Smart Cities News

Verizon and NEC use existing fibre cables to collect traffic and road data

Verizon and NEC use existing fibre cables to collect traffic and road data

Cities may be able to avoid ripping up roads to install new technology and use what’s already there. The approach could have applications in public safety, infrastructure-monitoring and more.

Japan to introduce ATMs with facial recognition

Japan to introduce ATMs with facial recognition

Seven Bank, in partnership with NEC, is replacing its existing ATMs with new ones which incorporate biometric authentication technologies and QR code reader.

Tokyo holds position as safest city in the world

Tokyo holds position as safest city in the world

The Economist Intelligence Unit’s Safe Cities Index 2019 ranks 60 cities across 57 indicators covering digital, health, infrastructure and personal security.