Smart Cities News

Smart AI-based cameras to transform traffic management by 2025

Smart AI-based cameras to transform traffic management by 2025

ABI Research reports that such cameras will enable an increasing number of low latency mission-critical machine vision applications like pedestrian detection and alerting, and real-time surveillance.

Companies collaborate to create smart city smart pole

Companies collaborate to create smart city smart pole

The streetlight unit combines embedded gigabit-speed mmWave wireless connectivity into light poles featuring wi-fi access points, HD cameras and more.

Investment in smart streetlighting to hit $28bn over next decade

Investment in smart streetlighting to hit $28bn over next decade

The sixth edition of the industry standard study of the global streetlighting market shows that well over a quarter of all streetlights globally have been converted to LEDs.

Mobility company expands partnerships to facilitate more connected travel

Mobility company expands partnerships to facilitate more connected travel

Karhoo enables its network of partners to integrate a local and national taxi and vehicles-for-hire offering into their service, extending travel options for customers.

Olsztyn claims world-first by linking blockchain to emergency services 

Olsztyn claims world-first by linking blockchain to emergency services 

SmartKey connected an Ethereum smart contract to a smart key device and app to enable teams to enter a closed district or secure building without a keyholder or permission.

South Bay Fibre Network launches in Southern California

South Bay Fibre Network launches in Southern California

The regional fibre network is being viewed by many as a model for government innovation, smart city applications, and a major building block for the region’s economic and social future.

Tech partnership aims to promote better understanding of building use

Tech partnership aims to promote better understanding of building use

Buro Happold and Microsoft’s global property management technology aims to provide office owners and operators with a “single source of truth” about what is happening in their properties in real-time.

Graz to prioritise smart city IoT use cases on Nokia 5G network

Graz to prioritise smart city IoT use cases on Nokia 5G network

Citycom Telecommunication Graz has selected Nokia to deliver a 5G network covering the entire province of Styria and which will also create new revenue opportunities for the Austrian city.

Micro-mobility company launches research fund for use of e-scooters

Micro-mobility company launches research fund for use of e-scooters

Research will focus on the various safety aspects of e-scooter use as well as rider travel behaviour and the challenges and opportunities of the integration of e-scooters within a city.

IMDA and IBM join forces to accelerate digital skills development in Singapore

IMDA and IBM join forces to accelerate digital skills development in Singapore

IBM’s programme aims to meet the demand for technology consulting and deep technical skills needed to support the acceleration of digital transformation across all industries.