Smart Cities News

City of Henderson embarks on smart lighting pilot

City of Henderson embarks on smart lighting pilot

The city in Nevada will work with Cox2M in testing the solution to help address challenges such as energy conservation, infrastructure management and workflow automation.

Singapore opens smart city co-innovation lab

Singapore opens smart city co-innovation lab

The lab aims to bring together leaders in the smart cities space to co-create and test innovations with local built environment and technology companies in a live environment.

Bristol and Bath launch e-scooter rental trials

Bristol and Bath launch e-scooter rental trials

During the trial, operator Voi will hold weekly safety pop-up events where ambassadors will be on hand to answer any questions about how to use the scooters safely.

City of Medford upgrades more than 7,000 streetlights

City of Medford upgrades more than 7,000 streetlights

Improvements are being financed by a low-interest loan and include converting all city- and utility-owned streetlights, as well as additional park and parking lot locations.

Fourteen Israeli cities take part in project to monitor sewage for Covid-19 outbreaks

Fourteen Israeli cities take part in project to monitor sewage for Covid-19 outbreaks

The anticipation is that BGU scientists and collaborators might eventually be able to predict outbreaks based on the neighbourhood or even at street level.

SMEs chosen to accelerate West Midlands' net zero drive

SMEs chosen to accelerate West Midlands' net zero drive

Innovations include using data from end-users to create new services and business models and user-centric approaches that help to reduce fuel poverty.

Mayors warn that Covid stimulus funds must be directed at a green recovery

Mayors warn that Covid stimulus funds must be directed at a green recovery

In a statement released today, the C40 Global Mayors Covid-19 Recovery Task Force warned that a “high-carbon recovery” will accelerate climate breakdown, endanger public health, cost lives and sacrifice jobs.

New York pilots smartphone app to assist blind and low-vision bus riders

New York pilots smartphone app to assist blind and low-vision bus riders

The Metropolitan Transportation Authority and the Transit Innovation Partnership have launched the programme that helps riders use their smartphones to find bus stops and learn of arrival times.

oneM2M IoT standard to help underpin India's smart cities

oneM2M IoT standard to help underpin India's smart cities

As India strives to deliver over 100 smart cities across the country, standards-based deployment would help promote interoperability, security and multi-vendor deployments.

Blockchain deployed to help travellers certify their health status

Blockchain deployed to help travellers certify their health status

Cybersecurity and Internet of Things company, WISeKey has added the ability for users to upload and digitally certify the results of their Covid-19 test to its WIShelter platform.