Smart Cities News

LOTI unveils dashboard for improved tech governance in London

LOTI unveils dashboard for improved tech governance in London

The dashboard aims to provide transparent and easily accessible information that will enable the capital city’s 32 boroughs to map and coordinate technologies, contracts and IT capabilities.

Smart urban food systems: What will the future taste like?

Smart urban food systems: What will the future taste like?

Cities could lead the charge in the sustainable food revolution.

Edinburgh and Glasgow IoT coverage approaches 100 per cent

Edinburgh and Glasgow IoT coverage approaches 100 per cent

Boston Networks claims that by the end of November, over 30 per cent of businesses, six local authorities and almost 1.4 million people will have access to affordable IoT connectivity across Scotland.

TCS solution integrates diverse city data for connected citizen experience

TCS solution integrates diverse city data for connected citizen experience

Powered by advanced analytics, the solution aims to allow mayors, city managers, public safety officials and other leaders to proactively respond to escalating events.

Removing the roadblocks to smart city ROI

Removing the roadblocks to smart city ROI

Overarching strategies, funding approaches and business models all need to be adjusted if cities are to see a genuine return on their investment in smart city tech, says Itai Dadon, global head of smart cities at Itron.

$7.5 billion Bleutech Park high-tech ‘mini-city’ secures Las Vegas land

$7.5 billion Bleutech Park high-tech ‘mini-city’ secures Las Vegas land

The project is set to showcase renewable energy, autonomous vehicles, AI, augmented reality, robotics, ’super-trees’ and self-healing concrete structures.

Fort Smith pilots smart waste platform across its fleet

Fort Smith pilots smart waste platform across its fleet

The city in Arkansas wants to enhance its municipal solid waste, recycling, and yard waste offerings in terms of sustainability and customer service through Rubicon’s smart city platform.

Paradox Engineering backs blockchain for smart city security and data monetisation

Paradox Engineering backs blockchain for smart city security and data monetisation

Blockchain could help cities move towards monetising device-related data from streetlights, car parks, waste bins and more.

Five strategic shifts cities must make to face "new reality"

Five strategic shifts cities must make to face "new reality"

Only by using advanced technologies such as urban modelling tools and artificial intelligence will cities be able to address the new round of challenges they face, says ABI Research.

Tech providers chosen for Michigan Mobility Challenge

Tech providers chosen for Michigan Mobility Challenge

Detroiters will be able to see the technology first-hand in public demonstrations next year and book rides using a mobility-as-a-service app developed by Moovit.