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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.
Planet Smart City’s ‘operating system’ vision for affordable housing
Planet Smart City is making waves, with big investment and large-scale housing developments. SmartCitiesWorld finds out more.
07 Feb 2020
The future of smart city tech: Helping governments be proactive, not reactive
03 Feb 2020
5 ways to get more from your existing water and wastewater assets now
31 Jan 2020
Data ownership could unleash truly smart cities
17 Feb 2020
WEBINAR: How Atlanta is pioneering partnerships to fund smart city projects
08 Jan 2020
OnDemand WEBINAR: Blockchain for smart city cybersecurity and data monetisation
03 Dec 2019
OnDemand WEBINAR: The intersection of sustainability and mobility
20 Feb 2020
City Profile Webinar: Atlanta
28 Feb 2020
Smart City Expo - Brazil 2020
06 Mar 2020
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