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Dubai mandates digital identity system for government services

Dubai mandates digital identity system for government services

UAE Pass provides an authorised digital ID through smartphones, eliminating the need to physically visit customer service centres and submit paper identification documents.

AI thermal imager detects elevated body temperature

AI thermal imager detects elevated body temperature

As individuals pass in front of a high-resolution, thermal imaging camera, their skin temperature is automatically detected and this can alert a person with an elevated temperature to seek additional screening.

Mexico City completes city-wide cloud surveillance project

Mexico City completes city-wide cloud surveillance project

4G connectivity with Eagle Eye Networks’ bandwidth optimisation was utilised to facilitate the rapid deployment, installing approximately 250 surveillance cameras per day at its peak.

Body temperature solution aims to minimise infection risk in buildings

Body temperature solution aims to minimise infection risk in buildings

Siemens Smart Infrastructure’s Siveillance Thermal Shield measures the body temperature of a person entering a building and integrates the information with a video security and access system.

Sydney outlines future planning strategy that will transform city skyline

Sydney outlines future planning strategy that will transform city skyline

While responding to Covid-19 remains the priority, the city’s lord mayor said the plan will contribute to the post-coronavirus recovery and future livelihoods.

Chicago strengthens EV charging measures for new buildings

Chicago strengthens EV charging measures for new buildings

The Electric Vehicle Supply Equipment-Ready ordinance updates the city’s municipal code to increase the number of private parking spaces equipped with EV-charging capacity.

How new financial models enable smart city digital transformation

How new financial models enable smart city digital transformation

AVEVA’s W. Jarrett Campbell discusses how innovative approaches to investment can result in the lowering of smart cities’ barriers to entry.

New platform aims to ensure smart buildings help to make smart cities

New platform aims to ensure smart buildings help to make smart cities

Fujitsu RunMyProcess is demonstrating a version of its smart building integration platform that in future could be integrated into the wider smart city digital environment.

Coronavirus: TfL trials longer-lasting anti-viral cleaner

Coronavirus: TfL trials longer-lasting anti-viral cleaner

Enhanced cleaning will be introduced across all TfL transport but the public must continue to follow handwashing advice, the authority stressed.

Digital transformation can improve your City Resilience Index

Digital transformation can improve your City Resilience Index

AVEVA’s W. Jarrett Campbell shares five examples where cities have improved their sustainability and resilience, or maintained current levels of resilience while lowering costs.