Smart Cities News

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.

Madeira pilots biometric ID system

Madeira pilots biometric ID system

The island is piloting a single-touch biometric identity system that will enable citizens to carry out a number of transactions with the government.

Dortmund to co-manage new smart city data hub with energy utility

Dortmund to co-manage new smart city data hub with energy utility

DOdata will use data to create smart city solutions for Dortmund.

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.

Portland’s procurement aims to minimise sensor waste

Portland’s procurement aims to minimise sensor waste

IoT sensors are deployed in many smart city projects but recycling the small electronics used in them is difficult. Portland wants to promote sustainable procurement and re-usability.