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Shanghai crowned smart city of the year at Smart City Live 2020

Shanghai crowned smart city of the year at Smart City Live 2020

The digital infrastructure, e-gov services, a City Brain, the integration of information technology and industry and its strategic objectives were all highlighted by the judges.

Ford unveils plans for mobility innovation district around Michigan Central Station

Ford unveils plans for mobility innovation district around Michigan Central Station

Along with a first-of-its-kind mobility testing platform and new open spaces, the site plan prioritises the needs of the community with sustainable amenities and recommends abundant green space and biking trails.

Nairobi trial bids to drive contactless payments across Kenya bus services

Nairobi trial bids to drive contactless payments across Kenya bus services

Goal is to drive contactless payments across the entire Matatu bus service, which is a dominant transport mode across Kenya, and could see up to 10,000 buses become cashless.

36 cities chosen to chart a course towards the future

36 cities chosen to chart a course towards the future

The World Economic Forum has chosen the cities to pioneer a global policy roadmap developed by its G20 Smart Cities Alliance for the ethical and responsible use of data and technology.

Smart City Expo: think digital, think green, think inclusion

Smart City Expo: think digital, think green, think inclusion

The first day of the online event confirmed that the smart cities sector is well aware of its destination but it’s how it gets there that will be the problem.

Verizon opens 5G innovation hub in Lake Nona

Verizon opens 5G innovation hub in Lake Nona

The living lab will provide opportunities to test 5G-enabled solutions in areas such as connected healthcare, autonomous mobility, smart communities, education, retail and others.

Continental establishes second smart city mobility hub in Columbus

Continental establishes second smart city mobility hub in Columbus

Continental’s solution uses radar and data visualisation to give a clear picture of pedestrian and vehicle traffic patterns, uncovering potential opportunities for traffic flow and safety improvements.

Honeywell expands smart city capabilities with City Suite platform

Honeywell expands smart city capabilities with City Suite platform

The platform aggregates information from traffic, environment, parking, emergency services, safety, security and other applications, as well as utilities, in a single, unified view. 

Greentech companies join forces to build renewable energy certificate ecosystem

Greentech companies join forces to build renewable energy certificate ecosystem

The companies claim that their end-to-end approach reduces the time taken for renewable energy asset owners to acquire Recs, from three months to less than a week.