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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.
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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