructure, e-gov services, a City Brain, the integration of information technology and industry and its strategic objectives were all highlighted by the judges.

Smart City Expo: think digital, think green, think inclusion

Smart City Expo: think digital, think green, think inclusion

The first day of the online event confirmed that the smart cities sector is well aware of its destination but it’s how it gets there that will be the problem.

Xavier Mathieu, CEO, Birdz

Xavier Mathieu, CEO, Birdz

Birdz has a central role in its parent company’s “raison d’être” to resource the world. Xavier Mathieu talks about the importance of having a job with purpose and why environmental IoT’s time has come.

Singapore opens smart city co-innovation lab

Singapore opens smart city co-innovation lab

The lab aims to bring together leaders in the smart cities space to co-create and test innovations with local built environment and technology companies in a live environment.

oneM2M IoT standard to help underpin India's smart cities

oneM2M IoT standard to help underpin India's smart cities

As India strives to deliver over 100 smart cities across the country, standards-based deployment would help promote interoperability, security and multi-vendor deployments.

Companies collaborate on cloud-based tracking system

Companies collaborate on cloud-based tracking system

Semtech and TagoIO’s collaboration adds new functionality to the LoRa Edge platform to simplify the development of geolocation and asset management applications.

Spark switches on 5G in Auckland and demonstrates smart city applications

Spark switches on 5G in Auckland and demonstrates smart city applications

It has partnered with Auckland Transport to install an IoT-enabled infrastructure in the Wynyard Quarter to demonstrate connected lighting, smart parking, smart benches and smart bins.

European Commission launches Smart Cities Marketplace

European Commission launches Smart Cities Marketplace

The renaming of the Marketplace of the European Innovation Partnership on Smart Cities and Communities symbolises the anticipated merger with the Smart Cities Information System.

Amazon Sidewalk network to launch this year using Semtech LoRa platform

Amazon Sidewalk network to launch this year using Semtech LoRa platform

Tile announced as first third party Sidewalk enabled device

Singapore tops smart city ranking for second year running

Singapore tops smart city ranking for second year running

The 2020 Smart City Index measures citizens’ perceptions of the impact that technology has on their lives, surveying them on areas such as governance, health and safety, mobility and opportunities.