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US cities pledge to play their part in supporting global trillion trees movement
27 Aug 2020
The cities of Boise, Dallas, Detroit and Tucson are among those committing to help combat extreme heat and wildfires, as well as other adverse effects of climate change, by protecting and planting more trees.
Houston expands digital alliance with Microsoft
25 Aug 2020
The partnership aims to help the city innovate in areas such as big data and AI to create new economic opportunity, close equity and skills gaps, and prepare a workforce for the 21st century.
Toronto expands its Digital Main Street programme as part of Covid recovery plan
20 Aug 2020
It aims to help businesses in the city and across Ontario embrace technology in response to the pandemic with latest plans including a community collaboration and innovation programme.
Using the IoT to ensure a safe return to work
11 Jun 2020
As government agencies and businesses get back to work, technology companies Cradlepoint and Rigado join forces to provide a flexible IoT-based safe workplace solution.
Alan Turing Institute mobilised to inform London's response to Covid-19 lockdown
14 May 2020
The Odysseus project’s overall goal is to help manage the Covid-19 crisis, inform the return to normality, and act as a springboard to London’s economy in the long term.
Houston accelerator places new focus on resilience in the face of Covid-19
07 Apr 2020
The Ion Smart & Resilient Cities Accelerator wants to support start-ups to create solutions to help in everyday lives, but also in situations that require urgency like the coronavirus outbreak.
Microsoft creates digital twin of regional HQ
16 Mar 2020
The initiative brings together artificial intelligence, the Internet of Things and productivity tools to improve building efficiency as well as help employee productivity.
London works with start-ups to counter online extremism
12 Feb 2020
More than 125 entrants were whittled down to the eight finalists in the second round of mayor of London Sadiq Khan’s Civic Innovation Challenge.
Austin mobility challenge winners revealed
23 Jan 2020
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?
13 Dec 2019
In a joint research pilot, Microsoft and Ford are using quantum-inspired technology to achieve more balanced, less "selfish" routing suggestions.
The future of facial recognition: the impact on smart cities
Has recent controversy scuppered facial recognition’s chances of being a key solution for smart cities? Kate O’Flaherty reports.
14 Sep 2020
Creating truly open cities: why interoperability and 6LoWPAN matter
08 Sep 2020
Reimagining an EV future
31 Aug 2020
Where's the return on investment?
15 Sep 2020
Trend Report: Creating truly open cities
13 Aug 2020
VIRTUAL DEBATE: How will 5G assist a rapidly urbanising world?
30 Jul 2020
WEBINAR: Smart technology and the pandemic: how digital twins are central to cities' strategies
04 Nov 2020
IoT Tech Expo North America 2020 - Santa Clara Convention Center, CA
09 Nov 2020
Plastic Free World Conference & Expo
24 Nov 2020
IoT Tech Expo Europe – RAI, Amsterdam
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