Smart Cities News

Companies collaborate on cloud-based tracking system

Companies collaborate on cloud-based tracking system

Semtech and TagoIO’s collaboration adds new functionality to the LoRa Edge platform to simplify the development of geolocation and asset management applications.

Standards report assesses the current state of blockchain

Standards report assesses the current state of blockchain

Key insights highlighted in the report include blockchain technology’s fragmentation both worldwide and within jurisdictions, overlaps, gaps, as well as conflicts in standard-setting.

Edinburgh approves three-year digital smart city strategy

Edinburgh approves three-year digital smart city strategy

The strategy, which has been unanimously approved, sets out principles for how the council’s future technology services should be designed, sourced and delivered.

Only 60 per cent of transit agencies have a cybersecurity preparedness plan

Only 60 per cent of transit agencies have a cybersecurity preparedness plan

Research carried out by the Mineta Transportation Institute also found that less than half of agencies reported auditing their cybersecurity programme at least once a year.

European Commission launches Smart Cities Marketplace

European Commission launches Smart Cities Marketplace

The renaming of the Marketplace of the European Innovation Partnership on Smart Cities and Communities symbolises the anticipated merger with the Smart Cities Information System.

Smart Dubai collaboration to accelerate digital transformation for government entities

Smart Dubai collaboration to accelerate digital transformation for government entities

The Dubai Government Information Network is designed to become the information backbone between the emirate’s governmental organisations and the internet.

Smart cities predicted to create growth opportunities worth $2.46 trillion by 2025

Smart cities predicted to create growth opportunities worth $2.46 trillion by 2025

Frost & Sullivan analysts are calling on technology leaders to assess the emerging opportunities resulting from Covid-19 and innovate to build company-, society-, and consumer resilience.

Smart Cities could save the world – until there’s a cybersecurity emergency

Smart Cities could save the world – until there’s a cybersecurity emergency

Without robust cybersecurity systems, smart cities are flawed, writes Palo Alto’s Haider Pasha.

Soft skills for better business and future employability

Soft skills for better business and future employability

Automation and artificial intelligence will result in a greater proportion of jobs relying on soft skills but their importance is often undervalued in the workplace.

Smart census solution upgraded for pandemic era

Smart census solution upgraded for pandemic era

Hexagon’s Smart Census 2020 tool allows households to complete census questionnaires online or over the telephone, reducing the need for in-person interviews and field-based data collection.