Smart Cities News

End-to-end drone solution available for AEC industry

End-to-end drone solution available for AEC industry

Esri UK is partnering with drone specialist Heliguy to offer customers drone hardware, pilot training and flying services along with its existing flight planning, data capture, data processing and GIS software services.

Adelaide’s Ten Gigabit network connects its 1,000th building

Adelaide’s Ten Gigabit network connects its 1,000th building

The network is one of the Australian city’s key strategic projects and has involved the installation of 82km of cable, 26,000 spliced fibres, 431 new joints and eight high-density 10G core sites.

Bentley Systems and Microsoft accelerate digital twin innovation for infrastructure

Bentley Systems and Microsoft accelerate digital twin innovation for infrastructure

Alliance will combine Azure IoT Digital Twins and Azure Maps with the iTwins platform, enabling city planners to work within a comprehensive city-scale digital twin.

Covid-19 will change cities but high rises are here to stay

Covid-19 will change cities but high rises are here to stay

The disruption of Covid-19 may not be enough to affect existing "mega-trends", writes Benoit Dupont, co-founder and CEO of WeMaintain

SSE Enterprise brings innovative air purification technology to buildings in UK and Ireland

SSE Enterprise brings innovative air purification technology to buildings in UK and Ireland

The solution from Swiss company Ionair uses the principle of bipolar ionisation and a pilot in one of SSE’s offices has already seen improved air quality metrics.

Nokia launches analytics screening solution to fight Covid-19

Nokia launches analytics screening solution to fight Covid-19

The automated, contactless elevated temperature detection solution is designed to help identify potential Covid-19 infections in facilities with thousands of people.

Edinburgh approves three-year digital smart city strategy

Edinburgh approves three-year digital smart city strategy

The strategy, which has been unanimously approved, sets out principles for how the council’s future technology services should be designed, sourced and delivered.

Collaboration to support Sustainable Development Goals for Melbourne

Collaboration to support Sustainable Development Goals for Melbourne

The Connected Cities Lab will collaborate with several branches across council to support the city’s planning and use data and evidence as the foundation for priority and planning.

UK local authority works with second life battery pioneer to install energy storage system

UK local authority works with second life battery pioneer to install energy storage system

West Suffolk Council and Connected Energy’s Mildenhall Hub project will also include a new school, leisure facilities, health centre, community services and office space for public sector partners.

European Commission names Leuven as capital of innovation

European Commission names Leuven as capital of innovation

The Belgian city actively involves its citizens in the creation and testing of new ideas and was praised for its ground-breaking collaboration model.