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Auckland named most liveable city in the world
10 Jun 2021
The New Zealand city ranks top in the Economist Intelligence Unit’s Liveability index which explores the impact of the pandemic and assesses cities in five areas.
Kagoshima and Hachijo-jima introduce mobile ticketing in-app service
03 Sep 2020
The two deployments are the latest driven by the partnership between Jorudan and Masabi signed in 2019 to integrate their services and roll out mobile ticketing in cities across Japan.
Sensor networks are driving the creation of connected city ecosystems
05 Aug 2020
Analysis by Frost & Sullivan reveals how digitisation and advancements in Internet of Things are driving the large-scale adoption of sensor technologies for the development of smart cities.
Ranking reveals smartest and most sustainable cities
03 Jul 2020
Prepared by IESE Business School´s Centre for Globalisation and Strategy, the Cities in Motion Index 2020 analyses the level of development of 174 world cities.
Camera-based road-mapping project extends to Michigan
12 Mar 2020
Toyota Research Institute-Advanced Development and road intelligence company Carmera have produced comprehensive, accurate mapping data for roadway features in central Detroit and Ann Arbor.
Japanese railway and Nokia collaborate on AI-based crossing trials
20 Feb 2020
Odakyu Electric Railway is using Nokia’s scene analytics to detect abnormal events by applying machine-learning-based AI to images generated by railroad crossing cameras.
2020 expected to see almost 20% increase in smart city spending
13 Feb 2020
Singapore is expected to remain the top investor in smart city initiatives, followed by Tokyo, New York City and London.
Report ranks world’s most innovation-friendly cities
29 Nov 2019
The Big Apple leapfrogged last year’s leaders, Tokyo, London and San Francisco.
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.
Calgary ranked best city for driving
15 Nov 2019
Low congestion and affordability are among the factors that put the Canadian city top of Mister Auto’s ranking while Mumbai was named the worst city for driving across the globe.
Cities are becoming smarter, but how do we make them safer and more resilient?
06 Nov 2019
Genetec’s Jean-Philippe Deby highlights critical factors that make a smart city a safe city too – these include communication and collaboration as well as technology.
what3words simplifies location-finding in Tokyo
21 Oct 2019
Users of the taxi-hailing app S.Ride can use the digital address technology to navigate to a specific address in the Japanese capital using just three words.
Tokyo named top global hospital city
17 Oct 2019
The study by digital healthcare start-up Medbelle sought to identify the leading hospital cities based on a range of criteria, including citizen accessibility.
Japan to introduce ATMs with facial recognition
12 Sep 2019
Seven Bank, in partnership with NEC, is replacing its existing ATMs with new ones which incorporate biometric authentication technologies and QR code reader.
Vienna remains top city for liveability
05 Sep 2019
Austrian capital retains its position in the Economist Intelligence Unit’s index which assigns cities a rating of relative comfort for over 30 qualitative and quantitative factors.
Tokyo holds position as safest city in the world
02 Sep 2019
The Economist Intelligence Unit’s Safe Cities Index 2019 ranks 60 cities across 57 indicators covering digital, health, infrastructure and personal security.
Helsinki top for work-life balance
07 Aug 2019
A study has compared data on livability, work intensity, institutional support and legislation to rank cities based on their success in promoting work-life balance to citizens.
Jorudan rolls out mobile ticketing in Japanese cities
03 Jul 2019
The country’s leading trip-planning service has integrated with Masabi’s Justride SDK platform helping public transport operators and cities start to realise mobility-as-a-service.
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.
Road hazard alert system successfully piloted
16 May 2019
The Lane Hazard Warning system from Mitsubishi Electric and Here Technologies enables real-time sharing of the precise location of incidents from car-to-cloud-to-car.
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.
22 Jun 2021
smartmicro: seamless object tracking at the intersection
smartmicro is bringing a new approach to traffic detection through radar synchronisation for seamless object tracking.
Connecting the silos to open up the smart city
Smart lighting: why we are discussing it again
A hydrogen-fuelled city – a practical reality for the UK or a pipe dream?
OnDemand Webinar: Connected and autonomous vehicles: how to deal with data?
WEBINAR: Smart City: what’s behind the success of Smart Lighting?
WEBINAR: Connected and autonomous vehicles: how to deal with data?
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