Smart Cities News

Austin mobility challenge winners revealed

Austin mobility challenge winners revealed

Solutions from the winning start-ups of the City:One Challenge provide a healthy food delivery service that also reduces waste and navigation guides for those with mobility impairments.

Could quantum computing be the key to cracking congestion?

Could quantum computing be the key to cracking congestion?

In a joint research pilot, Microsoft and Ford are using quantum-inspired technology to achieve more balanced, less "selfish" routing suggestions.

Aira deal to make transportation better for people with vision impairment

Aira deal to make transportation better for people with vision impairment

The intent of the partnership is to make public transit “more accessible and inclusive”, empowering blind and low vision riders to travel with more confidence. 

Syracuse partners to advance its smart city 'Surge'

Syracuse partners to advance its smart city 'Surge'

The US city is collaborating with Syracuse University and Microsoft to drive its smart initiatives forward.

Digital twins could form the "end game" for optimum smart city design

Digital twins could form the "end game" for optimum smart city design

Research finds that urban digital twinning and city modelling technology is having a transformative effect on how cities are designed, monitored, and managed.

Bee'ah creates the office of the future

Bee'ah creates the office of the future

The sustainability solutions specialist is using AI and smart building technology from Microsoft and Johnson Controls for its cutting-edge headquarters in the UAE.

Kainos joins Urban Data Project to help build citizen trust in smart cities

Kainos joins Urban Data Project to help build citizen trust in smart cities

The digital services and platform provider will help develop and support the City Data Guardian platform that aims to safeguard citizen data.

Mott Macdonald and Microsoft partner for smart infrastructure

Mott Macdonald and Microsoft partner for smart infrastructure

The two companies will create a cloud-based platform that will help cities and governments more effectively manage their assets and deliver more sustainable public services

D-Link and Microsoft collaborate on smart cities

D-Link and Microsoft collaborate on smart cities

The networking specialist will use Microsoft’s Azure technology to deliver tailor-made intelligent edge solutions in areas such as public safety, traffic management and pollution control

Mobility leaders and Microsoft develop multi-modal trip planner

Mobility leaders and Microsoft develop multi-modal trip planner

Moovit and TomTom have joined forces with the software company to create a solution that identifies all of the driving, parking and public transit options in a single package