Smart Cities News

IDC names "best and brightest" North American smart city projects

IDC names "best and brightest" North American smart city projects

The winning projects include an Alexa-assisted citizen contact centre and data-driven systems to reduce flooding and address road accident hotspots.

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.

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.

Barcelona rallies to mitigate economic impact of MWC cancellation

Barcelona rallies to mitigate economic impact of MWC cancellation

MWC was cancelled for the first time in its 33-year history last week when organiser GSMA said it had become “impossible” for the show to go ahead in the wake of the coronavirus epidemic.

Octopus solution helps cities identify abnormal energy use

Octopus solution helps cities identify abnormal energy use

Using Octopus, cities can effectively detect swings in energy usage and respond to, prevent or address malfunctions, illegal activity or other hazards to the energy grid.

LoRaWAN security warning for smart cities

LoRaWAN security warning for smart cities

New research warns that in extreme cases, a compromised network could mask physical attacks against infrastructure or cause industrial equipment containing volatile substances to break, combust or even explode.

Towards the smart cities of 2025

Towards the smart cities of 2025

From tech trends to behavioural shifts and new ways to make smart cities economically sustainable, Matthew James Bailey explores what the next five years could look like.

Seoul bolsters its smart city infrastructure with IoT network

Seoul bolsters its smart city infrastructure with IoT network

The Metropolitan Government is planning to deploy a city-wide Internet of Things network as part of its plan to create one of the world’s first hyper-connected cities by 2022.

City of Peculiar enhances broadband connectivity for government services

City of Peculiar enhances broadband connectivity for government services

Comcast Business will equip all of Peculiar’s buildings and facilities with unified communications infrastructure, specifically point-to-point fibre connectivity.

Companies join forces for interoperable smart city solution

Companies join forces for interoperable smart city solution

Wellness TechGroup and National Narrowband Network Co want to help cities implement an infinite number of applications without being locked into a single proprietary vendor.