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Smart cities are only as good as their connectivity

Smart cities are only as good as their connectivity

The promise of smart cities needs a strong network to back it up, writes Jamie Hayes, Mobile Network Operators Director, BT Wholesale.

EHang launches autonomous firefighter for high-rise buildings

EHang launches autonomous firefighter for high-rise buildings

The 216F has a maximum flight altitude of 600 metres and can carry up to 150 litres of firefighting foams and six fire extinguisher bombs in a single trip.

How smart is your office?

How smart is your office?

Smart Cities World and Signify are undertaking a survey to find out more about the technology being used to make offices and workplaces more intelligent.

Manchester City Council moves to cloud to keep critical services running

Manchester City Council moves to cloud to keep critical services running

8x8, an integrated cloud communications platform provider, was selected due to its platform’s enhanced flexibility and ability to connect contact centre agents across voice, video and chat.

Intracity fibre network rolled out in Gurugram

Intracity fibre network rolled out in Gurugram

The smart city network will provide connectivity to government buildings, business clusters, and used for critical applications like security, surveillance, and e-governance.

Hotspot-seeking cameras to help Utah detect wildfires

Hotspot-seeking cameras to help Utah detect wildfires

The early detection wildfire imaging network uses three tower-mounted, AI-enabled thermal imaging cameras to detect and report hotspots to area fire departments.

LiDAR technology used for smarter space management

LiDAR technology used for smarter space management

Qortex People Counter provides powerful insights about the flow and number of people in retail stores, public transportation centres, stadiums, venues, and more.

The threat of urban canyons to autonomous vehicles

The threat of urban canyons to autonomous vehicles

The continued growth of skyscrapers and urban infrastructure means AVs are at risk of signal black-out in cities across the world, warns UK-based AV software specialist, Oxbotica.

Why smart and healthy buildings will get us back to work and play – faster and happier

Why smart and healthy buildings will get us back to work and play – faster and happier

Businesses could use the healthiness of their buildings as a competitive advantage in the wake of the Covid-19 pandemic, writes Glenn Lurie, President and CEO, Synchronoss

Smart city command-and-control centre to support Dubai's digital transformation

Smart city command-and-control centre to support Dubai's digital transformation

The Moro Hub’s new centre provides and supports intelligent IoT platforms and cybersecurity and managed services to support government and enterprise customers.