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Otonomo expands connected car data ecosystem

Otonomo expands connected car data ecosystem

The automotive data services platform developer is collaborating with Fiat Chrysler Automobiles to increase the use of car data in the European Union.

Vancouver uses virtual open houses to ensure citizens have their say

Vancouver uses virtual open houses to ensure citizens have their say

They will temporarily replace in-person open houses and have been launched on the city’s new digital engagement platform, Shape Your City Vancouver.

50 major US cities double their solar capacity

50 major US cities double their solar capacity

The analysts behind the seventh Shining Cities 2020 report said each year the study has revealed that more local leaders are pursuing solar projects and smart local policies.

Masabi and Littlepay unveil contactless ticketing solution “in a box”

Masabi and Littlepay unveil contactless ticketing solution “in a box”

Passengers will be able to tap their contactless bank cards or mobile phones to travel, removing the potential risks of handling cash or physically interacting with ticketing infrastructure.

Melbourne launches largest ever revegetation project to green the city

Melbourne launches largest ever revegetation project to green the city

Plans to plant 150,000 trees and shrubs form part of the Australian city’s response to the Covid-19 pandemic by creating jobs and enhancing public space, in addition to tackling the climate emergency.

Data-driven insights initiative aims to help cities recover from Covid-19

Data-driven insights initiative aims to help cities recover from Covid-19

Mastercard is launching a set of tools and a series of research studies to help inform cities’ responses and decision-making as they recover from the coronavirus pandemic.

5G car aims to help redefine human mobility

5G car aims to help redefine human mobility

The HiPhi 1 will connect between cars, roads and cities and features a human oriented architecture which enables it to self-adapt and learn to enhance user experience.

Boston rolls out critical event management platform for public safety

Boston rolls out critical event management platform for public safety

Multilingual communications are sent daily with information about public health and safety, as well as related preventative measures and city resources to combat coronavirus.

App launched to support frontline workers during the pandemic

App launched to support frontline workers during the pandemic

Blink has been developed and deployed in partnership with leading organisations, including the UK’s NHS, to empower and protect frontline and key workers inside their organisations.

Next-gen pedestrian crossing aims to use IoT to improve safety

Next-gen pedestrian crossing aims to use IoT to improve safety

Applied Information’s system uses a combination of technologies to create an active safety zone that encourages pedestrians and drivers to be more alert.