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With AI, Yanbu has become smarter and safer

With AI, Yanbu has become smarter and safer

Yanbu has used Huawei’s Intelligent Traffic Management system to make a smarter, safer and better city, writes Thamer Anwar Noori, Royal Commission Yanbu

Are the barriers to electric cars lower than we think?

Are the barriers to electric cars lower than we think?

Assumptions about electric cars are wrong and holding back adoption, argue Sergio M. Savaresi and Prof. Silvia Strada – Politecnico di Milano

Without smart transport networks, smart cities’ potential will not be realised

Without smart transport networks, smart cities’ potential will not be realised

Cities need to implement intelligent road management solutions in order to support citizens and businesses, writes Hong-Eng KOH, Global Chief Government Industry Scientist, Huawei.

Connected Cities: Has the future changed in light of Covid-19?

Connected Cities: Has the future changed in light of Covid-19?

The Covid-19 pandemic should force us to change how we use buildings, argues Meagan Crawford, Executive Director of Urban Economic

Our society needs systemic changes. Hyperloop is just one way we can get there

Our society needs systemic changes. Hyperloop is just one way we can get there

Hyperloop’s futuristic concept overshadows its substantial environmental benefits, argues Juan Vicén, co-founder of hyperloop company Zeleros.

Accelerating city digitisation and avoiding silos with interoperable IoT data model and LPWA networks

Accelerating city digitisation and avoiding silos with interoperable IoT data model and LPWA networks

Open and interoperable data models will help cities speed up the deployment of smart technologies, writes Stephane Dejean, Chief Marketing Officer at Kerlink.

Building bridges in the Covid-19 fightback

Building bridges in the Covid-19 fightback

SmartCitiesWorld talks to Octavi de la Varga, secretary general of Metropolis, about how its digital platform is helping the global village battle against Covid-19.

Harnessing the full power of fibre in a changing world

Harnessing the full power of fibre in a changing world

Distributed acoustic sensing uses fibre infrastructure to take smart cities to a new scale by unlocking a wealth of use cases.

Smart cities at the edge: deploying decentralised success

Smart cities at the edge: deploying decentralised success

Edge computing could be a solution for smart cities wanting to process large amounts of data, writes Ciaran Dynes, SVP of Products at Talend

Cities prepare for the electrification of transport in an ever-changing world

Cities prepare for the electrification of transport in an ever-changing world

E-mobility is set to transform all aspects of transportation across the next decade as the technology becomes mainstream, writes Christopher Burghardt, Managing Director for Europe, ChargePoint.