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UAE report highlights IoT as the weak link of smart city security
28 May 2020
Smart cities can unlock considerable business potential for the United Arab Emirates but a new report warns governments and organisations of the IoT’s cybersecurity vulnerabilities.
Dubai mandates digital identity system for government services
18 May 2020
UAE Pass provides an authorised digital ID through smartphones, eliminating the need to physically visit customer service centres and submit paper identification documents.
Ras Al Khaimah progresses digital transformation programme
28 Apr 2020
As well as being part of its smart services strategy, the availability of a broad range of e-services is helping the emirate to minimise the presence of citizens in public places during the Covid-19 outbreak.
Smart Dubai builds single source of data
01 Apr 2020
The Dubai Registers initiative will collect, organise, link and store the latest and most accurate data to ensure it is useful to as many parties as possible.
Dubai launches blockchain policy
21 Nov 2019
The policy complements Smart Dubai’s blockchain strategy, which aims to enable the government to conduct 100 per cent of applicable transactions via blockchain by 2020.
Dubai launches first local UN city data hub
11 Nov 2019
Hosting the local data hub allows Dubai to lead the promotion of the initiative, encourage regional cities to participate and create an open data-sharing network.
WEF helps governments scale up the circular economy
07 Nov 2019
Scale 360 aims to harness the potential of technology innovation and smart policy to fast-track the circular economy through nationally led challenges.
University of artificial intelligence announced for Abu Dhabi
17 Oct 2019
The university plans to introduce a new model of academia and research to the field of AI in the key areas of machine learning, computer vision and natural language processing.
Dubai explores the role of decentralised data in smart cities
21 May 2019
A new report by Smart Dubai underlines the opportunities of technologies such as AI and IoT to transform city services and emphasises the importance of open networks.
Bee'ah creates the office of the future
24 Apr 2019
The sustainability solutions specialist is using AI and smart building technology from Microsoft and Johnson Controls for its cutting-edge headquarters in the UAE.
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.
14 Jul 2020
Why smart and healthy buildings will get us back to work and play – faster and happier
06 Jul 2020
Our society needs systemic changes. Hyperloop is just one way we can get there
06 Jul 2020
Coming together to manage uncertainty
09 Jul 2020
WEBINAR: Smart technology and the pandemic: how digital twins are central to cities' strategies
09 Jul 2020
OnDemand WEBINAR: Open Cities: Why interoperability and 6LoWPAN matter
15 Jun 2020
Buildings are getting smarter: are they also getting healthier?
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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