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What 5G means for smart cities

What 5G means for smart cities

The speed at which 5G is deployed worldwide will have a significant impact on how soon it will become the defining technology of smart cities, says Babak Beheshti.

WEBINAR: The open smart city: From strategic vision to reality

WEBINAR: The open smart city: From strategic vision to reality

Based on new research and case studies, this webinar will explore the journey to more open, interoperable smart city solutions.

Hull to deploy purpose-built operating system to become a ‘programmable' city

Hull to deploy purpose-built operating system to become a ‘programmable' city

The initiative is hailed as the first of its type in the UK. Hull’s Council sees potential benefits in traffic management, healthcare and more.

Report highlghts three 'transformative' areas for city climate action

Report highlghts three 'transformative' areas for city climate action

According to the World Resources Institute, cities should incorporate climate risks into planning and focus on nature-based solutions.

NYC targets nine facilities for deep energy retrofits

NYC targets nine facilities for deep energy retrofits

A deep energy retrofit aims to achieve a 50 per cent or greater reduction in building energy usage and can reduce carbon emissions 30 per cent or more.

Digital Catapult works with five London boroughs to deliver IoT solutions

Digital Catapult works with five London boroughs to deliver IoT solutions

Croydon, Kingston-upon-Thames, Merton, Richmond-upon-Thames and Sutton will work with the innovation centre on relevant use cases for citizens and local businesses.

Policy review into local energy markets highlights benefits and risks

Policy review into local energy markets highlights benefits and risks

LEMs coordinate the generation, supply, storage, transport, and consumption of energy from decentralised energy resources within a confined geographical area.

Telensa launches smart city networks sensor solution

Telensa launches smart city networks sensor solution

As well as connecting third-party sensors over multiple wireless networks, Urban IQ allows the data collected to be visualised on a dashboard.

WEBINAR: How Atlanta is pioneering partnerships to fund smart city projects

WEBINAR: How Atlanta is pioneering partnerships to fund smart city projects

Find out the City of Atlanta is working with Georgia Power, the largest subsidiary of Southern Company, to create a unique partnership to deliver benefits for citizens.

Smart technologies trigger virtuous circle of economic growth in cities

Smart technologies trigger virtuous circle of economic growth in cities

By using these technologies to transform and interconnect their urban ecosystem, government leaders aim to deliver a myriad of benefits to their stakeholders.