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Weekly: making the post-apocalyptic more palatable
25 May 2020
The opening up of a city to cyclists is one of the best ways to enforce social distancing, increase public health and also change a citizen’s relationship with their city.
Companies join forces to develop autonomous trams in China
22 Apr 2020
Fitsco and Cognitive Pilot have signed a contract to develop an artificial intelligence-based computer vision system, which aims to increase the safety and efficiency of public transport.
UK capitals embark on tree-planting campaigns
31 Jan 2020
Tree-planting initiatives form part of the global effort to substantially reduce carbon dioxide in the atmosphere and counteract the effects of climate change.
Shanghai 5G demonstrator integrates smart roads, autonomous buses and city systems
06 Jan 2020
At the Zhangjiang Hi-Tech Park in Shanghai, Human Horizons is using 5G, V2X communication, big data, cloud computing, LiDAR technology and artificial intelligence (AI) to “realise an ecosystem of autonomous driving”.
China Telecom and ZTE test 5G on Shanghai’s maglev train
02 Dec 2019
The partners claim their 5G network solution could be applied to various high-speed railways worldwide.
Singapore tops urban mobility readiness index
28 Nov 2019
The index by the Oliver Wyman Forum ranks 30 cities on how prepared they are to incorporate the latest mobility technologies and what they are doing to reshape urban mobility.
London ranked top city for Generation Z
04 Sep 2019
The UK capital stood out from other cities in areas such as social entrepreneurship, co-working spaces, education, artificial intelligence and concerts.
Smart cities spending to reach $189 billion in 2023
02 Jul 2019
The latest IDC smart cities spending guide highlights priority areas as resilient energy and infrastructure projects followed by data-driven public safety and intelligent transportation.
Singapore crowned fibre city champion
18 Apr 2019
The smart nation tops the inaugural FTTH Council Asia-Pacific ranking of cities with the most advanced fibre-to-the-home coverage.
APEJ smart city spending to reach $35bn by 2022
10 Apr 2019
Analyst IDC reports that hardware currently represents the highest spending but it will be overtaken by services.
How the holistic approach is central to the Covid-19 recovery
SmartCitiesWorld talks to Lauren Sorkin, acting executive director of the Global Resilient Cities Network, on how cities can rebuild post Covid-19.
26 May 2020
Audio should play a central role in smart city planning
22 May 2020
Preparing tomorrow’s city and utility workforce, today
18 May 2020
Cities prepare for the electrification of transport in an ever-changing world
06 May 2020
WEBINAR: Unify City Operations to Ensure Safe, Reliable, and Resilient Services
06 May 2020
WEBINAR: Women in Mobility and the Future of Transport
05 May 2020
OnDemand WEBINAR: Women in Mobility and the Future of Transport
21 Jul 2020
IoT in Telecoms Online Conference 2020
15 Sep 2020
2020 Wellbeing Cities Forum
04 Nov 2020
IoT Tech Expo North America 2020 - Santa Clara Convention Center, CA
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