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Taking a security-first approach to smart cities

Taking a security-first approach to smart cities

Smart cities should learn from decades of cybersecurity practice when building networks, writes Neil Correa, security strategist, Micro Focus

Smart Cities Council launches academy in Australia and New Zealand

Smart Cities Council launches academy in Australia and New Zealand

Modules delivered through the academy will cater for early career practitioners as well as advanced professionals and policy-makers seeking recognition of their ongoing contribution to the industry.

Charter to identify which emerging tech innovations are right for London

Charter to identify which emerging tech innovations are right for London

The mayor has tasked the UK capital’s chief digital officer and Smart London Board to set out the criteria that innovations must meet before being deployed in the city.

WEBINAR: The million sensors you didn’t know you already have. The unexpected value of a city’s fibre revealed

WEBINAR: The million sensors you didn’t know you already have. The unexpected value of a city’s fibre revealed

Understand how the fibres below our feet can detect movement and produce data which can be used to control traffic in an intelligent way to reduce congestion, emissions and improve air quality & safety.

Manchester to launch cybersecurity innovation hub

Manchester to launch cybersecurity innovation hub

An operator is currently being sought for the Manchester Digital Security Innovation Hub, which will be based in Heron House, alongside GCHQ.

Playbooks launched for responsible data-sharing

Playbooks launched for responsible data-sharing

With the onset of Covid-19, data collaborative company BrightHive said it has witnessed an accelerated need for organisations to be able to “rapidly and responsibly” share data with one another.

C-V2X capability trials underway in California

C-V2X capability trials underway in California

San Diego Regional Proving Grounds designed the programme to facilitate use case research and testing for vehicle communications in realistic operating conditions.

LiDAR technology used for smarter space management

LiDAR technology used for smarter space management

Qortex People Counter provides powerful insights about the flow and number of people in retail stores, public transportation centres, stadiums, venues, and more.

Technology and innovation declared vital to London's recovery

Technology and innovation declared vital to London's recovery

The all-party group highlights how the London Office of Technology and Innovation helped councils identify the digital tools and processes they can use to adapt to the new challenges brought by the Covid-19 pandemic.

ZeroEyes teams with RapidSOS to help safeguard communities from violent threats

ZeroEyes teams with RapidSOS to help safeguard communities from violent threats

ZeroEyes’ artificial intelligence weapon detection platform integrates with an organisation’s existing camera systems and video analytics to detect weapons in real time.