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Urban testbed recruits more forward-thinking minds

Urban testbed recruits more forward-thinking minds

The Smart Mobility Living Lab in London has added four new businesses to its Shared Research Programme to help explore, test and validate future mobility products and services.

Mobileye helps cities and utilities prepare for a smarter future

Mobileye helps cities and utilities prepare for a smarter future

The Intel company is using IoT connectivity from Orange Business Services for its next-generation platform that helps municipalities plan for smart cities.

Smart City Expo Atlanta announces top speakers

Smart City Expo Atlanta announces top speakers

The Expo aims to redefine what it means to be a smart city and will convene mayors, CEOs, CIOs and innovators to discuss issues and share knowledge.

Texas A&M University signs up for remote control of autonomous shuttles

Texas A&M University signs up for remote control of autonomous shuttles

Remote Assistance will be integrated into the Texas A&M shuttle autonomy system to authorise the vehicles to proceed at four-way intersections and stops.

RideOS aims to accelerate next-generation transportation fleets

RideOS aims to accelerate next-generation transportation fleets

Ridehail API and open source mobile apps are designed to empower companies to build and manage their own ride-hailing network.

Carinthia switches on 5G in its flagship smart region

Carinthia switches on 5G in its flagship smart region

The Austrian state is also showcasing a range of smart applications including using virtual reality for tourism and a smart beehive that monitors the environment.

Technology claims to detect "hidden pedestrians"

Technology claims to detect "hidden pedestrians"

Viziblezone claims that its prototype system has proven that it can detect pedestrians even hidden behind objects at distances of up to 150 metres.

Utah DOT and Panasonic to create smart roadway data network

Utah DOT and Panasonic to create smart roadway data network

The network aims to improve safety and mobility by facilitating the sharing of data between vehicles, infrastructure, roadways and traffic operators in real-time.

London announces real-world testing for driverless cars

London announces real-world testing for driverless cars

Trials will be undertaken in the Royal Borough of Greenwich and Queen Elizabeth Park on 24km of existing roads across the two sites.

Fulfilling the promise of intelligent transportation services

Fulfilling the promise of intelligent transportation services

This was the theme of the 13th ITC European Congress, which brought together mayors, city officials and industry leaders to discuss the challenges ahead for smart mobility.